Nankusia was born in 1972 in Sonpuri village. Her husband Jangarh Singh Shyam encouraged her to paint, and Nankusia is one of the artists who maintain his style strongly. She received a state-level award of Madhya Pradesh, Hasta Shilpa Vikas Nigam, in 2002. Nankusia’s works are exhibited not only in India but also overseas such as Dubai and Sri Lanka. Wave patterns drawn in dots and light colour usage characterise her paintings.