Sadaf was born in 1978 in Lahore. She graduated in Fine Arts (Painting) from National College of Arts, Lahore in 2001. Sadaf has taught at Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design and Kinnaird College for Women University, Lahore from 2003 to 2011. Currently she works as full time artist and is coordinator and member of Studio RM Residency.
Sadaf has remained active in projects of various natures like Art Counseling Programmes at Central Model School, Shaikhopura; stain glass workshop at Hamza foundation school for special children and workshop of painting with Sanjan Nagar in Children Literature Festival Lahore.
She has participated in Artist Camp at Habarana, George kyet foundation Colombo Sri Lanka in 2003 and was invited for the exhibition ‘Euphonic palate’ organized by Nitanjily Art Gallery, Dehli and Mumbai at Alliance Francaise, India in 2006. She did solo exhibitions namely ‘Unspoken’ at Ejaz Galleries Lahore in 2007, 'Silhouettes' at Taseer Art Gallery in 2013 and ’Unknown’ at Koel Art Gallery Karachi in 2015. Besides she has been participating in national and international group shows in London, India, Korea and Sri Lanka.
Sadaf lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan.