Félicité Codjo is born in Dakar, Senegal. She has a passion for drawing since childhood. After obtaining a literary Baccalauréat in Benin in 1977, Félicité studied at the University of Benin in Cotonou from 1978 to 1980 at the Faculty of Arts, English section. She then worked as a secretary in a tobacco sales agency.From 1985 to 1987, she learnt painting in a workshop in Lomé, Togo.
After arriving and settling permanently in Dakar in 1987, Félicité took part in a pan-African exhibition the same year. She participated in the first two Dakar Biennials in
1990 and 1992. From 1994, she participated in a series of group exhibitions in Senegal and abroad. She was in part of the IN selection of the Dakar Biennale in
2002. She discovered art therapy in 2004 and joined the team leading an art therapy workshop for psychiatric patients at the Hôpital Principal de Dakar. The patient’ works were selected and exhibited at the OFF Dakar Biennale in 2006.
From 2007 to 2016, Félicité participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Senegal, Togo, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Canada. In 2018, she was again selected for the IN of the Dakar Biennale.