Acrylic Paintings

Ashok Kumar

Artist Ashok Kumar

Joined Craft Tatva: July 2021

Ashok Kumar is a Visual Artist working freelance in New Delhi, India. He has born on 1st Feb 1965 in Bihar, India. He has admitted to the college of art, Patna, Patna University, Graduated and accomplished his study as a bright and brilliant student of the College of Art in the year 1987. 1990, he has received a Scholarship for higher study in fine art at L’Ecole Superieure des Beaux-arts de Marseille, France. He has received an award senior fellowship in painting for 2015-16 from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India 2017.

Focus Areas: Figures

Artworks by Ashok Kumar

About Ashok Kumar

1st  Feb  1965 Academic Qualification

B.F.A.(Fine art, Painting) College of Arts, Patna University. 1987

Two years higher studied painting in L’Ecole Superieure des beaux-arts de Marseille- France. (Under French Govt. Scholarship) 1990-1992.

 Participation in group art exhibition and festivals:

1985 – Inter Universities East Zone and National Youth Festivals throughout since– 1985 in many important cities.

1989 –All India art exhibition of Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow (UP)

1990 –All India paintings exhibition of acquisition at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2008 – ‘Colors of life’ an exhibition of Indian contemporary art, Art Mall, New Delhi

2010 – CRESCENDO’  eclectic  work  of  Indian Artist  e-art  gallery  of  ColorsCorridor,  New  Delhi 2010 –Group exhibition of Indian Contemporary art, by ColorsCorridor at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

2011Exhibition of Paintings created in senior artist camp & Mauritian artist camp at AIFACS, New Delhi

2011 Contemporary art Exhibition created by the artist’s residences ‘Crossings’ by Frac Reunion during the festival ‘Liberté Métisse’ at MOCA, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island.

2012 2nd  International art exhibition by SODEFA, Chandigarh, Haryana.

2013 – RE-ART t (W)oo Recycling Art Exhibition in Ihlienworth, Hamburg, Germany.

2013 “Artists in Residence” at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi

2014 National Art Camp and exhibition at Patna

2017 12th International Art Festival and workshop at Poh Chang Academy of art Bangkok Thailand

2017 Imagining India a collective art exhibition at Museo Andre Del Castillo Lima, Peru

2017 –Circle Of Prayer’ Duo art exhibition curated by Vikram Sethi at Sheraton, New Delhi India

2018 ShowerJune18, Art Exhibition by Colorscorridor art Gallery, New Delhi

2018 Senior and Junior Artists exhibition, AIFACS Gallery, New Delhi


1996 – The sixth Biennial of contemporary Indian Arts, Bhopal.

2011 International Biennale Artists Exhibition at Dallas, TX, USA. 2014 First Malaysian art Biennale’Langkawi Art Biennale, Malaysia. 2015 The Sixth Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China.

2018 Universal Harmony 3rd Malaysia Art Biennale, Penang, Malaysia


1985 – 1990 – East zone and National Youth Festivals Patna, Guwahati, Imphal, Sambalpur, Annamalainagar, Akola, Dhanbad, and several awards in the relevant field.

2017 – Senior Fellowship Visual art Painting, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India


Solo exhibition

1998 – Personal drawings exhibition (Galerie éof) Paris, France

2000 – An Indo- French experience Exhibition of Drawings (Bajaj Art Gallery) Mumbai, India 2005 – An exhibition of drawings at Gallery one,  Jehangir Art Gallery, 2005, Mumbai, India. 2016 – Astonishing Effect’ a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings, at ColorsCorridor art Gallery, New Delhi, India

2017 ‘Ecstasy Within’ a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2017 – Recent paintings exhibited on ARTSY PAGE for one year by ACS Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA 2017-18

Art Camp, Artists Residency, Festival, and Workshop 1992- All India art Camp, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa.

2008 – All India painters camp of the senior artist, Art mall, New Delhi

2010-7thNationalartFestival, atHotelPoloTower, Shillong (Meghalaya) by LKA New Delhi

2010 – KM-CCAC ArtistCamp at Hill’s Pride Resort, Kasauli (HP)

2010  –  All India fine artist Camp by DP Dhar Memorial Trust at Pahalgam,  (J & K) 2011 – Indian Contemporary Artist Camp at Orchard Park Resort, Kullu ((HP) 2011 – Indian Contemporary artist Camp at Kalagram, Chandigarh by NZCC 2011 – All India Senior Artist Camp at AIFACS, New Delhi

2011 – An Artist Workshop at Valmikinagar by ColorsCorridor, New Delhi

2011 All India artists camp by Bihar Lalit Kala Akademi at Patna.

2011Artists Residence ‘Crossings’ during the Festival ‘Liberté Métisse’ by Frac Reunion at Ile de la Reunion (Reunion Island).

2013Painting and photography workshop at Gaya and Sitamarhi by BSBCCL & Dept. of Art &Culture, Govt. Bihar.

2013 Artists in Residence’ at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi

2014 National Art Camp and exhibition at Patna

2014 National contemporary painting Camp at MACC, Kurukshetra Haryana.

2014 – Workshop during ‘Langkawi Art Biennale’ Langkawi Island, Malaysia

2015 The Kalbelia Residency-2015” with Jack Beng-Thi at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

2017 12th International Art Festival and workshop at Poh Chang Academy of art Bangkok, Thailand

2018 Senior Artist Camp, AIFACS, New Delhi

2018 International Art Festival and workshop at Hills Garden retreat, Udaipur Rajasthan

2018 Colors of Deccan National Art Camp, ICCR Art Gallery,

2019 – Gandhi Through the eyes of artists, an Art exhibition at BHU Varanasi by Progressive art gallery New Delhi

2019 Universal Hope’ International art workshop and festival, Udaipur Rajasthan, India

Online Art Exhibition National and International

2020 – Drawings online Art Show, Color n Space Artist Studio, New Delhi, INDIA

2020 – Peaceful Passion” Online National Art Exhibition, Subharti University, Meerut, INDIA 2020 – Virtualization Movement” 3rd International Visual Culture Exhibition by FSRD, SURAKARTA, INDONESIA

2020 – International Online Art Exhibition and Competition, Kalaratnam Foundation of Art Society, INDIA

2020 – Online Art Exhibition by Art Infinity Association, MUMBAI, INDIA

2020 – Online Art Exhibition by Bangiya Kala Kendra, MUMBAI, INDIA

2020 – ART & CONFLICT international online art exhibition, Curated by Muberra BulBul, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

2020 – WE ART’ an International Online Art Exhibition, Curated by Olga Frolova, UFA City, RUSSIA 2020 – PEACE AND UNITY THRU ART’ an international online art exhibition, MANILA, PHILIPPINES 2020 – ATATURK AND EDIRNE’ an international online group exhibition of invited artists, Organized by Dr. Aylin GURBUZ, EDIRNE, TURKEY

2020 – ATATURK IN EDIRNE’ an international online Sayred Mixed exhibition of invited artists, Organized by Dr. Aylin GURBUZ, EDIRNE, TURKEY

2021 – 2ND VIRTUAL VISUAL EXPRESSION-2021 an International online art exhibition Organized by Pagoda Group, KATHMANDU, NEPAL

2021 – CELEBRATION OF INDIAN ART’ An Online International Art Exhibition 2021 Organized by Sanskar Bharti, GORAKHPUR UP, INDIA


Society, MP INDIA

2021 – TRANSFORMATIONS’ International Online Exhibition, Organized by ASIAN ART CENTER, KERALA, INDIA

2021 – HOPE’ an International Online Art Exhibition Organized by Karkhana Art Space and Curated by Uttam Kumar Roy, DHAKA, BANGLADESH

2021 – THIRD International Online Art Exhibition-NIRANTAR 21 Organized by Nirantar Art Group, CHANDIGARH, INDIA

Painting and Drawing in Collection

–Permanent collection at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi India

1990, 2010, 2011

–Private collection in Paris, and other cities of France 1990-92 and 1998

–Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, 1996

–Art mall, New Delhi 2008

–DP  Dhar Memorial Trust at Pahalgam,  (J &  K)  2010

–Kalagram, Chandigarh by NZCC 2011

–Collection by Frac Reunion at Ile de la Reunion (Reunion Island). 2011

–Dallas, TX, USA. 2011

–ColorsCorridor Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011-2019

–BSBCCL & Dept. of Art &Culture, Govt. Bihar, 2013

–Collection at Ihlienworth, Hamburg, Germany. 2013

–MACC, Kurukshetra Haryana. 2014

–Langkawi Island, Malaysia 2014

–Poh Chang Academy of art Bangkok, Thailand, 2017

–Museo Andre Del Castillo Lima, Peru 2017

–AIFACS, New Delhi 2011 and 2018

–ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad 2018

–National Museum, Malaysia 2014 and 2018

–National Museum of China, Beijing 2015

–Private collection in Patna, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Mumbai, Jaipur, Udaipur.

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