Ashok Bhowmick born in 1953 Kanpur India, is a senior renowned artist from India known for his cross-hatching. He graduated from the Kanpur University in 1973. Ashok is multi-talented artist who mastered the art of cross-hatching early in his career and sculpts and writes in additional to his passion of painting. Ashok Bhowmick was responsible for has transforming cross-hatching from a sheer technique to an independent and comprehensive medium.
Be it paper or canvas, small or large, Ashok fills the spaces with his cross hatching rendered with pen and ink. He creates the darker spaces with dense mesh of lines while lighter areas are achieved through controlled arrangements of lines. It is indeed a matter of utmost dedication that has made his paintings so exclusive that it has become his inimitable signature. The art of Ashok Bhowmik’s work is predominantly figurative.