Born in 1953 , Ashok Bhowmick graduated in science from Kanpur University . From his childhood he had special inclination towards the fine arts and despite being a student in science , he trained himself in painting without any professional guidance . He had his first one man show of paintings in the year 1974 . Later he exhibited his paintings in almost all the major art centers of the country and has also exhibited in New York, Lahore and Dubai.
Ashok Bhowmick , till now has authored two novels , a collection of stories and many books on art and artists in Hindi. His writings on arts are regularly seen in almost all the major Hindi magazines . He has authored a book on Badal Sarkar and have written many articles on theater . In his endeavor to reduce the existing gap in between society and the painting, Ashok Bhowmick has extensively lectured on art among the common people belonging to metro cities to the small towns.
Presently Ashok Bhowmick is writing a book on Tagore’s Paintings.