Date of Birth: 7th February 1961
Education: Self - taught
Occupation/service (1982 –2011): At a different advertising agency, press, publishing houses, and as a freelance artist in film distributor companies, periodicals, art teacher, painter, art critique, essay writer, translator etc.
Specialization at: Drawing, painting, Cover designing, illustration, comics, cartoon.
Award and Honour
In 2008, ArtVenture, a philanthropic world organization in association with ARTICLE 19, based in London and Singapore launched the ‘Freedom to Create Prize’. This international prize is for artists who use their talents to promote human rights, including the freedom of expression, empathy, equality, and understanding. Art venture had projected Albert Ashok as their featured artist in their global electronic mediums. It is a matter of honor and achievement, because, about 1000 artists from 89 countries had participated in that competition. He is also featured in Dusun, an International magazine featuring the best in the Asian region in their 12th issue.
Awarded and conferred, Satya Shiva Sundar, the highest honor by The District Council of Culture, Kalahandi, and Lalitkala Academy, Odisha, India, in 2010.
CREDENTIALS from 1999 to 2016 as the painter
Solo Exhibition :
Tripura, Sabrum (A solo one-day exhibition) 20 Nov 2010 in a school hall
from 5th Sept to 9th Sept 2012 at Chemould Art Gallery
from 5th to 9th Feb 2013 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12 F, Park Street Kolkata
from 15 the sept to 19th Sept 2013 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12 F, Park Street Kolkata
From 4th to 8th Feb. 2014 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12 F, Park Street Kolkata
From 14th to 18th February 2015 at Chemould Art Gallery, 12 F, Park Street Kolkata
1. Academy of Fine Arts Calcutta . from 2002 to 2006
2. Chitramoyee State gallery of Fine Arts January hills, Hyderabad, A.P. 10th to 16th April 2007
3. Birla Art And Culture—20 May –25 May 2008 Kolkata, West Bengal.
4. 'MoNSooN ART SHoW 2008' KAMALNAYAN BAJAJ ART GALLERY - 226, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021
5. Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata- 30 June to 6th July 2011 Creative org, by Bengal Painters
6. Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata – 19 July to 23 July 2011 The Passion, org by Raw Foundation
7. Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata – 12Oct to 16Oct 2011, Essence of Expression, org by Raw Foundation
8. Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata – 17 March to 21 March 2012 Love Labour and Conception, org by Raw Foundation
9. Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata- 18 July to 24 July 2012 Org by World Art Society
10. Birla Academy of Art and Culture 11th Sept to 16 Sept 2012 org by Sreejan, curated by Debabrata Chakrabarty
11. Miniature101, org by Colours Land 25th Sept to 29th Sept 2012 at Chemould Art Gallery
12. Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata- Rang O Rup group, 3rd Oct to 9th Oct 2012
13. Chitramoyee State gallery of Fine Arts kavury hills, Hyderabad, A.P. 23rd to 28thnov 20121
14. 7th Dec to 13th Dec, Jaipur Rajasthan, Sudarshan Art Gallery, Jawahar Kala Kendra
15. 24th to 30th Dec, Saundarya Art Gallery, Jaipur Rajasthan,
16. 7th to 11th March 2013 Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata –16
17. 28th March to 3rd April Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, org by-World Art Society
18. 14th to 19th May 2013 at Birla Academy,108, Southern Avenue Kolkata-29
19. 28th July to 1st Aug 2013, with Prayas, Chemould Art Gallery, Kolkata
At G C Laha centenary Art Gallery 24th Feb to 1st March with joy bhadhury, Amra Bandhan.
At Gallery Gold by Art Hub, 4th to 12th March ‘ Dreams’
11th March to 15 the March 2014 at Birla Academy of Art and Culture, ‘The Essence and Euphoria’
17th March to 22nd March 2015 at Birla Academy of Art and Culture, ‘You are the winds Beneath my wings’
12th May to 19th May 2015 at the Academy Of Fine Arts new south gallery ‘B’ group show, Anukriti
23 June to 29 June 2015, a two-man show at the Academy of Fine Arts The reality, super-reality, and the myth
1) 64 the Annual All India Fine Arts exhibition 1999 SANJOG at Academy of Fine Arts.
2) Annual Art Exhibition, 1999, West Bengal State Academy of Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts at Academy of Fine Arts. Calcutta
3) Annual Exhibition, Rajya Charukala Parshad, Tathya o Sanskriti vibhag, at Rabindra Sadan, Calcutta.
4) Barshik Shilpa Kala pradarshani1999, Paschim Banga Rajya, at Nandan Calcutta
5) 65 the Annual All India Fine Arts exhibition2000 at Academy of Fine Arts Calcutta.
6) Poetry on Canvas a workshop at NSHM Academy Campus, on 21st, 22nd March 2003, conducted and arranged by NSHM Academy. Durgapur, Arrah, Shibtala 713212 WB.
7) 71st Annual All India Fine Arts exhibition2006 at Academy of Fine Arts. Calcutta
Art Camps :
Hyderabad ( Hyderabad Art society) 18 April to 20th April 2007at Mini Hall, 2nd floor, Rabindra Bharati
Dhanbad (A National level Art Camp), 19th to 21 st March 2010,
Odisha (All India Painting exhibition and workshop),3rd to 9th May 2010,
Deoghar (Kala Mela: Art Camp) Jharkhand, 13th to 15th March 2011 and many more.
Light Club, Mandarin, Hooghly 14 the April 2013
The Ashok ( Delhi) ITDC & APTDC ART CAMP from 20 to 24th April 2013
Art Camp on Durgamatha from 1st to 4th October 2013 at Bhavani Island Resort, Vijayawada, Sponsored by Silparamam- Participation
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS :
Toronto (Canada) Herts (London) Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata (Sodepur), Mumbai, Assam, and Tripura (Sabroom), Ireland.
WORKSHOP art and literature
1. CREATIVE ART MEET at Mirinia Resort near Science City Calcutta
2. Soumen Charu Kala Utsab Bali sadharan Pathagar 383 G T Road Bally, Howrah- 711201 in 2004, to 2010
3., Montmartre Artist Camp, at Calcutta Book Fair 2003, 2006, Publishers guild.at Maidan Calcutta
4. Little magazine mela ---2003 to 11 5th year, Paschim Banga Bangla Academy, 11 to 15 Jan 2003, West Bengal State Government, Eastern Region Cultural Center, and Information Center.
Excluding numerous participations in poets confluences in various places held throughout West Bengal as poetry reading with local writer and poets.