Born in 1962 in Durgapur, Burdwan, Asit Sarkar graduated and trained in Kolkata from the Government College of Arts and Crafts in 1988. Asit Sarkar has had many group and solo shows and been vastly appreciated for his aesthetic, soft, sensuous treatment of women, Radhas & Krishnas. He is known for his versatility in various mediums and subjects. His handling of abstracts and semi-abstracts is dexterous.
Women have a special place in his works, they are sensitive beings with a soul who reach out to the viewer in terms of appeal and touch his hearts strings. They spread a feeling of love and happiness and uplift even the darkest of moods.