Asit passed his bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from Govt. College of Art and Crafts, Orissa and masters from BHU, Varanasi, topping the list. A semi-realistic painter, his narratives revolve around the human psyche and interpersonal relationship of people in society. Recipient of several awards including National Scholarship & junior fellowship from MHRD, The Department of Culture, Govt. of India, in the field of Fine Arts. Asit has recently been felicitated by his alma mater in Orissa. He has exhibited in over 40 solo and group shows in India and abroad, including the 10th Annual Harmony Show and The Florence Biennale, 2011. Asit is also a regular participant at Art Camps and his work is held in various public and private collections in the country and overseas. Patnaik’s work is part of the private collection of the President of India.
The artist lives & works in New Delhi.