Photograph © Ashok Sinha
I met Ashok Sinha at the 2012 ASMP-NY Fine Art Portfolio Review. I was impressed with his entire body of work , as well as his humanitarian work as Co-Founder of the cARTwheel Initiative, which brings the power of art to children living in the aftermath of war and disaster, including their Hands-On Photography Workshops.
Ashok is a first generation immigrant from Kolkata, India, currently based in New York City. He is a self-taught photographer and has worked in more than thirty countries on various freelance assignments. He earned a Masters degree in Science from Columbia University and a MBA from New York University and spent a decade as an entrepreneur followed by a career in corporate America before moving in to photography. His work has appeared in National Geographic, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Financial Times, LIFE.com, etc... He has won awards from Photo District News, Lucie Foundation, Association of Photographers UK, World Photographic Arts, and the BBC. He has exhibited at the Mixed Greens Gallery (NYC), Umbrella Arts Gallery (NYC), Art for Change Gallery (NYC), Association of Photographers Gallery (London) and New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery (New Orleans). His work is owned privately around the world and in the permanent collection at the Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, Colorado. His commercial works are licensed worldwide by Getty Images.