Ashok Hazra was born in 1948 in Midnapore. He did BFA, College of Art, New Delhi, 1974. His major exhibitions include Gallery Ganesha , New Delhi 1956, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006; Sanskriti Art Gallery, Calcutta, 1996; Wanganui Collegiate School, New Zealand, 2002; Group Show in UK 1997 & several prestigious group shows, art camps, art festivals including the 8th trienale, 1994; International Exhibition of Arts, WLRA, World Congress, UNESCO, Jaipur, 1998 & Group Show at Plymouth, New Zealand, 2002. Attended Artists Camps, Udaipur & RLKA, Jaipur, 1980; International Artists Camp, SC Aromixt, SA Catalina, Transylvania, Romania, 1997.
Visited UK to attend the Centenary year celebration of TATE Art Gallery, London, 1997. He has been awarded Annual, Collage of Art, New Delhi, 1969, 1970 & 1974. RLKA, Jaipur, State Awards 1986, 1989 & 1996 & AIFACS Award 2005. His works are in major collection such as AIFACS, New Delhi; RPSC, Ajmer; Embassy of Finland, Chile, France; Contemporary Art Museum Covasna, Romania; GDR Sweden, ARKS Gallery, London and in different Private Collection in India and abroad. He works in Ajmer.