High Artist Spotlight: Asif Al Mahmood

Asif Al Mahmood hails from the small town of Chittagong in Bangladesh. He holds a postgraduate degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC). Despite his academic background, Asif is not a professional artist; he identifies as an amateur in the field.

His journey into art began quite unexpectedly. One day, while browsing the internet, he stumbled upon an art contest. Intrigued, he decided to participate and promptly began drawing on his laptop. Eventually, he submitted his artwork to the competition.

Asif is deeply passionate about art and creation. Inspired by nature and fueled by a vivid imagination, he has produced a plethora of remarkable art pieces. One of these pieces even stands a chance of being selected in the final round of the High Art contest. His artwork is not only visually appealing but also interactive, capable of engaging the human mind in real-time conversations.

Looking ahead, Asif dreams of producing more creative works. He is confident that platforms like art contests can offer him the opportunity to showcase his talent. In addition to his artistic pursuits, Asif is a dedicated, flexible, and reliable individual in his professional life. Self-motivated and capable of both teamwork and independent initiative, he excels in communication across social strata. Committed to his responsibilities, he manages his professional priorities with sincerity and dedication.



We recently caught up with Asif after High Art 2023 to learn more about his most recent inspirations:

Where do you find your creative inspiration?

I usually listen to music and walk in the world of imagination to find my inspiration.

Why do you do what you do?

I am not an artist by profession, but I love it. Art is my passion.

What art/artist do you most identify with?

Leonardo da Vinci (Mona Lisa).

What themes do you pursue the most?

Love and Nature.

What role does an artist have in society?

Artists provide creative, intellectual, and emotional sustenance for society.

What is your artistic outlook on life?

Life is art. We create what we want and work towards our dreams.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

Always listen to your heart. Never give up. And keep doing what you are passionate about.

Do you listen to music while you are creating? If yes, share the song and artist that you listen to while creating art.

  1. ‘Right Here Waiting’ by Richard Marx
  2. ‘Every Breath You Take’ by The Police

What's the best thing about being an artist?

Being an artist allows one to share his art with the world and to express himself.

What is your dream project?


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