Santanu hazarika art / BLCK
Hailing from the state of Assam, Santanu Hazarika is a multidisciplinary autodidact visual artist based in Mumbai. He dropped out of engineering to become the first ever Redbull World Doodle Art Champion in 2014. In a short span of few years, Santanu has a substantial roster of clients and collaborators such as Red Bull International, Adidas, Reebok, Harper’s, Dust of Gods , NDTV, Ministry of Culture, Gully Gang, Azadi records, Ritviz, Nucleya, Major Lazer and hip-hop artists Raftaar, Divine among many others. He is also one of the pioneers of the NFT revolution in India, with his collaborative NFT with Ritviz selling as one of the fastest NFTs ever sold,in a record time of 37 secs. Santanu’s creativity has extended to varied projects that include designing and illustrating for showroom murals, cricket team , fashion labels ,buses, shoes, cars and music albums.
From displaying and curating art across the world to conducting workshops in the heart of Siberia, Santanu is the perfect example of a self-taught, independent artist.