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Mashiul Chowdhury

3-Day In Classroom Workshop


Aug 26, 2024
Aug 28, 2024
9:30 AM
4:30 PM
Workshop Fee: 


Deposit to Hold Workshop Seat:      $200



Mashiul Chowdhury is a Philadelphia-based artist and an alumnus of Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts (PAFA). He is also in the faculty of several art institutes in Philadelphia Including Penn Studio School of Art.

Mashiul Chowdhury was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He grew up and went to medical school in Bangladesh and immigrated to the US in his late 20s. Mashiul started to attend alumni figure drawing session at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia (PAFA) in 2002.


Mashiul’s work has won multiple awards including Best Landscape Award n 2014 at the Philadelphia Sketch Club. He won second place at “In-Person” show for his figure drawing in a national competition in 2018. In 2022, he was one of the winners of “Strokes of Genius” special edition of Artist Magazine in USA. His work is in the permanent collections of the Capital One Corporate Center in Wilmington, Delaware, Cancer Treatment Center of America and the New York Presbyterian Hospital.


Mashiul exhibited his works in at least 10 solo show since 2009.


Mashiul offers workshop on abstracting landscape and figure drawing. He was invited to run workshop in New Zealand in 2019 and most recently in Bangladesh. He regularly teaches online and in-person. He has gained huge followers in social media.


Mashiul’s landscape painting process follows construction and deconstruction concept. He takes participants through an unconventional method. Using charcoal to draw with and then paint, an abstraction of texture, color and balance of architectural shape and form will emerge. All levels of students will be able to enjoy the process, use of color, line and space, use of notan in developing a painting. Mashiul gives emphasis on basic skill of drawing and shows how it helps loosening an image.

Reserving a Workshop Seat:

Students must pay a $200 deposit in order to reserve a workshop seat.  Eight weeks prior to the workshop, student will be billed for the remaining balance to be paid promptly.  

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Students who sign up for a Susquehanna Art Workshop can cancel and get a full refund up until 8 weeks prior to the workshop.  Within the 8-week period, cancellation will result in a $100 penalty.  Within 4 weeks of the workshop, no refund will be made unless another student is signed up to take his/her place.

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