Sarker Protick was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sarker always wanted to be a musician and songwriter until he discovered photography around the age 24. After finishing his bachelors in Marketing he got enrolled in Pathshala, South Asian Institute of Photography.
In 2012, Sarker won the Prix Mark Grosset Internationales De Photographie and the World Bank Art Program. He also exhibited at Chobi Mela International Photography Festival, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Photovisa Festival, Organ Vida Festival of Photography, Dhaka Art Summit, Tokyo month of Photography and Festival of Promenades Photographiques. He was chosen by the British Journal Of Photography as the ‘One to watch’. In 2014, Sarker was selected for the World Press Photo – Joop Swart Masterclass.
Sarker is currently teaching at Pathshala South Asian Institute of Photography.