Hemant Rao is a self taught artist, having exhibited his works widely in India and internationally. His works, as he says forms shed around a deep feeling of peacefulness. Somewhere one can find peaceful reflection of morning where others contain the shades of dusky grey. The dots of multitude colors and shapes depict different forms and feelings. His inspiration has benn natural environment, various aspects and forms of nature which is reflected in his soft, delicate tones and great dexterity in his works. He reckons these are reflections of his inner self, though denoted by abstracts and different colours and shapes, these unparalleled forms give him great ecstasy.