Rahim Chitrakar is a leading, young Patachitra artist from Pingla block of Paschim Medinipur district. His father is master artist Dukhushyam Chitrakar who is respected by the whole community. He started learning the art at the age of eight and went on to win the district prize in 2005. Apart from painting traditional Patachitra, Rahim works on diverse products, including dress material. He has participated in events across India.
Rahim had participated in the Namaste India Festival in Tokyo, Japan in 2012. The audience was spellbound by his painting and singing. He attended the festival with fellow-Patua from Naya Anwar Chitrakar and Kolkata-based artist and musician Manas Acharya. They stayed there from September 21st to October 11th of 2012.