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Swarna Chitrakar

Swarna Chitrakar is a senior artist who has visited more than 10 countries to exhibit her work.

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Anwar Chitrakar

Anwar Chitrakar was awarded by the Rabindra Bharati University, the Tourism Department of Delhi and has won a National Award in 2006.

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Rupsona Chitrakar

Rupsona Chitrakar paints on mythological themes and works on apparels as well. She is an expert in painting on tribal themes.

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Imran Chitrakar

Imran Chitrakar, 28 years old, is a Patachitra artist of Pingla. She paints on religious themes and works on apparels like saree, t-shirt, dupatta and other diversified products like umbrella, kettle, cup, jewellery. She has participated in exhibitions and fairs in Kolkata, Delhi, Assam and Goa. She has received State award in 2004-05 and 2017.

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Soniya Chitrakar

Soniya Chitrakar is a young Patua of Naya in Pingla, bearing the tradition with high enthusiasm. She started learning the art of Patachitra during her childhood from her mother, renowned Patua Jaba Chitrakar. Sonia has participated in exhibitions and events across India. She had visited Germany in 2018 where she had also participated in a […]

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Rahim Chitrakar

Rahim Chitrakar started learning the art at the age of eight and went on to win the district prize in 2005.

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Jaba Chitrakar

Jaba Chitrakar is adored for her soulful rendition of ‘Pater Gaan’.

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Sushama Chitrakar

Sushama Chitrakar specialises in painting on social issues, alongside traditional themes.

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Putul Chitrakar

Putul Chitrakar is practicing the art form from childhood. She paints on religious themes and works on apparels as well. She has given training to different schools in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. She visited Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Goa and other places in India to showcase her pat. Her singing is also appreciated. 

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Gurupada Chitrakar

Gurupada Chitrakar is a veteran Patua who paints and sings Patachitra songs with equal expertise.

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Montu Chitrakar

Montu Chitrakar has participated in events across India and also been to Australia and Indonesia.

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Mamoni Chitrakar

Mamoni Chitrakar participated in a cultural exchange program with Smithsonian Centre for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

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Rahim Chitrakar

Rahim Chitrakar has been painting since 8 years old. He has conducted various workshops in many schools and colleges in all over the India. He visited at various festivals and fairs in Delhi, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Pune, Gujarat, and Hyderabad to showcase his painting. He has received State Award in 2004-05. He mainly paints Kalighat Pat […]

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Chandan Chitrakar

Chandan Chitrakar, Patachitra artist from Naya, Pingla started painting at very early age but he considered Karuna Chitrakar, his mother-in-law as his teacher. He paints traditional Pat on themes like Ramayana, Mahabharata and contemporary social issues like plantation. He has travelled to Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai and Beijing (China) to showcase his talent. He […]

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Bahadur Chitrakar

Bahadur Chitrakar specialises in traditional and Kalighat Patachitra styles. He is also a collector of handcrafted items specially Patachitra from different regions.

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Manimala Chitrakar

Manimala Chitrakar is the first woman artist from Naya to have ventured beyond her village with her Patachitra.

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Manoranjan Chitrakar

Manoranjan Chitrakar has been painting since the age of 15 and he loves to depict social issues.

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Mousumi Chitrakar

Mousumi Chitrakar has learnt Patachitra from her parents Jaba and Mantu Chitrakar both of whom are noted artists of Naya, Pingla.

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Sonali Chitrakar

Sonali Chitrakar paints traditional Patachitra as well as Patchitra motifs on diversified items like Saree, umbrella, kettle etc.

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Uttam Chitrakar

A very ambitious young Patua, Uttam Chitrakar, started learning the art form at the age of twelve, inspired by the leading Patachitra artist Anwar Chitrakar. His expertise is Kalighat Pat on paper and Canvas. He has participated in events in Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kerela, Delhi, Bangalore, Bhopal, Pondicherry and Chennai. 

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Jhuran Chitrakar

Jhuran Chitrakar is an enthusiatic Patachitra artist from Pingla. She started learning the art at a very early age from her parents. She paints traditional Pat and paints Patachitra in diversified items like saree, t-shirt, umbrella, bottle etc. She has exhibited her work in Kolkata, Kanpur, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Patna, Pune and Goa. She has […]

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Yakub Chitrakar

Yakub Chitrakar paints traditional Pat based on Ramayana, Mahabharata and also on contemporary social issues like literacy campaign.

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Akanda Chitrakar

Akanda Chitrakar is a resident of Majramura in Purulia district and started painting at the age of 12. He has learnt painting Patachitra from his parents who are also Patachitra artists. He has participated in fairs in Kolkata.

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Suman Chitrakar

Suman Chitrakar paints Bangla Pat, Santhal Pat, Kalighat Pat and paints diversified items like Saree, kurta, t-shirt, umbrella, kettle etc.

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Golap Chitrakar

Golap Chitrakar is a well-known exponent of Patachitra art form for more than four decades now.

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Manik Chitrakar

Manik Chitrakar is patachitra artist of Majramura village of Kashipur block in Purulia district. He has been painting pat for the last 20 years.He participated in various Patachitra workshop  and exhibition at local and national level . Manik has participated in a number of fairs in Kolkata and Delhi.

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Henadhan Chitrakar

Henadhan  is patachitra artist of Majramura village of Kashipur block in Purulia district. He has been painting pat for the last 10 years. He has participated in a fair in Kolkata.

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Baul Chitrakar

Baul Chitrakar is a Patachitra artist of repute. He started painting Patachitra from the age of 12 and has learnt the art form from his father Late Sadananda Chitrakar who was his guru. He paints traditional pat on contemporary issues like environment and aforestation. He facilitated a Patachitra workshop as a master trainer held last […]

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Bijoy Chitrakar

Bijoy is 45 years old and he has learnt painting from his parents. He paints traditional pat as well as portraits and has participated in fairs and exhibitions in Kolkata.

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Saktikapur Chitrakar

Shakti Chitrakar is a resident of Majramura in Purulia district and started painting at the age of 14. He has learnt painting Patachitra from his parents and grandparents who were also Patachitra artists. He has participated in fairs in Kolkata.

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Khamananda Chitrakar

Khamananda is patachitra artist of Majramura village of Kashipur block in Purulia district. He has been painting pat for the last 14 years. He has participated in a fair in Kolkata.

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Shaktinath Chitrakar

Shaktinath Chitrakar is a resident of Majramura in Purulia district and started painting at the age of 14. He has learnt painting Patachitra from his parents were also Patachitra artists. He has participated in fairs in Kolkata.

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Rabi Chitrakar

Rabi Chitrakar is a resident of Majramura in Purulia district and started painting at the age of 14. He has learnt painting Patachitra from his parents and grandparents who were also Patachitra artists. He has participated in various workshops sand  fairs in Kolkata.

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