Artist: Mantu Chitrakar
Size - 14"h x 22"w
Water based color on Paper
About the Artist
Mantu Chitrakar hails from Noya, Midnapore, in West Bengal. At a young age he began patua painting and singing in the nearby villages to earn a living for himself and his family. He has exhibited and demonstrated in India as well as abroad.
In 2007 he exhibited at the International Folk Art Convention at the Nek Chand’s Rock Garden in Chandigarh as well as at the Learning Department of the National Museum in Liverpool, UK. His works are at the private collection of American artist and art patron Scott Rothstein, Ann Oppenhimer - President of the Folk Arts Society of America, Dr Stephen Huyler and at the Museum of Visionary Art, Baltimore, USA and National Museums, Liverpool, UK.