Moyna & Joydeb Chitrakar
About The Artist
Moyna Chitrakar is an artist and storyteller from Nirbhaypur in West Midnapur. She learnt painting from her mother Gauri Chitrakar, a master woman patua. She married Joydeb Chitrakar, from a family of idol makers. Gradually, Moyna & Joydeb started working together. Their artworks have been showcased in Bangalore, Kolkata, Goa, Mumbai and Delhi. They have worked extensively with Tara Books, illustrating ‘Tsunami’ in 2009; Samhita Arni’s 'Sita's Ramayana' in 2010 and ‘The Enduring Ark’ in 2013.