Avinash Karn, a young Mithila artist, born in Ranti, Bihar, has bagged his BFA degree in Sculpture from BHU in 2014. However, after completing his study he indulged himself more in painting than sculpture. He was first awarded in Youth Festival, Madhubani in 2011. In 2014, he got the scholarship for young artist from Ministry of Culture, India in the field of Madhubani painting. He is associated with the artist group called ‘Kachni-Bharni’, involved in the revival of art of murals in Madhubani style.