Suman a resident of Daspur started painting  Patachitra from 2004. He has learnt patachitra from Maina Chitrakar and Joydeb Chitrakar who are his teachers. He paints Bangla Pat, Santhal Pat, Kalighat Pat and paints diversified items like Saree, kurta, t-shirt, umbrella, kettle etc. He has travelled all over West Bengal, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Thane, Mysore, Punjab and Haryana. He has conducted workshops in Jorasanko, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum.

This research project, Heritage Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing strategies: India (HIPAMS - INDIA), is funded by the British Academy's Sustainable Development Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund 2018-2021.