Mamoni Chitrakar, daughter of Swarna Chitrakar has been painting Patas and singing the songs related to the form since childhood. She has been trained at home by her mother and specializes in paintings on Manasha Mangal and Chandi Mangal. Influenced by seniors, Mamoni has also painted on issues like HIV, 9/11 and Tsunami. She has showcased her art at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and also at Italy and Bahrain. She participated in a cultural exchange program with Smithsonian Centre for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, visited Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2018 in Washington, D.C. and performed at cultural institutions like Freer|Sackler gallery. Here is a blog by curator of Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Betty Belanus on how Mamoni Chitrakar interpreted the pandemic through her scroll.
Mamoni Chitrakar had participated in the 10th International Folklore Festival at Noyon, France in 2017. A stall was put up where her artworks were displayed and she mesmerized the visitors with her Pata songs.
Mamoni Chitrakar had participated in the Smithsonian Folklife Festival of 2018 organised at the Washington DC National Mall. Other than displaying her paintings and singing, she had also conducted a workshop with children. The festival was a celebration aimed at upholding folk cultural heritage from across the world.