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.
Suman Chitrakar had presented his work through a series of exhibitions in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, UK, in 2016. The event was supported by Biswa Bangla. Suman was accompanied by traditional mask maker Sankar Das.