Meet the Artisans

We thank the artisans we work with for their wonderful crafts. We thank our customers for their purchases which are changing lives. There is still much to do but we believe we are helping to make a difference in the lives of many artisans.

If you are an artisan in the field of craft, dance or music, we invite you to join the team of Craft and Artisans of India by submitting your pfofile to us. We would love to see what you are doing, and hope to build lasting bridges between diverse arts so that the artisans may be able to get the maximum benefit.

You can expect a warm welcome and an opportunity to discuss your crafts business, as well as to learn how you can use Craft and Artisans services to best support your business. This introductory services with Craft and Artisans of India are offered free of cost.

Banamali Mohapatra , National Awardee (1996) in the field Ganjifa cards.

Rabindra Behera, 42 years has been doing patta chitra and palm leaf engraving since 1983.Learnt this art form from the govt institution. Received the state award in 2003 and national merit in 2007...

Gokul Behari Pattanaik, 76 years, is one of the oldest a well known artisan of patta chittra from Orissa. He is practicing this art form since a young age. Though father was also into artistic...

My artistic creations art presented not only in the form of the separate identity and unit but also presented in the form the panoramic display in along continuous series . The subjects of such...

Won the State Award for Craft Excellence is a paper rangoli making. It was in the 80s when he began concentrating on this hereditary occupation. He works on his designs with his family who has...