MASTER CRAFTSMAN SAMBALPURI IKAT NATIONAL AWARD & SANT KABIR AWARD WINNER
Profile of Artist:
Bhikari Meher was born in Barpali, a small town of Bargarh known for its exquisite ikat, Bhikari is a perfectionist in Bandha Kala (tie and dye)—a core element of Sambalpuri handloom products. Having dropped out after Class VII, he learnt the nuances of weaving at an early age from his father and grandfather and started weaving independently when he was barely 15.
Bhikari Meher has the rare trait of developing modern designs to give Sambalpuri saree a new identity while maintaining the core of the traditional ikat is what separates the master from most weavers of his time. He has the expertise in weaving any design given by the client. Bhikari works on original silk sarees never compromises with the quality of the product.
Bhikari has trained around 250 local craftsperson of Odisha and have helped them to grow financially and socially to live a better life.
Master weaver Bhikari Meher Odisha innovates with designs to keep the art of Sambalpuri sarees alive.
|Address:||Shastri Nagar, Barpali, District-Bargarh Pin -768029 Odisha. INDIA|
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