Brij Ballabh Udaiwal
I’m looking for avenues that provide me ample opportunity to showcase the excellence of Natural/Vegetable Dyeing and Printing Handicrafts at International as well as National platforms, Design development and training with handloom Weavers and Handicraft artisans are some favourite areas of my work profile.
WORK EXPERIENCE : Practicing hand block printing profession for 40 + years
CURRENT PROFILE : I presently work as an independent textile design, dyeing and printing consultant operating from my office at Sanganer, Jaipur. I own a textile firm called ‘SHILPI’ in SANGANER dealing in fabrics, sarees, dupattas, stitched garments, home furnishings etc.
LATEST JOBS : Research work on application of Natural/Vegetable dyeing and printing on Natural fibers from 1985 to 1990 at National crafts institute for hand printed textiles Jaipur
2001 Chanderi, Maheswari sarees project.
2005 Kota Doria project in collaboration with UNIDO
National Award in 1991 for excellence in Wooden Block printing on Bangalore silk saree with Natural/Vegetable dyes. State in 1986 for excellence in both side Wooden Block printing on Bangalore silk scarf with Natural/Vegetable dyes.
Award of Excellence for Handicrafts 2012 SOUTHEAST ASIA AWARDS
Product Name: Hand Block Printed Silk Cotton Handloom Scarf.
Product Description: The silk-cotton scarf uses natural and herbal dyes and is embellished with gold outlines.
Award of Excellence for Handicrafts
The WCC Award of Excellence for Handicrafts aims to encourage artisans to produce handicrafts that use traditional skills, patterns and themes in an innovative way, to ensure the continuity and sustainability of these traditions and skills including so as to set quality standards, raise international awareness and strengthen the promotional potential for handicraft products to enable them compete in the global market and automatically increasing the welfare of the craftsmen.