Apindra Swain

Who We Are

Apindra Swain began his journey as a craftsman at a tender age of 10, assisting hi father. He was involved in his family run business of palm-leaf engraving. After his primary education, he decided to leave it and joined his father full time. He and his family of 7 to 8 members used to work together. Gradually they expanded their work. He underwent a formal training by GOI in Bhubaneshwar n this craft. In 1990, Apindra Swain was identified by Dastkar and invited for a one month workshop at NIFT, Delhi. He was later invited by Dastkar and Dastkari Haat Samiti for their exhibition and he became popular as an artist.

Where we Work

Apindra Swain’s workshop is near Puri, Odisha.

How we Work

Our Craftmark certifications include

  • Palm Leaf Engraving

What we make

  • Wall hangings and decorative screens