DESIGN & TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP IN WOOD CARVING

(3-17 FEBRUARY 2010) MYSORE

A Design and Technical Development Workshop in Wood Carving was held in Metagalli, Mysore. Designer, Shri.Anandbabu M. Ambarkhane conducted the workshop,in which 30 craftspersons participated.

The workshop was sponsored by the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi.

Integrated Technical& Design Development Project in Stone Carving

(05 February- 04 June 2010) Halebidu, Hassan District.

The Crafts Council of Karnataka organised an Integrated Technical and Design Development Project in Stone Carving. NID trained designer Sibanand Bol and Master Craftsperson Shri Seshadev Sahoo conducted the training, in which 20 artisans participated. New designs for utilitarian objects inspired by the architecture and sculptures of the Halebidu Temple of the Hoysala dynasty were created.

The workshop was sponsored by The Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director, industries and Commerce Department, Govt.of Karnataka and The Managing Director, KSHDC Development Corporation Ltd. Bangalore.

CCK facilitated issuance of Artisans Identity Cards and Health Insurance Cards for participants through the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

KUTEERA – EXHIBITION AND SALE OF CRAFTS

(1- 8 JANUARY 2010) Bangalore

Kuteera – the Annual Exhibition and Sale of Crafts was held at Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishath, in which 45 craftspersons from across India participated.

VASTRABHARANA 2009

(30 SEPTEMBER TO 05 OCTOBER 2009) Bangalore

The Crafts Council of Karnataka’s annual flag ship event Vastrabharana - Exhibition and Sale of hand- crafted textiles and jewellery was held between 30 September and 05 October 2009.

INTEGRATED DESIGN AND TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING PROGRAM IN CANE & BAMBOO CRAFT

(17 AUGUST 2009 – FEBRUARY 2010) KUSHALNAGAR, KODAGU DISTRICT The Crafts Council of Karnataka organised an Integrated Design and Technical Development Training Program in the craft of Cane and Bamboo.
Designer Shri K. Vittal Bhandary and master craftsperson Shri D. Dharmappa conducted the training, in which 50 craftspersons participated.
The workshop was sponsored by the Office of the DevelopmentCommissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi.

EXHIBITION & SALE OF HANDICRAFTS CREATED BY SHILPA GURUS,NATIONAL AND STATE AWARDEES

(02-08 APRIL 2009) Bangalore The exhibition showcased masterpieces produced by master craftspersons, supported with information panels containing images and text of their achievements and contribution to the crafts sector.