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Work History

Dec 2014Jun 2015

Craft Cluster Developer & Product Designer

NCDPD, Ministry Of Textiles, New Delhi

Cluster Identification| Process Documentation| Market Research| Product Design| Prototyping

With team of a state awarded, 30 skilled & unskilled craftsman 

Bidri Metalwork| Bidar, Karnataka

Brass Metalwork| Moradabad, U.P.

Oct 2014Dec 2014

Freelance Product Designer

TabIndia, Jaipur |Head Branch- Bangalore

Designed handmade tiles inspired by Blue Pottery, Sanganer (Jaipur)

Outside Classroom

Diploma Project at Zikwa, New Delhi  (6 Months)

        Designed wide range of Ceramic Tableware

       Ceiling Light made in Cane for TATA  Housing (Client)

        Interiors of Zikwa's Studio & Store


Industrial Internship at Dileep Industries Pvt. Ltd. (2 Months)

        Jaipur, Rajasthan

        Designed door hardware in ceramics, metal and wood


NGO Exposure ESAF -Evangelical Social Action Forum  (2 Months)

        Dumka, Jharkhand

        Understanding the Social Organisation Structure 

        Study of local craft practices - Bamboo Basketry & Water Stones

        Product range designed of bathroom accessories set


Photography & Study of Fresco (2 Weeks)

        Of Shekhawati region for Mumbai International Airport Project Ltd.

        Under the guidance of Dr. Jyotindra Jain, Art & Culture Historian 


Visual Merchandising at Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas 2012 (4 Weeks)

        For Forhex at Jaipur

        Under the guidance of Ayush Kasliwal (Anantaya Studio)


Craft Technique- Research & Documentation (2 Weeks)

        Damascus and Koftgari, Udaipur (Rajasthan)


Field Immersion at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu (2 Weeks)

        Observing Village, villagers & their existence

        Under guidance of Covenant Centre for Development, Kanyakumari

        Course under Azim Premji University, Bangalore

  

Education

20152017

Pursuing M.A. In Development

Azim Premji University, Bangalore

Aspires to choose Livelihood & its Sustainability as specialization 

20102014

Diploma in Craft & Design

Indian Institute of Crafts & Design, Jaipur

Specialization in Materials- Wood, Metal & Stone

20112014

Bachelors In Arts

Rajasthan University, Jaipur 

English Literature, Public Administration & Sociology

2010

Secondary & Higher

Subodh Public School, Jaipur

Craft Cluster Documentation | Visits

Damascus and Koftgari | Udaipur, Rajasthan

Thathera and Varak (sheet metal beating) | Jaipur, Rajasthan

Shekhawati Frescos through photography | Mandana, Southern Rajasthan

Bamboo Craft (furniture and basketry) |Dumka, Jharkhand

Meenakari and Jadai (jewellery) | Jaipur, Rajasthan

Leather Craft - Shoe Making & Bahi Khata | Udaipuria (Jaipur), Rajasthan

Metal Casting - Statues & Jewellery | Jaipur, Rajasthan

Natural Dying, Block Printing |Bagru & Sanganer, Rajasthan

Stone work and Pacchikari (Semi-Precious) Agra Stone Craft | Uttar Pradesh

Banana Leaves Basketry | Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Bidri Work |Bidar, Karnataka

Sea Shells Items | Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Brass Work | Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

Proficiency

Freehand sketching |Object Drawing |Visual Conceptualization |Design and Research Methodology |History & Mythology of Crafts |Ergonomics 

Digital Photography - Outdoor, Documentary | Adobe Creative Suite - Indesign | Photoshop | Rhinoceros

Wood | Metal |Ceramics | Natural Grass | Stone | Leather | Paper | Plaster of Paris 

Cook | Eat | Travel