Jadunath Supakar
Born1931 (age 90–91)
OccupationArtist
Textile designer
ChildrenSribhash Chandra Supakar
AwardsPadma Shri
Odisha Lalit Kala Academy Award

Jadunath Supakar was an Indian artist and textile designer.[1] He was born in 1931[2] in Sambalpur in the Indian state of Odisha and was known for his contributions for the popularization of handloom industry of Varanasi.[3] He was a recipient of the Odisha Lalit Kala Academy Award[4] and his creations have been exhibited in several countries.[5] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of Padma Shri in 1985.[6] His son, Sribhash Chandra Supakar, is also a textile designer and a national award winner.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Banarasi brilliance dazzles Delhi". The Hindu. 26 September 2009. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  2. ^ "WorldCat profile". WorldCat. 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Weaving the state of his dreams". Hindustan Times. 28 January 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  4. ^ "ODISHA LALITA KALA ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS" (PDF). Government of Odisha. 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Page 87 - Art Journal April 2012". India Art Festival. 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Weaving the state of his dreams". High Beam. 2015. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2015.