Dev Kishor Meher
At/Po-Barpali, Dist-Bargarh, Orissa-768029
Award: State Award - 2008, State Bunkar Award - 2012-13
"Ikkat weavers of Orissa produce complex floral designs and figurative patterns influenced by the temple architecture of the state. Their traditional motifs are the conch, the wheel, the fish and other wild life"