From Jher, Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh

Based in IGRMS, Bhopal



About the Artist

Bhuri Bai is the oldest in the community of Bhil artists and spent almost half of her life by devoting herself to Bhil art. She is also well known for the talent of hut making. It was taught by mother Jhabbu Bai at a very young age. A mixture of clay, cow dung and chaff is the base of constructing, after the structure has been made they make shapes of humans and animals on the outside. The Bhil hut in Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya was made by her and others.

Workshops and Exhibitions

Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts, New Delhi
8th - 20th October 2004

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal
27th May - 5th June 1998
27th August - 9th September 2009
6th - 15th December 2006
1st October 2013

Rupankur Kala Avam Varnagam Shivir, Kalidas Sanskrit Academy, Ujjain
5th to 10th January 2007

International Mural Painters Camp, Kerala Lalithakala Academy, Kottayam
13th to 20th August 2009
13th to 25th May 2013