Rabi Narayan Nayak

Rabi Narayan Nayak (1931-2008) Dharmapada Awardee was born in the village of Narendrapur, Bhadrak, Odisha in 1931. He went to Utkal School of Art and Crafts, Berhampur and Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan (1950- 54), did his specialisation in Painting. He began his career as an instructor in Craft from 1957 to 1990 at Government School of Art and Crafts, Khallikote and died in 2008.