Andrée Pouliot is a Professional Block print innovator and designer with over 30 years’ experience working directly with craftspersons in Jaipur.
She is an Elite Tour programmer and leader working in both Jaipur and Delhi since 2006, specializing in Blockprinting, Indian textiles and Indian handmade craft traditions. Andrée designs, pre-plans and escorts every personalized tour herself.
Andrée’s tours specialise in small-group escorted walks through the winding lanes and bazaars of Old City Jaipur, featuring Living Arts Walking Tours, Textile Artisans’ workshops, Hand-craft artisans, Glorious Interiors and Disappearing Professions. Also available, escorted Luxury Personal Shopping excursions in Jaipur.
Sample tours include
The Blockprint Story – An introduction
Textiles Traditions of Jaipur – A guided walk through the walled Old City of Jaipur
Living Arts Walking Tours- A guided heritage artisan’s workshop walk in the walled Old City of Jaipur
Glorious Interiors – The hand painted decoration traditions of Rajasthan, from 17thc to contemporary design
Introduction to the Art of Blockprint workshops, featuring the historical background of block printing in Rajasthan, a walk around the blockprinter’s village, and/or hands-on blockprint practice. See Blockprint Workshops page.
Contact Andrée to plan your customized guided tour exploring the magnificent living arts of Jaipur.
Andrée leads workshops and talks on historical and contemporary textile arts and costumes of India.
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