Lucknow is well known for its rich culture, heritage, art and architecture. “I was always intrigued by the beauty and art of the city,” says Ankita Jaiswal. She is the owner of Brio Art House and Cafe in Ramada Lucknow and gives all the credit for her growing business to the artisans she works with. Jaiswal with her cafe promotes local artworks and helps the craftsmen get the value of their work.
The entrepreneur says she has grown as an artist while working at her venture. She works with hundreds of artisans across Uttar Pradesh; they provide handmade marble and statue creations, embroideries, cushions and many other such items. In a conversation with SheThePeople, Ankita Jaiswal shared how her café came to be and how she ensures its growth with the help of India’s artisans.