Painting

The goal of the Department of Painting is to develop unique artistic qualities and train professionals in the area as an artist, the department is organized into a four-year undergraduate program, and two-year programs for MFA and DFA course.

The courses for first years are consisted of basic foundational classes in both practice and theory, designed to develop students’ formative methods and theory, designed to develop students’ formative methods and expression through various media. From the sophomore to senior year, students will be given advanced courses that experiment with and develop various means of expression concerning their major and according to their levels. Along with this, the department expands understanding of theory and art history for visual art in general. Through this process, students will be educated to form an analytical and aesthetic foundation for contemporary visual arts.

The Graduate School program specializes in two separate fields: painting and printmaking. In the Department of Painting, through practical training and seminars students understand the various discourses and criticisms raised in contemporary art, and specify the direction of their individual work. Printmaking develops more professional experiment of various prints, combine and extend research, and prepare a framework of originative and developmental work.

Facilities

  • Studio, lab, and classroom for undergraduate and graduate courses
  • All students in the undergraduate and graduate courses are provided individual workspace in the shared studios
  • Printmaking studios including presses, tables, other equipment for various printmaking techniques. a seprate acid room, a dark room
  • Media archive lab equipped with various tools for video filming and presentation
  • Media editing lab equipped with various tools for video editing and plentiful video references
  • Tools and video equipments to be rented for students, such as machine tools, digital camera, video projector, camcorder, and laptop.