College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University has been a major cradle to train numerous artists, educators, and experts in the art scene who lead Korea’s after-war cultural terrains. Located in this new century of emerging needs for novel forms of creativity and emotions, now art has become a central role in the field of cultural practices which perform creation of prospect for lives of our future and value of society. I would like to say that our main goal is to provide plans in order to widen art’s cultural domain through interdisciplinary and fusion studies between art and other areas. And this is also to settle art firmly in the center of humanistic values in our life with emerging of new society. And we are preparing for various projects not only to connect art to many types of social phenomena, but also to promote multilateral art conferences and research activities to more encourage the exploration on life, culture and social values of upcoming new era.
In this introduction brochure, you will be able to find out our education philosophy, prospect and various activities. Specifically to this, we try to contain synthetically here College of Fine Arts’ educational perspectives by summarizing and suggesting the direction of year 2011 graduates’ works. I would like you to bring us your kind encouragement, continuous interest and favor on our members of College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University ceaselessly aiming upon the progressive, fusion and open education.
Dean, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University