ART SCHOOLS


 
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Japan Art Academy

1-30 Ueno Park, Taito Ward, Tokyo 110-0007, Japan/ 8133.821.7191/ www.geijutuin.go.jp

The role of the Japan Art Academy is that of the premier Japanese institution that honors exceptionally-accomplished artists. In addition to engaging in activities that contribute to the development of the arts, the Japan Art Academy deliberates important matters regarding the arts, and provides counsel on these to Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan and the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs. Every year, the Japan Art Academy presents the Imperial Prize and the Japan Art Academy Prize to individuals outside of Academy members who have produced works of art deemed to be outstanding, and individuals who are recognized to have made distinguished contributions to the advancement of art.

 

 
 

Kanazawa College of Art

Japan, 〒920-0942 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, Kodatsuno/ 8176.262.3531/ www.kanazawa-bidai.ac.jp

The purpose of this course is for gaining knowledge of skills and materials on Japanese painting such as the usage of glue, gold leaf, mineral pigments, paper and silk. Students study different ways of expression using traditional methods of Japanese painting as well as developing their own free and unique perception. In the master program, students expand their original creative abilities. Instructors provide foreign students with more elaborated background concerning Japanese painting and hone their skills for artistic expression. Doctoral students aim to elevate their creativity to a higher level and to write a thesis. Researching the history of Japanese painting and developing each individual’s original presentation are required.

 

 
 
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Musashino Art University

Japan, 〒187-8505 Tokyo, Kodaira, Ogawacho/ 8142.342.6021/ musabi.ac.jp

Musashino Art University is a university in Kodaira, western Tokyo, founded in 1962 and having roots going back to 1929. Teikoku Art School was founded in 1929; in 1948 it became Musashino Art School, and in 1962 it became Musashino Art University. It is known as one of the leading art universities in Japan. From its start, the university taught fine art and industrial design; it later added architecture, fashion, and other fields. MAU has exchange agreements with universities in other countries. It has a graduate school that awards master's degrees and doctorates.

 
 

Kyoto City University of Arts

13-6 Oe-Kutsukake-cho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan/ 8175.334.2200/ www.kcua.ac.jp

The objectives of the Faculty of Fine Arts are to attract and educate outstanding artists and professionals who can contribute to the creative fields of art, design and craft. This is achieved through a highly professional and cross-departmental education, reinforced with the unique and various research possibilities that only the ancient city of Kyoto can offer.

 
 
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Kyoto University of Art and Design

Japan, 〒606-8271 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto/ 8175.791.9122/ www.kyoto-art.ac.jp

It is necessary to ardently appeal to society for human “imagination” and “creativity,” because these are the keys to overcoming the difficult issues faced by the human race. The university can only fulfill its role as an educational institution once its alumni have found their place within society. We aim to fully support our studentsʼ activities and help build a system of social reforms focused on promoting youth “creativity.” To establish the possibility of a new civilization driven by artistic culture and a philosophy based on abiding love toward humanity and nature.

 
 

Osaka University of Arts

469 Higashiyama Kanan-cho, Minamikawachi-gun, Osaka 585-8555, Japan/ 8172.193.781/ www.osaka-geidai.ac.jp

The Art Information Center was built in 1981 as a symbol of our university with eight stories above ground and three basement levels. The Art Information Center includes a variety of facilities which reflects our university such as Library, Art Hall with a pipe organ, and Audio-Visual Hall for movies and special lectures. This facility continuously receives visitors in and around our university as events and exhibitions of every kind are held all through the year. In our university, each department has full-fledged facilities to support studies such as TV studios with digital high vision systems of the Broadcasting Department, a movie studio where a movie set can be assembled of the Visual Concept Planning Department, and ateliers of the Fine and Visual Arts Departments.

 

 
 
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China Central Academy of Fine Arts

8 Huajiadi S St, WangJing, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China/ 8610.6477.1114/ www.cafa.edu.cn

The Central Academy of Fine Arts, located in Beijing, the capital of China, is an academy where culture, history and art are flourishing, which enjoys the best art resources of the world. CAFA, as a leading institution for modern art education in China, provides a rich land for those who wish to learn experience and engage in creativities, which has nurtured quite a lot of pre-eminent artists in the past ninety years.

 
 

Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

China, Beijing Shi, Chaoyang Qu/ 8610.6428.8317/ www.bift.edu.cn

Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT) is China’s premiere educational facility associated with fashion, mainly specializing in art and technology. With defining characteristics, BIFT is a full-time higher education institution where art, technology, economics, management and other convergent disciplines can successfully interact.

 
 

China Academy of Art

218 Nanshan Rd, WuShan ShangQuan, Shangcheng Qu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China, 310002/ 8657.1870.79585/ en.caa.edu.cn

China Academy of Art is a fine arts college under the direct charge of the Ministry of Culture of China. It was founded in Hangzhou in 1928 by the government of the Republic of China and the renowned educator Cai Yuanpei. It was the first art university and first graduate school in Chinese history. At the time, China Academy of Art's goal was to promote fine arts education as a replacement for religion in the then war-torn China. The fine arts has been held as equal to a religion at the institution for almost eight decades. The academy has many renowned artists in its alumni and is considered one of the most prestigious art institutions in the country. It is colloquially called Guomei. It has tens of thousands applicants every year, with an attrition rate of well over 95%.

 
 
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The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong/ 8522.5848.500/ www.hkapa.edu

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts is a provider of tertiary education in Hong Kong. Located near the north coast of Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island, the main campus also functions as a venue for performances. Apart from the main campus in Wanchai, Bethanie, the site of the institution's Landmark Heritage Campus in Pokfulam, has housed the School of Film and Television since 2007. The academy offers practice-based and professional diploma, advanced diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Chinese opera, dance, drama, film and television, music, and theatre and entertainment arts. Its educational policy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with an emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions and interdisciplinary learning.

 
 
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Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts

2200 Wenxiang Rd, Songjiang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China/ 8621.6782.2500/ siva.edu.cn

Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts was born in 2005. Formerly known as the Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, April 4, the Ministry of Education approved the formal transfer of our school to set up an independent undergraduate colleges and universities: Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. She is a cultural and artistic development of the world trend, the voice of the product of the times. As the only one in ShanghaiOf the comprehensive visual arts institutions of higher learning, she will lead a large visual art concept, to build a large visual art creative platform, in accordance with the "loyalty, excellence, innovation, harmony," eight motto training excellent artistic talent.

 
 

Fine Art College of Shanghai University

S Outer Ring Rd, Baoshan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China/ 8621.6613.2222/ arts.shu.edu.cn

Shanghai University School of Fine Arts is the predecessor of the establishment of the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts in 1959 (undergraduate), she inherited the 1912 Liu Haisu founded the "Shanghai American Academy of Fine Arts" in 1983, incorporated into the newly formed Shanghai University, named as Shanghai University School of Fine Arts. Facing the future, Shanghai University School of Fine Arts will make full use of the international metropolis of the resource agglomeration effect and comprehensive university disciplines, around Shanghai to achieve the core of the world's urban construction tasks, talent, works, influence of the Trinity art-oriented.

 
 

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts

7 Zhicheng Rd, Hebei Qu, Tianjin Shi, China, 300402/ 8622.2624.1716/ tjarts.edu.cn

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts (TAFA) was founded in 1906, which has over 100 years history of education. From the 1950s, it gradually became a multidisciplinary and multi-level fine arts institution. It is also one of the eight most influential fine arts institutions and an important fine art education and fine art research center in northern China. The students at the school is around 4,500, among them there are around 200 international students.

 

 
 

Chengdu Art Academy

China, Sichuan, Chengdu, Qingyang, Zhijishi St, 80: 610015/ 8628.8663.0619/ english.chengdu.gov.cn

Chengdu Art Academy, originally founded in 1980, is the first nationwide professional art organization established by the government and being engaged in the painting and calligraphy creation, art theory research and academic communication. Chengdu is a famous historic and cultural city. As early as 938 A.D., Mengchang—the host of Later Shu established the first royal art academy of China in Chengdu, the palace style and the art school created by the artists with Chinese realistic painting birds and flowers on behalf of the father and son---Huangquan and Huang Jucai had profound influence on later generations. In the 1930s to 1940s, a major group of masters gathered in Chengdu to play a huge pushing function for the development of painting.

 
 

Shenzhen Art School

16 Baihua 2nd Rd, Futian Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 518028/ 8675.5832.61456/ szas.com

Shenzhen Art School, founded in 1986, the city government approved in 1993 for the secondary school, in 1995 began secondary school enrollment, Shenzhen City Sports and Tourism Bureau, under the dual leadership of the Education Bureau, Shenzhen, the only full-time public arts secondary professional SCHOOL. School Futian campus is located in Futian District, Baihua Road on the 16th, covering 10,700 square meters, construction area of 1,000 square meters.

 
 

Shenzhen University

3688 Nanhai Ave, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 518060/ 8675.5265.36114/ szu.edu.cn

Shenzhen University (SZU) was founded as a public university on May 10th,1983 with the accreditation of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. SZU offers multi-level degrees with its 27 colleges, providing 86 undergraduate programs, over 100 master programs, and 9 doctoral programs. The study area at SZU ranges from philosophy, literature, economics, management, law, education, sciences and engineering, medicine, liberal art, and history.

 
 

LASALLE College of the Arts (Mcnally Campus)

1 McNally St, Singapore 187940/ 6564.965.000/ lasalle.edu.sg

LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. The college offers more than 30 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fine arts, design communication, interior design, product design, film, animation, fashion, dance, music, theatre, arts management, arts pedagogy and practice, art therapy, Asian art histories, and creative writing.

 
 

Classical Realism SG - Art School Singapore

20 Dublin Road, Floor 2, Singapore 239809/ 659.731.4874/ www.drawpaint-sg.com

layton Hudnall is an American portrait painter and commissioned artist who has resided in Singapore for the past four years. He earned his Master’s degree in painting from the New York Academy of Art in New York City and his work is currently represented in private collections in the United States, South America and Europe. "Classical Realism Singapore" and "drawpaint-sg.com" are operated through CH Fine Arts, a sole-proprietorship registered with both ACRA and the Ministry of Manpower to legally conduct business in Singapore.

 
 
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Orita Sinclair School of Design

12A Pahang St, Singapore 198613/ 6563.980.372/ www.orita-sinclair.edu.sg

Industry professionals drive a hands-on studio practice: all Orita Sinclair’s educators are practicing designers or artists. This means that you learn practical skills and glean worthwhile advice from real designers and artists of varying disciplines. We stay on top of the latest design and market trends and believe that our curriculum should be current, flexible and value-adding. We formed an Industry Design Council, which comprises some influential designers, to ensure that what we teach will be relevant, current and industry-relevant.

 
 

Sir. J. J. School Of Art Mumbai

78/3, Dr DN Rd, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India/ 9122.2262.1652/ www.sirjjschoolofart.in

Sir J. J. School of Art was founded in March 1857 with the generous donation offered by Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy, the first Baronet. J.J. has given India some of its revolutionary artists making a global impact on art like Vasudev Gaitonde, Akbar Padamsee, Tyeb Mehta, Jeram Patel, Prabhakar Barve, Prabhakar Kolte so on. Having strong legacies of European as well as Indian art techniques, the students get the milieu of both in order to generate their own strong methodology of working adapting to the changing times. The school encourages extra-curricular activities and workshops along with the regular educational classes such that the students maintain equilibrium with the contemporary