College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram

 
College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram
City Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, India
Affiliated to University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Phone +91 471 322028

College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram is affiliated to University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

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    The Institution of Higher Learning upholds the traditional values, which has been passing through many centuries in this country, with all sincerity and endeavors to impart that culture blended with modern high technology and scientific values to the society and the Nation at large.The College of Fine Arts was founded in 1888 by His Highness Visakham Thirunal Rama Varma, the then Maharaja of erstwhile state of Travancore the college was firt known as H. H. The Maharaja’s School of Arts, Travancore and was affiliated to University of Kerala in 1979-80. Over the years a number of distinguished artists and art educators of the country have nurtured the college. Veteran artists and scholars like the late K. K. Hebbar, the late N. S. Bendre, Prof. Gulam Sheikh, The college has three main departments – Painting, Sculpture and Applied Art and two sections namely Graphics and Art History, functioning under it. All the departments have sufficient studio facilities, which create working atmosphere for the students. The college has talented and professional art teachers who have established themselves in their respective fields.

    The present College of Fine Arts has a history of more than 100 years even though it changed its name and belonging many times.

    Founded in1881 by the then king of Travancore His Highness Visakham Thirunal Rama Varma as His Highness Maharajas School of Arts. Later on in the 20th century, administration of the school was transferred to The University of Travancore. In 1957 after the formation of first democratically elected government in Kerala, the School of Arts was brought under the Directorate of Technical Education. In 1975 the school was upgraded as the College of Fine Arts and got affiliated to the University of Kerala. From 1979 onwards the college started Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) courses in three disciplines - Painting, Sculpture and Applied Art. In the year 2001 the college celebrated its Silver Jubilee Year with exhibitions, seminars and workshops.

    Over the years a number of distinguished artists and art educators of the country have nurtured the college. Veteran artists and scholars like the late K. K. Hebbar, the late N. S. Bendre, Prof. Gulam Sheikh and Prof. Hanumante visited the institute and inspired and students..

    Currently the college is under both the Kerala University (for examination) and Directorate of Technical Education (for administration). The college over the years has produced some of the finest painters, sculptors and designers many of whom are internationally renowned artists today in their own right.

    The college offers Bachelor of fine Arts (BFA) courses broadly in three disciplines Painting, Sculpture and Applied Art. Duration of the course is 4 y ears, after the completion of 4 years students have to appear for the examination conducted by The University of Kerala.

    College of Fine Arts
    Near Public Library,
    Palayam,
    Thiruvananthapuram,
    Kerala,
    India. PIN 695 033.

    Phone: +91 471 322028.

    College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

    College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in OBD Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

    View Details Duration: 4 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA Painting)

    College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in OBD B.F.A. Painting

    View Details Duration: 4 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA Sculpture)

    College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in OBD B.F.A. Sculpture

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA Applied Arts)

    College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in OBD B.F.A (Applied Arts)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
     
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        Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.