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Monday, May 07, 2018

Fine art Colleges in Tamilnadu

Tamil Nadu has few number of colleges offering fine art courses. To be precise, over 5 colleges in Tamil Nadu offering BFA-Bachelor of Fine Arts professional course/degree. This field provides endless opportunity for creativity and you can work in sectors such as art studios, software companies, advertising companies, fashion houses, textile industry, films and theater and much more like this.

1. Government College Of Fine Arts, Chennai

Govt college of fine arts, Chennai has offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in painting, sculpture, printmaking, visual communication design, industrial design in textile, and industrial design in ceramics.  The college has its own selection process  based on the entrance test under the affiliating University. The college has an offline application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

Bachelor Degree
BFA- Painting
BFA- Sculpture
BFA- Visual Communication
BFA- Print Making
BFA- Textile Design (Industrial Design)
BFA- Ceramic Design (Industrial Design)

Master Degree 
MFA- Painting
MFA- Sculpture
MFA- Visual Communication
MFA- Textile Design (Industrial Design)
MFA- Ceramic Design (Industrial Design)

Government College of Fine Arts
No.31, EVR Periyar Salai,
Periyamet, Chennai - 600 003.
Phone : 044-25610878 / 9444191767
E-mail :

2. Government College Of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam

Govt college of fine arts, Kumbakonam has established 1854, this is the second oldest fine art institute in tamilnadu, It has offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of fine arts.

Bachelor Degree
BFA- Painting
BFA- Sculpture
BFA- Visual Communication

Master Degree
MFA- Painting
MFA- Sculpture
BFA- Visual Communication

Government Fine Arts College
Swamimalai Road, MeylaKottaiyur,
Kumbakkonam 612002.
Phone : 0435-2481371 / 9444109349
E-mail : ,

3. Department of Fine Arts, Alagappa University, Karaikudi

Department of Fine Arts has established as Center for Fine arts(CFA) in 2011 and promoted as Department of Fine Arts [DFA] in 2016 with the aim to preserve, promote, and popularize our cultural treasures among the members of young generation, by imparting quality training to students and mould them to have good exposure to their Performing arts. The PG and UG Programme in MFA and BFA in Dance (Bharathanatyam) and M.F.A and B.F.A in Music are being conducted since 2016. The visual arts Programme Bachelor of Fine Arts [B.F.A] in Painting has introduced in the Academic year– 2018-19.

Bachelor Degree
BFA- Painting
BPA- Bharatanatyam
BPA- Music (Vocal)

Master Degree 
MPA- Music (Vocal)

Diploma in Fina Arts
DFA- Drawing and Painting
DFA- Music (Vocal)
DFA- Folk Dance
DFA- Folk Music

Department of Fine Arts,
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630003.
Sivagangai District.
Contact Phone No: (Office) (+91) 04565-228087, (+91) 04565-223260

4. Govt College of Architecture and Sculpture, Mamallapuram

The Government College of Architecture and Sculpture was established in Mamallapuram in 1957. Four-Year Degree Courses are offered in this College from 2000-2001. B.Tech in Traditional Architecture, B.F.A in Traditional Sculpture and B.F.A in Traditional Drawing and Painting are offered.  Considering the Development of this Institute a Computer Centre, a separate building for Library, a sculpture part, a mega sculptural studio for sculptors and a school for tourists enjoyment are established.

Bachelor Degree
B.F.A. - Traditional Sculpture (Stone)
B.F.A. - Traditional Sculpture (Wood)
B.F.A. - Traditional Sculpture (Sudhai)
B.F.A. - Traditional Sculpture (Metal)
B.F.A.- Traditional Painting
B.Tech. - Traditional Architecture 

Government College of Architecture and Sculpture
Kanchipuram District 603104.
Phone : 044-27442261 / 9445334699

E-mail :

5. Stella Maris College (Women), Chennai

The Department of Fine Arts was established in 1948 by Dr. (Sr.) Edith Tömöry and Sr. Sylvestra. A course in Art History was first introduced at the pre-university level, followed by an undergraduate programme titled B.A. degree in History of Fine Arts and Drawing and Painting. An M.A. degree programme was introduced in 1963. The department offers a research programme in M.Phil. 
Innovation has been the hallmark of the department. In keeping with changing times and with the desire to cater to societal needs, the curriculum has undergone appropriate and relevant modifications over the years. From 2008, the department offers a restructured four year B.V.A. (Bachelor of Visual Arts) degree programme with specialisations in Art and Design. Both B.V.A. and M.A. degree programmes have been updated in 2015.

Bachelor Degree
B.V.A.- Visual Art
Master Degree
M.A. - History of Fine Art
M.V.A- Visual Art

Stella Maris College,
17, Cathedral Road,
Chennai - 600 086,
TamilNadu, India

Tel: +91-44-2811 1987/2811 1951

6. Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam, Puducherry

Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam is a multi-art institution consists of three faculties viz. Music /Dance / Fine Arts established in the year 1987 to commemorate the Birth Centenary of the National Poet Subramania Bharathi. It is being Governed by the members of the Governing Body of the Society. The object of the Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam is to carry out the propagation of Art & Culture and to establish a memorial in Pondicherry to the Poet Subramaniya Bharathi.

Bachelor Degree
BFA- Painting
BFA- Sculpture
BFA- Visual Communication
Cuddalore Main Road,
PUDUCHERRY - 605 007.
South India .
Phone: +91 413- 2600642, 2600935

7. KALAKSHETRA (Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts)

Kalakshetra, as the name suggests, is a center for artistic endeavor. Founded in 1936 by the vibrant visionary Rukmini Devi Arundale, the Institution stands testimony to her dream of creating a space where the essence of Indian thought would find expression through artistic education. An institution she established with the vision “of imparting to the young the true spirit of Art, devoid of vulgarity and commercialism." 
The Visual Arts Department offers full-time courses as well as short-term and part-time courses in several areas of visual arts including: art (painting), ceramics/pottery, sculpture and woodwork, design (basic visual design, textile, kalamkari, etc), and graphic art.

Diploma - Fine Art (Painting, sculpture,  graphic art)
Certificate - Fine Art (Painting, sculpture,  graphic art)

(Autonomous body under Ministry of Culture, Govt.of India)
Kalakshetra Road 
Chennai 600041
Tamil Nadu INDIA
Phone : (044)-245208
36, 24524057, 24521844

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