"In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities….the arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery, and achievement in our country"
The School of Visual Art is focused on being a center of excellence in new art education. Achieving a balance between old media practices and conceptual practices, a trans disciplinary choice based approach with focus on balance between concept and skill development is the soul of our teaching methodology. From our Foundation Program through our specializations, at School of Visual Art students will be exposed and trained in inter-related yet diverse practices like Drawing, Clay modeling, Printing, Illustration , Photography, Video, History, Fashion Curation and much more.
UNDER GRADUATE PROGRAMMES: 10 + 2 or equivalent exams from CBSE/AISSCE/IB/ICSE/State Board etc. Admission through aptitude test and interview.
POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES: 4 years Bachelors degree in Product Design/Engineering/Architecture/Fine Arts/ or corresponding qualification. Admission through aptitude test and portfolio review & interview.
FOCUS: With a focus on preparing students to become professional practicing artist / painters, the programme is designed to hone creative, artistic and creative sensibilities.
CONTENT: The programme introduces the student to various forms of painting and drawing with different creative processes that help create unique and personal approach to painting. We offer a unique course which merges modern and contemporary approach to painting with a choice based trans disciplinary approach.
CAREERS: The programme offers prospects in producing work of art commissioned by Art Galleries, Art Patrons and Connoisseurs as well as in advertising, animation & gaming industry as creative artist.
FOCUS: Centered on the making and understanding of images, this program offers students both the intensive focus of an arts curriculum while demanding a broad foundation in the liberal arts.
CONTENT: The photography programme will help students learn the basics & essentials, gain the requisite skills and develop a style required to be a successful photographer. The programme will also help the student learn the complexities of the digital medium with students working in virtually all modes of analog and digital photo-based image making and multimedia.
CAREERS: The programme has prospects in advertising, fashion industry, news media and as documentary photographer.
FOCUS: The programme seeks to cultivate knowledge of salient works of art, of the structures within which they are produced and utilized, and of the ways in which the visual environment in the sense generates, acquires, and transmits meaning.
CONTENT: This is a focused course concentrating on specialization either in Indian Sculpture/Architecture/Painting or Indian Design. Core courses constitute of European Art History, Contemporary Art in India and the West, Religious, Contemporary Asian Art, Art Historical Methodologies, Critical Theories, and Aesthetics Philosophies
CAREERS: The graduate will find career openings in lifestyle industry, export houses and can become boutique owners and entrepreneurs.
FOCUS: Curatorial Practices & Art focuses on professional training and a thorough grounding in the relevant areas of history, research, and theory; aimed at widening the understanding of curatorial contexts, methodologies and legacies.
CONTENT: Emphasis is on hands-on work with experts in the field and professional networking. Students develop skills, knowledge and working relations with artists, curators, art organisations, museums, galleries, archives, public spaces & commissioning.
CAREERS: Graduates find employment in state or private funded galleries, art development agencies, education & interpretations, art publishing, etc.
FOCUS: Fashion as an artefact of culture teaches us about the history of our society as well as that of other societies'.
CONTENT: The specialisation will cover high fashion makeup, tattooing, hair do, body painting and nail art through different medium, illustration, graphic and visual art forms to reveal fashion statements. A stylist, or a makeup artist uses styling techniques and makeup to improve the overall appearance of an actor, model, or other client.
CAREERS: As a professional, you will be part of the transformation of fashion and other contemporary creative industries.
FOCUS: With an aim to fine tune and guide future artits, the programme will provide requisite technical skills to produce work that integrates thought, creativity and technique, experiment in their use of materials, processes and environments.
CONTENT: The curriculum is designed around the acquisition of key areas of development: personal, technical, critical, contextual and professional. These skill sets inform the evolution of a student's practice, determining preferred working methods and engagement with theory, honing skills both practical and conceptual.
CAREERS: Options include independent production, publishing, advertising, curatorial and archive work, picture research, arts administration, teaching and community arts.