China college

Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts

School Profile

Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts is the only higher art academy in Southwest China. It currently has Huangjueping Campus in Jiulongpo District and Huxi Campus in University Town of Shapingba District, covering a total area of 1,200 acres. In November 2018, the school selected a site of 150 acres in Chongqing Liangjiang New District to establish the International School of Design (Western China Art Port).

The school now has the School of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Art, the School of Plastic Arts, the School of Arts and Humanities, the School of Art Education, the School of Film and Animation, the School of Architecture and Environmental Art, the School of Design, the School of Experimental Art, and the School of Public Art. Since the beginning of the new century, the school’s education has developed rapidly. It has built first-class professional art museums and libraries, first-class art creation communities, first-class art teaching demonstration centers, first-class innovation and entrepreneurship "mass creation space", and professional art in the country. The colleges have good conditions for running a school.

In recent years, the number of applicants for undergraduate courses has reached more than 100,000, and the number of applicants for graduate students has reached more than 3,000. The school has 628 full-time teachers, and 7,550 full-time undergraduates, postgraduates and international students.

talent development

The school has four first-level disciplines under the category of fine arts, design, drama and film, and art theory, all of which are enrolled for master's degree students. During the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" period, 4 first-level disciplines were listed as Chongqing's key disciplines for support and construction, of which fine arts and design were listed as Chongqing's first-class disciplines for support and construction. In the fourth round of national discipline evaluation, 4 first-level disciplines were on the list. Among them, Fine Arts was rated A-, and Design was rated B+. The discipline strength is in the forefront of Chongqing and similar colleges and universities across the country.

The school has 22 undergraduate enrollment majors, of which painting, sculpture, animation, art design, and industrial design are national specialty construction points; fine arts, design, drama and film and television are Chongqing's specialty disciplines, painting, sculpture 10 majors including product design, environmental design, visual communication design, fashion design, animation, drama, film and television art, architecture, and fine arts theory are included in the Chongqing "Three Specials" Action Plan for support and construction.

Since the "13th Five-Year Plan", the school has established a "domestic first-class, internationally renowned" school positioning and a "high-quality, innovative, practical" artistic talent training goal, adheres to the foundation, comprehensively carries out teaching construction, and builds a "big platform" +Multi-channel" talent training model. For all students, four platforms have been created: "Ideological, Political and Humanities," "Professional Education," "Practical Teaching," and "Information Teaching", to ensure the overall quality of undergraduate education. In order to cultivate top-notch creative talents in art, the school has established multi-channel training programs such as “top talent training”, “featured studio training”, “young artist residency”, and “innovation and entrepreneurship education” to support outstanding students with potential to grow into talents. "Ideological and political + art" college students have achieved remarkable results in ideological and political education, which was highly praised by Chen Miner, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee and Secretary of the Chongqing Municipal Party Committee; focusing on the integration of professional education and innovation and entrepreneurship education, won the "National Demonstration University for Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform" , "National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Typical Experience University"; continue to build the "Open June" art tour exhibition brand, and be approved as the Chongqing Aesthetic Education Reform Experimental Zone; build a characteristic campus, strengthen environmental education, and good talent training conditions have won the community from all walks of life Widely acclaimed. In 2018, the school received excellent results from the evaluation of undergraduate teaching by the expert group of the Ministry of Education. The expert group unanimously affirmed: Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts has a glorious history, outstanding achievements, talents in art, and extensive social influence. It is a distinctive and first-class art school It is a higher art academy that can represent Chongqing and even Chinese art on the world stage.

In recent years, the school has insisted on serving the people’s ever-growing needs for a better life by art creation, actively connecting with national and local economic and social development strategies, and vigorously consolidating six provincial and ministerial scientific research platforms including the Contemporary Visual Art Research Center, a key base of humanities and social sciences in Chongqing. The creation of major themes and art creation research centers, design innovation research centers, art and rural research institutes, etc. have been added, and remarkable results have been achieved in the creation of major themes, the improvement of urban cultural quality, and the involvement of art in rural revitalization.

development Goals

The second party congress of the school proposed: strengthen the leadership of the party, adhere to the morality and cultivation of people, lead the school's connotative development and characteristic development with "double first-class", and unswervingly move forward to the goal of the domestic first-class and internationally renowned art academy. .