College of Art is an institution established in1942 for advanced training in Visual Art (Creative and Applied) leading to the Bachelor of Fine Art Degree of the University of Delhi, further providing advance training in Master in Fine Art course(except Art History) in
- Applied Art
- Art History
- Sculpture and
- Visual Communication with emphasis on studio practicals, prescribed theory subjects and research in selected fields.
The College is under the Faculty of Music & Fine Art, University of Delhi, for all academic matters and wholly administrated by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi.
The objective of the syllabus/teaching programmes in the College is to achieve an overall refinement of the student perception not confined to the skills of the profession alone but also to create the kind of intellect as well as emotional cultivation to arrive at a level of composite creativity and thought. It aims to prepare the students for creative and applied responsibilities in the world of art and design. In its span of existence of nearly 67 years of the College has gradually grown to ensure an exalted position in the teaching of fine art in the country and comparable to any other art institution in the World. In future proposals, an unsurpassed range of patronage is envisaged to orient our teaching programmes to bond relationship with Industry, Commerce and Professionals including NGOs. This is in addition to the already existing extensive student research development projects, illustrated lectures/demonstrations by invited guests, workshops, educational study tours etc. in all the departments to create a catalyst for a richly rewarding learning experience and the future successes of the students.
The Faculty are practicing artists - painters, sculptors and graphic designers of national, international repute, and also a selected group of visiting Faculty who enrich the teaching programmes with their expertise, thus providing the students with the opportunity of discussion and interaction with eminent and contemporary artists, designers and entrepreneurs.