About Department of Fine Arts

Name : Department Of Fine Arts
Shri Gijubhai Chhaganbhai Patel Institute Of Architecture, Interior Design And Fine Arts,
Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
Established in a year 2006
Program offered bachelor of fine art ( BFA ) four year full time course,
Three year of specialization in the field of applied arts, painting and sculpture.

Establishment of the department of fine art, started with six students. The Bachelor's Degree Program consists of four years of study that includes both theory and practical. The curriculum is designed to meet the demand for skilled personnel in fine arts and other creative fields. Classes emphasis the importance of visual literacy in the formation of the engaged, humanistic individual through interdisciplinary and multicultural approaches.

Faculty work closely with students to guide them in their own areas of inquiry, with a focus on undergraduate learning. Our curriculum complements and intersects with those of several University departments.

The multiple possibilities of the field of fine arts have been kept in mind while designing the courses of specialization of such as painting, sculpture and applied arts, it also involves such subsidiary subjects as print making, photography, calligraphy and pottery with a view to bring about all-round development of students, the department organizes group discussions, debates, slide shows, technical workshops by experienced faculties and renowned artist.

Screening of art movies, art festivals and study tours across India are also major components of curriculum.

The development of fine arts has the necessary infrastructure consisting of studios, library and computer lab. It provides a creative ambience for those committed to the world of imagination and creativity.


  • Vision

    Providing students with a range of theoretical, practical and skill-based learning process. Cultivating the importance methodologies, research, practices, discourse and theory within their practices as well as concerning the broader spectrum of art, culture, politics and society.


  • Mission

    Fostering the development of students creative and intellectual sides along with making them aware of their actions in the process of being and becoming conscientious individuals of society. Provides a creative environment that is at once supportive and challenging and underpinned by excellent personalized teaching and support services that address the needs of students of diverse ages and backgrounds

  • Values

    We believe in the importance of quality and excellence in innovative, learner- centered education. Our focus, we feel, is to serve our students. We think that education is a collaborative effort including the school, staff, and students that necessitates open communication, personal responsibility, honesty, and active engagement. We value our students creative uniqueness and work with them to realize their artistic and intellectual potential.


Department of Fine Arts