Central Academy Of Fine Arts

The Central Academy of Fine Arts is the only higher education fine arts school directly under the control of the China Ministry of Education. It was founded from the State Beiping Arts School and the Fine Arts Programme of the Third Department of Huabei University. The Chairman Mao Zedong gave the superscription for the Academy. Xu Beihong, Jiang Feng, Wu Zuoren, Gu yuan, Jin Shangyi are all past principals. The current Chairman of the Party committee is Yang Li. Professor Pan Gongkai, the prestigious artist and art historian, is the present principal. The head of the academic committee is the famous oil painting artist and professor--Jin Shangyi.

The history of Beiping Art School can be traced to the State Beijing Fine Arts School, founded in 1918 under initiative of prestigious educationist Mr. Cai Yuanpei. The State Beijing Fine Arts School was the first State fine arts educational institute in China history, and also the threshold of Chinese modern fine arts education.

Beijing

China

Address:
No.8 Hua Jia Di Nan Jie, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, China
beijing
100102
Phone: 0086-10-64771114 64771000
Website: www.cafa.edu.cn


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Our Aims

Our key aim is to foster arts talent by continuously refining the fostering systems , adjusting specialties range, widen specialties and adding new teaching programmes and material.  


Department and information about the department

ThE Formation School, Chinese Painting School, Design School, Architecture School, Humanities School and City Design School all offer PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Central Academy of Fine Arts. It also has Continuous Education School, Practice Teaching Base in Hainan Province and affiliated secondary fine arts school. There are a variety of specialties including oil painting, Chinese painting, printmaking, wall painting, sculpture, flash design, graphic design, industrial design, fashion design, photographic art, digital media art, environment artistic design, architectural design, fine art history and theories, art design history and theories, art management, design management, museum studies, artistic archaeology, artistic pedagogies and so on.  


Academic Staff and Description

Professor Pan Gongkai, the prestigious artist and art historian, is the present principal. The head of the academic committee is the famous oil painting artist and professor--Jin Shangyi. We have 145 professors, 91 lecturers, over 3500 undergraduates and postgraduates and more than 100 international students from over 10 counties.  


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Information For  Undergraduates

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Information For  Postgraduates

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Information For  International Students

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Student Facilities

The Academy is home to the biggest library specialized in fine arts in China with 300,000 art books, periodicals, picture albums and Chinese painting copies. The gallery has invaluable artworks in its collection. It regularly exhibits faculty and student artwork and also is a good venue for exhibiting academic achievements of China and overseas.  


Student Support

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How To Apply

International Admissions
CAFA Academic Year(s) check list for international applicants (not for summer international program applicants): 1. Complete on line CAFA application or send application form by certified mail or FEDEX to: The Central Academy of Fine Arts International Office No.8, Hua Jia Di Nan Jie, Chaoyang District Beijing 100102, P.R.China 2. Quality photocopy of your passport 3. Send six (6) slides or pdf files that is reflective of your current art work, slides of your art must be sent by FEDEX with other supporting material) 4. Two (2) letters of recommendations (please refer to application form) 5. Sealed transcripts with school stamp sent from your last two schools attended (please refer to application form) 6. One page proposal of study plans at CAFA 7. HSK score (Chinese proficiency test for international academic year students) 8. Two pages of recent writing on art history or art theory for students applying as art history or art theory majors 9. Recent medical history sent by your physician or health care provider (this information will be kept confidential) 10. Proof of medical insurance Application deadlin...  [ Read All ]