The Academy of Fine Arts is an artist group organized for various purposes such as promoting the development of national art, cultivating artists, and promoting members’ professional and economic status through regular exhibitions and awarding honorary members. China also has such art academies. Among these academies, China’s eight art academies of fine arts include the Central Academy of Fine Arts and the China Academy of Art.
1.Central Academy of Fine Art 中央美术学院
Central Academy of Fine Arts was born in 1918. It was first named the National Beijing Academy of Fine Arts, the first national art education institution in Chinese history, and it was also the beginning of Chinese modern art education. Yangmei gave birth to China’s earliest art education system, and created China’s earliest university disciplines such as calligraphy, modeling, design, architecture, and humanities. It is the founder of Chinese art higher education since modern times. It is the only higher art school directly under the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. It is the first batch of “world-class discipline-building universities” in the country. It is the first of the eight art academies. It has also been selected as a national high-level university public postgraduate program and a Chinese government scholarship to come to China. The host universities and the first batch of demonstration bases for studying in China by the Ministry of Education
According to the school’s official website in August 2019, the Central Academy of Fine Arts covers a total area of 495 mu with a total construction area of 247,000 square meters. Among them, the Wangjing campus covers an area of 205 acres with a building area of 144,000 square meters; the Yanjiao campus covers an area of 205 acres with a building area of 68,000 square meters; the Houshayu campus covers an area of 67 acres with a building area of 29,000 square meters; the Xiaoying campus covers an area of 18 mu, construction area of 6,000 square meters.
School official website: http://www.cafa.edu.cn
2.China Academy of Art 中国美术学院
China Academy of Art is China’s first comprehensive national institution of higher art. It is jointly established by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. It is also the earliest institution of higher learning in China to implement design studies. The birthplace of the art revolution group, one of the earliest universities in China to carry out graduate education, the only national key discipline location of fine arts in China, the first batch of national “double first-class” world-class discipline construction universities, the first batch of key construction universities in Zhejiang Province, and it was selected for national construction Publicly-sponsored postgraduate programs of high-level universities, national “featured key discipline projects” construction universities, Chinese government scholarship institutions for international students, the first batch of national demonstration universities for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, the first batch of national animation teaching and research bases, the first batch of Ministry of Education Demonstration base for studying in China, national social and artistic level examination institution.
According to the school’s official website in November 2019, the China Academy of Art covers an area of more than 1,000 acres and has a building area of nearly 300,000 square meters. It spans Hangzhou and Shanghai. There are three campuses in Hangzhou Nanshan, Hangzhou Xiangshan, and Shanghai Zhangjiang; planning and construction Hangzhou Liangzhu Campus. There are more than 9,000 students and about 1,000 faculty members. There are 19 secondary colleges (departments) and 26 undergraduate majors. It has 3 post-doctoral research stations, 5 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 5 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 3 master professional degree authorization points.
School official website: https://www.caa.edu.cn/
3.Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts 西安美术学院
Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts is abbreviated as Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts and Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts. It is one of the three professional art academies with doctoral degree authorization in China, and ranks third among the eight national academies of fine arts. It is the only higher professional art institution in Northwest China, and it is a high-level university in Shaanxi Province.
As of April 2017, the three campuses of Yanta, Lintong and Changan (preparatory) of the school cover an area of over 1.21 million square meters, with 15 departments and 27 undergraduate majors; 1 post-doctoral research station and 3 doctoral degrees Authorized first-level disciplines, 3 master’s degree authorization first-level disciplines, 2 master’s professional degree authorization categories; more than 700 faculty members, including more than 500 full-time teachers; more than 7,000 full-time students, including more than 6,100 full-time undergraduates There are nearly 550 doctors, masters and international students.
School official website: http://www.xafa.edu.cn/
4.Sichuan Fine Arts Institute 四川美术学院
Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, located in Chongqing, a municipality directly under the Central Government, is the only higher art college in the southwest region with the right to grant master’s degrees. The school is one of 31 ordinary higher art colleges independently organized in China, one of China’s eight major art academies, a first-class discipline construction university in Chongqing, a national demonstration university for deepening innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, and a “national innovation and entrepreneurship model experience university”.
According to the official website of the school in July 2019, the college campus is divided into Huangjueping campus and Huxi campus, covering a total area of 1,200 acres, 250,000 square meters of teaching and administrative buildings, and teaching and research equipment worth 126 million yuan; it has 14,000 square meters. The new and old campus library covers an area of more than 38,000 square meters, the new and old campus experimental teaching center is more than 38,000 square meters, the old campus art gallery 7,000 square meters, the new campus art gallery 23,000 square meters; the library has a collection of 410,000 books; there are 9 departments The college has 22 undergraduate majors, 1 post-doctoral research workstation, 4 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, and 2 master degree authorization points; it has 628 full-time teachers, and 7,550 full-time undergraduates, postgraduates and international students. On September 20, 2019, it was awarded the title of National Model Unit for Greening.
School official website: https://www.scfai.edu.cn/
5.LuXun Academy of Fine Arts 鲁迅美术学院
LuXun Academy of Fine Arts is located in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province. It is the only multi-disciplinary and multi-degree higher art institution in Northeast China, one of the eight major art academies in China, and a key construction university in Liaoning Province. The school has been rated as the National University Student Cultural Quality Education Base, the Red Classic Art Education Demonstration Base for Colleges and Universities by the Ministry of Education, and the Chinese Literature and Art Public Opinion Information Research Base by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles.
As of July 2016, the school has two campuses in Shenyang and Dalian, with a total campus area of 957,662.94 square meters, a library building area of 10,887 square meters, and a collection of 592,073 books; there are 17 teaching units and a total of 16 Undergraduate majors; there are 856 teachers and 7967 students, including 7135 undergraduates, 507 postgraduates, and 20 international students.
School official website: http://www.lumei.edu.cn/
6.Guangzhou Academy Of Fine Arts 广州美术学院
The Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts is located in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province. It is the only higher art institution in southern China approved by the Ministry of Education. It has the right to confer a master’s degree and is the first batch of Master of Arts (MFA) announced by the State Council. Professional degree-granting unit, selected as the National University Student Cultural Quality Education Base, one of the eight Chinese Academy of Fine Arts. The school is the chairman unit of the “Guangdong Provincial Colleges and Universities Art and Design Education Professional Committee”, the director unit of the “Guangdong Provincial Colleges and Universities Industrial Design Teaching Guidance Committee”, the Guangdong Provincial School Art Education Activity (Art) Training Base and the Guangdong Provincial Art and Design Education Training center.
As of January 2018, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts has two campuses, Changgang and University Town, with a total area of 564 acres and a total construction area of 411,884 square meters; the school has 8 secondary colleges and 1 ideological and political theory teaching department ; There are 31 undergraduate majors and 55 majors, and 24 majors have been enrolled; there are 3 first-level discipline master’s programs, 3 master’s professional degree authorization points; more than 400 full-time teachers, including 67 in-service professors and 156 associate professors ; As of the end of September 2017, the school has 5303 undergraduates, 721 postgraduates, 16 international students, 1 general preparatory student, and 6041 full-time students.
School official website: http://www.gzarts.edu.cn/
7.Hubei Academy Of Fine Arts 湖北美术学院
Hubei Institute of Fine Arts is the only higher art institution in Central China with multiple disciplines and multiple educational levels. It has been selected as a “domestic first-class discipline construction university” in Hubei Province. It is one of the eight independent art academies set up in China. One of the first batch of 32 MFA educational pilot units, with the right to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and one of the leading universities in the “Hubei Province 2011 Plan”.
As of early January 2019, the school has two campuses, Tan Hualin and Canglong Island, covering a total area of more than 730 acres and holding more than 200,000 paper books; it has 12 departments, 21 undergraduate majors, and 33 Professional direction, there are 3 first-level discipline master degrees and 1 professional master degree authorization category; there are more than 500 in-service faculty members, including 31 professors, 59 associate professors, and more than 7,000 students of various academic levels.
School official website: http://www.hifa.edu.cn/
8.Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts 天津美术学院
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts) is abbreviated as “Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts”. It is located in the center of Tianjin. It is one of the nine most influential art academies in China, an important art education and art research center in northern China, and eight independent establishments in China. One of the Academy of Fine Arts.
As of December 2016, the college has two campuses, Tianwei Road Campus and Zhichengdao Campus. The campus covers an area of 116,000 square meters and a building area of 163,000 square meters. There are 12 teaching units and 15 undergraduate majors; the whole school teaches There are 428 employees, including 4,881 full-time students with a bachelor degree or above, including 4,439 undergraduates and 442 postgraduates.
School official website: http://www.tjarts.edu.cn/