Fine Arts and Design College
Introduction of Fine Arts and Design College of Wenzhou University(Revised version in February 2017)
Fine Arts and Design College of Wenzhou University, formerly known as the Department of Fine Arts, Wenzhou Normal University (established in 1984) and the Fashion Art and Design School of Wenzhou University (established in 1988), is one of the colleges of the earliest founders of the majors of art, design and clothing in China. Now, there are more than 980 full-time undergraduates and 20 graduate students in the college and 72 faculty members, including 7 professors, 24 associate professors, 5 doctors, and 46 masters.
There are two Master's degree programs: Master's degree in curriculum and teaching (for art) and Master's degree in education (for art); 6 undergraduate majors: fine arts, visual communication design, environmental design, clothing and costume design, product design, costume design and engineering. Clothing design and engineering program was selected by the Ministry of Education, as pilot construction program of the "Excellence Project", and specialty of Zhejiang Province ; clothing and costume design program is Key program of Wenzhou government; the design program is the key disciplines of Wenzhou University (class A); “3D clothing draping program” and “shoes and boots structure design program” are the national quality curriculum, and were selected as the sharing class of national quality education resources.
There are 20,000 square meters space for teaching in the college. The experimental teaching center of art design is a demonstration experimental center of Wenzhou City, which has 43 laboratories, with the equipment of a total value about $10,000,000. There are three technical service platform in the college: Zhejiang leather industry innovation service platform (for shoe-making), Wenzhou garment industry technology innovation service platform (clothing technology service center), and Wenzhou garment industry technology innovation service platform (clothing technology service center ); 3 research institutes: creative design institute, clothing modeling institute, and art education institute; more than 10 colleges and universities joint R & D center established by the college and local well-known enterprises, made a positive contribution to the local economy. In the past five years, we have gotten 1 National Social Science Fund project, 2 projects of the National Social Science Fund for art, and 8 provincial and ministerial level projects were obtained by the teachers of our college. More than 100 teachers participated in the exhibition, and 3 of them received provincial and ministerial Awards. The teachers made more than 30 patents, including 7 invention patents, published 22 thesis, 10 monographs, and obtained 4 Researches prize. At present, we have ￥5.65 million research funding, ranking the forefront of similar institutions in the province.
In August 2015, the Wenzhou government agreed to build the Wenzhou Fashion Institute by Wenzhou University, and our college is responsible for the implementation of the construction. Fashion Institute focuses on the training of fashion talents, the design of fashion products, the dissemination of fashion information, promoting fashion research and the fashion industry, etc.
The college has set up cooperation projects with the British de Ford University, Italy Academy of Fine Arts, European Institute of design, South Korea and the Taiwan University College of the arts, co-training exchange students, and organizing professional design camp every summer.
The aim of the college is to cultivate the practical talents who are strong in practice, creation, artistic accomplishment. our student employment rate is high, and the quality of graduates won the employer's praise, because they have a good business platform, and good business training in our college.
In recent years, the teachers and students of our school won more than 20 international and domestic exhibition awards, obtaining a good academic influence and social effects. Through the efforts of all faculty for many years, our College has become a high-level college of fine arts who combines art and design applications, and because continuous improvement of the quality of teaching, teachers and research, our social reputation increased year by year.