Welcome message of the Discipline Head
Printmaking medium is wide range of creative solutions of Fine arts. It makes a vital contribution to the language of contemporary art practice. Printmaking discipline started its academic activities in 2009-2010.It introduced under graduate program that offered Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours degree in print making. The discipline is designed for a period of four years (eight terms) which is based on both theoretical and practical works. The curriculum of the discipline has been framed by blending the traditional and modern theory courses. It is emphasizes an exploration of the endless creative and technical possibilities in the traditional and modern art. The Discipline provides technical inductions for traditional and modern printmaking, including Relief, Intaglio Planography, Stencil, and digital processes. Printmaking discipline is striving continuously to ensure quality education for students. At present the discipline has five faculty members with extensive academics experience. Last year the discipline successfully produced about13 skilled printmaker. The Discipline will introduce masters program very soon.
Professor Dr. Md. Amirul Momanin Chowdhury
Fact and History of the Discipline
Printmaking Discipline is one of the three Disciplines of the Institute of Fine Arts, Khulna University and enjoys the unique distinction of being the only seat of tertiary level art education in the southern part of Bangladesh. Institute of Fine Arts, Khulna University bears the legacy of a century old art education school called Maheshwarpashe School of Arts (the very first school in the then East Bengal, established in 1904) in Bangladesh.
The Discipline offers four-year undergraduate courses leading to the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in the Printmaking disciplines. With a world class syllabus, the school offers a stimulating learning environment that promotes creativity, imagination, and observation reflecting the thousand years old unique art and cultural heritage of this region.
Mission of the Discipline
The Mission of the Discipline is to be the academy of excellence in Printmaking education with national relevance and international recognition. By ensuring need oriented and state-of-the-art technology based education, the Discipline is committed to produce academically sound, self confident, flexible, and internationally competent graduates who are able to hit the ground running from day one, and who can realize their true potential studying together and thereafter working together as professional Printmaker at home and abroad.
To attain this vision specific mission of the Discipline is to:
- develop adequate academic and research facilities, and infrastructure to ensure high quality education and research in the field of Fine Arts.
- increase number of Print medium as to meet the growing need of professional Printmakers graduating from demanding subject of fine arts.