SCHOOL OF Visual Arts


About School

Visual Arts represent wide-ranging areas of artistic practices in which Creative painting, environmental art and technology based arts are being given primary importance. The School of Visual Arts is a space where practices traditional and non-traditional methods of art making are nurtured and developed within conceptually and methodologically strong structures.

In SVA we believe in mentorship with a constant push towards experimentation and innovation. Specializations in specific branches and cross disciplinary studies are the distinctive nature of our courses. The graduate and post-graduate courses at SVA are designed to combine conceptual and skill- based learning aimed at creating professional possibilities in experimental and research-based practices, to produce Artists, Historians, and Curators for the future.

Courses Available

Creative Painting

4-Year BVA

This course is designed to help students to understand the nature of creativity by letting go of stale habits....

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Digital Drawing & Illustration

4-Year BVA

This is a unique undergraduate course specially designed to keep pace with changing technology and its role in....

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Curatorial Practices in Arts

2-Year MVA

This first MVA of its kind in the country prepares students to expand the role of curators in connecting...

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Fashion Art

2-year MDes

This course focuses on creating fashion illustrators who will be able to meet the requirements of the...

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Art Education

2-Year MVA

This course is designed for and focused on preparing art educators for the future. The pedagogical approach...

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Contemporary Art Practice

2-Year MVA

Contemporary Art Practice is changing dramatically. Artists react to observations of the world we live in...

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Photography

1-Year Diploma

Photography is about an idea, a message, or an emotion. That idea or message may be something small, a single word...

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Painting

1-Year Diploma

The program is aimed at those who have practiced painting as a hobby and are looking at more structured...

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PEOPLE

Prof. SM Kulkarni is a graduate of Sir J.J. School of Arts, Bombay, post graduate from College of Fine Arts, Baroda and a second post graduation from National Institute of Design, AHMEDABAD. Prior to joining WUD, he was the Dean of Sushant School of Design at Ansal University. He has also taught at NIFT, IICD, FDDI and Banasthali University, Rajasthan. Besides teaching, Prof. Kulkarni has over 30 years of consulting experience. Some of his prestigious assignments include the Golden Eye Exhibition at Copper Hewits Museum New York, as part of Festival of India; Apana Ustav (New Delhi); Timeless art Exhibition for Times of India Centenary Celebration; Muzaffar Ali for film Zooni etc. The repertoire of clients also includes Ritu Kumar, UNDP, SEWA, Findia Foundation, NCJD & Ministry of Textiles.

Dr .Preeti Yadav teaches undergraduate and Postgraduate students  in School of Communication and Visual Art Department at WUD. She has done Ph. D. in visual communication from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT),M.Phil & Masters in visual communication from Dr.B.R.Ambedekar University, and Bachelor’s in Applied Arts from the Rajasthan School Of Art. Her Ph.D. research focuses on young consumer's perception on design characteristics of mascot as a form of communication in advertisement. During her Ph.D. she was visiting researcher at Politecnico di Milano, Italy, School of Design. Attended two courses in University Art of London 1-Communication for PR and Advertising at London College of Communication in UK 2-Typography at Central Saint Martin in the UK. Her other research interests are in the field of Advertising, Brand identity, Typography, Packaging, Design Semantics, Publication Design, Visual Ethnography, Information Graphics, Visual communication, Visual interface design and fine arts. Her publications that have published in international Journals and international conferences. She was awarded "The Best Paper Award" at ICCVAD 2018 International Conference on Communication, Visual Arts & Design, Held on 2018 at London, United Kingdom and most "DISTINGUISED PAPER" Award from International Conference of Research into Design ICORD'17. One of her paper had been short listed for "YOUNG RESEARCH AWARD" at HWWE15. She previously taught at Amity School of Fine Arts, Amity University, Noida. She has 14years’ teaching and research experience in her relevant field.

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