School of Visual Arts (ARTVERSE - 2022)

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

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.

A Visual Artist working with a multidisciplinary approach, Suresh has worked areas in many Universities in India as an art educator. He graduated from Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur and did his masters from M.S. University, Vadodara. Suresh Kumar is a Prolific Painter, having 20 years of experience in multidisciplinary Art. He has won the National Scholarship (HRD); Mohammedi Nasreen Merit Scholarship from M.S. University; State award & State Student Award, L.K.A Rajasthan; Best Student & Merit Award from Raj. School of Arts, Jaipur; Young Artist Award, Jawahar Kala Kendra; and has participated in many art camps & art residency, galleries and organisation.

A Visual artist and Designer, with a B.V.A in Applied Arts and M.V.A in Printmaking from the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University of Baroda. Yash specializes in alternative photographic printing processes of the 19th Century. He was invited to take an interactive session on “Alternative Printmaking” at the Faculty. He has conducted workshops on the Cyanotype process at several institutions in India, like Chhaap Printmaking Studio, Vadodara, and Lovely Professional University, Punjab(2019). He has been a recipient of the ‘JERAM PATEL’ Award for Printmaking, by the Faculty of Fine Arts; and for Photography at the 52nd Annual Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata. He has participated in several national art camps and seminars in Bihar, Jaipur, and Kerala. He was visual art faculty at Meraki Portfolio Consultancy, Vadodara, Gujarat from 2019-21, Yash has designed the Artist Book of Padma Shri. Jyoti Bhatt with Gallery Latitude28 and another book “Goth: Adivasi stories from Gujarat” by Kanji Patel for Bhasha Research and Publication Centre. He has participated in several group shows at different places in India like INDIA ART FAIR in Delhi(2020), Tapi Festival in Surat(2020), Swasti Art Gallery in Bangalore(2020), Birla Academy of Art and Culture in Kolkata(2019), Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata(2019).

Board Members

Veer Munshi

Professional Artist

Veer Munshi born in Srinagar Kashmir studied fine arts from M.S.University Baroda who now lives in Delhi/Gurgaon for last 26 years...

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Achia Anzi

Professor

Achia Anzi, was born in Israel in 1979. Anzi did his MFA & BFA in Sculpture from the University of Rajasthan, in 2004- 2010, Diploma and BA...

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Siddhartha Tagore

Director Art Konsult and Publisher of Art & Deal

Siddhartha Tagore established ‘Art Konsult’ about two decades ago with a vision to promote Indian Contemporary Art...

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Qazi M Raghib

Art Director / Art critic

Presently with National Herald, Qazi Raghib is a Creative Director and Art Critic. Associated with India Today Group, Inflight Magazine...

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WUD Critics Awards

WUD has also introduced the Critics’ Choice Award (Jury Selection) for the young and upcoming artists in the respective genres. The recipient of the awards is mentioned below:

Abid Zaid

This Delhi-based artist has done Masters in Economics, History &Painting and PhD in History of Arts. She in the painting field since 2007...

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Amit Shrivatsava

AAn IIT Delhi Alumnus, pursued his passion towards arts, he loves to paint and draw portraits early from an age of 9 He graduated from...

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Neerja Chandna Peters

Delhi based self-taught artist, writer and a physician by profession, she discovered her passion for art almost a decade ago...

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Ranjit Sankar

Delhi-based artist, Ranjit did his diploma in art from Sarbabharatiya Sangeet O Sanskriti Parishad Calcutta and has ...

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Pooja Aggarwal

Artist based in Gurugram, Haryana, India. Passionate about creating unique and exclusive pieces of art. She took ...

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Bharti Prajapati

She has studied Textile Designing from Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and then from the National Institute of Design ...

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Awards Recevied by Students

Sahil Mathur

Participated in Online Print Making Exhibition organised by Printmakers.016, Kolkata, India. ...

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Anu Ahuja

Participated in International Virtual Engravist Printmaking Biennale, Istanbul 2020, held from...

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Tanushka Singha

Participated in International Virtual Engravist Printmaking Biennale, Istanbul 2020, held from..

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Navya Sachdeva

Participated in International Virtual Engravist Printmaking Biennale, Istanbul 2020, held from...

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Art Talks

Anand Roy

Rajiv Gupta

Student Testimonials