Department of Fine Arts & Design

Department of Fine Arts & Design

 

Comprehending Creative Expression ...

The demand for skilled artists and designers is increasing rapidly, and here is a chance to nurture your special interests. Add aesthetics to your ability to visualize the concepts of fashion and accessorizing, influenced by the contemporary social and cultural attitude. SNU is determined to put in the best efforts by offering advanced, professional guidance and popular, detailed course structure to the students, through quality education, supported by international facilities.

Shape your enthusiasm to learn color theory, design, fashion, art, and culture under the School of Design and Fine Arts, and explore perfect opportunities for a bright career to make a mark in the field of Art and Culture.

 

 

CoursesYearsSemesterEligibility CriteriaMarks Required
B.Design (Fashion Design/Product Design / Communication Design)4810+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
BFA4810+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
MFA24BFA50%
Ph.D in Fine Arts & Design (Full Time)
Ph.D in Fine Arts & Design (Part Time)
(Dr) Sanjay Sen Gupta

Associate Professor & Head (Department of Fine Arts and Design)

Masters in Painting from GCAC Kolkata (2002), and PhD (2014) in Fine Arts (Visual Arts) from the University of Calcutta.

Email: sanjay.sg@snuniv.ac.in


A practicing artist, researcher, writer, and educator based in Kolkata. Masters in Painting from GCAC Kolkata (2002), and PhD (2014) in Fine Arts (Visual Arts) from the University of Calcutta. Has been teaching various aspects of Drawing, Painting, Design and Composition since 2002. Has brought to light the oldest wooden idol ever found in West Bengal and arranged for its safe custody to the State Archaeological Museum (2010). Coordinated an Erasmus+ Faculty Exchange Program with Art Consortium, Spain (2017-8). Edited a Special Issue of The Chitrolekha Journal on Art and Design (2018). Won NTICVA Small Study and Research Grant India (2018-2019). Presented research papers on various aspects of Bengal Art in national and international seminars and conferences; and has published in various reputed journals. Invited as guest speaker by The Asiatic Society, Lalit Kala Akademi Regional Centre, Government College of Art and Craft, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture etc. Exhibited artworks in solo and group-shows in Kolkata, Delhi, and Mumbai. Now working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Centre for Indological Studies & Research, RKMIC Kolkata. A Member of the Editorial Board of American Journal of Art and Design, and The Chitrolekha Journal on Art and Design; and an Advisory Board Member of Ahana. Visited Bangladesh and Spain on different academic and research assignments.

SOMA BHOWMIK

Assistant Professor - History of Art (Fine Arts and Design)

Bachelors and Masters in History of Art from Visva-Bharati University, pursuing her PhD on Curatorial Possibilities in Contemporary Art from VB.

Email: soms.b@snuniv.ac.in


An art-historian, curator, critic, writer and educator based in Kolkata and Santiniketan. Bachelors (2012) and Masters (2014) in History of Art from Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, she is pursuing her PhD on Curatorial Possibilities in Contemporary Art from VB. She curated several shows of modern and contemporary art in Kolkata and Delhi – showcasing both senior artists and young practitioners – in association with various significant galleries. She delivers frequent lectures on History of Art and Curatorial Possibilities in national and international platforms. She also coordinates Art Appreciation Courses, Seminars, Workshops, and thus creates opportunities for art-practitioners, viewers and enthusiasts. As a Curator, she has worked with CIMA Art Gallery, Maya Art Space and Emami Chisel Gallery in Kolkata. She was a Guest Faculty at Amity University Kolkata, and Government College of Art & Craft Kolkata, and has also been the Director of ArtsAcre Foundation. As a prolific writer and critic, she has published many essays and reviews in various national and international journals and art magazines. She was the Associate Editor of ArtEast Magazine (2015-), and the Editor of the journal Art Fact (2018-). She has authored a monograph on Hirendranath Dutta published by Rajya Charukala Parshad, Information and Culture Department, Government of West Bengal, and a book named DO I MIND.

MEENAKSHI SENGUPTA

Assistant Professor - Painting (Fine Arts and Design)

Pursuing Ph.D. at Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan Masters of Fine Arts from Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda, Gujarat

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A practicing artist and educator based in Kolkata. Bachelors (2011) in Painting from Government College of Art and Craft Kolkata (CU) and subsequent Masters with Gold Medal (2013) from MS University Baroda, she is continuing her PhD on Gender Representation and Marginalization in Colonial and Post-colonial Indian Subcontinent at Kala Bhavana, Visa-Bharati University, Santiniketan. She received Nasreen Mohamedi Award (2012), Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant (2016) and Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Award (2018). She has held solo exhibitions -- ‘Flavour Chart’ at Gallery Maskara (2013), ‘Some-body, Any-body, No-Body’ at Sakshi Gallery Mumbai (2018), and one in Kolkata. Her works have also been exhibited in various national and international platforms like – POC Festival, Marseille, France; Art Brussels, Belgium, Geukens & De Vil Gallery, Antwerp; Kochi Muzirus, Biennale, India Art Fair and others. She was part of Khoj Peers Share Programme (2013), and the fall Visiting Artist Fellow at South Asian Institute, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA (2016). She is currently represented by Sakshi Gallery in India and Shifting Frames in France, and has also engaged herself with the academia for more than four years.

Kaushik Halder

Assistant Professor - Sculpture (Fine Arts and Design)

Bachelors (2012) in Sculpture from Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata, and subsequent Masters (2014) from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan

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A practicing artist, sculptor and educator based in Kolkata. Bachelors (2012) in Sculpture from Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata, and subsequent Masters (2014) from Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, he also attended Integrated Training Programme at National Bal-Bhavan Delhi (2010). He was awarded Gold Medal at the Annual Exhibition of RBU (2012), Aranya Special Award by RAD (2013), National Award in Sculpture in the 55th National Exhibition of Art by LKA, Charukala Award by Rajya Charukala Parshad (2014), Governor Award at 80th Annual All India Fine Arts Exhibition by AFA (2016), Junior Fellowship in Sculpture (2014-15) by the Ministry of Culture, GOI (2017), West Bengal State Award & Fellowship, Kalananda Art Contest Award by PDF (2018), Infosys Special CIMA Award (2019), Honourable Mention International Award-2019 at FAIEMW Bhopal (2020), and many more. His works have been showcased in exhibitions in Kolkata, Bhopal, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangladesh. He has also participated in Wooden Puppet Workshop organised by WBSADDMVA (2011), National Workshop on Playing with Glass & Flame at Shilpa Sadan Visva-Bharati, Workshop organised by SBI at SSVAD (2014), International ‘Ceramic Dome Tagore’ Project by New Earth UK and Kala Bhavana, One month Residency at KAG Hyderabad (2015), and ‘Paper Potential’ Circle-19 at PAR Bombay (2019). He has engaged himself with the academia for more than five years now.

DASARATH DAS

Assistant Professor - Printmaking (Fine Arts and Design)

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A practicing artist, printmaker and educator based in Kolkata. Bachelors in Printmaking from Indian College of Arts and Draftsmaship (RBU) Kolkata in 2012, and subsequent Masters from University of Calcutta (GCAC) in 2014. Recipient of Gold Medal at ICAD Annual Exhibition (2012), National Scholarship (2013), Best Award in Printmaking at GCAC Annual Exhibition (2014), Lalit Kala Akademi Research Scholarship (2015), Best Award in Printmaking by Emami Chisel Art (2017), CIMA Award (2017), Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation Kalanand Grant, DGM Award at Dhoomimal Gallery New Delhi, Fellowship at Ravi Jain Memorial Exhibition (2021) and VAS International Artist Group Award (2022). Besides many national and international exhibitions in Kolkata, Nagpur, Delhi and abroad, he also participated in Uttarayan Art foundation Residency (2014), 18th International Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, Ulsan International Woodcut Printmaking Festival, Lalit Kala Akademi National Art Camp (2018), and 3rd National Tagore Exhibition (2021). He has more than eight years of teaching experience.

Mousim Mitra

Adjunct Faculty - Communication Design (Fine Arts and Design)

Graphic Design (1993-1998) National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

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A Communication Design professional and expert based in Kolkata. Alumni of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad with specialization in Graphic Design (1993-1998), he has twenty-four years of industry experience working with leading agencies like BATES 141, JWT (now WT), Oglivy & Mather and others. He has been a Creative Director at GREY Kolkata, a Consultant Creative Director at LINC Pens, and an Executive Creative Director at Thoughtshop Communications. His works have won National Insurance Award, Calcutta Ad Club Award and others, was shortlisted for Global Awards, and got published by Rockport Publication of Philadelphia. Besides working as a Creative Consultant for several clients across categories, he was also an advertising and design educator associated with ISBM Media Management Institutes, UPES School of Design Dehradun, and NSHM Kolkata. As a visual artist, he held two solo exhibitions in Kolkata, and was showcased and published at CIMA Awards Show 2017.

Anujeet Chatterjee

Teaching Assistant - Applied Art (Fine Arts and Design)

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A) & Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) in Applied Art from Rabindra Bharti University, Kolkata.

Email: anujeet.c@snuniv.ac.in


A graphic designer and educator based in Kolkata. Bachelors (2014) and Masters (2016) in Applied Art from Rabindra Bharati University, he was a recipient of ‘UGC Rank Holder Scholarship’ (2014-2016). He taught art & craft at Kolkata Nandanik, and was the co-editor of magazine ‘Nandanik Samay’ (2014-2018). He was an exhibition trainee at BITM (NCSM, Ministry of Culture, Government of India), and has worked as a graphic designer at Digiscope Media Solutions Studio LLP.

Chayanika Dey

Visiting Faculty - Fashion Design (Fine Arts and Design)

A graduate in Fashion Technology from Wigan & Leigh College Kolkata, she has also done CAD Tech in Fashion from the Academy of Suburbia.

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A working Fashion professional based in Kolkata. A graduate in Fashion Technology from Wigan & Leigh College Kolkata, she has also done CAD Tech in Fashion from the Academy of Suburbia. With more than twenty-years of industry experience, she was selected as a Designer from Eastern Zone in the Lakme Talent Hunt. She has worked as a Senior Design Associate of Kiran Uttam Ghosh, and the Chief Designer at Usha Creations. She was also professionally engaged in various capacities with Weavers Studio, Sreepriya Exports Pvt Ltd, Designer Anamika Khanna, Ritu Kumar and Paromita Banerjee. Besides being the owner of Vedaa Designer Ensembles, and a partner of Red Paisleys, she has also been a Fashion Faculty at Wigan & Leigh.

Tanmoy Nandi

Assistant Professor - Product Design (Fine Arts and Design)

Bachelors (2014) and Masters (2018) in Design from Silpa Sadana, Visva-Bharati University, and UGC-NET qualified (2019)

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A practicing designer, researcher and product consultant based in Kolkata and Shantiniketan. Bachelors (2014) and Masters (2018) in Design from Silpa Sadana, Visva-Bharati University, and UGC-NET qualified (2019). His work has won West Bengal State Award for Ceramic in Kalanand Art Contest in 2018. With specialization in the mediums of ceramic and glass, he has been working on various projects with the National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad – along with other organizations and industries – since 2014. On behalf of State Institute for Development Arts and Crafts, Orissa, he documented their Silver Filigree Craft tradition. As a product designer, he represented India in the 7th episode of Uronto Residency Art Exchange Program in Bangladesh, and also participated in an International Workshop on ‘Architecture, Art and Lifestyle of Santali people,’ organized by In-Field Design Studio of Japan. He worked as a Guest Faculty at the College of Fine Arts, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath at Bengaluru. At present, he is pursuing his PhD in Design from Visva-Bharati University.

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CoursesFee During Admission (Including 1st Semester Fee / 1st installment for annual scheme)Fee 2nd semester / 2nd installment onwardsProgram Fees Total
B.Design (Fashion Design/Product Design / Communication Design)9275056750490000
BFA7850042500376000
MFA6525029250153000
Ph.D in Fine Arts & Design (Full Time)7500055000350000
Ph.D in Fine Arts & Design (Part Time)5500055000230000

 

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