GCFA Thrissur

Govt. College of Fine Arts

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Govt. College of Fine Arts is situated at Bennet Road, Chembukkavu,, Thrissur (Trichur), India 680020 in Thrissur.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Painting
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Sculpture
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Applied Arts
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Govt. College of Fine Arts - GCFA Thrissur - GCFA

Government College of Fine Arts, Thrissur is one of the premier centers of fine art education in Kerala, which celebrates the Centenary in 2010. Affiliated to the University of Calicut in 1997, this institution has entered into a new phase of its development; it’s gathering a new momentum to provide young talents of the state with quality training and infrastructure facilities in the stream of fine arts. The institution started functioning in 1910 in the name of ‘technical commercial industrial school’ under the auspices of the erstwhile Cochin dynasty and imparted training on art and craft. During the second world war the institution was renamed as govt. trade school and art and craft subjects were got integrated. For some time the institution was known as govt. occupational institute and later it was known as govt. institute of fine arts, conducting five year national diploma courses in painting, sculpture and applied art. Many industrious individuals who have established themselves later in life have been trained in this institution in their youth. Former Chief Minister and veteran politician Sri. K. Karunakaran was a student of this institute before dedicating his life for politics. Artist Namboothiri had learnt art here before going to Madras School of Art. Eminent artist and Former Municipal Chairman of Thrissur, Sri. V. Sankaramenon, was the superintendent of this institution. Noted film makers like Sri. P.N. Menon, Sri. Bharathan, Sri. Ambili and actor Sree Raman were once the students of this institution. Many of the contemporary Painters, Sculptors and designers are the prestigious alumnus of this institution. Internationally acclaimed painters like jyothibasu, tv santhosh and murali cheeroth are once the students of this institution. Renowned painters like tm aziz, kk mohammed, rathidevi, reji arakkal, sujith sn were also students of this institution.

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 Art Forum, IDN International Designers Net work Magazine,  Eye -The International Review of Graphic Design, Creative Review .-Advertising Design and Visual Culture, Communication Arts Design Annual 51, Communication Art Advertising Annual 51, Art Asia Pacific, Print Magazine.


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