FINE ARTS

The Department of Fine Arts offers a four year Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts. Many graduates of the Department of Fine Arts at the NCA have found fame and recognition in Pakistan and internationally .

The Department of Fine Arts is the foremost programme for artistic and intellectual discourse and activity in the country. It involves leading professionals to contribute through their teaching/ presence and provides freedom/venue to students for developing into successful creative individuals with independent aesthetic choices. It aims that students should have academic skill, analytical ability and vision to create works of art. It trains students, at the end of their course, in becoming practitioners with meaningful understanding of tradition and information of the contemporary.

To attain this, the Department of Fine Arts offers a range of courses, which include studio and theory. Divided into Majors of four different disciplines: Painting, Printmaking & Digital Media, Sculpture and Miniature Painting; along with Studio Drawing, Studio Electives, and Fine Art Seminar.

Each student of Fine Arts, in the 2nd Year is introduced to all 4 Major subjects, before choosing one to pursue in 3rd and 4th years. During this period, Studio Drawing and Fine Art Seminar contribute towards developing an individual approach.

The Department of Fine Arts, in accordance to the vision of NCA, facilitates students to enrol in Elective Courses, offered by the Department as well as from other departments of the institution. Recognizing the need for a multi-disciplinary pedagogy, the programme is structured to encourage exposure and experience beyond a student’s selected course of studies/Major Subject.




PAINTING












The Painting Programme introduces students to a variety of media, including oil, acrylic, water colour, mix-media and tempera. Students are encouraged to articulate their pictorial ideas on a variety of surfaces employing a range of techniques and mediums.



PRINT MAKING
& DIGITAL MEDIA












The Printmaking & Digital Media Programme combines both traditional and contemporary processes of Printmaking pursuing different methods of printing, usually on paper, but also on fabric, wood, metal and other surfaces, working with special tools, presses and acid.

This programme encourages use of traditional techniques alongside new ways of looking at the constantly changing world of our electronic digital age. All intaglio techniques of drypoint, etching, engraving, photoetching and aquatint, as well as planographic techniques of offset and direct method lithography, relief printing processes like woodcut and linocut, silkscreen and digital printmaking are tough. Digital Media refers to images created digitally on paper and other surfaces, using a wide variety of computer software.

The creative opportunity offered by this program is hugely diverse and exciting, allowing the students to choose and combine the techniques that best suit them.



MINIATURE
PAINTING












In this course, students are taught the skills and traditional techniques of miniature painting. They are encouraged to develop an awareness and sensibility of contemporary practices of this art form. They learn the making of wasli (traditional paper), handmade brushes, and preparation of colours. The use of the traditional along with the contemporary approaches expand the vision of students and equip them with technical possibilities.




SCULPTURE












Sculpture as a medium has moved from making three dimensional objects to installations, videos, nontangible materials accessed through the sense of touch, taste, sound and light. The multi dimensionality of this process links with technology and materials which are traditional as well as contemporary. Students are encouraged to explore materials and techniques available in their surrounding so they can experiment with wide range of ideas, images and techniques and open up new frontiers of expression.



PROGRAMME
STRUCTURE













Foundation Semesters

1st Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FNDN-1101 Drawing I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1102 Drafting I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1103 Design Process I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1104 Sculpture I Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1106 History of Art I Foundation Theory 1
FNDN-1107 Introduction to the Arts I Foundation Theory 1
COMP-1101 English Language and Literature I Compulsory Theory 2
COMP-1102 Pakistan Studies Compulsory Theory 2
Total 18

2nd Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FNDN-1201 Drawing II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1202 Drafting II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1203 Design Process II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1204 Sculpture II Foundation Studio 3
FNDN-1206 History of Art II Foundation Theory 1
FNDN-1207 Introduction to the Arts II Foundation Theory 1
COMP-1201 English Language and Literature II Compulsory Theory 2
COMP-1202 Islamiat Compulsory Theory 2
Total 18

3rd Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FA-2101 Introduction to Fine Art I
Painting/Miniature Painting/Sculpture/Print making
Core Studio 6
FA-2102 Drawing I Core Studio 3
NCA-2101 History of Art I Core Theory 2
FA-2104 Fine Art Seminar I Core Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 15

4th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FA-2201 Fine Arts Major I
Painting/Miniature Painting/ Sculpture/Printmaking
Core Studio 6
FA-2202 Drawing II Core Studio 3
NCA-2201 History of Art II Core Theory 2
FA-2204 Fine Art Seminar II Core Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 15

5th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FA-3101 Fine Arts Major II
Painting/Miniature Painting/Sculpture/Print making
Core Studio 6
FA-3102 Drawing III Core Studio 3
NCA-3101 History of Art III Core Theory 2
FA-3104 Fine Art Seminar III Core Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 15

6th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FA-3201 Fine Arts Major III
Painting/Miniature Painting/Sculpture/Print making
Core Studio 6
FA-3202 Drawing IV Core Studio 3
NCA-3201 History of Art IV Core Theory 2
FA-3204 Fine Art Seminar IV Core Theory 2
Elective from other departments Elective 2
Total 15

7th Semester

Code Courses Category Type Credits
FA-4101 Fine Arts Major IV
Painting/Miniature Painting/Sculpture/Print making
Core Studio 8
FA-4102 Drawing V Core Studio 3
FA-4103 History of Art V Core Theory 2
FA-4104 Fine Art Seminar V Core Theory 2
Total 15

8th Semester

Thesis 15 credits

Elective Courses

From 3rd semester onwards, a student will be able to choose elective courses from within his/her department and from other departments with the help of assigned advisor. Each Elective Course will be of 2 credit hours.


Code Courses Type
FA-2101 Introduction to Fine Art I
Painting/Miniature Painting/
Sculpture/Printmaking
Studio
FA-2102 Drawing I Studio
NCA-2101 History of Art I Theory
FA-2104 Fine Art Seminar I Theory
FA-2201 Fine Art Major I
Painting/Miniature Painting/
Sculpture/Printmaking
Studio
FA-2202 Drawing II Studio
NCA-2201 History of Art II Theory
FA-2204 Fine Art Seminar II Theory
FA-3101 Fine Arts Major II
Painting/Miniature Painting/
Sculpture/Printmaking
Studio
FA-3102 Drawing III
Studio
NCA-3101 History of Art III Theory
FA-3104 Fine Art Seminar III Theory
FA-3201 Fine Arts Major III
Painting/Miniature Painting/
Sculpture/Printmaking
Studio
FA-3202 Drawing IV Studio
NCA-3201 History of Art IV Theory
FA-3204 Fine Art Seminar IV Theory
FA-4101 Fine Arts Major IV
Painting/Miniature Painting/
Sculpture/Printmaking
Studio
FA-4102 Drawing V Studio
FA-4103 History of Art V Theory
FA-4104 Fine Art Seminar V Theory
FA-2106 Self and other portraits Studio
FA-2108 Portrait of Art; Artists depicted in films Theory
FA-2206 Unconventional Mediums and Techniques in Art Studio
FA-2207 Introduction to Digital Art Studio
FA-2107 Appropriation in Art and Design Studio
FA-3106 Image in Making II Studio
FA-3206 Visual Poetry Studio
FA-2109 Printmaking I Studio
FA-2209 Printmaking II Studio
FA-3108 Printmaking III Studio
FA-3108 Printmaking III Studio
FA-3207 Printmaking IV Studio
FA-3107 Installation Art Studio
FA-2208 Demystifying Painting-Material and Methods of 2D Art Making Studio


FACULTY












Rabeya Jalil

Head of Painting
Associate Professor
BFA, NCA Lahore, Pakistan
MA Education, Columbia University, New York, USA

Muhammad Imran Qureshi

Head of Miniature Painting
Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore

Nausheen Saeed

Head of Sculpture
Associate Professor
BFA NCA, Lahore, Pakistan
MA (Site Specific Sculpture), Wimbledon School of Art, London University of Surrey

Laila Mehreen Rahman

Head of Printmaking & Digital Media
Associate Professor
BFA NCA, Lahore, Pakistan
MFA Slade School of Fine Art University College London

Shireen Bano Rizvi

Associate Professor
BFA, NCA Lahore, Pakistan
MA (Hons.) Visual Art,NCA Lahore, Pakistan

Mohammad Ali Talpur

Associate Professor
BFA NCA, Lahore, Pakistan
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA, Lahore

Saamia Ahmed

Associate Professor
BFA, NCA Lahore, Pakistan
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA Lahore

R.M. Naeem

Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore

Jamil Baloch

Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore

Muhammad Atif Khan

Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore

Ali Kazim

Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore
MFA. University College London London’s Global University

Saba Khan

Assistant Professor
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore
MFA Boston University Boston

Fatima Saeed

Assistant Professor
BFA. NCA
MFA, College of Fine Arts, University
New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Saulat Ajmal

Lecturer
BFA Hunter College, City University New York
MFA. Virginia Commonwealth University

Fatima Haider

Lecturer
BFA (Visual Art) BNU, Lahore
MFA. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Ayesha Zulfiqar

Lecturer
BFA National College of Arts, Lahore
MFA. University of the Arts, London

Sobia Ahmed

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA

Muhammad Aakif Suri

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA

Suleman Aqeel

Lecturer
BFA. NCA

Kiran Saleem

Lecturer
BFA. GCU, FSD
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA

Hadia Zahra Sadaan

Lecturer
BFA. NCA

Rizwana

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Hons.) Visual Art, NCA

Sajid Khan

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Art Education), BNU

Mamoona Riaz

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Art Education), BNU

Sumaira Amin

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Fine Arts Painting), PU

Saleha Butt

Lecturer
BFA. NCA
MA (Fine Art) New Mexico
State University, USA



FACULTY FOUNDATION SEMESTER

Khalid Ibrahim
Head of Foundation Year

Associate Professor
Architecture

Prof. Dr. Murtaza Jafri
Shehnaz Malhi
Nausheen Saeed
Sadia Amin Raja
Awais Aqdus
Sumaira Ameen
Prof. Dr. Syeda Farida Batool
Muhammad Arshad Saeed
Ammara Khalid
Tausif Zain Ul Abedin
Wasim Akhtar
Ali Zafar
Syed Muhammad Hassan Zaidi
Naveen Zehra
Mujahid Sohaib Butt
Nariman Aziz
Ateeq ur Rehman





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