Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts

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Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts
TypePublic
Established1915
Location, ,
690101
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9°14′36″N 76°32′22″E / 9.2434°N 76.5395°E / 9.2434; 76.5395Coordinates: 9°14′36″N 76°32′22″E / 9.2434°N 76.5395°E / 9.2434; 76.5395
CampusUrban
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationsUniversity of Kerala
Websitehttp://rrvcfa.in/

Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts is located in Mavelikkara, Kerala, India. The college offers both undergraduate degree and diploma courses in fine arts, including in sculpture, painting and applied arts. This government institution is affiliated with the University of Kerala.

History

The college was established by Rama Varma son of Raja Ravi Varma in 1915 as a training institute. It became a Government institution after independence and was upgraded to Fine Arts College in the year 2000.

Organization

The administration of the college is under the Department of Technical Education,Kerala and Department of Higher Education. Raja Ravi Varma college is affiliated with the University of Kerala.

Admission

Admission to Bachelor Degree courses conducted in Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts is made through an Entrance examination conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Kerala. The basic qualification to apply is Plus Two or equivalent grade for Bachelor of Fine Arts courses. For admission to Master of Visual Arts of 2 years duration, applicant should have a Second class Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts.

Academic Courses

Forty students are taken in annually for training in painting, sculpture and fine arts, leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. In 2005 the college introduced Master of Visual Arts (WVA) degree courses in art history, painting.[1]

Following are the list of courses offered

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Art

Noted faculty and alumni

The first principal of this college was Artist P.J.Cherian. Following are the list of notable faculty and alumni of the college

See Also

References

  1. ^ "Ravi Varma centre introduces Masters course". The Deccan Chronicle.