The college of fine arts and design is established by adjusting the department of art of the original college of art and integrating the department of art of the original college of design. College, adhering to the "cultivating art talents with humanistic feelings and innovation" the school mission, strengthen the humanistic quality and comprehensive ability to two or more things, artistic accomplishment and design capabilities, "the school idea, in accordance with the direction of" thick foundation, strong, heavy application "on the cultivation of thinking, to create become distinctive in southwest university school (department).
At present, the college has more than 60 staff members, including 22 professors and associate professors, including 7 PHDS (2 PHDS introduced by the central academy of fine arts), 1 academic leader of provincial philosophy and social science (art), and 1 master tutor of ethnic art. Hired well-known print, famous artists Wang Jiangshan, Cao Qiongde as distinguished professor, Dr Also employs art (ethnology postdoctoral), Germany Berlin university visiting professor, Wuhan university of textile engineering art college of art and design master tutor professor Liu, Shanghai university, Shanghai academy of fine arts professor, doctoral supervisor Su Jincheng as visiting professor. Through the introduction and development in recent years, the construction of the teacher team has achieved rapid development, and the teacher force has been enriched and improved. The age structure is gradually reasonable and the title structure is gradually optimized.
The college has three teaching departments, namely fine arts department, design department and digital media department. Currently, the college has three undergraduate majors, namely fine arts, digital media art and product design, and has established more than 10 off-campus art practice bases.
The college of fine arts and design currently has a university-level key support discipline design, and the construction direction of the master's program: ethnic art and design art, southwest minority craft design research center, fine arts workstation of famous primary and secondary school teachers in Guizhou province, and Nie Sen's studio of famous teachers and other teaching and research platforms. In the past three years, the college has won more than 50 national, provincial and departmental projects (including 4 national, 10 provincial and ministerial projects and 16 departmental projects), with project funds of more than one million yuan. Published 6 monographs, organized teachers and students to participate in national, provincial and hall design competitions at all levels and won more than 300 awards.
In recent years, the college pays attention to the construction of characteristic disciplines, and strives to create a strong academic research atmosphere. According to their own basic academic resources advantages, vigorously develop the interdisciplinary design research, initially formed a in both has certain academic influence of "China's ethnic minorities traditional design wisdom unearthed, inheritance and innovation of application research team", this is not only actively adapt to the current emerging disciplines and interdisciplinary development trend of the right thing to do, and for building the high quality academic brand advantage of Guizhou characteristics opens up a path of innovation.