Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music

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Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music
愛知県立芸術大学
Established 1966 (1966)
Type Public
Director Teruo Isomi
Undergraduates 826[1][dead link]
Postgraduates 185[2][dead link]
Doctoral students 28[3][dead link]
Location Nagakute, Aichi, Japan
Coordinates: 35°10′10″N 137°04′10.65″E / 35.16944°N 137.0696250°E / 35.16944; 137.0696250
Campus Nagakute
Website www.aichi-fam-u.ac.jp

Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music (愛知県立芸術大学 Aichi kenritsu geijutsu daigaku?) is a public university in the city of Nagakute in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The school was established in 1966. The University is located in a hilly area on the eastern outskirts of Nagoya, away from the bustle and noise of the downtown area. The campus covers a large area of approximately 410,000 square meters, with University facilities blending harmoniously with the surrounding nature and greenery.

History[edit]

  • 1966 - Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music is established[4][dead link]
    The Painting, Sculpture, and Design Divisions are established in the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art
    The Composition, Voice, and Instrumental Music (Piano, Strings) Divisions are established in the Department of Music, Faculty of Music
    Naoteru Ueno assumes office as the first President
  • 1970 - Graduate School (Master Course) opens
    The Painting, Sculpture, and Design Divisions are established in the Graduate School of Fine Arts
    The Composition, Voice, and Instrumental Music (Piano, Strings) Divisions are established in the Graduate School of Music
  • 1972 - Shinichiro Kozuka assumes office as the second President
  • 1977 - Masaaki Oshita becomes acting President upon the death of Shinichiro Kozuka
    Masuto Toyooka assumes office as the third President
  • 1983 - Takashi Kono assumes office as the fourth President
  • 1985 - Student exchange agreement between Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music and Nanjing Academy of Fine Arts is signed
  • 1989 - The Faculty of Art is expanded to include the Department of Design and Craft; the Design Division is transferred from the Department of Fine Arts to the Department of Design and Craft; the Ceramics Division is established in the Department of Design and Craft
    The Painting Division in the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art is reorganized into the Japanese Painting and Oil Painting Divisions
    The Winds and Percussion Course is introduced in the Instrumental Music Division of the Department of Music, Faculty of Music
    Museum of Horyuji Mural Reproductions opens
    Yoshikado Tatehata assumes office as the fifth President
  • 1993 - The Painting Division is subdivided into the Japanese Painting and Oil Painting Divisions, and the Ceramics Division is introduced, in the Graduate School of Fine Arts
  • 1994 - The Composition (Musicology) Course is established in the Composition Division of the Department of Music, Faculty of Music
    The Composition (Musicology) Course is established in the Composition Division, along with the establishment of the Instrumental Music (Winds and Percussion) Courses in the Instrumental Music Division, Graduate School of Music
  • 1995 - Makoto Kawakami assumes office as the sixth President
  • 2001 - The Art History, Art Theory and Conservation Division is established in the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art
    Shozo Shimada assumes office as the seventh President
  • 2007 - Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music becomes independent, now run by the Aichi Public University Corporation
    The Master Course is reorganized; as a result, the five Divisions of the Graduate School of Fine Arts are combined into a single division, while the three divisions of the Graduate School of Music are combined into a single division
    Teruo Isomi assumes office as the eighth President
  • 2009 - Graduate School (Doctor Course) opens
    Doctor Courses are now established in the Fine Arts Division, the Graduate School of Fine Arts, and the Music Division of the Graduate School of Music, respectively.

Departments[edit]

Department of Fine Arts[edit]

(Includes undergraduate and graduate school programs)

  • Japanese Painting
  • Oil Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Art History, Art Theory and Conservation Division
  • Craft&Design
    • Design
    • Ceramics

Department of Music[edit]

(Includes undergraduate and graduate school programs)

  • Composition
    • Composition
    • Musicology
  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music
    • Piano
    • String Instruments
    • The Winds and Percussion

Organisation & Facilities[edit]

Artists[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Faculty members[edit]

International Exchanges[edit]

Contact information[edit]

  • Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music
    1-1 Sagamine Nagakute, Aichi, Japon

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Number of students 2009
  2. ^ [2] Number of students 2009
  3. ^ [3] Number of students 2009
  4. ^ [4] History of University

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