The Printmaking Course is looking for applicants who: open up a fresh and creative world of expression, have comprehensive thoughts associated with art and design, become independent as artists freely expressing from both theory and practice in printmaking as well as in painting, have internationally diverse views, and are able to communicate socially.
The introductory first and second year courses focus on the acquisition of fundamental skills based on an understanding of the construction of printing plates. While developing inventiveness based on scientific knowledge and systems of plates, students comprehensively master basic techniques by completing concrete assignments. In the specialized courses in the third and fourth years, students develop their own individual styles while acquiring advanced technical knowledge and skills through working with a plate type of their choice.
Students are expected to: study and acquire printmaking techniques, realize freely expansive and independent thoughts toward art in their production, and become artists or creators who are able to plan presentation and exhibition of their artworks.
Type 1 junior high school teacher’s certificate (art)
Type 1 high school teacher’s certificate (art, craft)
The Master’s Degree Course in Printmaking is looking for applicants who: professionally explore things acquired in four years of college, pursue the possibility of “the expression in printmaking” through more multifaceted perspectives and thoughts, and aim to be active in the international community as artists or creators.
Considering the meaning and significance of the expression in printmaking in the times, students conduct fresh and creative studies on art production, which also deepen the capability for presentation as artists or creators, through more multifaceted perspectives and thoughts. In addition, as it is important to cultivate flexible communication skills through practical international activities and presentations, this course aims to substantiate the area of study adapted more globally to the international community.
Students are expected to: acquire advanced knowledge and technical skills not just in the area of printmaking but in art as a whole, pursue the expression in printmaking deeply along their own themes, engage actively in exhibition of artworks and social participation, and establish themselves as artists while considering the future direction of their creative activities.