This Art and Cultural Institution established in the year 1993 for encouraging the students of various types in cultural activities, and was named Rhythm School of Art and Culture under the able guidance of Dr. Tapasi Dey along with other qualified experience teachers, the Institution ran successfully and was thus registered and approved by government of West Bengal (under society registration act 1961). Over few years the activities of the Institution have been greatly extended. As a result a degree college in the name of “College of Visual Arts” was established in 17th November 1999 and affiliated to Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh. It is the University in South East Asia for studying Art and music and accord the B.F.A. degree of 4 years course.

The college was extended in 1999 as an Art Institution with an aim and propagation of art, and developing the Individual creative abilities of the students, and also draws young artistic talents from Kolkata and other states thus offers ambience of creative Interaction among the students and teachers.

Mainly in South Kolkata Where there is no such Degree art college also the view of limited accommodation at the others 3 degree art colleges. It would widen up the scope for students of other areas also.
The course of study in fine Arts has been designed scientifically and methodically in accordance with the course prescribed by the Vishwavidyalaya. The divine and modern form of artistic opportunity for becoming a true artist is one of the main objective of the college. There are enormous scope at the college to communicate and interact with the students coming from various multilingual state of the country. Apart from traditional historical form of art the student are taught keeping in line with modern rhetoric so that at large, after completing their course, they would be successful in professional life.


It is a 4 years integrated graduate degree course, first 1 year foundation it consist to drawing – Painting graphics (print making), sculpture (3 Dimension) applied art (2 Dimension). The painting provides training in basic skills in various media like Pencil, water colour, Gouache, Tempera, wash, Oil, Acrylic and mixed application in gradual order. Studies from figure with characters, proportion, perspective, volume, etc. Studies from object, life, nature and rapid sketching with special attention to the application of line tone and colour. The department also provides further programmes for the development of conception in mass, texture, space, movement, composition, personal expression and skill of relating image to visual data with special emphasis on experimental work in comparative study and interrelating subject, media and technique.



The session begin from 1st July and continue upto 30th June next year with an interval of Puja vacation, winter vacation, and summer vacation.

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