The Central Academy of Fine Arts is now accepting enrollment for its first-ever International Foundation Course, a pre-bachelor’s degree program developed in conjunction with China’s Ministry of Education.
CAFA is the leading institution for modern art education in China and is the only art academy of higher learning directly under the Ministry of Education. The China Education Center is officially authorized by CAFA to handle foreign students’ applications to its International Foundation Course.
CAFA includes seven schools and colleges: the School of Fine Art, the School of Chinese Painting, the School of Design, the School of Architecture, the School of Humanities, the College of City Design, the School of Continuing Education and the Affiliated High School of Fine Art. CAFA provides first-rate libraries and studios for students and teachers. The academy also publishes two Chinese periodicals of Academic Classification A, Art Research and World Art.
CAFA is accepting enrollment applications through August31. The program begins on September. 7.
Curriculum content will include: adumbration, sketch, color, design, specialty Chinese courses and more. On-campus and off-campus housing is available. The course fee is RMB 60,000 per year.
(A definition of adumbration for those of us who bombed out early at school at do not understand adumbration is. First know that the illustration at the beginning is entitled Adumbration and is by Xiang Jing.)
1. To give a sketchy outline of.
2. To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow.
3. To disclose partially or guardedly.
4. To overshadow; shadow or obscure.
And, yes, I had to look it up. Perhaps I should sign on for the course.
The CEC was established in 2001, one of the earliest websites for studying abroad in China. It offers educational consulting services to assist foreign students applying to university and high school programs in China. Since 2001, the CEC has assisted students from more than 50 countries obtain entrance into many reputable Chinese universities.