Hiroshima City University
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts fosters creativity and encourages self-expression through cutting-edge practice, technique, scholarship, and research.
The faculty endeavors to provide a supportive learning environment for creative-minded individuals, who are capable of adapting to changing trends, and enthusiastic about experimenting with various methods of self-expression. An emphasis is placed on the role of aesthetics and creative activity in local and international communities.
The ideal candidate for this program should possess a keen sense of creativity, the ability to observe and critique a body of work, and the desire to further hone their skills of self-expression.
Students will have the opportunity to experiment with various techniques and develop the skills in their chosen area of concentration.
A primary feature of this program is its focus on community and international exchange. Through rigorous study and practice, students explore the social role of art through a production-based approach in the community at large.
The Faculty of Art is a lively, supportive environment, which provides a venue for students to consider art as a social medium, and integrate their work in local and international communities.
Emphasis on Foundation Skills
Our program focuses on the mastery of core skills and techniques. Through the acquisition and mastery of these techniques, students will explore various methodologies of observation, and production of their own forms.
A Diversified, Comprehensive Education
Building upon a rich and extensive art tradition, students are challenged with a broad scope of techniques in which to pursue their work. Based on the notion of diversity, the program aims to support students to locate their own practice in a historical and contemporary context.
Focus on Local and International Communities
With a focus on community building through art, students are provided with a venue to engage the public and further understand the social and cultural ramifications of art, in spirit and cooperation with the local community and academic exchanges with overseas institutions.
●Ist grade teaching license for Junior high school / high school (Art)
●Ist grade teaching license for Junior high school / high school (Industrial Arts and Crafts)
●Curator license (Galleries and Museums, including Fine Arts)
●Department of Fine Arts
(Director of the Art Museum)
|WARAYA, Minoru||Japanese-Style Painting|
|Associate Professor||IMAMURA, Masahiro||Japanese-Style Painting|
|Associate Professor||CHIKARA, Maeda||Japanese-Style Painting|
|Associate Professor||ARAKI, Kyouko||Japanese-Style Painting|
|Research Associate||MEGUMI, Yamaura||Japanese-Style Painting|
|Professor||OHYA, Hideo||Oil Painting|
|Professor||MORINAGA, Shoji||Oil Painting|
|Associate Professor||SUWA, Atsushi||Oil Painting|
|Associate Professor||SHIMIZU, Jiou||Oil Painting|
|Lecturer||KOUKI, Tsuritani||Oil Painting, Printmaking|
|Lecturer||SATO, Yasutaka||Oil Painting|
|Research Associate||MUKAIGAWA, Takaaki||Oil Painting|
|Associate Professor||WORTHEN, Charles||Sculpture|
|Research Associate||NANAKARAGE, Ayano||Sculpture|
●Department of Design and Applied Arts
|Professor||EBISAWA, Tatsuo||Contemporary Art|
|Lecturer||FURUKATA, Taro||Contemporary Art|
|Professor||OIKAWA, Hisao||Visual Communication Design|
|Lecturer||NAKAMURA, Kei||Visual Communication Design|
|Professor||YOSHIDA, Yukihiro||Product Design|
|Lecturer||FUJIE, Ryutaro||Product Design|
|Professor||KASAHARA, Hiroshi||Digital Media|
|Lecturer||ARIMOCHI,”ALIMO” Akira||Digital Media|
(Dean of the Faculty of Arts)
|MINAMI, Masanobu||Metal Design|
|Associate Professor||NAGAMI, Fumito||Metal Design|
|Associate Professor||NODA, Mutsumi||Textiles|
|Associate Professor||OHTSUKA, Tomotsugu||Lacquer Arts|
|Lecturer||AOKI, Shinsuke||Lacquer Arts|
|Associate Professor||ISHIDA, Noriko||Art History & Theory|
*Any faculty member marked with an asterisk* is scheduled to retire in March, 2014.