Department of Printmaking


The art of printmaking belongs to the category of Fine Arts. Although it was defined as graphic art at the beginning, it branched out in to several subject areas with specific features in keeping with the complex nature of society.Printmaking can be identified as one of its main components. Graphic Art or Graphics is now called the art of Printmaking whereas Graphic Design is called Visual Communication. The undergraduate printmaking programme offers specialized study of various printing techniques. Completion of the Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree in printmaking designates one who has experienced a multi-disciplinary instruction across the medium, including historical, theoretical, and contemporary issues relating to the art of printmaking.

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