GOVT. COLLEGE OF ART CHANDIGARH


HISTORY
Government College of Art is one of the old college, It`s named under the Mayo School of Art in 1875, during the British empire.  In 1872 Its palace type building was adjacent to the Central Museum, Lahore near Anarkali. John Lockwood Kipling was the founder Principal of this premier Institution. The purpose of the School was to impart “education in design especially for the development and improvement of the indigenous arts of the Punjab. At that time this institution was frequently visited by the elites of the British Government and of the country.

GOVT. COLLEGE OF ART CHANDIGARH

Sumarendra Nath Gupta became the first Indian Principal of this prestigious Art institution in 1930

The School had excellent crafts teachers. Hazi Saheb, Sarder Sunder Singh, Sadhu Singh were the most eminent. After the foundation course students opted for Painting, Clay Modeling, Wood Work, Lacquer Turning, Jewellery Designing and Copper beating. The school had a strong bias in favor of training craftsmen-designers in the fields of traditional Crafts in which painting and clay modeling played a subordinate role. The partition in 1947 saw India divided into Hindustan and Pakistan. READ MORE...


IMAGES GALLERY

 *BEAUTIFUL PAINTING OF FOUR CHILDREN, WHEN THEY ARE HOLDING THE MOON
   

*TWO SMILING BOY FACE
                                                   

 *OUTSET OF MAJOR GIRL
                                             

*EXTERIOR OF DISTAFF
                                                         

* A beautiful woman statue

                                        




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