The school of art of Jiangsu University was established in January 2002 by the combination of the former Department of art and design of Jiangsu University of technology, the Department of industrial design and the former Department of fine arts of Zhenjiang teachers college. The college adheres to the principle of moral cultivation and cultivation of talents, focuses on the construction requirements of high-level and characteristic Research-oriented University of Jiangsu University, unswervingly serves the national strategy and local economic and social development, takes the road of integration of production, teaching, research and teaching, strives to promote the innovation of system and mechanism, fully stimulates the vitality of school running, and strives to improve personnel training, teaching and scientific research, as well as local economic and social development The ability and level of social service and cultural inheritance and innovation should be improved, the quality of personnel training and social service ability should be continuously improved, and the socialist builders and successors with all-round development of morality, intelligence, physique, beauty and labor should be trained to realize the new leap forward in the development of the College.
In recent years, the Party committee of the college has been successively approved as the advanced grass-roots party organization of Jiangsu University, and the college has been approved as an advanced unit of the University. The college has passed the "three complete education" demonstration college acceptance with its excellent level, and has been added to the "three complete education" Model College of Jiangsu University. For five consecutive years, the teacher has been awarded the title of "top ten teachers" most popular among students in Jiangsu University. The Party branch of industrial design teaching staff was approved as the model branch, high-quality Party branch and characteristic party branch of Jiangsu University, the teaching staff party branch of animation department was approved as the Party member demonstration post of Jiangsu University, and Qu Hongchuan, a 2018 graduate student, was awarded the title of model and postgraduate party member of Jiangsu University. The specialty of product design has been approved as a national first-class specialty, which has achieved a breakthrough in the construction of national professional brand. Four majors of the college have been approved as "three complete education demonstration majors".
At present, the college has 95 staff, including 8 professors (including 2 foreign professors), 35 associate professors, 20 doctors, 46 masters and 4 doctoral students. There are 1488 full-time students, including 1101 undergraduates and 387 postgraduates. The college has seven undergraduate majors, including industrial design, product design, Fine Arts (teacher training), visual communication design, environmental design, digital media art and animation. It has a master's degree in fine arts, MFA (fine arts and art design) and mechanical (industrial design direction) professional degree authorization points.
With a building area of 13000 square meters, the college has an art design center laboratory and a library branch of Jiangsu University, Industrial design center of Jiangsu University (Jiangsu Industrial Design Center), Industrial Design Institute, art design and Design Institute, Fine Arts Research Institute, folk art research institute, animation Institute, Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Institute, Jiangnan Fine Arts Research Institute and other scientific research institutions have strong creative, design services and research strength. It has established graduate practice bases and workstations in various directions, and has cooperated with the United States, Britain and Japan Many universities, such as Ben and Austria, have established cooperative relations.
In recent years, the college has been approved by the National Social Science Fund, the humanities and social science fund of the Ministry of education, the social science fund of Jiangsu Province and the art fund of Jiangsu Province; The college teachers won the gold and silver awards of "Zijin Award" of Jiangsu Province, the industrial design competition of Jiangsu Province, the interior design and furnishing design Grand Prix of Jiangsu Province, and many works were successively selected into the 12th and 13th National Art Exhibition, the national excellent art works exhibition, the Chinese Artists Association members' Chinese painting boutique exhibition, the Chinese Design Yearbook, the Chinese sculpture Yearbook exhibition, the Chinese crane inscription award The art works of teachers of architecture and environmental design in Colleges and universities, Jiangsu oil painting exhibition, Jiangsu lacquer painting exhibition, etc. The total number of invention patents of teachers and students in the college has reached more than 600, including more than 10 inventions, more than 110 utility models and more than 500 appearance patents; He has guided students to win more than 600 awards of various disciplines. He has won more than 100 awards of various levels in national class a discipline competitions, such as the national undergraduate computer competition, the National University Digital Art Design Competition, the Milan design week -- the excellent works exhibition of teachers and students of design discipline in Chinese universities, the "Huacan Award" of cross-strait cutting-edge design competition, and the college students' advertising art competition.