Goa College of Art
The Goa College of Art is recognized as the premiere and only Art Institution in the State. Founded in the year 1972 by the Kala Academy, the College was brought under the administration of the Department of Education, Government of Goa in June 1983. Presently, it is under the Directorate of Technical Education, Goa.
Art education in the College aims at advancing knowledge and professional competence in the fields of Painting and Applied Art. The objective of its educational program is to imbibe in talented Goan youth the conceptual and technical excellence so vital to self-expression and competence in the field and to help prepare students for rewarding careers as artists and designers or educationists in the subject of Art.
The College is affiliated to the Goa University for a four years degree course in Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) and Bachelor of Fine Art (Applied Art), providing a sound base in Visual Arts. The B.F.A. Degree Course begins with one year of basic in the respective discipline followed by three years of study which include two years of specialization in the chosen stream.