Panaji: To expand the scope of art education, the Goa College of Art is all set to sign MoUs with give institutions on advance courses.
Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, Sir J.J Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, Mahalasa College of Visual Art, Mangalore and Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) are the five institutions with whom GCA will tie up.
The MOUs will facilitate exchange of schemes and skills between students, faculty and personnel of the respective institutions.
The college has finalized plans for expansion by creating advanced infrastructure for subjects like film making, photography, digital media etc. the college and also plans to offer Masters Degree courses (MFA) in Painting and Applied Art in near further.
“The MOUs will further instrumental in facilitating teaching-learning exchange between the institutions and will help in further enhancing the quality of art education in the country. It will also enable the exposure of the students’ community to the industry. In turn, the industry will be benefit by getting a more skilled workforce in the field of art and art related industry namely advertising, publishing, film, theatre, painting, mural design, sculpture, portraiture, electronic and social media, environmental design, and other allied fields,” the press statement said.