Head of department
Associate professor, honored teacher of the Republic of Tatarstan
Salakhov Rasyh Farukhovich
Tel.: +7 (843) 221-34-99
Art and design department has been existing since August 2005, when the first entrants who graduated from art colleges and art schools of cities of Tatarstan and Russia entered the department.
Highly qualified department specialists prepare the graduates to various spheres of activity: art work and practice, required in the system of education and commerce; teaching in art and design sphere, art education; scientific-research activity on art knowledge and art-esthetic education with the possibility to continue master and post-graduate study at the University.
In the process of professional training traditional and innovative approaches are used. Applied art and computer technologies such as video lectures, video seminars, problem lectures, slide shows and others are used in teaching. Following the classical traditions of studying the fine art and design, students master historical and theoretical knowledge, comprehend the experience of the classic world of schools of art and design go hand in hand with the development of techniques in the academic classroom and in the open air. A constituent part of training the students is organization and design of art exhibitions with the subsequent analysis of works, the development of interior design projects, fashion clothes collections creation. Every year the students win international and Russian competitions and exhibitions on computer design and fine art.
The level of scientific and methodological support of teaching process meets the modern requirements of specialists` training. Teachers of the department created their own syllabus taking into account actual problems in the world fine arts and design, practical needs in the design sphere and different levels of students and published a number of text-books.
The high quality of teaching is guaranteed by the high qualification of the teaching staff in which there are prominent art critics, methodologists, and professional experts. The teaching staff consists of : the head of the department, associate professor, honored teacher of the Republic of Tatarstan R.F. Salakhov; Doctor of Science (Pedagogic), professor Z.M. Yavgildina; Doctor of Science (History), professor K.A. Rudenko; associate professor, the member of Artists` Union of RT and RF, honored worker of art of RT R.M. Vakhitov; associate professor, the honored architect of RT and RF, the member of RF architects` union, the laureate of the state prize of RT named in honour of G.Tukai G.A. Bakulin; associate professor, honored architect of RT K.I. Musina; candidate of art history, honored worker of art of RT R.R.Sultanova; associate professor, the member of RT and RF Artists` Union F.R. Valiullin; candidate of sociological sciences, associate professor M.K. Yao; candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor N.E. Petrov; candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor I.F. Kamalova, candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor M.M. Makhmutova and others.
The department organizes Tatarstan Republic artists`, photographers` and designers` exhibitions. It regularly opens exhibitions of students creative works, involves students into research work on national fine arts and crafts, work in museums and exhibition halls and etc.
The department has tight creative and methodological connections with institutions of further education and Art schools. The state programme "Gifted Youth" implement a multifaceted work associated with the development of continuity in the "school-university" system. Teachers of the department carry out the scientific and methodological guidance of Kukmor Minor Academy of Arts.