Central Academy for Fine Arts
The Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing is a leading institution for modern art education in China. Founded in 1950 and incorporating the National Beiping Art College and the Fine Arts Department of Huabei University, the Academy can trace its roots back to the National Beijing Art College, the first national art education institution in Chinese history.
The Academy includes the School of Chinese Painting, originally founded in 1958. The school teaches basic concepts of traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy, drawing, art history and theory, including drawing and sketching, calligraphy, seal-stone engraving and others.
Students can stay in international dormitories, either single rooms or double rooms, with or without kitchen. Off-campus hotel accommodation is also available. There are free wireless internet connections on campus. There are coffee shops and dining halls on campus, offering a mixture of Chinese and Western food.