Introduction to Faculty of Fine Arts

Simultaneously with the establishment of Herat University in 1988, the Faculty of Fine Arts was established and started its activities with only one department (Calligraphy and Painting). Moving on the path of its development, under the rule of Ministry of Higher Education, it established departments of Miniature in 2003 and Graphic in 2011.

Faculty of Fine Arts is a governmental organization. Its goals and aims are set and followed by according to the rules and regulation of Ministry of Higher Education.

Scientific Staff Member

Right now, there are 28 lecturers at faculty of Fine Arts. 17 hold MD Degrees and 8 BA that 3 of them are doing their MD and PHD studies in Iran and India. One of lecturers is holding the position of POHAWAL, 11 POHANMAL, 8 POHANYAR and 8 POHYALAY.

Introductionto Lecturers

No.

Name

Surname

Father’s Name

Scientific Position

Education Level

Department

Gender

Remarks

1

Mohd. Towfiq

Rahmani

Ab. Rahman

Pohanmal

MD

Miniature

M

 

2

Gh. Hazrat

Hassass

Mohammad Jan

Pohanmal

MD

Miniature

M

 

3

S. Navidulhaq

Fazli

S. AdulHaq

Pohanmal

MD

Painting

M

 

4

Faiza

Shahir

Haji Nasruddin

Pohanwal

BA

Graphic

F

 

5

Fazlurrahman

Yazdani

Gh. Jailani

Pohanyar

BA

Graphic

M

 

6

Ah. Wahid

Taraki

Ab. Ravoof

Pohanmal

MD

Graphic

M

 

7

Moh. Yama

Akhwan

Mohd. Amin

Pohanyar

BA

Painting

M

 

8

AbdulQadir

Sarwari

Mohd. Sarwar

Pohanmal

MD

Painting

M

 

9

AbdulNaser

Sawabi

Haji Gol Ahmad

Pohanmal

MD

Miniature

M

Doing Phd

10

Mohd. Shafi

Noorzaee

Abdul Baqi

Pohanmal

MD

Painting

M

 

11

Noorya

Adl

Noor Ahmad

Pohanmal

MD

Miniature

F

 

12

Ahmad Zia

Haqshenas

Haji Gh. Yahya

Pohanyar

MD

Painting

M

 

13

Anisa

Habibzada

Gh. Farooq

Pohyalay

BA

Painting

F

 

14

Saliha

Wafa Jawad

Najibullah

Pohanmal

MD

Miniature

F

 

15

Saqeya

Ehrar

Ghawsuddin

Pohanmal

MD

Painting

F

 

16

Torpekay

Nabizadeh

Gh. Mohammad

Pohanyar

MD

Painting

F

 

17

Ab. Ghaffar

Habibi

Haji Abdul Qayoom

Pohyalay

BA

Miniature

M

 

18

Hamida

Taskin

Amanullah

Pohyalay

MD

Miniature

         F

Doing MD

19

Aazita

Ebrahimi

Abdul Latif

Pohyalay

BA

Painting

F

Doing MD

20

Habibullah

Navid

Safiullah

Pohyalay

BA

Graphic

M

 

21

Morad Ali

Haidari

Qorban Ali

Pohyalay

BA

Graphic

M

 

22

Ahmad Morid

Paghmani

Mohammad Moosa

Pohyalay

BA

Painting

M

 

23

Tarana

Aslami

Abdul Karim

Pohyalay

BA

Painting

F

 

24

Mir AhmadNavid

Mashouf

Mir Mohd. Ayoub

Pohanyar

MD

Miniature

M

 

25

Masooma

Mirzaei

Amir Mohd.

Pohyalay

BA

Miniature

F

 

26

Mohd. Mahdi

Hafizi

Mohd. Osman

Pohanyar

MD

Graphic

M

 

27

Ah. Shoeyb

Saljooqi

Gol Ahmad

Pohanyar

MD

Miniature

M

 

28

Nazir Ahmad

Rahgozar

Jalaluddin

Pohanyar

MD

Painting

M

 

 

 

Facilities and Equipment

Faculty of Fine Arts has a four-floor building into the complex of Herat University. It includes classrooms, workshops, computer Lab and library.

  1. Professional library of the faculty
  2. Professional library of the Painting Department
  3. Professional library of the Miniature Department
  4. Professional library of the Graphic Department
  5. IT room with 20 Desktop Computers
  6. Permanent gallery named (Ostad Mashaal)
  7. Hall for holding Art Exhibitions
  8. Hand Printing workshop
  9. Workshops for Painting and Miniature practical works

Library of faculty

Presently this library has 3000 books on the fields of Painting, Calligraphy, Miniature, Music, Cinema, Criticism, esthetic, photography, Fretwork, Ceramic, Drawing, Art History, Art Theory, Colors, Graphics, Literature, Dictionaries, and etc. They are available for all students and teachers.

Computer and Internet Room

Faculty of Fine Arts has a computer Lab room that is equipped with 20 Desktop computers and internet for the use of students.

Active Committees of the Faculty

  1. Scientific council
  2. Lecturers council
  3. Quality grantee committee
  4. Examinations’ committee
  5. Research and assessment committee
  6. Discipline committee
  7. Needs Assessment and Finding Projects committees
  8. Gender committee
  9. Scholarship committee
  10. Curriculum committee

Students’ Statistics

The Faculty of Fine Arts has changed to a national faculty in the country and now students from many provinces of Afghanistan study in its three departments of Painting, Miniature and Graphic in BA degree. Overall, it has 395 students including 235 females and 160 males.