School of Art & Crafts established by the Government of Karnataka in June 1964 and was under the control of Director of Technical Education, Bangalore. Initially, Diploma Courses in Art for duration of 5 years was offered in two Disciplines i.e., (i) Painting (ii) Commercial Art. With a government order in the year 1992, Government School of Art & Crafts was transferred to Kuvempu University and brought under its jurisdiction as its constituent college. And was renamed as University College of Fine Arts, Davangere. The Diploma courses were upgraded to Bachelor Degree Programmes. With specialization in four disciplines viz., (i) Applied Art, (ii) Painting, (ii) Sculpture, and (iv) Print Making. In the year 2005-2006, the courses were modified as Bachelor of Visual Art and Semester scheme was introduced in place of Annual scheme. In 2009 the college came under the jurisdiction of Davangere University as its constituent College due to geographical location. The students of this college are being trained to become popular Artists and now placed extremely well at the state and national level and have been recognized at the international level too.
|Name of Faculty||Qualification||Designation|
|Dr. Ravindra S. Kammar||DA (P)., BFA.MFA., Ph.D.||Co-ordinator|
|Number of Guest Faculty : 18|