The Department of Fine Arts, NTNU is located at the crossroad of Heping East Road and Shida Road. It is a detached seven-storey building. The Dechun Gallery occupies nearly 400 square meters.
It is where we hold annual exhibitions for student creative awards, graduation and invitation exhibitions of local and overseas well-known artists. Beside the lower gallery, there is an art space leading by the glass stairway downward for students to do experimental art shows. The atrium is newly paved with wood planks and installed with cafe tables for students and teachers to rest or gather for discussion.
All the mapping and facilities of each classroom are designed according to the demands of different courses, including drawing, ceramic art, sculpture, printmaking, ink painting, oil painting, art theory and audio-visual instruction. We also have rooms for graduation projects and a communal study room for research students.
The Department library is located at the second floor of the building with the large collection of books, audio-visual materials, picture albums, symposium papers and postgraduate theses. The library maintains a collection of 11,160 books in Chinese, 13,718 books in foreign languages, 49 kinds of current periodicals, 1,175 bound volumes of periodicals, 2,200 items of audio-visual materials, and the collection continues to grow stably.
Within the library, there is a separate room, Chunweng Room, named after the master artist and director of the Department, Huang Chun-bi, which conserves art encyclopedia, rare edition picture albums and reproduced masterpieces of Chinese painting and calligraphy for in-house study. A photo copier, a copy stand, scanners and computer equipment are also available for research survey and image data collection.