Hangzhou, November 7, 2007
I am honoured to invite you to come to Hangzhou and attend
the 80th anniversary of China Academy of Art from April 8
to 10, 2008.
On this occasion, we will also celebrate the completion of
our new campus at Xiangshan, which marks a turning point in
the history of the Academy. During the course of the past
eighty years, the Academy has made a unique contribution to
the development of Chinese art as a whole. It has not only
educated a great number of artists, many of whom are now well
known nationally and internationally, but also promoted visual
arts for the whole nation. With a comprehensive range of art
courses and a distinguished group of qualified teachers, the
institute has established itself as one of the most productive
art academy in the country. Our goal is to make the institute
more adaptable to the global development in the field.
Taking advantage of this historical opportunity, China Academy
of Art wishes to exchange thoughts and ideas with all our
international colleagues and associated institutions who will
provide invaluable insights for us.
The 80th Anniversary includes the following events:
1. Celebration of the 80 Anniversary of China Academy of Art
2. International Summit of Presidents of Art Academies from
all over the world
3. Art and document exhibitions
4. Film Festival
I sincerely hope that all of the alumni, art lovers, and
friends who are enthusiastic about the development of the
Academy will come to celebrate the Anniversary with
our faculty members and students. Your presence will definitely
be a great value to this occasion.
Prof. Xu Jiang
China Academy of Art