According to Article 30th of Law No. 2809, the Council of Ministers decided to establish Faculty of Fine Arts on 07/30/2008 at Bulent Ecevit University. With the release of this decision in Official Gazette No. 26979 dated 26.08.2008, instituting Department of Graphic Design, Painting and Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts and the their related Main Branches in the body of Bulent Ecevit University were found to be eligible.

Faculty of Fine Arts aims to raise artist with universal thought and creativity equipped with modern ideas and values while educating them in the disciplines of art. Moreover, teaching our students the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in the relative artistic disciplines is our priority.

The goal of the undergraduate program of the Department of Painting is to train creative, self-conscious students capable of creating original works in interdisciplinary characteristics of contemporary art while helping them interpret the theoretical and practical methods to develop the appropriate infrastructure. In this program, artist candidates will be raised as competent individuals educated not only with on-hands observation and analysis skills to unleash their creativity, but also with the history of art and culture. Artist candidates will be able to help shape the social life with their visual and intellectual distinctiveness.

Our graduates will be able to work as an independent artist or art counselor in the relevant sections of the faculties, private or public museums, art galleries and exhibitions.