Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design


Faculty of Design


Yevhen GULA

Professor, Head of the Department

Address: Academic building 1, room 438, 2, Nemyrovych-Danchenko Str.

Phone: +38044-256-29-80

Е-mail[email protected]

About the Department
History of the Department

The Department of Drawing and Painting was established in June 2000. The founder of the department was Professor, People's Artist of Ukraine V.G. Kolesnikov, who headed the department for almost 15 years. The opening of the department became the basic basis for the development of artistic specialization in KNUTD and opened the way for improving the training of artists-designers.

A team of like-minded people - prof. Gula E.P., prof. Pavlenko A.F., prof. Kozhekov O.V., prof. Bistryakov V.P., Assoc. Bystryakova V.N., under the guidance of Kolesnikov V.G., developed author's programs for teaching disciplines: "Graphic Design Industry", "Project Graphics", "Fundamentals of Composition and Color", "Graphics Composition and Corporate Identity", "Artistic and Material culture ”, etc., creative workshops were created, trips to plein airs were started, which made it possible to develop students' creativity and fully reveal the potential of teachers.

Students of the Faculty of Design at the Department of Drawing and Painting master the basic disciplines "Fine Arts and Artistic Creativity", "Fundamentals of Drawing, Painting and Plastic Anatomy", "Packaging Design", "Formation in Graphic Design" and others. In 2003, the department opened a professional direction "Graphic Design" (within the direction of training 022 "Design") for the training of industrial graphics and advertising, which reflected the needs of modern Ukraine in highly professional professionals who are able to create a visual culture of the country. The author's vision of the teaching staff of the department of the main accents of the educational process is aimed at maximum achievement of the set goal. Since then and to this day, the department is a graduate in the specialty 022 "Design", which trains professional graphic designers with higher education in bachelor's and master's programs in "Graphic Design" and "Corporate Style".

Students of the Department of Drawing and Painting acquire fundamental knowledge and professional skills in the following disciplines: "Graphics Design", "Composition in a design project", "Computer graphics and fonts", "Integrated design design" and many others in educational and creative workshops under the guidance of teachers.

The department has strong creative ties with the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Lviv National Academy of Arts, Kyiv State Academy of Decorative Arts and Design named after M. Boychuk and other art institutions of Ukraine.

Study Programmes

Department of drawing and painting is graduate chair in the training direction of «Design» (for bachelors) and in specialty «Design by types» (for specialists and masters).

The department has been training specialists for the academic levels of Bachelor (B, 4 years), Specialist (S, 1 year), Master (M, 1 year) within the training direction «Design» for the professional direction (B), specialization (S) and master training program (M) of specialty «Design»:

  • Graphic Design (B, S, M)

Training specialists of higher education in the field of knowledge 0202 «Fine Arts» is performed in academic levels, with acquisition of such qualifications:


 Academic level:

 Bachelor (4 years)

 Diploma qualification:

 Bachelor of Fine Arts

 Training direction:

 6.020207 Design

 Professional direction:


 Academic level:

 Specialist (1 year on the basis of Bachelor’s diploma)

 Diploma qualification:

 Graphic Designer


 7.02020701 Design (by the types)


  • Graphic Design


 Academic level:

 Master (1 year on the basis of Bachelor’s diploma)

 Diploma qualification:

 Master of Design


 8.02020701 Design (by the types)

 Master training programs:

Art Schools

Scientific and pedagogical staff of the department created an art school "Movement in space and time", the founder of which - People's Artist of Ukraine, Professor Volodymyr Hryhorovych Kolesnikov (Head of the Department of Drawing and Painting, 2000 - 2014).

The school works in the direction of research of modern concepts of development and research of art, material culture.


The founder of the art school - artist, graphic artist, head of the Department of Drawing and Painting, excellent education, member of the National Union of Artists, Professor Gula Eugene Petrovich.

The school works towards the development of art and graphic design of Ukraine; research of topical aspects of art and design; identification and formation of modern trends in the improvement of painting and graphic design in the context of sustainable development.

The results of art schools:

  • works are exhibited in museums around the world, in particular in Germany, Poland, China, Switzerland, Germany, France, Malaysia, USA, Belgium, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, etc .;
  • developed monumental and decorative works, which are located in Ukraine (Kiev, Poltava, Lubny, Drohobych), in the Crimea (Simferopol), as well as in Russia (Moscow, Khanty-Mansiysk);
  • the creative association "Art" was created at the university;
  • more than 3000 works (monumental and decorative art, painting, graphics, sculpture, graphic design), 30 publications, including monographs and catalogs.



Lecturers of the department of drawing and painting conduct researches in the area of painting, graphics, design, as well as in the sphere of pedagogic methods improvement with the objective to improve knowledge mastering by students. They constantly participate in art and design international, national and regional exhibitions, competitions, symposiums, as well as in scientific methodological conferences.

Teaching staff of the department take an active part in the work of the scientific methodological seminar on urgent problems of art culture, aesthetics, design and graphic design theory that is focused on the formation of new design concept based on ecology culture and homan’s life (acting at the faculty of design).

A significant contribution to scientific creative researches was made by a professor of the deparmtnet of drawing and painting Yevhen Gula – the author of the book, in which plastic anatomy is viewed as the primary basis of academic drawing. Innovative approach in presenting the material contributes to students’ interest in further knowledge deepening of anatomy and plastic which helps with the creation of aesthetic vision and upbringing of artistic taste for future artists and designers.

On the basis of scientific research conducted by the department, by order of state and public institutions, creative and educational institutions, enterprises and organizations they performed a number of design development projects of corporate identity, art and artistic design of interior space, as well as in the creation of social and artistic projects that have urgent relevance in modern society.

Main directions of the department scientific work are:

  • Creative and innovative work of the department teaching staff at exhibitions, scientific creative symposiums, pulication of creative works on paining and graphics in the media (prof. A. Pavlenko, associated professors V. Bystriakova, L. Markosian, senior teacher M. Rudenko);
  • Design-education in the context of contemporary society culture (prof. Y. Hula, associate prof. A. Dubrivna, senior teacher O. Maznichenko);
  • Research problems of design education in Ukraine (associate prof. M. Osypchuk, T. Kuhai, senior teacher L. Alieksieienko, assistants M. Chernysh, I. Yermak);
  • Peculiarities of the perception by students art training direction in questions of scientific researches in design (associate prof. M. Bohdanets, I. Yelisieiev, senior teachers L. Pilhuk, Y. Basanets);
  • Formation of students scientific work directions on the masters training program «Graphic design» (associate prof. K. Cherniavskyi, V. Kolesnikov, senior teacher M. Sivkova-Salohub, assistant O. Halchynska).

The results of scientific researches on these directions are put into the basis of research work of the department with involving students (which has the development in designing courseworks and diploma projects of Master of design).

At the same time scientific and teaching staff of the department are active in scientific work within the scientific direction approved by the Academic Council KNUTD «Culture, aesthetics, structural and functional problems of ecology and human’s life support systems» (supervisor – M. Kolosnichenko, PhD, professor, dean of the faculty of design).

Teaching Staff

Since January 2019, the department is headed by one of its founders - Professor Gula E.P. who continues to work on strengthening the human resources of the department - invites doctors and candidates of science, professors and associate professors, is demanding of young teachers to defend PhD and doctoral dissertations, leaves to work at the department of talented graduates. Today the teaching staff of the department is a strong creative and scientific potential. The department has 23 teachers, including professors Gula E.P., Kolisnyk O.V., Pavlenko A.F., 15 associate professors, candidates of science. Assoc. Pavelchuk I.A. is an honored artist of Ukraine. The vast majority of teachers of the department are members of creative unions of Ukraine - the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, the Union of Designers of Ukraine.

Teachers of the department constantly work in the field of painting and graphics, improve their professional level in regional and international plein airs, regularly exhibit their creative work at various personal, national and international exhibitions, both within Ukraine and abroad, spread the image of KNUTD, Faculty of Design. Europe, promote the development of ties with European artists (graphic artists, designers), promote the Ukrainian art and graphic school in Europe.

Development of creative ties, exchange of experience, popularization of the Ukrainian graphic school, integration into the European research community by the staff of the department is carried out constantly, in particular in International Spanish-Ukrainian, Chinese, Polish, Slovak, German, French, Austrian, cultural and artistic projects, competitions, exhibitions as well as advising students, expert work in the field of painting, easel graphics and graphic design, exchange of experience in educational and scientific activities of teachers of the Department of Drawing and Painting: prof. E.P. Guli, Assoc. A.P. Dubrovny, Assoc. TA Kugay, Assoc. О.В. Maznichenko, prof. О.В. Kolisnyk, Assoc. L.A. Bernata, Assoc. I.A. Pavelchuk, st. off M.F. Rudenko and others.

The creative teaching staff of the department has significant cultural, artistic and scientific potential for organizing and conducting creative innovative cooperation at the cultural, artistic, educational and research level and conducting a proper highly professional educational process at the Faculty of Design KNUTD.

The department is systematically replenished with young graduates. Leading specialists in drawing, painting and graphic design, figures of scientific institutions and organizations, teachers of higher educational institutions of art profile are involved in the educational process.

Yevhen GULA, Professor, Head of the Department.

Training and Laboratory Premises

The department of drawing and painting has its workshops, which are equipped with modern facilities and various still-life painting fund, for conducting practical classes in the disciplines «Drawing» and «Painting». Students are provided with educational exteriors and plaster models of antique sculpture samples.

For conducting lectures and practical trainings in special disciplines there are educational audiences and the hall of diploma projects at the department. In recreational areas there are samples of students’ works and department teachers’ works - professional artists.

All components of logistic support of the department educational process are constantly evolving and being updated. Five training creative workshops, four scientific creative laboratories and design studio for designing of advertising graphics are functioning at the department, including:

  • Training creative workshop on designing character font compositions
  • Training creative workshop on project and design graphics – 2 workshops
  • Training creative workshop on drawing and painting – 5 workshops
  • Training creative workshop on plastic anatomy studying
  • Training creative workshop on composition and chromatics
  • Training creative workshop on designing of advertising graphics
  • Training creative workshop on prototyping and working in the material
  • Training creative workshop on art history and material culture

In training creative workshops on project and design graphics and on designing of advertising graphics students of the department headed by the leaders - experienced professionals in this area of fine arts embody into the practice knowledge about scientific and practical methods for implementing creative information in complex design projects, improve their ownerhsip of the visualization projects principles, means of design graphics, project graphics and advertising graphics to promote their own creative solutions.

In training creative workshops on designing character font compositions, prototyping and working in the material students perform graphic designs to international and national competitions, produce and work out creative design projects of social and advertising direction, create and prepare for exposition competitive and exhibition works in the area of graphic design.

In training creative workshop on plastic anatomy studying students conduct informational theoretical and practical researches of a human body plastic structure that assists to improve working on design projects.

Specialists’ training at the department of drawing and painting involves extensive use of computer technology and software of educational process training. In conducting lectures they increasingly use multimedia tools and practical classes, especially in professionally oriented and practical courses, are conducted in computer classrooms of the university, where software necessary to perform the curriculum is installed.


Disciplines Taught at the Department

Teaching staff of the department conducts different types of academic load (lectures, seminars, practical and laboratory classes, course and diploma projecting and others) in disciplines assigned to the department of drawing and painting.

At the department the following disciplines are conducted:

  1. Design-graphics (by the types of design)
  2. Esthetic problems of design and arts
  3. Painting
  4. Graphic design industry
  5. History of art and material culture (by the types of design)
  6. History of advertising and design
  7. Complex design-projecting (to the types of design)
  8. Composition of graphics
  9. Computer-aided graphics
  10. Prototyping and work in the material
  11. Picture and basics of composition
  12. Scientific research in design (to the types of design)
  13. Basics of painting
  14. Basics of composition and cromatics (to the types of design)
  15. Fundumentals of computer equipment
  16. Basics of picture and artistic graphics
  17. Fundumentals of environmental design
  18. Basica of drawing and painting
  19. Fundumentals of forming in graphic design
  20. Plastic anatomy
  21. Engineering graphics (to the types of design)
  22. Design (to the types of design)
  23. Packaging design
  24. Drawing
  25. Screen print
  26. Special disciplines to the direction of scientific research (to the types of design)
  27. Corporate identity and graphics
  28. Photography and photo graphics
  29. Fonts

Programs developed by the teachers on the above subjects are authorial and take into account best practice of design education of relevant design schools in Ukraine and worldwide.

Academic Methodological Courseware

Department teaching staff prepared and published more than 230 scientific methodological textbooks, 48 abstracts of lectures (including electronic files), more than 20 tutorials in speciality «Design» (including electronic files).

Academic methodological work of the teachers of drawing and painting department is conducted in the following directions:

  • application of new, including information and communication training technologies;
  • implementation of progressive forms of educational process organization and active teaching methods;
  • preparation and improvement of teaching methodological complexies of courses (TMCC) according to demunds of higher educational institutions of III-IV accreditation levels;
  • development of tutorials, abstracts of lectures and academic methodological materials on the topic of disciplines taught at the department for training professional designers in graphic design;
  • implementation of academic methodological materials that meet modern world standard. 

Over the years of department exestance the academic and pedagogical staff published more than 20 academic and teaching methodological aids, monographs in the direction of research and creative activities, among which the most significant may be considered the following works:

  1. Єлисєєв І. А. Живопис: каталог / І. А. Єлісєєв. – К. : ТОВ «Атлант ЮЕмСі», 2006. – 64 с. : іл.
  2. Гула Є. П. Пластична анатомія: навч. посібник для студ. ВНЗ / Є. П. Гула. – К. : КНУТД, 2007. – 87 с.
  3. Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л. Кольорознавство. Розгляд колористичних проблем в історичному аспекті з урахуванням спеціалізацій дизайну: навчальний посібник / М. Л. Сівкова-Салогуб. - К. : КНУТД, 2007. – 106 с.
  4. Дубрівна А. П. Основи пленерного живопису: навч. посібник для студ. ВНЗ / А. П. Дубрівна. - К. : КНУТД, 2008. – 82 с.
  5. Колесніков В. Г., Осипчук М. В., Басанець О. П. Рисунок: навч. посібник для студ. ВНЗ / В. Г. Колесніков М. В Осипчук М. В., Басанець О. П. - К. : КНУТД, 2008. – 148 с.
  6. Колесніков В. Г. Рух у просторі і часі: монографія / В. Г. Колесніков. – К. : Арістей, 2009. – 136 с. :іл.
  7. Богданець М. Г. Графіка, живопис, скульптура: каталог / М. Г. Богданець. – Мюнхен: Український вільний університет, 2009. – 60 с. : іл.
  8. Колесніков В. Г. Подорож у всесвіті почуттів: монографія / В. Г. Колесніков. – К. : АГАТ ПРІНТ, 2010. – 235 с. :іл.
  9. Колесніков В. Г. КОЛЕС: монографія у 2-х томах / В. Г. Колесніков. – К. : АГАТ ПРІНТ, 2012. – 852 с. :іл.
  10. Гула Є. П. Пластична анатомія - основа рисунка / Є. П. Гула. – К. : [Видано за сприянням Київської спілки художників книги], 2013. – 344 с.
  11. Колісник О.В.: колективна монографія/ До  проблеми визначення соціокультурних контекстів понять «ідентичності» та «самоідентифікації» / О.В. Колісник, В.В. Танчер,  О.Г. Злобіна,  А.А Ручка., та ін. // Соціологічний аналіз сучасних соціокультурних процесів /за наук.овою  ред. д.ф.н., проф. Танчера В.В. - Київ: КНУКіМ, 2017. – С. 118-132 (обсяг – 248 с., фіксований власний обсяг – 15 с.)
  12. Kolisnyk O.V.  Сollective Monograph / Graphic design as a sign of cooparation // Мodern Technologies and Design Art / Edited by Liubov Bovnegra. Series of monographs Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Applied Arts. –  Katowice School of Technology, 2020, –  Р. 209 - 214. (обсяг – 299 с., фіксований власний обсяг – 5 с.)
  13. Колісник О.В.: монографія / Дизайн в контексті самоідентифікаційних соціокультурних практик / О.В. Колісник. – К.: КНУТД, 2020, – 224 с.
  14. Гула Є. П.: монографія/ Пластична анатомія – основа рисунка: монографія / Є.П,Гула. – К.: ВХ [студіо], 2013. – 504 с. (обсяг – 504 с., фіксований власний обсяг – 504 с.)
  15. Гула Є. П. : навчальний посібник/Пластична анатомія – основа рисунка: Навч. посібник / Є.П. Гула. – К.: Київська спілка художників книги, 2013.–344с. (обсяг–344с., фікс. власн. обсяг – 344с.)
  16. Павельчук І.А.: навчальний посібник/ На перехресті модерну: Ф. Кричевський на щляху до постімпресіонізму / І.А. Павельчук; [пер. англ. тексту І. Боброва]. – К.: Вид. дім «Києво-Могилянська академія», 2017/18. – 118 с.: 125 іл. – (обсяг – 118 с., фіксований власний обсяг – 80 с.)

In addition, during the formative years of the department teachers are prepared and published educational materials for the teaching of subjects:

Full name



Гула Є. П.

Пластична анатомія 1-ша частина


Павленко А. Ф.

Начерки людської фігури


Дубрівна А. П.

Конструктивно пластична та тонова побудова драперії


Гула Є. П.

Пластична анатомія 2-га частина


Колесніков В. Г.

Малюнок м’яким матеріалом


Бойко Б. М.

Плямова графіка натюрморту


Бистрякова В. Н.

Техніка акварельного живопису


Осипчук М. В.

Композиційно-декоративне вирішення живопису на старших курсах


Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л.

Кольорознавство. Вводний курс


Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л.

Рисунок голови з плечовим поясом


Дубрівна А. П.

Технологія та техніка пастелі


Павленко А. Ф.

Дубрівна А. П.

Основи рисунка та художньої графіки


Тихонюк В. І.

Основні прийоми письма пласким пером для графіків


Гула Є. П.

Основи композиції


Бистрякова В. Н.

Основи формоутворення І курс


Бистрякова В. Н.

Основи формоутворення ІІ курс


Богданець М. Г.

Рисунок, світло та тінь в рисунку


Пільгук О. А.

Рисунок одягненої фігури


Осадча А. М.

Гравюра на дереві та лінолеумі


Пашукова С. Г.

Композиція геометричних форм на площині


Бондаренко Л. Г.



Колесников В. В.

Малюнок з натури м’яким матеріалом (сангіна, соус, вугілля) з додаванням фактури та інших матеріалів


Розуванова М. Ю.

Етюд голови акварельними фарбами


Басанець О. П.

М. В. для виконання практ. і самостійних робіт по курсу живопис


Дубрівна А. П.

Пленерний живопис


Гула Є. П.

Пластична анатомія для студентів І курсу


Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л.

Кольорознавство. Розгляд колористичних проблем в історичному аспекті з урахуванням спеціалізацій дизайну


Ромашева І. С.

Рисунок предметів побуту, інтер’єру та екстер’єру


Сівкова Л. Ю.

Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л.

Методичні рекомендації та вимоги щодо виконання ДП


Кугай Т. А.

Методичні вказівки до виконання КР з дисципліни «Робота в матеріалі»


Сівкова Л. Ю.

Конспект лекцій до виконання самостійної роботи з дисципліни «Основи проектування середовища»


Колесніков В. Г.

Чуприна Н. В.

Кугай Т. А.

Графічний дизайн та реклама. Метод. вказівки до виконання наукового розділу магістерської випускної кваліфікаційної роботи.


Кугай Т. А.

Засоби і технічні прийоми виконання художніх творів в основних графічних техніках


Сівкова Л. Ю.

Пуханова Л. В.

Проектування рекламної графіки. Вимоги до КР


Колесніков В. Г.

Богданець М. Г.



Черниш М. О.



Бистрякова В. Н.

Основи формоутворення. Композиційно-пластична організація тримірного об’єму


Бистрякова В. Н.

Основи формоутворення


Гула Є. П.

Пільгук О. А

Інтелектуальна власність


Басанець Ю. П.



Руденко М. Ф.

Живопис. Техніка акварельного живопису


Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

Живопис. Натюрморт. Декоративне вирішення постановки


Єлісєєв І. А.



Богданець М. Г.

Ситодрук. Офорт (глибокий друк)


Ящук О. В.

Композиція графіки


Павленко А. Ф.

Осипчук В. В.

Басанець О. П.

Основи рисунку та живопису


Мазніченко О. В.

Сівкова Л. Ю.

Проектування рекламної графіки


Черниш М. О.

Основи історії мистецтва та матеріальної культури


Розуванова М. Ю.

Колесников В. В.

Техніки монументального мистецтва. Вітражі настінний розпис


Павленко А. Ф.

Сівкова-Салогуб М. Л.

«Основи рисунку та живопису».



Колесніков В. В.

Розуванова М. Ю.

Техніки монументального мистецтва. Вітраж і настінний розпис


Кугай Т. А.

Макетування та робота в матеріалі


Єрмак І. О.

Рисунок. Школа Ашбе


Павленко А. Ф.

Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

«Основи рисунку та живопису»


Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

«Основи малюнку і художньої графіки»


Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

«Композиція графіки. Закони єдності та супідрядності в графічному дизайні» для виконання практичних робіт для студентів напряму 
підготовки 6. 020207


Дубрівна А. П.

Основи рисунка інтер’єру і меблів для студентів спеціальності «Дизайн», спеціалізації 06. 0202. 10 «Комп’ютерний дизайн інтер’єру і меблів», ден. Форма навчання


Єрмак І. О.

Рисунок. Етапи побудови натюрморту


Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

Басанець Ю. П.

Образзотворче мистецтво і художня творчість для виконання практичних робіт для студентів напряму 
підготовки 6. 020207


Осипчук М. В.

Басанець О. П.

Басанець Ю. П.

Основи рисунка, живопису та пластичної анатомії для виконання практичних робіт для студентів напряму 
підготовки 6. 020207


Балан У. Г.

Павленко А. Ф

Основи композиції та кольорознавства «методика виконання растрового патерну»


Руденко М.Ф.

Живопис. Техніка та технологія акварельного живопису до виконання практичної та самостійної роботи для студентів напряму підготовки 6.020207


Руденко М.Ф.

Швидкі начерки до виконання практичної та самостійної роботи для студентів напряму підготовки 6.020207


Гула Є.П.

Графічний дизайн та фірмовий стиль до виконання графічних вправ по фірмовому стилю для самостійної роботи студентів напряму підготовки 6.020207


Гула Є.П.

Передпроектний та проектний аналіз (за видами дизайну)  навчально-методичні рекомендації для студентів першого(бакалаврського) рівня вищої освіти галузі знань 0202 «Мистецтво» напряму підготовки 022 «Дизайн» спеціалізації «Графічний дизайн. Фірмовий стиль»


Колісник, О.В. 

Художня та матеріальна культура (за видами дизайну):  навчально-методичний посібник для студентів першого (бакалаврського)  рівня вищої освіти галузі знань 0202 «Мистецтво», напряму  підготовки 022 «Дизайн», спеціалізації «Графічний дизайн. Фірмовий стиль». Київ: КНУТД, – 2019. – 188 с.


Колісник, О.В. 

Передпроектний та проектний аналіз за видами  дизайну: навчально-методичні рекомендації для студентів першого (бакалаврського) рівня вищої освіти галузі знань 0202 «Мистецтво», напряму підготовки 022 «Дизайн», спеціалізації  «Графічний дизайн. Фірмовий стиль». Київ: КНУТД, – 2019. – 54 с.



At the department of drawing and painting more than 730 students of full-time course and 115   students of correspondence department are trained. Students regularly participate in professional international, regional contests, exhibitions and receive awards (All-Ukrainian students festival of exhibition technologies «Expo Star», All-Ukrainian contest of social advertising «Family and work - our concern», «All-Ukrainian contest of drawing», «International contest of poster and computer animation», All-Ukrainian art exhibitions).

In the process of training, students of the department perform grand volume of creative developments, constantly participate in all-ukranian and international competitions of young artists, graphic artists, illustrator designers and designers of corporate identity, where they constantly win prize awards.

Students of the department under their teachers’ supervision are the participants and laureates of the following all-ukranian and international creative professional competitions:

  • International contest of young designers «Pechersk chestnuts»
  • All-Ukrainian students festival of exhibition technologies «Expo Star»
  • All-Ukrainian contest of social advertising «Family and work - our concern»
  • All-Ukrainian contest of designers «Constellation «Chestnut»
  • All-Ukrainian contest of drawing among students of art educational institutions
  • International contest of poster and computer animation
  • All-Ukrainian art exhibitions of young artists in the field of art, project design and corporate identity
  • All-Ukrainian contest of social poster «Fashion and safety sex» and many others

Recreational premises of the department are used as exhibition hall to demonstrate creative works both teachers of the department - professional artists and students of the university. During the period of 2000-2014 years more than 40 art exhibitions were held by the department of drawing and painting.

Thus, students have the opportunity not only study disciplines in the direction of «Design» and also take a direct part in artistic activities of Ukraine. University students repeatedly won prizes in competitions of drawing and painting among higher educational institutions of artistic direction.

In addition, in recent years students of the department of painting and drawing - future graphic designers are permanent members of the international projects «By poster on expenditures» and «Energy-saving University».







Perspectives for Students

At the department of drawing and painting they create all conditions for full aquisition of knowledge and skills by future specialists who must be fluent in modern artistic means for full expression of their abilities while performing real projects. In-depth study of the fundamentals of graphic design and its combination with computer design makes it possible to represent domestic products in a competitive way.

During the study students get aquainted with basics of scientific researches in the field of design and with modern methods of scientific researches.

In educational process they actively use effective methods of training, modern creative developments of designers, the newest samples of artistic creativity of leading world artists, computer technics and unique professionally oriented software.

Students of the department acquire knowledge both within universitywide standard courses and in original programs of professionally directed disciplines which are developed by the leading lecturers and designers as well as are constanty modernized with the aim to correspond international standards of designers training in different directions of design activities.

As a result of their studies students of the department have the opportunity to aquire such professional abilities and skills which will help them in the work of an artist designer or a master of design.

Students of the deparment of drawing and painting according to the results of acquisition of academic level «Bachelor of Fine Arts» in professional direction «Graphic design» have the opportunity to continue their studies in Magistracy for master training program «Graphic design» that has been functioning at the department and acquire qualification «Master of design».

Apart from that on the basis of Bachelor’s diploma in the field of knowledge 0202 «Fine Arts» (qualification by diploma – «Bachelor of Fine Arts») students of the department of drawing and painting may acquire full higher education in academic level «Specialist» and acquire qualification «Graphic designer» (in specialization «Graphic design»).

Within the faculty of design of KNUTD postgraduate studies has been functioning in speciality 17. 00. 07 «Design», and in its turn students of the department of drawing and painting as well as of other faculty departments have an opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies, defend thesis and aquire degree of Ph. D. of Fine Arts in  speciality «Design».

Lecturers of the department together with administration of Kyiv college of KNUTD developed integrated curricula for entering the 3-d course of full-time and correspondence forms of studies on the basis of a young specialist.

Besides, studying at senior courses at KNUTD students of the department of drawing and painting can pursue studies at the Institute of Postgraduate Education of KNUTD and acquire second higher education both in the field of design (in specializations «artistic costume modelling» and «photo and video design») and as well in the field of economy or light industry. Term of evening form studies – 3 years.

Students of the department of drawing and painting have the opportunity of studying at 3d and 4th  courses acquire military education and get an appropriate state standard diploma.

Students' Сlubs

In pursue of studies students of the department of drawing and painting under the teachers’ supervision perform analitical creative and scientific research works, acquire skills of material gathering, of analisis, generalisations, justification of scientific conclusions – in other words they develop their analitical thinking which will become the basis in their futher desing activity.

At the deparment there have been arranged and successfully functioning students clubs which activity is directed to the increase of professional students skills, activation of their creative potential and executive skills.

Among the most significant directions of students’ activities in creative clubs it is necessary to point out the following ones:

1. Development of new basic and individual projects of graphic design of various purposes and stylistic solution (director – national artist of Ukraine, professor V. Kolesnikov). Basic proprieties in the work of the students club are:

  • implementation of design projects of industrial and commercial graphics of various purposes and stylistic solution based on modern innovative technologies;
  • creation of real or virtual models of objects artistic compositions and design projects of advertising and industrial graphics;

2. Creation of individual design of corporate identity for design objects of various purposes (director – K. Cherniavskyi, PhD in Art History, associate professor). Among the main areas of student clubs activity it is necessary to distinguish the following:

  • solving creative problems in the development of corporate identity for interior design projects or for their own professional activuty;
  • Conducting research, modeling and comparative analysis of options for creative graphic images and forms.

Graduates of the department – experts in graphic design actively work in the field of advertising, at organizations on the development of corporate identity (logos, emblems, business documents, business cards, packaging), in the publishing field, on TV (acquisition of animation technologies), at enterprises where design of entertainment activities takes place. Acquisition of computer technologies enables to design promotional products in the interior.

Professional skills and knowledge about the methods of implementation and presentation of creative information in design projects give graduates the opportunity to implement the principles of graphic part design project preparation by means of computer graphics and photo graphics. Accordingly, they can effectively work in the printing industry, at publishing houses and periodicals.

Today graduates of the department are in-demand highly qualified experts in the field of graphic design and advertising, corporate identity, as well as they are teachers at higher educational institutions in various fields of design in Ukraine and abroad.

International cooperation

Teaching staff of the department of drawing and painting support international relations with Higher Educational Institutions and artists from many countries (Russia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Poland, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Iran, India, etc.). During the years of its functioning at the Department there were trained more than 80 international students from Russia, China, Belarus, Lithuania, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Serbia, Moldova, Iran. For over 10 years, at the department they have been training students from China.

Lecturers of the department are the members of editorial boards of international journals, together with students present their reports at international conferences.

Fine Art works of Faculty lectures (painting, batik, sculpture) are presented at exhibitions of countries of CIS, Western Europe, Canada.

Apart from that the department also maintains international relations with adjacent in the direction of professional training specialists of higher educational institutions of CIS  countries and far abroad countries - Russia, Lithuania, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Tajikistan, Bulgaria, Poland, the UK, China, Iran, etc.

The quintessence of artistic events in early September in Kiev National University of Technology and Design was the opening of September 9, 2020 (1 building, 4 floor, Aud. 1-0425) at the Faculty of Design exhibition of creative paintings and graphic works of teachers and students of the Department of Drawing and Painting.

The exhibition was opened by the Rector of KNUTD, Professor, Academician Ivan Mikhailovich Grishchenko. He congratulated all the guests and participants of the exhibition noting that this exhibition is a significant indicator of the level of professional design training of students, which is carried out by the creative teaching staff of the Department of Painting and Painting under the guidance of the head of the Department of Prof. Hula Y.P. Rector noted the high creative and scientific level of training of students both in KNUTD and in Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Province Academy of Sciences, China). At the opening of the exhibition, Prof. Marina V. Kolosnichenko, Dean of the Faculty of Design, made a speech noting that any exhibition is a revelation and testing, each of the exhibited works is a combination of academic accuracy and innovative thinking, expressive imagery, an infinite number of meanings and bold solutions that together create an exciting dialogue between students and teachers. Head of the Department of Drawing and Painting, Prof. Yevhen Petrovich Hula noted in his speech that the exhibition is an organic part of the creative and educational process, an aesthetic and spiritual benchmark for students-designers.

The exhibition presents the works of talented students of the Faculty of Design, made both in academic traditions and in accordance with the trends of contemporary art under the guidance of Professors Y.P. Hula, A.F. Pavlenko, A.P. Dubrivna, O.P. Basanets, N.V. Osipchuk, S.G. Pashukova, Y.P. Basanets.