• Painting



Painting studies explores a range of techniques through different styles, tools, and practice, both traditional and contemporary.

You will discover different materials and learn about the role emotion and meaning plays for both the painter and the viewer.

There is strong competition for places in the Intermediate Year (first year) of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) – see the degree page for information on entry requirements and how to apply.

Contact us

School of Creative and Digital Arts


Reception - Fine Arts Block 2 – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand