The department focuses on traditional and contemporary mural painting in urban constructions and residences. It trains talents good at creation and design of murals with new materials and scientific means, who are well versed in fine arts and design. There are three studios, namely free style and ornament mural, mural material exploration and fiber art, and lacquer research.

Students: 178, including 25 master students.
Faculty: 14 teachers, including 1 professor and 5 associate professors.

Main courses: drawing, colour, creation, oil and acrylic painting skills, line drawing, fresco, tempera material, mural theory and design, materials for Chinese heavy colour mural painting, etc.

Chair: Zhang Minjie

Deputy Chair: Liang Yi