President's Message

NAFA President-Chia Mia Chiang - smart casual

An education at NAFA is the beginning of a deeper relationship with your artistic passion.

Back in 1938, NAFA took the lead to establish Singapore’s nascent arts education. Today, we see more than 13,000 students enrolled in our diploma and degree programmes, as well as adult learning, children’s art courses and our unique arts-enriched preschool education. The academy’s extensive experience in arts education, state-of-the-art facilities and extensive networks offer opportunities that will take your learning way beyond the confines of the classroom.

NAFA is deeply committed to grooming poised and accomplished practitioners who are ready to take on the future. As a NAFA student, you will receive top-notch guidance from experienced lecturers and get to explore real-world settings through industry exposure and job attachments. You will be guided by mentors who are at the forefront of developments in the arts scene.

As we enter a new decade, we remain committed to our mission to inspire learning and growth through the arts. We invite you to embark on your learning journey with us and one day join the ranks of our numerous award-winning alumni. It will be an alluring journey that will enable you to pursue your artistic passion and grow your talent to a whole new level.

We look forward to welcoming you as part of our ever-growing NAFA family.

Mr Chia Mia Chiang
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts