The heritage of San Vicente, Ilocos Sur is featured in an exhibit on the ground floor of the College of Fine Arts and Design. Inaugurated today, it is open until
On June 25, 1971, the College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA) was established by virtue of Resolution No.451, series 1971 of the UNP Board of Regents. Prof. Arturo Rabara served as the first dean of the College. In the same year, the degree program Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in Advertising Arts and the two-year non-degree program Associate in Commercial Arts were offered.
In 1981, the College was separated from the College of Architecture and it was called as the Institute of Fine Arts, and on the same year, Mr. Floro Daniel A. Perlas, designated as the Director of the Institute. The Institute became a distinct unit offering the four-year degree Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), major in Advertising Arts. It further offered a two-year vocational course in Associate in Commercial Arts (ACA) for students who did not pass in the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) and the University College Admission Test (CAT).
The University of Northern Philippines (UNP) through the College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) has successfully signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Trade and Industry
The UNP College of Fine Arts and Design joins the International Federation of Interior Architects and Designers in the celebration of 60th World Interiors Day with the theme “Sustainability, Design,