Art is one of the professional degree disciplines selected by CQUE to be supported in the "14th Five-Year Plan". The Clothing and Accessory Design has been selected by the CMEC to be built into a first-class program, and Visual Communication Design has been selected by the CMEC into the fourth batch of distinctive programs. The academic pacesetter of the discipline is Professor Wen Hong, a member of the China Packaging Technology Federation and the Chongqing Artists Association, executive director of the Chongqing Industrial Design Association, and a Chongqing Young Backbone Teacher of Higher Education. There are currently 50 faculty members, including 9 professors, 16 associate professors, 2 doctoral degree holders. Among the faculty, 56% of them have master and doctoral degrees, 72% industry experiences, and 15% overseas education background. There are three professional degree directions: Visual Communication Design, of which main research areas are graphic design and research, digital web design and application, new media and communication, etc.; Fashion Design, of which main research areas are clothing and apparel design and research, parent-child clothing design and application, accessories design, etc.; Environmental Design, of which main research areas are inheritance and innovative design of local residential building and public space planning and design, etc. The school is building two university-level platforms, namely Research & Development Center for Innovative and Systemic Children's Art Curriculum and Collaborative Innovation Center for Children's Visual and Fashion Art Design. In recent years, the faculty have conducted 62 research projects, published 97 papers or works in core journals, and won more than 30 national awards, of which five works were shortlisted for the 13th National Art Exhibition. With the guidance of the faculty, students' works have won numerous awards in London International College Student Fashion Week, China Graduate Fashion Week, National Art Exhibition for College Students, Excellent Graduation Design Exhibition, National College Student Advertising Art Festival, China Environmental Art Design Annual Award, National Oil Painting Exhibition and other professional competitions.