The Department of Christian Art History and Theory

The goal of the Department of Christian Art History and Theory is to focus its attention on bringing up specialists of Church Art on the basis of theological knowledge. The program that had been worked out by the department includes both a wide range educational teaching in the main fields of Old and Modern Art and the teaching of the subjects aiming at narrow specialization. The teaching of Georgian Christian Art, its development and peculiarities are specially emphasized.
Head of the department - Rusudan Vashalomidze.
The faculty of Icon Painting, embroidery, tissue artistic processing workshops are functioning under the Faculty of Christian Art History and Theory, where students are given an opportunity to study the oldest technologies of Icon Painting and gold thread embroidery, students from the faculty of Christian Architecture, Icon Painting, restoration of Easel and Monumental Icon Painting exhibit their works of Art (2012).  
Subject Areas at the Department of Christian Art History and Theory

Artistic Analysis of Art


Roman Gothic Art

Georgian Embroidery

Christian Oriental Art

Post Byzantine Art; Artistic analysis of the works of Art


Byzantine Painting

History of Christian Art

Georgian Church Architecture

Georgian Christian jewelry craftsmanship

Georgian Miniature


Western European Art of the Renaissance epoch

Ancient Art

Byzantine Architecture

Icon Painting

History of Georgian Christian Art



Icon Painting

New and Modern Art