Artists / Tbilisi State Academy of Arts
The Tbilisi State Academy of Arts is one of the oldest universities in Georgia and Caucasus. It is located in Tbilisi city near the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre on Rustaveli avenue.
Based on the resolution of the People’s Commissariat on Education of 8 March 1922, the Art Academy of Georgia was founded. Four faculties were established, those of painting, sculpture, graphic arts and architecture. In 1927 the department of ceramics was added. In 1922 Mose Toidze founded an art school providing training to the young people wishing to enter the Academy.