About the Journal

Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University

ISSN 3027-8864 (Print)
ISSN 3027-8872 (Online)

The Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University (FAJSWU) is a biannual academic journal dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of high-quality research in the fields of fine arts and related innovations. This journal encompasses a wide range of disciplines, including Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Performing Arts, Art Education, Cultural Arts, Art Therapy, Design Arts, Crafts & Decorative Arts, and Digital Arts. It serves as a critical platform for faculty members, students, and researchers both within and outside the university. Every submission undergoes a rigorous peer-review process by experts in the relevant fields and must be approved by the journal's editorial board.

The views expressed in the journal are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors or the editorial board. Responsibility for any instances of plagiarism or copyright infringement lies solely with the author. Articles submitted must be original works that have not been previously published or are under consideration by other journals.

Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University (FAJSWU)
Start Year: 1996
Language: Thai and English
Free Access: Immediate
Peer Review Process: Double-blind Peer-review Process

Publication Fee: None
Issues Per Year: 2 (Biannually), January-June and July-December

Aims and Scope

The Fine Arts Journal: Srinakharinwirot University (FAJSWU) adheres to a rigorous double-blind peer-review process. Published biannually, this online open-access journal is managed by the Faculty of Fine Arts at Srinakharinwirot University. The journal is committed to publishing original and high-quality research articles, academic articles, review articles, and book reviews in the fields of fine arts and related innovations.

Topics within the Scope of the FAJSWU

Visual Arts

  • Painting: Techniques, history, contemporary practices, famous artists, and critiques.
  • Sculpture: Materials, methods, notable works, and sculptors' profiles.
  • Photography: Styles, equipment, photojournalism, and artistic photography.
  • Drawing: Mediums, techniques, figure drawing, and perspective.
  • Printmaking: Methods, history, and modern applications.


  • Composition: Music theory, songwriting, orchestration, and digital composition.
  • Performance: Instrumental techniques, vocal performance, ensemble playing, and stage presence.
  • Music History: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, and contemporary music.
  • Ethnomusicology: Study of world music traditions, cultural contexts, and fieldwork.
  • Music Technology: Recording, mixing, sound design, and music production.


  • Styles: Ballet, modern, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, and cultural dances.
  • Choreography: Composition, improvisation, thematic development, and stagecraft.
  • Dance History: Evolution of dance, notable choreographers, and significant movements.
  • Dance Therapy: Therapeutic practices, case studies, and theory.
  • Performance: Techniques, staging, costume design, and lighting.

Performing Arts

  • Theatre: Acting methods, playwriting, directing, stage design, and theatre history.
  • Drama: Script analysis, dramaturgy, performance studies, and theatre criticism.
  • Dance: Techniques, choreography, and dance performance.
  • Music Theatre: Musical composition, libretto writing, and production.
  • Opera: Vocal techniques, opera history, notable operas, and staging.

Art Education

  • Teaching Methods: Pedagogy, curriculum development, and classroom management.
  • Art Integration: Interdisciplinary approaches, STEAM education, and community outreach.
  • Assessment: Evaluating artistic growth, portfolio reviews, and standardized testing.
  • Educational Theory: Constructivism, experiential learning, and art therapy in education.

Cultural Arts

  • Ethnic Art: Traditional crafts, folklore, and indigenous art.
  • Cultural Festivals: Events, performances, and community involvement.
  • Heritage Preservation: Conservation, restoration, and documentation.
  • Cross-Cultural Studies: Comparative analysis, global influences, and migration.
  • Public Art: Murals, installations, and community projects.

Art Therapy

  • Therapeutic Practices: Techniques (painting, sculpture, drawing), case studies, and therapeutic outcomes.
  • Psychological Theories: Jungian, Freudian, and humanistic approaches.
  • Clinical Settings: Hospitals, schools, community centers, and private practice.
  • Research: Efficacy studies, qualitative research, and evidence-based practice.
  • Ethics: Professional standards, confidentiality, and informed consent.

Design Arts

  • Graphic Design: Branding, typography, digital design, and print media.
  • Fashion Design: Design principles, fashion history, textiles, and garment construction.
  • Interior Design: Space planning, materials, sustainable design, and trends.
  • Industrial Design: Product design, user experience, materials, and prototyping.

Crafts and Decorative Arts

  • Ceramics: Pottery, glazing techniques, kiln firing, and ceramic sculpture.
  • Glass Arts: Blowing, casting, fusing, and glass sculpture.
  • Textile Arts: Weaving, dyeing, embroidery, and fabric arts.
  • Jewelry Design: Metalworking, stone setting, and contemporary jewelry.

Digital Arts

  • Animation: 2D animation, 3D animation, stop motion.
  • Digital Illustration: Vector illustration, digital painting, pixel art.
  • Multimedia Art: Interactive installations, video art, virtual reality.

The journal welcomes articles in Thai, maintaining a unique focus on research related to fine arts. English submissions are also accepted, provided they align with the journal's aims and scope.

Article Types

The FAJSWU accepts the following types of articles:

  • Research Articles: Present findings from studies in the fields of fine arts, including creative arts, visual arts, music, dance, performing arts, art education, cultural arts, and art therapy. Articles should include sections on background and significance, objectives, methodology, results, conclusion, and discussion, and should demonstrate the application of findings. Recommended length: 4,000-6,000 words (excluding references) or 12-15 A4 pages.
  • Academic Articles: Explore and present intriguing topics in the fields of fine arts, including creative arts, visual arts, music, dance, performing arts, art education, cultural arts, and art therapy. These articles should analyze and synthesize relevant literature and theories, providing insights into trends and directions within the subject matter. Recommended length: 4,000-6,000 words (excluding references) or 12-15 A4 pages.
  • Review Articles: Analyze and synthesize pertinent literature in the fields of fine arts, showcasing outcomes and providing insights into trends. Recommended length: 4,000-6,000 words (excluding references) or 12-15 A4 pages.
  • Book Reviews: Provide recommendations or critical assessments of captivating books in the fields of fine arts, including creative arts, visual arts, music, dance, performing arts, art education, cultural arts, and art therapy. They should include the book's title, a brief overview, and compelling highlights. Recommended length: 1,000-2,000 words or 3-5 A4 pages. Note: Book reviews are not subjected to peer review but are selected by the editorial team.

Peer Review Process

All research, academic, and review articles undergo a rigorous double-blind peer-review process involving at least three external peer reviewers from various institutions, who are not affiliated with the same institution as the authors. This ensures high quality and scholarly integrity, with reviewers drawn from diverse institutions to provide a comprehensive and unbiased evaluation.

Publication Frequency

The FAJSWU publishes two issues per year, with each issue released in January-June and July-December. Each issue features 10 articles, and every first issue of the year (January-June) includes a book review article. For article access, the editorial board ensures that the latest issue is available by June for the first issue and by December for the second issue.


The journal primarily accepts articles in Thai but also welcomes English submissions, provided they align with the journal's aims and scope.

Publication Charges

The FAJSWU is an open-access journal that does not charge any publication fees.

Open Access Policy

The journal provides immediate open access to its content, supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Ownership and Management

Owned by the Faculty of Fine Arts at Srinakharinwirot University and funded through the faculty's fiscal budget, the journal is committed to academic excellence and efficiency. It aims to disseminate and promote scholarly research in fine arts and related innovations, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing among academics and researchers globally.


The FAJSWU is managed and published by the Faculty of Fine Arts, Srinakharinwirot University, following a rigorous peer-review process conducted by experts from diverse institutions.

Advertising and Direct Marketing

The journal does not engage in any form of self-advertisement or marketing, ensuring its focus remains solely on scholarly content and the dissemination of academic research, upholding academic integrity without bias or commercial influence.

Privacy Statement

Names and email addresses entered on the journal site are used exclusively for the stated purposes of the journal and are not made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Publication Malpractice Statement

The FAJSWU upholds the highest ethical standards and has a zero-tolerance policy towards publication malpractice. The following principles are fundamental to our commitment to maintaining research integrity:

  1. Plagiarism: Proper acknowledgment and permission when using others' work are foundational to research integrity. Plagiarism, in any form, is considered a serious ethical violation. If detected, the manuscript will be immediately rejected, and the authors will face appropriate consequences.

  2. Fabrication and Falsification: The journal strictly prohibits the fabrication or falsification of data or results. Authors are expected to present accurate and reliable data. Any manipulation or misrepresentation of research findings is a severe breach of ethical conduct and will result in immediate rejection of the manuscript and further disciplinary actions.

  3. Multiple Submissions: Manuscripts submitted to the FAJSWU must not be under consideration by any other journal or conference proceedings simultaneously. Simultaneous submission of the same work to multiple publications is unethical and will result in immediate rejection. This policy ensures the integrity of the publication process and respects the time and effort of reviewers.

  4. Authorship Disputes: Authorship should accurately reflect the contributions of all individuals involved in the research. Any disagreements or misrepresentations regarding authorship must be resolved before submitting the manuscript. Authors are responsible for providing accurate and complete information about authorship, ensuring that all contributors are properly credited for their work.

  5. Peer Review Integrity: The journal maintains the integrity of the peer review process and strictly prohibits any attempts to manipulate it. Coercing reviewers, providing false recommendations, or engaging in any unethical practices to influence the review process are serious violations and will not be tolerated. This policy ensures that the peer review process remains fair, unbiased, and rigorous.

  6. Retraction and Corrections: In cases where significant errors or misconduct are identified in a published article, the FAJSWU will take appropriate action, including issuing retractions or publishing corrections. Corrections will be made promptly, transparently, and in accordance with established guidelines, to rectify any inaccuracies and maintain the integrity of the published record.

  7. Reporting Misconduct: The journal encourages authors, reviewers, and readers to report any suspected misconduct, ethical violations, or concerns regarding published articles. Reports of this nature will be thoroughly investigated, and necessary actions will be taken based on the findings. This open channel for reporting misconduct ensures accountability and upholds the ethical standards of the journal.

The FAJSWU is dedicated to ensuring the integrity of the scholarly publishing process and maintaining the trust placed in us by authors, reviewers, and readers. We are committed to addressing any instances of publication malpractice promptly and maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct throughout the publication journey.