Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

V-Art: Journal of Fine Art is Journal of Visual Arts focuses on theoretical and empirical research articles in the discipline of Visual Arts. Its scope includes, among others:

  • History of Visual Arts;
  • Methodology of Visual Arts;
  • Discourse of Visual Arts;
  • Sociology of Visual Arts;
  • Arts Management;
  • Art Criticism;
  • Anthropology of Visual Arts;
  • Psychology of Visual Arts;
  • Art Education in schools.


Section Policies

Daftar Isi Vol 2 No 1 (2022): Juli - Desember 2022

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Daftar Isi Vol 2 No 2 (2023): Januari - Juni 2023

  • Jeki Aprisela H
  • Nessya Fitryona
  • Miswar Miswar
  • Mukhsin Patriansah
  • Rajudin Rajudin
  • Rica Rian
Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Editorial Team Vol 2 No 2 (2023): Januari- Juni 2023

  • Jeki Aprisela H
  • Nessya Fitryona
  • Miswar Miswar
  • Mukhsin Patriansah
  • Rajudin Rajudin
  • Rica Rian
Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Articles Vol 2 No 1 (2022): Juli - Desember 2022

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Articles Vol 2 No 2 (2023): Januari - Juni 2023

  • Jeki Aprisela H
  • Nessya Fitryona
  • Miswar Miswar
  • Mukhsin Patriansah
  • Rajudin Rajudin
  • Rica Rian
Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Articles Vol. 3 No. 1 (2023): Desember 2023

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Some policies in the review of ViArt Journal:

1. Any submitted paper will be reviewed by reviewers.

2. Review process employs Double-blind Review, that the reviewer does not know the identity of the author, and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer.

3. In the review process, reviewers consider the correspondence of title, abstract, discussion (findings), and conclusions. In addition, reviewers also consider the novelty, scientific impact, and references used in the paper.

The response of the reviewers will be the basis for the Editor to conclude:


1. Accept Submission

2. Revisions Required

3. Resubmit for review

4. Resubmit elsewhere

5. Decline Submission

An article was rejected for publication due to various considerations, including:

1. The article does not fit the scope of the journal.

2. The article does not follow the rules of writing scientific papers or author guidelines.

3. The fundamental methodological errors.

4. The author refuses to make suggestions of improvements provided by the reviewer without a logical basis.

5. There are indications of plagiarism of more than 15%.


Publication Frequency

V-Art: Journal of Fine Art published twice annually January-June and July-December.


Open Access Policy

V-Art: Journal of Fine Art provides immediate open access to all article on the principle that making research freely available to the public; supports a greater global exchange of knowledge; and invaluable way to maximize the visibility and impact of research, especially education field. 

V-Art uses CC-BY or The Creative Commons Attribution License

This means :

  • The freedom to use and perform the work;
  • The freedom to study the work and apply the information;



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Publicatuion Ethics

V-Art: Journal of Fine Art is a peer-reviewed journal published by The Department of Fine Art, Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, Institut Seni Indonesia Padang Panjang twice a year. This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer, and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed V-Art: Journal of Fine Art is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher, and the society.  

Institut Seni Indonesia Padang Panjang as the publisher of V-Art: Journal of Fine Art takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint, or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the ISI Press Publisher and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication Decisions

The editor of the V-Art: Journal of Fine Art is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluated manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should, in any event, be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publication

An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures, or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or another substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.




Journal Manager


Plagiarism Checker

Every submitted paper to V-Art: Journal of Fine Art will go through plagiarism checking by Plagiarism Checker


References Management

References Management
In writing Citation and Bibliography, editor V-Art: Journal of Fine Art suggests authors use the Mendeley Reference Management Software.