Alumni Gallery

The Alumni Gallery exhibits works by alumni from all of PAFA’s matriculating programs. By building connections between PAFA’s alumni and current students, these exhibitions highlight the histories, lineages, and legacies shared by the school community. Located within the Historic Landmark Building, the Alumni Gallery offers a contemporary view of PAFA’s longstanding traditions in art-making.

The Alumni Gallery is always free and open to the public.

Current Exhibitions


Open Call: 2018 PAFA Alumni Gallery


Open to all PAFA Alumni from BFA, Certificate, Post-Baccalaureate, and MFA programs

Jurors: Brooke Davis Anderson & Judith Thomas

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 22, 2018

PAFA’s Alumni Gallery presents an open call for submissions juried by Brooke Davis Anderson, Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, and Judith Thomas, Director of Exhibitions.

For this exhibition, 3 to 6 artists will be selected to exhibit their works at the Alumni Gallery this summer. We are interested in creating relationships with alumni through this open call, so even if your work is not selected, this process will serve as an introduction which may result in future opportunities.

Important Dates & Deadlines

Friday, June 22Submission Deadline
Wednesday, June 27Notification of Acceptance
July 5 or 6Work Delivery Date (TBD)
Thursday, July 12–Sunday, Sept 2Exhibition Dates
Thursday, July 12Opening Reception
Monday, Sept 3Work Pickup

Submission Requirements

Please submit your portfolio and supporting materials as a PDF document. Include the following:

  1. Images of 4-6 works (up to 2 images per work). If submitting video work or performance, please provide links to a Vimeo or YouTube page.
  2. Description of the works: title, medium, size/time, date, and installation recommendations. If submitting installation, please include a short written description. Video artists are responsible for supplying all video equipment and devices.
  3. A short artist bio and CV.

Please reduce the size of your pdf to under 10MB by shrinking your images or using a file compression tool.

2018 Alumni Gallery Open Call • Apply Now

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