Areas of Study

  • Featured Students

    Marcelle Reinecke (MFA '15) Lukewarm Vinyasa

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    Jonathan Chase (MFA '16) Boy in Night Grass

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    Terri Aluise (BFA '14) Acceptance

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    Elise Broadway (Cert. '16) Carla, Maisie, Zoe

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    Brian Van Camerick (BFA '14) Algorithmic Romances: Beatus Vir

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    D. Read Lockhart (MFA '14) Cleaning Up After the Last Supper

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    Madeline Fried (Cert. '16) Anatomia Magna Vitae Herbarumitled

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An intense immersion in artmaking anchored in a rich heritage of artistic achievement, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts provides a fine arts education unlike any other.

Studio arts training in painting, illustration, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture provides the foundational skills, intellectual context, discipline and creativity needed for a lifelong pursuit of making art.

PAFA is a vibrant community of artists, curators, critics and teachers who create complex, diverse and provocative work and provide inspiration and stimulus for individual expression.