Areas of Study

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.