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Cultured | Arcmanoro Niles '13 Paints Our Internal Lives

Arcmanoro Niles '13 has been selected as one of Cultured Magazine's "30 Under 35" for 2020:

Niles makes honest paintings about how it feels to be alive. He shows us more than we can see with our own eyes. He tells us stories about what lies beneath: how we feel in the moment, and how we replay those moments again and again in our heads and our hearts and in the things that we make.

Photo: Aubrey Mayer / Cultured Magazine


About PAFA

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Thomas Eakins, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.