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Eric Pryor in Metro Philadelphia's List of Education Power Players

PAFA President Eric Pryor is in Metro Philadelphia's list of Education Philly Power Players today. Eric spoke about the personal growth inherent in an art education, and the necessity to champion equity in arts education.

"When I meet with PAFA students, I am consistently impressed with how the learning process impacts not just their work as talented artists, but their growth as human beings. I see tremendous personal development tied to their artistic education and it is an important reminder of how education, and arts education specifically, contribute to a holistic journey of growth." —Eric Pryor

Read the full interview at the link below.

Last Updated
October 3, 2022 - 1:24 PM

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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.