A School of Fine Arts education at PAFA gives you the tools and knowledge to build a rewarding, lifelong artistic practice at a professional level.

Studio arts training at PAFA provides foundational skills, intellectual context, and creative freedom. Mentorship and guidance from acclaimed faculty—practicing artists themselves—empower students with strong traditional technique and bold 21st-century artistic skills to pursue their own vision.

Picture Yourself at PAFA

PAFA educates artists from around the world to be innovative makers and critical thinkers with a deep understanding of traditions and the ability to challenge conventions.

Programs for All Ages

Whether through the School of Fine Arts or the museum education programs, artists will find nurturing opportunities at every age.