Master Classes

PAFA's Master Classes offer students the opportunity to work with renowned artists with national and international reputations. They are scheduled in a variety of condensed formats, ranging from two days to one week, and may include a public lecture.

Artists have included Stuart Shils, Bill Scott, Odd Nerdrum, Bo Bartlett, Vincent Desiderio, Juliette Aristides, Sidney Goodman, Elizabeth Osborne and Ken Kewley

Summer 2021 Course Offerings

Christine Lafuente, Periwinkle and Yellow Trumpets, 2020, oil on linen, 14x18 in.

Master Class with Christine Lafuente:  Color Harmony in Tonal Painting

Monday - Friday, June 14 - 18

Brooklyn-based painter and renowned PAFA alum Christine Lafuente will relate the concepts of tone, temperature, and key not only to color-mixing and paint-handling techniques, but also to an understanding of light source in the personal studio set-up.  Instruction will guide students through a series of investigations of how different light sources affect composition, palette organization, and the building of a painting.

Register by:  June 4

Contact Continuing Education

Thank you for your interest in PAFA's CE programs. Join our community of dedicated artists of all ages and skill levels:  Continuing Education offers exceptional studio art classes and workshops for beginner to advanced artists outside of PAFA's degree programs, available to both museum members and the general public.

Telephone: (215) 972–7632