Student Exhibitions

Students have exciting opportunities throughout their time at PAFA to exhibit artwork in PAFAs numerous gallery spaces: In the new Broad Street Studio, gift of the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation, in the lobby galleries on each floor in the Hamilton Building, and ultimately in the Annual Student Exhibition. Below are the forms and materials for student use in preparation for submissions and exhibitions.

Gallery 128

Gallery 128

Gallery 128, PAFA's student gallery, is currently closed for renovations.

PAFA's renovation project in the lower level of the Hamilton Building includes transforming the 15,000-square-foot subterranean space into a multidisciplinary arts center and venue, creating storage for post-World War II paintings, and a new student exhibition space. 

Construction is set to being December 1, 2017, with an opening in January 2019 or before.


The Annual Student Exhibition (ASE)

Annual Student Exhibition (ASE)

ASE features works by BFA students, third- and fourth-year Certificate program students and Master of Fine Arts candidates. In addition to its role as an exhibition and sale, ASE represents a competition for the coveted Certificate program’s Cresson, Schiedt, Ware, and Women’s Board Travel Scholarships.

Exhibitor's Guide to the 2018 ASE 

ASE 2018 Exhibitor's Application 

Spring Prizes

The annual 'Spring Prizes' takes place at the end of April. Students can submit their work for over 100 prizes. Below is the Spring Prize catalog which details all the prizes and submission process.

Spring Prize Handbook 2018

Early Prizes: Gu, Fine, and Fellowship Juried Prizes + the Hazell Scholarship

Graduate Awards

Spring Prize Submission Form

Spring Prize FAQ