Visiting Artists Program

This student-run program brings an outstanding roster of local, national and international artists to PAFA each semester for lectures, critiques, and workshops. The program exposes students and the public to a range of artistic approaches and fosters discussion about contemporary art and ideas.

All lectures are free and take place in the Rhoden Arts Center Auditorium of the Hamilton Building, 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM.


  • Artwork by Christopher Saucedo.
    Artwork by Christopher Saucedo.
  • Lucia Hierro, "De Todo Un Poco" (2017). PolyOrganza, felt, digital print on brushed nylon, 60 x 67inches (28” Strap) 152.4 x 170.2 cm. Photo courtesy Etienne Frossard, Elizabeth Dee Gallery.
    Lucia Hierro, "De Todo Un Poco" (2017). PolyOrganza, felt, digital print on brushed nylon, 60 x 67inches (28” Strap) 152.4 x 170.2 cm. Photo courtesy Etienne Frossard, Elizabeth Dee Gallery.
  • Photograph of Dr. Leslie King-Hammond.
    Photograph of Dr. Leslie King-Hammond.
  • Mira Schor, "Reversible Painting: Theory/Pleasure" (2013)
    Mira Schor, "Reversible Painting: Theory/Pleasure" (2013)
  • Meleko Mokgosi, Acts of Resistance, Installation View (2018).
    Meleko Mokgosi, Acts of Resistance, Installation View (2018).
  • Tomashi Jackson, Girls Clubs of America (Integrated Anacostia High School 1957)(Eric Casebolt brutalizing teenaged girl 2015), 2018. Acrylic, oil, reflective paper, and Massachusetts beach sand on paper, gauze, and canvas, 75½ x 72 inches.
    Tomashi Jackson, Girls Clubs of America (Integrated Anacostia High School 1957)(Eric Casebolt brutalizing teenaged girl 2015), 2018. Acrylic, oil, reflective paper, and Massachusetts beach sand on paper, gauze, and canvas, 75½ x 72 inches.
  • Adrián Román, Caja De Memoria Viva III: Sobreviviente, Digna Quiles. (2018). Charcoal on wood (outside), Found objects and audio (inside), 48”(h) x 49”(w) x 48”(d).
    Adrián Román, Caja De Memoria Viva III: Sobreviviente, Digna Quiles. (2018). Charcoal on wood (outside), Found objects and audio (inside), 48”(h) x 49”(w) x 48”(d).
  • Nakeya Brown, Hair Stories Untold.
    Nakeya Brown, Hair Stories Untold.