On May 11, the renowned painter, printmaker and public sculptor Audrey Flack will deliver the Commencement address at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), and at that time will also be awarded an honorary doctorate degree.
On view in the Alumni Sales Gallery are works by sculptor Stephen Layne (’94) and painter Carrie Mae Smith (‘05).
The Joan Mitchell Foundation has announced the twenty-five recipients of its 2011 grant program for painters and sculptors. Each winner, chosen by artists, curators, and arts educators via a jury review, will receive $25,000.
We are proud to announce the addition of two new interdisciplinary specializations of Contemporary Realism and Fine Arts Illustration as part of our existing majors in painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. Starting in the fall of 2012, the new programs will encourage cross disciplinary study and the acquisition of professional expertise in realist representational artmaking techniques and in fine arts illustration.
Grumman Greenhouse, a sculpture by Philadelphia artist and PAFA Alum (2008) Jordan Griska commissioned by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) for the newly constructed Lenfest Plaza has been installed.
Bill Viola is recognized internationally as one of the most important American artists working today.
Read what students, alumni, and faculty say about PAFA.
Kate Brockman, an Adjunct Instructor at PAFA has been awarded by the National Sculpture Society the 2011 Alex J. Ettl Grant.
Katherine Bradford, a Senior Visiting Critic in the Graduate Program, has been awarded a Guggenhim fellowship for 2011.
The panel brings together distinguished artists and curators in a public setting to consider projected digital images and written statements submitted anonymously by the MFA thesis students from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ Graduate Program.
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