- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Four Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Performing & Visual Arts
- Sub-Categories: Work Experience, Arts, Career Exploration
- Selective: No
- Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Credit Awarded: Yes
PAFA's flagship pre-college program is an in-person, four-week, college-level art-making experience for talented and motivated high school students at the nation's first and premier school of fine art.
Experience PAFA’s historic campus for this immersive, in-person program July 5-July 29. Enjoy rigorous courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, animation and illustration taught by PAFA's exceptional faculty of practicing artists.
Summer Academy participants have the opportunity to:
Get expert guidance from leading artists among PAFA's stellar faculty
Get a head start on preparing a portfolio for applying to college
Earn 4.0 college credits
Participate in an exhibition in PAFA's world-class art museum
Earn a merit-based scholarship for Summer Academy and become eligible for a Next Step Scholarship to PAFA if they enroll in the BFA program
Students benefit from one-on-one portfolio reviews with the school's admissions staff. Summer Academy alumni who are accepted to PAFA's BFA program are eligible for a $4000 Next Step Scholarship ($1000 per year).