1. 116th Annual Student Exhibition (ASE) Preview Party hosted by The Women’s Board of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) took place on Thursday, May 11, 2017. This gala evening is the major annual fundraiser of PAFA’s Women’s Board, and it provides attendees the first chance to view and purchase from nearly 1,000 paintings, sculptures, works on paper and installations created by BFA students, third- and fourth-year Certificate program students, and MFA candidates, all on the verge of their professional careers. Students retain the majority of the purchase price of works sold, and all proceeds from the Preview Party support PAFA student scholarships. Carolyn Nagy and Joe and Kelly Culley paused for a photo during the gala event. Carolyn and Kelly served as the co-chairs.
2. PAFA vice-president Melissa Kaiser paused for a photo with ASE honorary chairs Maggie Murphy and her husband Dr. Brien Murphy.
6. Sam Bennard, Alex Farragut, Zachary Adrienn Combs, Kim Farragut and Ryan Farragut.
8. Kelly and Joe Culley chatted with Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum Brooke Davis Anderson and PAFA President David Brigham.
9. Christine Tase, Nate and Suzanne Lentz and Fred Holzerman and Richard Snowden admired Clara Soyoun Kim’s paintings.
11. Sherry Effron, Katie Adams Schaeffer, Brian Effron, Carolyn Nagy and Tara Theune Davis.
13. Michelle Hong, Mary McAuley, John Donaldson, Marianne Famous and Peggy Schramm.