Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art
The Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art (PMSIA), also referred to as the School of Applied Art, was chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on February 26, 1876. This was in response to the Centennial International Exhibition held in Philadelphia that year.
The first president of PMSIA was Coleman Sellers II (1827–1907). The first principal of the school was Leslie W. Miller (1848-1931). Notable students include Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, Charles Sheeler, Samuel Yellin, Irving Penn, the Brothers Quay, Henry Clarence Pitz, Jerry Pinkney, Jayson Musson, Paul F. Keene Jr., Wharton Esherick, and Julian Abele.
- Meta Warrick Fuller : Sculptures from the Studio. Danforth Museum of Art. 11 May 2014.
- University of the Arts website
- University of the Arts Name Changes
- University of the Arts Notable Alumni
- Philadelphia Museum of Art Web Site
- Philadelphia Museum of Art: History
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