1994 Grants

Charlotte Blake Alston – Theater
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Annenberg Center for the Performing ArtsColtrane Project
Project Grant, $80,000

Asociacion de Musicos Latino Americanos – Latino Composers
Discovery Grant, $52,500

Bach Festival – A Major Choral Masterwork
Discovery Grant, $67,500

Karen Bamonte – Difficult Loves
Project Grant, $9,350

Charles Burns – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Chestnut Brass Company – Philadelphia Concert Series
Discovery Grant, $45,000

Community Education Center – Jazz Collaborations, Workshops, and Performance Series
Discovery Grant, $36,000

Francis Davis – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Leslie Dworkin – New Work
Project Grant, $9,000

AP Gorny – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Emmet Gowin – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Caitlyn Granda – New Work
Project Grant, $5,000

Group Motion Dance Company – * Labyrinth*
Project Grant, $15,000

Tonio Guerra – Tower of Babble
Project Grant, $5,000

Hildegard Institute – Choral Works
Discovery Grant, $28,000

Alya Howe – Field of Waiting
Project Grant, $5,000

International HouseEverybody Makes Music
Discovery Grant, $37,500

Karen Bamonte Dance Works – Invisible Cities
Project Grant, $18,500

Roko KawaiPhase I
Discovery Grant, $5,000

Steve Krieckhaus – New Work
Project Grant, $6,050

Louis Massiah – Media Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Melanie Stewart Dance TheatreDance Exercises with Mice
Project Grant, $11,500

Naomi Mindlin – Doris Humphrey Solos
Project Grant, $10,000

Kate Moran – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Frances Negron-Muntaner – Media Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Music Group of Philadelphia – Young Composers Commission and Performance with Orchestra 2001
Discovery Grant, $52,500

Eileen Neff – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Network for New Music – Extension of Rehearsal Time
Discovery Grant, $7,250

Orchestra 2001 – Expansion of Orchestra Sites
Discovery Grant, $67,500

Michael O’Reilly – Media Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Painted Bride Art Center – Artist Residency Series and Jazz Theater Works
Discovery Grant, $67,500

Philadelphia Chamber Music SocietyCrossover Series, Keyboard Plus Series, and Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Players Series
Discovery Grant, $75,000

Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz – Jazz Advancement Program
Discovery Grant, $35,000

Philadelphia Dance Company – New Work by Donald Byrd
Project Grant, $18,000

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band – Research, Development, and Production
Discovery Grant, $48,000

The Philadelphia Singers – Collaborative Projects
Discovery Grant, $60,000

Prince Music Theater – Coalition for New Opera
Discovery Grant $52,500

Relache – Composer Commissioning and Residency Initiatives
Discovery Grant, $67,500

LaVaughn Robinson – Collaborative Work
Discovery Grant, $9,700

Alice Schell – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Carol Shloss – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Singing City – Collaborative Projects
Discovery Grant, $60,000

Darla Stanley – New Work
Project Grant, $5,000

Judith Stein – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Melanie StewartSame Old Story
Project Grant, $5,000

Margie Strosser – Media Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Richard Torchia – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Ann Vachon – Symphony for Strings
Project Grant, $8,000

Glen Weldon – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula discusses why he is “constantly trying to find ways of being in dialogue with the city.”

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants in support of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural community today. They include 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 project grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement grants of $500,000 each.

The library that Benjamin Franklin founded—one of the first in the country—is the only University of Pennsylvania institution to have been in continuous operation since 1750.

Grants & Grantees

In 1992 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 visual arts, dance, and music artists in the greater Philadelphia region, including Odean Pope and Judith Schaechter.

Composer Vijay Iyer on the musical lineage that influences his artistic practice.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Peter Saul (b. 1934 in San Francisco) is a painter best known for his lush, satirical, Pop-Surrealist cartoon style, described by The New York Times as “an artist’s artist.”

Grants & Grantees

Charles Burnette is a design educator and a 1993 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Charles Burwell (Pew Fellow, 2008) creates abstract paintings, often times on a large scale, which are formally rigorous and visually stimulating.

As part of the ongoing interdisciplinary project Endless Shout, acclaimed musician, composer, and scholar George Lewis presents a series of performances and discussions.

Grants & Grantees

Among the largest art museums in the United States, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a pilgrimage site for modern and contemporary art professionals.

Grants & Grantees

Daniel Heyman’s (Pew Fellow, 2009) works on paper capture the images and words of Iraqi torture victims from facilities like Abu Ghraib.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Professor of jazz drums at the Juilliard School of Music and New York University, Billy Drummond has toured and recorded with a variety of jazz masters.