1998 Grants

Phoebe Adams – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Annenberg Center Dance Celebration
Project Grant, $10,000

Arcadia UniversityPeriod Room: A Project by Amy Hauft
Project Grant, $46,750

Arden Theatre Company – Salaries for New Full-Time Staff
Project Grant, $55,000

Myra Bazell – Extreme
Project Grant, $10,000

Bristol Riverside Theatre – Augmented Salaries and Rehearsal Time
Project Grant, $50,000

Choral Society of Montgomery County – Performances of Two Rarely-Performed Works
Discovery Grant, $33,600

Chester Springs Studio – Reenactment/Rapprochement
Project Grant, $77,250

Community Education Center – Independent Performing Artists Project
Project Grant, $18,250

Curtis Institute of Music – Commission and Production of Two Orchestra Works
Discovery Grant, $33,500

Nicole Cousineau – New Site Work
Project Grant, $10,000

Dance Affiliates – NextMove Festival
Project Grant, $30,000

Delaware Valley Philharmonic – Extended Rehearsals and Performance of a New Orchestral Work
Discovery Grant, $10,200

Steven Donegan – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

The Fabric Workshop and MuseumJorge Pardo: New Work
Project Grant, $91,650

Foundation For Today’s Art-Nexus – Context
Project Grant, $33,525

Daisy Fried – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Freedom Theatre – Adaptation of Sparkle
Project Grant, $40,000

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & DesignLa Futurista: Benedetta Cappa Marinetti (1917–1944)
Project Grant, $114,772

Greater Valley Community Education Center – Dance Series
Project Grant, $22,000

Michael Grothusen – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Group Motion Dance CompanySpaces
Project Grant, $30,000

Jahmae Harris – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Headlong Dance TheaterA Story of Panic
Project Grant, $20,000

Hedgerow Theatre – Development of Repertory Company
Project Grant, $30,000

Ariel Weiss Holyst – Venue
Project Grant, $6,500

Mei-ling Hom – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Independent Eye – The Descent of Inanna and Family Snapshots
Project Grant, $35,000

InterAct Theatre Company – Augmented Artists’ Fees
Project Grant, $30,000

International House Philadelphia – International Music Series
Discovery Grant, $20,800

Homer Jackson – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Roko Kawai – Kawai/Todd Project
Project Grant, $10,000

Main Line Art Center – Points of Departure: Art on the Line
Project Grant, $200,000

Mann Center for the Performing Arts – Four-Concert Jazz and Blues Series
Discovery Grant, $19,800

James Mills – Visual Arts
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Mum Puppettheatre – Seance
Project Grant, $30,000

Music Group of Philadelphia – Two Commissioned Pieces
Discovery Grant, $22,800

Orchestra 2001 – Core Ensemble and Concert Series
Discovery Grant, $39,300

Karen E. Outen – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Painted Bride Art CenterDance with the Bride
Project Grant, $25,000

Pennsylvania Ballet – Trey McIntyre New Work
Project Grant, $76,000

People’s Light & Theatre Company – Artistic Advancement Program
Project Grant, $55,000

Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz – Two Concerts of New Works
Discovery, $11,800

Philadelphia Dance Company – David Brown New Work
Project Grant, $77,000

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectFolk Arts of Social Change
Project Grant, $69,985

Philadelphia Folklore ProjectPhilly Dance Africa
Project Grant, $19,750

Philadelphia Museum of ArtMuseum Studies 4: Rirkrit Tiravanija and Museum Studies 5: Gabriel Orozco
Project Grant, $84,500

Philadelphia Orchestra – New Work
Project Grant, $30,900

The Philadelphia Singers – Concerts and New Work
Discovery Grant, $14,800

Philadelphia Theatre Company – Augmented Artistic and Production Salaries
Project Grant, $50,000

Relache – Commission of New Works
Discovery Grant, $38,500

LaVaughn Robinson – Rehearsals with Germaine Ingram
Discovery Grant, $10,000

Jeanne Ruddy – Evening-Length Concert
Project Grant, $10,000

Ron Silliman – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society – Two-Day Workshop and Performance
Discovery Grant, $3,300

Paule Turner – Solo Dance Theater Work
Project Grant, $10,000

Tyler School of Art – A New Musical Theater Piece, Residency, and Performances
Discovery Grant, $20,900

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble – Master Class with Kryvokhyzha Williams
Project Grant, $20,000

Jeanne Murray Walker – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Walnut Street Theatre – Augmented Salaries for Actors
Project Grant, $40,000

Afaa Michael Weaver – Literature
Pew Fellowship, $50,000

Shawn Lamere Williams – Study with Glendola Yhema Millsre
Discovery Grant, $10,000

The Wilma Theater – Augmented Artists’ Salaries and Rehearsal Time
Project Grant, $80,000

As of April 29, Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse has begun working with a team of installation artists to paint seven predetermined sites along a five-mile stretch between 30th Street and North Philadelphia stations.

Over the past 25 years, Pew Fellows have been recognized with numerous prestigious grants and awards, and have had their work presented in 49 US states and more than 60 countries.

Grants & Grantees

Scribe Video Center is a place where individuals and communities learn media-making, exploring video as both an artistic medium and as a tool for progressive social change.

Choreographer Stephen Petronio on how his past dances and embodied memory influence future creations.

Through the ongoing Center-funded project re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia, Painted Bride Art Center presents a new work by choreographer and Guggenheim Fellow Reggie Wilson.

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.

Michaelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, at the Philadelphia Art Museum in 2010, was reviewed in Artforum.

Grants & Grantees

Homer Jackson is a visual artist, performance artist, and a 1998 Pew Fellow.

Following a performance of Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq, there will be a post-show conversation with representatives of nonprofit organization Warrior Writers.

Opera Philadelphia presented the East Coast premiere of Tan Dun’s 2002 opera, which uses elements of Japanese and Chinese tea ceremonies to tell a tragic love story.

This interactive panel discussion, part of Swarthmore’s Chopin Without Music, reveals new possibilities for contemporary theater and classical music to intersect in performance.

Grants & Grantees

At age 33, Germaine Ingram (Pew Fellow, 2010) took up dance under the tutelage of a Philadelphia tap legend, the late LaVaughn Robinson (a 1992 Pew Fellow).