Pew Fellow Residencies Featured in Trust Magazine

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Jamaaladeen Tacuma. Photo by Sound Evidence.

The Winter 2013 issue of Trust, the official magazine of The Pew Charitable Trusts, includes an article about The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's artist residency program, recently established with arts colonies throughout North America. This partnership provides support for current and recent Pew Fellows to complete full-time artist residencies in a variety of locales—opportunities for creative advancement that afford Pew Fellows the valuable gift of time and freedom to concentrate on their art-making without distractions from the world outside.

Melissa Franklin, Pew Fellowships director, mentions in the piece that Pew Fellows who attend residencies at the MacDowell Colony or one of the other four residency sites are "getting exposed to new ideas and new ways of thinking," and that "they bring that back to Philadelphia."

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