Alice Schell

1994 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1994
Literature

Poet and Pew Fellow Yolanda Wisher on creating “poetics of use,” the inspiration she draws from her ancestry, and more.

Cliveden, an 18th-century historic site once owned by the Chew family, envisioned new interpretive strategies and a series of programs based on its history of enslavement.

Grants & Grantees

Recognized as a pioneering jazz bassist and composer who has played with numerous musical luminaries over his 60-year career, Merritt composes work that brings forth collective improvisation within a complex rhythmic and harmonic language.

Grants & Grantees

Steven Donegan is a visual artist and a 1998 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Jackie Tileston is a visual artist and a 2004 Pew Fellow.

Pew Fellow and visual artist Benjamin Volta leads an artmaking workshop as part of Historic Germantown’s ongoing Center-funded project Elephants on the Avenue.

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The Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) is the nation’s first private, nonprofit organization dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning.

In an article for The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Trust Magazine, Tom Infield explores how the Center fulfills Pew’s long-standing commitment to arts and heritage in the region by supporting projects that reach a wide range of audiences.

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In 1997 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 46 dance, music, and theater organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.

Pew Fellow Geoff Sobelle’s award-winning production of The Object Lesson travels to Ohio’s Wexner Center for the Arts.

The Center’s 2014 Year in Review celebrates a spectacular year of innovative cultural presentations and stimulating discussions.

Grants & Grantees

Zoe Strauss is a visual artist and a 2005 Pew Fellow.