Pew Fellow, 2005
Media; joint Pew Fellowship with Janet Goldwater
Stephanie Richards is an avant-garde trumpeter and composer who has become a prominent voice in the New York experimental scene, collaborating with improvisational pioneers including Henry Threadgill, Butch Morris, John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, and Anthony Braxton.
Leah Stein, the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, and composer Pauline Oliveros collaborated on a new music and dance work.
An experimental choreographer, Bel provokes his audiences with witty, cerebral presentations that pose questions about virtuosity and the nature of dance.
Jones is a movement performance artist who intertwines personal history, diasporic movement, social commentary, and interdisciplinary methods, drawing from, in her words, “the individual and collective lived experiences of blackness.”
In 2017, the Center marks the 25th anniversary of the Pew Fellowships in the Arts with a commemorative website highlighting a quarter-century of support to artists.
In 1995 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 23 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.
In 1994 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 34 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.
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.
Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes his Center-supported autobiographical dance, The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, to Chicago.
Kim Arrow is a dance artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Laurie Uprichard is the executive director of Stephen Petronio Company, and former director of the Dublin Dance Festival.
Bobby Zankel is a musician and a 1996 Pew Fellow.