Becky Birtha

1993 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1993
Literature

References

Grants & Grantees

Joshua Mosley is a visual artist and a 2005 Pew Fellow.

An actor, director, stage designer, and playwright, Thaddeus Phillips “creates visual spectacles that take audiences to new frontiers.”

Pew Fellow and Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher leads a poetry workshop and story circle in Historic Germantown.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Month this April, we highlight the recent achievements of many of our Pew Fellow poets.

Grants & Grantees

Pattie McCarthy, a 2011 Pew Fellow, has established herself as a serious and ambitious young poet with a strong sense of language and tradition.

Pew Fellow Christopher Colucci on his progression from musician to sound designer, the music and books that inspire him, and more.

Theater artist and Pew Fellow Jennifer Kidwell on how she became an artist, the role of humor in her work, Philadelphia’s arts scene, and more.

Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.

We speak to visual artist Tim Portlock, whose current body of work explores the dialogue between place and the formation of identity.

Collaborators & Colleagues

An employee of the Chicago History Museum since 1982, Russell Lewis currently holds the position of executive vice president and chief historian.

Grants & Grantees

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

Collaborators & Colleagues

Anna Drozdowski is an independent curator working in non-traditional, hybrid, and new performance practices.