Becky Birtha

1993 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1993
Literature

References

In this month’s Pew Fellows news, playwright James Ijames receives a Whiting Award, filmmaker David Scott Kessler presents a screening of his new film, and architect Jenny Sabin wins the 2017 Young Architects Program.

Grants & Grantees

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Pew Fellow Teresa Jaynes hosts a discussion about her artistic and curatorial process, in conjunction with the exhibition Common Touch.

Grants & Grantees

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.

Grants & Grantees

In 2006 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 73 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.

Poet and Pew Fellow Ryan Eckes on his desire to “write toward another way of living,” why he chooses to work and live in Philadelphia, the books on his bedside table, and more.

Questions of Practice

We asked the 2013 Pew Fellow poets to share samples of their work. Watch Jenn McCreary read selections from “Haunted Forest,” a passage from her recent book & now my feet are maps.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Kathleen McLean, principal of Independent Exhibitions, recently co-facilitated the Center’s project, No Idea Is Too Ridiculous, with Performa curator Mark Beasley.

The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum held a residency with bassoonist Pascal Gallois, featuring a series of master classes and performances.

Grants & Grantees

Hafez Javier Kotain is a percussionist and teacher, fluent in both Arab and Latin rhythms.

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

Grants & Grantees

In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.