Pew Fellow, 1993
Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.
Matana Roberts is an alto saxophonist working in various mediums of performance, including improvisation, dance, poetry, visual art, and theater.
Sheila Hicks: 50 Years, on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art in 2011, received media attention from the New York Times and Artforum.
The Pennsylvania Ballet acquired William Forsythe’s contemporary dance masterpiece In the middle, somewhat elevated.
The Barnes Foundation presented a major exhibition of work by Nigerian-born, London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, including a new commission, plus works of sculpture, photography, painting, and installation.
Robert Storr has been a professor of painting and dean of the School of Art at Yale University since 2006.
This month in Fellows Friday news: King Britt is named a 2014 SPACES resident at the Village of Arts & Humanities, Marshall Allen celebrates Sun Ra’s 100th Birthday, and much more.
Originally trained as a muralist, 2011 Pew Fellow Tim Portlock began experimenting with digital media platforms in the late ’90s.
Christoph Cox is Professor of Philosophy at Hampshire College. He is the author of Nietzsche: Naturalism and Interpretation (California, 1999), and co-editor of Realism Materialism Art (Sternberg, 2015) and Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music (Continuum, 2004).
The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Montgomery County Community College presented a series of concerts and programs focusing on the Afro-Cuban influence in jazz.