Daisy Fried

1998 Pew Fellow

Collaborators & Colleagues

Wendy Sutter is widely acclaimed as a cellist by critics in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and many others. In 2015, Sutter served as an LOI panelist in Performance.

Questions of Practice

We speak to filmmaker and Emmy-nominated director Ted Passon, whose work explores human relationships and how they shape our world.

Grants & Grantees

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts commissioned the performance of a theatrical chamber work by Shanghai-born, New York-based composer and performance artist Du Yun.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Founded in 2013 by Michał Zadara, Centrala is a theater company based in Warsaw, Poland.

Grants & Grantees

Foley, a 2012 Pew Fellow, explores how every movement, no matter how ordinary or seemingly inconsequential, informs a responding movement, and so on, in an ongoing creative feedback loop.

Grants & Grantees

In 1992 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 visual arts, dance, and music artists in the greater Philadelphia region, including Odean Pope and Judith Schaechter.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Sam Miller is the former president of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and currently serves on the Board of Amrita in Phnom Penh. He served as a Center dance panelist and LOI panelist in 2013, Pew Fellowships evaluator in 2014, and Pew Fellowships Panel Chair in 2015.

Poet and 2012 Pew Fellow Kevin Varrone (Pew Fellow, 2012) spent the past few years designing and building an app that traces the history of the Phillies, as well as his personal relationship with baseball.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Lee Tusman is an independent curator based in Philadelphia whose projects straddle the intersection of ideas that are socially-based and urban in nature, with a focus on contemporary new media.

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.

Grants & Grantees

“I see my work as representation of the first generation to grow up entirely under the umbrella of a ‘read-write’ culture,” 2010 Pew Fellow Kara Crombie states.

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.