Denyse Thomasos

1995 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1995
1964–2012
Visual Arts

References

Grants & Grantees

Teresa Leo is a poet and a 2002 Pew Fellow.

Member-run artist collective Vox Populi will launch a curatorial fellowship program dedicated to performance art, hosting five curatorial fellows in total over a period of two years.

Questions of Practice

Patricia Lent of Merce Cunningham Trust, an experienced restager, along with theater-maker Richard Schechner, video/installation artist Sharon Hayes, and UC Berkeley professor and moderator Shannon Jackson, here explores the difficulties of recreating works of performance, and how the terms used to describe such acts—restaging, reconstructing, reenacting—vary across disciplines.

Grants & Grantees

Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski work together as the artist duo Megawords. They are well known throughout Philadelphia for installations that are equal parts gathering space, artist studio, and storefront.

The Way of Chopsticks, on view at the Philadelphia Art Alliance through December 29, 2013, has received recent media attention from a number of publications.

Grants & Grantees

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.

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.

Grants & Grantees

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to the study, practice, and appreciation of photography in the Philadelphia region.

One of Philadelphia’s smartest and scrappiest small, no-profit art spaces, Marginal Utility is known for forging long-term commitments with artists.

The Philadelphia Folklore Project trained a small group of community participants to document their history and folklore, a process adapted to develop a new approach to exhibitions.

This exhibition at the Galleries of Moore College of Art & Design will critically re-examine the emergence and development of unorthodox, artist-driven, and collective artistic practices in Mexico City in the 1990s.

As part of the Center-funded Consumption: A Project on Pearl Street conceived by Rick Lowe, an ongoing revitalization of Pearl Street, Asian Arts Initiative presents an opening reception for the installations “Finding Comfort” and “Who’s Who.”