Pew Fellow, 1999
Frank Sherlock is named Philadelphia’s new poet laureate, William Daley receives a solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and poets Teresa Leo, Pattie McCarthy, and Jenn McCreary release new books.
Neysa Grassi is a painter and a 1995 Pew Fellow.
Philadelphia Dance Projects produced the Local Dance History Project, reuniting five prominent Philadelphia dancers to examine the development of contemporary dance in the city.
Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers is one of the country’s foremost contemporary Asian-American dance companies, celebrating the ability of dance to integrate body, mind, and spirit.
The New Year brings to the region an exciting array of Center-funded projects that promise to inspire, inform, and captivate audiences—from interdisciplinary works that blur boundaries in imaginative ways to unique commissions from international artists.
We are deeply saddened by the news that Nicholas Kripal, 1999 Pew Fellow, passed away on September 30, 2016.
The granddaughter of a Cuban composer, Venissa Santí (Pew Fellow, 2008) moved to Philadelphia when she was 17 and became a trained vocalist with classical- and jazz-based technique.
Andrew McIntyre, a co-founder of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, is one of the UK’s leading authorities on audience motivation, behavior and response.
The Community Education Center has grown into an arts organization with a focus on cultivating a support system for artists, supported through residency and service programs.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania engaged stakeholder and community groups to determine how its historic building could better serve its primary constituents.
Susan Hess Modern Dance engaged Lucinda Childs and Simon Dove to mentor the resident choreographers of the SHMD Choreographers Project.
Rebecca Taichman is an Obie Award-winning theater director, whose work has been presented at theaters across the country, including American Repertory Theater, Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company, The Old Globe, and ACT.