Essex Hemphill

1993 Pew Fellow

Pig Iron Theatre Company will create a melodrama inspired by the aesthetic of theater legend Charles Ludlam, founder of Greenwich Village’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company.

Grants & Grantees

In 2007, the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 83 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.

Grants & Grantees

Brent Wahl (Pew Fellow, 2014) works primarily in photography and time-based mediums, transforming everyday materials and detritus into mesmerizing compositions.

Percussionist and Pew Fellow Pablo Batista presents El Viaje (The Journey), a new performance work.

Grants & Grantees

Jeanne Murray Walker is a writer and a 1998 Pew Fellow.

Grants & Grantees

Painter and 2008 Pew Fellow Anne Seidman’s practice has allowed her to explore the nature of pure painting through abstraction, suggesting friction, awkwardness, and ultimately, a sense of self.

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants in support of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural community today. They include 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 project grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement grants of $500,000 each.

Originally created with Center support for the 2012 FringeArts Festival, Georgia Tech Arts now presents Thaddeus Phillips’ Red-Eye to Havre de Grace at the Ferst Center for the Arts.

Visual artist and Pew Fellow Eileen Neff recalls the early works of art that influenced her practice, her most treasured possession, and more.

Over its 18-year history, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Lively Arts Series has engaged local and national artists to share their work with the college and surrounding Blue Bell community.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Since 1990, Michael Alexander has been the executive and artistic director of Grand Performances, which presents free performing arts events in Downtown Los Angeles.

Collaborators & Colleagues

As the artistic consultant to the Roundabout Theatre Company and as a Tony Award-winning producer, Robyn Goodman is widely recognized for discovering and supporting influential artists early in their careers.