Pew Fellow, 2005
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (the Center) announced today its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists. Marking the Center’s 10th year of grantmaking, a total of more than $9.6 million will provide funding for 12 new Pew Fellowships, 34 Project grants, and three Advancement grants.
Nicole Cousineau (Pew Fellow, 2007) makes multimedia dance theater based in strong, rigorous movement investigation.
Eric Johnson is a librarian by training, currently serving as head of innovative media at the VCU Libraries of Virginia Commonwealth University.
Nichole Canuso Dance Company is building an internal fundraising structure that can grow or contract as the scope of the company’s projects changes with each year.
Winner of two Walter W. Naumburg Awards, soprano Lucy Shelton enjoys an international career bringing her dramatic vocalism and interpretive skills to repertoire of all periods.
Curator Mary Jane Jacob is professor and executive director of exhibitions and exhibition studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Dancer, choreographer, and Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier tells the autobiographical story of an artistic journey defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
Theater artist and Pew Fellow Jennifer Kidwell on how she became an artist, the role of humor in her work, Philadelphia’s arts scene, and more.
Pew Fellow and Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher leads a poetry workshop and story circle in Historic Germantown.
Matt Porterfield has written, directed, and produced three feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011), and I Used To Be Darker (2013).
This month’s digest includes a BOMB Magazine interview with Chris Forsyth, international attention for Ryan Trecartin’s collaborative video installation at London’s Zabludowicz Collection, and a list of “must-see painting shows” from New American Paintings stocked with Pew Fellows.