Isaiah Zagar

1995 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1995
Visual Arts

References

Grants & Grantees

Robert Crowder (1930–2012) was the founder of Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble and a 2004 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.

In conjunction with the ongoing reFORM project, Temple Contemporary hosts a discussion with Feather Houstoun, member of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.

In this month’s Pew Fellows news highlights, CAConrad wins the Believer Poetry Award, Geoff Sobelle’s play The Object Lesson heads to Australia, and Opera Philadelphia presents Jennifer Higdon’s Cold Mountain.

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries, in collaboration with the Wharton Esherick Museum and the Architectural Archives at the University of Pennsylvania, presented the first major examination of Esherick’s work and artistic development in over 50 years.

Finding a “form to contain [the mess]” is one way that 2013 Pew Fellow Jenn McCreary describes her motivation for writing poetry. An avid note-taker, she tasks herself to find forms for disparate ideas.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Eugenie Tsai is the Brooklyn Museum’s John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art.

Grants & Grantees

Charles Burns is a graphic novelist and a 1994 Pew Fellow.

Integrating contemporary art within the Mütter Museum’s approach to medical humanities interpretation, an exhibition plan will be developed to focus on the centennial of Philadelphia’s influenza pandemic.

Moore College of Art & Design is the only visual arts college for women in the United States and the Galleries at Moore have showcased the work of women artists and curators to great effect.

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.

This month, Afaa Michael Weaver is awarded the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Joshua Mosley’s work appears at the Whitney Biennial, King Britt curates at MoMA PS1, and much more.

The second in a series of events programmed around the exhibition Barbara Kasten: Stages, the ICA hosts a conversation between Kasten herself and representatives from a younger generation of artists who have found inspiration in her work and process.