Pew Fellow, 1992
Conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas will recreate a city block with a series of 1:1 scale photographs of North Philadelphia’s people and buildings, installed in the galleries of the PPAC, inviting audiences to consider issues related to gentrification, and setting the stage for public forums and a crowd-sourced neighborhood image archive and exhibition.
“Dancing around the Bride* at the Philadelphia Museum of Art told “the story of five extraordinary artists and what happened to art and culture when their lives and work intersected,” said curator Carlos Basualdo.
Barbara A. Campagna has worked for the past 25 years as an architect, planner, and historian, reinventing and restoring historic and existing buildings.
David Brick is a dance artist, a founder of Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
As a presenting arts organization, the Painted Bride offers a wide range of work in music, dance, spoken word, and theater.
Feasley is a self-described “landscape painter” whose work tends to be small-scale and intimate—supernatural scenes painted in rich, saturated colors that result in a hybrid of abstract and figurative art.
“This has remained a core part of my curatorial agenda: Giving voice and space to marginalized points of view.”
The Pennsylvania Ballet acquired William Forsythe’s contemporary dance masterpiece In the middle, somewhat elevated.
Meg Foley presents an exhibition of improvisational research and performance documenting up to 750 dances, which Foley performs on a daily basis at 3:15pm.
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.
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Marco Roth is an essayist, literary critic, a 2009 Pew Fellow, and a founding editor of n +1 magazine, a twice-yearly printed journal of literature, politics, and culture.