Linda Cordell

2003 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2003
Visual Arts


Development of a preservation plan considered Fleisher Art Memorial’s historic buildings on Catharine Street in South Philadelphia.

Grants & Grantees

Bringing together some of hip-hop’s most influential pioneers, Clark will present what he calls his “physical autobiography” in a dance-theater performance blending street dance techniques with spoken word narration and video.

Artist Hank Willis Thomas discusses seeing the world “through a photographic mindset.”

Grants & Grantees

Founded in Philadelphia in 1980, Piffaro performs 15th- through 17th-century music.

Graphic artist Marian Bantjes talks about how embellished text can provoke engagement with the reader.

In 2015, Fellows performed and exhibited their work at theaters, festivals, and in museums around the globe, received prestigious awards, and garnered international media attention.

A multi-sensory exhibition based on the Library Company of Philadelphia’s collection of pre-Braille texts for the blind, curated by artist-in-residence and Pew Fellow Teresa Jayne.

An exhibition featuring floor-to-ceiling photographs that stitch together a block of houses, with smaller photographs that reveal the various perspectives found within a 2-block radius..

Collaborators & Colleagues

Talvin Wilks is a playwright, director and dramaturg. His plays include Tod, the boy, Tod, The Trial of Uncle S&M, Bread of Heaven, and An American Triptych.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Craig Barton is a professor of architecture and urban design and director of the Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia opened to the public in 1954 and is located in the former home of brothers Philip and Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, international dealers in rare books, manuscripts, and fine and decorative arts.

Grants & Grantees

Choral Arts Philadelphia presented two concerts exploring liturgical practice with a focus on mystical traditions—sacred and secular, ancient and contemporary.