Michael Olszewski

2003 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2003
Visual Arts

References

Grants & Grantees

In 2002 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.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Shawn McBride is a writer and a 2005 Pew Fellow.

Sarah Sze’s installations, on view at the Fabric Workshop and Museum through April 6, 2014, received recent media attention from WHYY’s Newsworks.

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy manages the largest and oldest public art program in the country, while The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks to improve quality of life for all Philadelphians by facilitating collaborations between the city’s public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Grants & Grantees

Alex Da Corte (Pew Fellow, 2012) scans grocery stores, street corners, and IKEA showrooms to find materials for his assemblages and videos, which utilize everything from food to hardware.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Founded in 2013 by Michał Zadara, Centrala is a theater company based in Warsaw, Poland.

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture presents a day-long public forum exploring stories of displacement.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Christine Kim is the associate curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Filmmaker and Pew Fellow Heidi Saman recalls the first film that influenced her practice, what inspires her to tell stories of the immigrant experience, and more.

Visual artist and Pew Fellow Micah Danges on artistic influence, the potential of images, and more.

Five Pew Fellows have been awarded artist residencies in 2015, supported by the Center’s ongoing partnership with the Alliance of Artists Communities.

In its 20th anniversary season, Orchestra 2001 presented An Opera, an Operetta, and a Songbook, a three-part performance of orchestral vocal compositions.