Pew Fellow, 1996
Folk & Traditional Arts
A workshop and small grant opportunity, No Idea Is Too Ridiculous allows Center constituents to explore creativity and risk-taking.
Bristol Riverside Theatre created a managing director position, which led to audience growth and greater revenues.
WXPN is a public radio station operated by the University of Pennsylvania, best known for its World Cafe music program, distributed by National Public Radio.
The Slought Foundation conceived and built a long-term interactive sound room, closely modeled on a 1989 lecture/performance by American avant-garde composer John Cage.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
In 2017, the Center celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Pew Fellowships in the Arts, with a lively website and short film highlighting a quarter-century of steadfast belief in the value and impact of artists.
New York City-based conceptual artist Fred Wilson is known for repurposing objects and artifacts to lead people to see them in a different way.
Janine Antoni creates work in performance art, sculpture, and photography.
Phoebe Adams is a visual artist and a 1998 Pew Fellow.
Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes his Center-supported autobiographical dance, The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, to Chicago.
Bruce Graham’s Rizzo opens at Theatre Exile, NPR features Chris Forsyth, and Geoff Sobelle’s The Object Lesson receives a Bessie Award.
Clearfield creates deep, emotive musical languages that she says, “synthesize disparate elements into a musical whole,” in works that explore themes ranging from freedom and oppression, to ancient cultures, religion, health, and technology.