Ron Silliman

1998 Pew Fellow

Collaborators & Colleagues

Since its inception in 1996, Peter Taub has overseen the dance, music, performance, and theater program at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Vera Nakonechny, 2008 Pew Fellow, has been named a 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Dushko Petrovich is a painter and writer who lives in New York. He is a co-founder of *Paper Monument *and teaches at Yale University.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Since 2001, Rena Zurofsky has been an independent consultant with three primary areas of specialization: as a strategic planner, a retail planner, and an interim director.

Raphael Xavier presents Raphstravaganza, a contemporary circus-style performance featuring street performers, extreme BMX riders, acrobatic contortionists, and live music.

The Library Company of Philadelphia hosts an opening reception for Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind.

Grants & Grantees

David Scott Kessler’s (Pew Fellow, 2015) work combines film, installation, writing, performance, and drawing in a constantly-shifting exploration of place.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Boris Charmatz is a choreographer, dancer, and director of Musée de la danse (Museum of Dance).

Grants & Grantees

Babette Martino (1956–2011) was a visual artist and a 2000 Pew Fellow.

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.

Grants & Grantees

In 1994 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 34 dance and music organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.

Grants & Grantees

In addition to company productions, Group Motion hosts regular improvisational movement workshops, which allow the public to employ dance as a language of expression.