Sarah Gamble

2009 Pew Fellow

Sarah Gamble, 2009 Pew Fellow. Directed by Glenn Holsten.

“The best day in the studio is when everything feels like magic.”

Sarah Gamble (b. 1974) creates works on paper that explore the notions of electro-magnetic fields and the ways in which they interact with human experiences and conditions. Gamble has exhibited her work widely, including exhibitions at Edward Thorp Gallery, New York; Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY; PS122 Gallery, New York; Pagaent Soloveev Gallery, Philadelphia; Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia; Fleisher Challenge Exhibition, at the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia; Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA; Lump Gallery/Projects, Raleigh, NC; and Vox Populi, Philadelphia. She attended the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art residency program in Omaha, NE, and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT. Gamble received her B.F.A. from the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C., and her M.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


Grants & Grantees

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Grants & Grantees

Christian Michel is a painter and a 1993 Pew Fellow.

“The bracket of the museum or gallery often shifts the lens of a project away from its being toward a traditional mode of representation. It is a shift that I find often in the way of the artists’ intent.”

Collaborators & Colleagues

Cara Starke is director of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

The Barnes presents a multi-part project that captures city life through a gallery exhibition, newly commissioned public installations and performances, and citizen-created photos and videos.

FringeArts presented the US premiere of After the Rehearsal/Persona by director Ivo van Hove and his Dutch theater company, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, at the 2015 Fringe Festival.

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

Named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer James A. Michener, this museum was founded in 1988 with a regional focus, housing a collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings.

This touring exhibition is the first to critically examine the lasting impact that Riot Grrrl—the widely influential but briefly lived global punk feminist movement—has had on artists today. Originally presented at Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, Alien She is now on view in San Francisco.

It gives us great pleasure to announce that the Pew Fellowships in the Arts will be raised to $75,000 for each Fellow in the 2015 grant cycle.

Located outside of West Philadelphia, The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation is a 54-acre, 18th-century garden, cemetery, and mansion that offers the public one of the nation’s most architecturally sophisticated neoclassical houses from the years following the American Revolution.

Grants & Grantees

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