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.


Questions of Practice

Published in 2006, What Makes a Great Exhibition? is vital reading for arts professionals, art and curatorial studies students, art historians, practicing artists, and anyone curious about exhibition-making today.

Grants & Grantees

Woon-Ping Chin is a poet and a 1995 Pew Fellow.

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

Ally is a performance-as-exhibition, conceived by MacArthur Fellow Janine Antoni in collaboration with pioneering choreographer Anna Halprin and contemporary dance artist Stephen Petronio.

Grants & Grantees

In 1992 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 16 visual arts, dance, and music artists in the greater Philadelphia region, including Odean Pope and Judith Schaechter.

Grants & Grantees

Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts exhibited the first career retrospective for this American figurative painter of African descent, born and educated in Philadelphia.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Susan Franano offers services through Franano Arts Management Consulting following nine years as executive director of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Grants & Grantees

Anthony Smyrski works with Dan Murphy as the artist duo Megawords. They are well known throughout Philadelphia for installations that are equal parts gathering space, artist studio, and storefront.

Grants & Grantees

Hellmut Gottschild is a dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.

On Monday, June 15, 2015, we announced and honored the 2015 grantees of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage with a celebration at the Curtis Institute of Music.

The Barnes Foundation presents a series of artist lectures and gallery talks.