Shanti Thakur

2001 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2001
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Mayor Michael Nutter hails Sherlock, Philadelphia’s second-ever poet laureate, as one of the city’s “most talented homegrown artists.”

Pew Fellow and former Philadelphia Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez leads a poetry workshop exploring the history of Johnson House, Philadelphia’s only intact stop on the Underground Railroad.

Grants & Grantees

Nathalie Anderson is a poet and a 1993 Pew Fellow.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Curator Mary Jane Jacob is professor and executive director of exhibitions and exhibition studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Kun-Yang Lin’s dance company hosted classes with visiting artist Hsu-Hui Huang and incorporated his techniques into a performance at the Painted Bride Art Center.

Stephen Berg, a 1993 Pew Fellow in Literature and founder of the American Poetry Review and Zig Zag Press, passed away on June 12.

Paula Marincola and Melissa Franklin reflect on a quarter-century of direct support to artists—how we got started, how the program has evolved, and what we’ve learned.

Percussionist and Pew Fellow Pablo Batista presents El Viaje (The Journey), a new performance work.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Gil Boggs is artistic director of the Colorado Ballet. Previously, he was a member of the American Ballet Theatre for 17 years.

We speak to visual artist Tim Portlock, whose current body of work explores the dialogue between place and the formation of identity.

In 2016, our Pew Fellows brought an abundance of new projects to fruition, as they performed and exhibited their works across the nation and around the globe.

Grants & Grantees

Michael Grothusen is a visual artist and a 1998 Pew Fellow.