Syd Carpenter

1992 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1992
Visual Arts


Collaborators & Colleagues

William Williams is a photographer and a 1997 Pew Fellow.

McCreary is a 2013 Pew Fellow, author of the new poetry collection & now my feet are maps, and co-founder and editor of Philadelphia’s ixnay press.

Grants & Grantees

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is a nonprofit organization devoted to the study, practice, and appreciation of photography in the Philadelphia region.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Lane Czaplinski is the artistic director of Seattle’s On the Boards, founded in 1978 to introduce audiences to international innovators in contemporary dance, theater, and music.

For the first time in 40 years, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will reinstall and reinterpret its eight galleries of South Asian art, which include nearly 3,000 works spanning over 2,500 years.

Grants & Grantees

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers’ company training project furthered the development of the meditative and martial arts practices at the core of their creative process.

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

Internationally recognized artist Cai Guo-Qiang will energize the Benjamin Franklin Parkway with an interactive public artwork of 27 “fireflies”—luminous, kinetic sculptures inspired by Chinese pedicycles—which the many daily Parkway visitors can experience in motion as carriage passengers, pedestrians, and motorists.

In Terms of Performance features essays and interviews from more than 50 prominent artists, curators, presenters, and scholars who reflect on common yet contested terms in contemporary cultural practice.

Questions of Practice

Filmmaker and artist Miranda July answers talks about the 1990s feminist movement and what it meant to her.

A number of Center grantee and colleagues presented at the 2015 Creative Time Summit.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Michèle Steinwald is an independent curator and dance producer, and former assistant curator for the performing arts at the Walker Art Center.