Tanya Hamilton

2004 Pew Fellow

Grants & Grantees

In 1996 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 28 dance and theater organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.

Musician and Pew Fellow Chris Madak on artistic motivation, the notion of “perfection,” and more.

Questions of Practice

Visual artist Brent Wahl works primarily in photography and time-based mediums, transforming everyday materials and detritus into mesmerizing compositions.

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

Poet and 2013 Pew Fellow Emily Abendroth’s poetry encourages readers to discover difficult truths woven into social, cultural, and physical realities.

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia connects the region’s arts organizations and for-profit businesses.

In this month’s Pew Fellows news, Justin Cronin’s book The City of Mirrors debuts at the top of The New York Times Best Sellers list, J.C. Todd wins the Rita Dove Poetry Prize, and we introduce 12 new Pew Fellows.

Born in Venezuela, Kotain works with various Philadelphia-area nonprofit cultural organizations to teach others about his Arab and Latin musical traditions.

This month, Afaa Michael Weaver is awarded the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Joshua Mosley’s work appears at the Whitney Biennial, King Britt curates at MoMA PS1, and much more.

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.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Linda Shearer has been the Executive Director of Houston’s Project Row Houses since 2009.

The Association for Public Art developed an interactive audio tour to interpret Philadelphia’s vast collection of public sculptures.