Thomas Dan

1995 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1995
Visual Arts

Grants & Grantees

Albert C. Barnes founded The Barnes Foundation in 1922 in Merion, Pennsylvania, to house his growing collection of modern art, African sculpture, and metalwork.

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center presents a community archive exhibition comprised of crowd-sourced images from residents of Philadelphia’s South Kensington neighborhood.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange Currencies, this film series excavates the expanded media landscape that shaped urban cinema culture in 1990s Mexico.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Elisabeth Sussman is curator and Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Most recently, she co-curated the 2012 Whitney Biennial.

A multidisciplinary theater artist whose practice is rooted in set design, Matt Saunders answers our questions on inspiration, artistic legacy, and more.

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

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.

Located in Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia and the region and is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, and the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.

This project will pose the question: What does a 21st-century urban monument look like? The centerpiece of this exploration will be a temporary monument designed by the late, award-winning artist Terry Adkins.

Grants & Grantees

“I’m interested in the landscape for political reasons, environmental reasons…things that have to do with us and our society right now,” says painter and 2008 Pew Fellow Mauro Zamora.

Richard Torchia and Catherine Morris consider visual artist Pati Hill’s contemporaneity, the creative influence of emerging technologies, and Hill’s place in contemporary and conceptual art.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Producer, writer, director, and founder of Blueberry Hill Productions, Laurie Kahn has a number of writing credits to her name for award-winning films and television series.