Pew Fellow, 1993
The Center’s 2014 Year in Review celebrates a spectacular year of innovative cultural presentations and stimulating discussions.
Jenifer Papararo was appointed Director of Artistic Programs at the Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg, Canada in November 2014. Papararo served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2015.
An actor, director, stage designer, and playwright, Thaddeus Phillips “creates visual spectacles that take audiences to new frontiers.”
Richard Torchia is a visual artist and a 1994 Pew Fellow, and the director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery.
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.
In 1998 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 52 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.
William Parker is a leading figure in the New York creative jazz scene. Renowned as a composer, bassist, and multi-instrumentalist, he is also an educator and author.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes hip-hop techniques from the street to the stage and tells the autobiographical story defined by sacrifice, passion, and transcendence.
Homer Jackson is a visual artist, performance artist, and a 1998 Pew Fellow.
Kinan Abou-afach is a cellist, composer, and classical Arab musician born in Damascus, Syria, who performs extensively with Philadelphia Arabic cultural organization Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture.
Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes his Center-supported autobiographical dance, The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, to Chicago.
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.