William Smith

2001 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 2001
Visual Arts

References

September 2015 Pew Fellows news highlights: The New York Times features exhibitions from Alex da Corte and Pepón Osorio in its “New Season” picks; Fellows such as Anthony Campuzano and Gabriel Martinez open new installations, and more.

Fleisher Art Memorial is implementing new communication strategies meant to transform the organization into a more welcoming and accessible space for its South Philadelphia neighbors.

Grants & Grantees

Babette Martino (1956–2011) was a visual artist and a 2000 Pew Fellow.

The Barnes Foundation presents a 1920s-themed opening party for the multi-part exhibition Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie.

As part of Historic Germantown’s ongoing project Elephants on the Avenue, visual artist and designer Ife Nii Owoo will lead a notebook and collage art workshop.

Grants & Grantees

Mufulu Kingambo Gilonda is a dance artist and a 2004 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.

Grants & Grantees

Self-proclaimed “mud man” and 2010 Pew Fellow William Daley has been a leading figure in the field of ceramics for close to 60 years.

Grants & Grantees

Megawords (run by Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski, both Pew Fellows) is self-described as “an experimental media project” that takes the form of a biannual photography magazine, as well as related installation projects and public events.

Integrating contemporary art within the Mütter Museum’s approach to medical humanities interpretation, an exhibition plan will be developed to focus on the centennial of Philadelphia’s influenza pandemic.

This month’s Fellows news digest features photographer Zoe Strauss, multi-media artist Brent Wahl, poet Afaa Michael Weaver, poet Major Jackson, DJ King Britt, and visual artist Donald Camp—and many more.

Collaborators & Colleagues

James Elaine is an artist and adjunct curator for the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. In 2008, he moved to Beijing, where he is researching China’s emerging culture and art scene.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Rajendra Roy joined the Department of Film at The Museum of Modern Art as Chief Curator in July 2007, overseeing the museum’s film collection, and their preservation and exhibition efforts. Roy served as a Pew Fellowships panelist in 2015.