Pew Fellow, 1992
Wendy Rogers has choreographed and performed contemporary dances for over 40 years around the county, including California and New York.
Laura Connelly, director of presentations for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association since 2007, oversees all non-classical presentations at the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s partnership with United States Artists (USA) allows Pew Fellows to participate in USA’s unique online fundraising platform to raise money and awareness about upcoming projects.
Classical Arab musician Kinan Abou-afach (Pew Fellow, 2013) was born in Damascus, Syria, where he learned traditional Arabic repertoire on the oud, an Arabic lute.
PAFA presented the most comprehensive exhibition of Peter Saul’s work to date, featuring over 50 artworks spanning from 1958 to present.
In 2005 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 66 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Shonibare’s exhibition explored concepts of cultural identity, authenticity, colonialism, and empire, and includes three new pieces—the Barnes Foundation’s first commission from an artist since 1930.
As part of the Center-funded Consumption: A Project on Pearl Street conceived by Rick Lowe, an ongoing revitalization of Pearl Street, Asian Arts Initiative presents two installations, “Finding Comfort” and “Who’s Who.”
Amada Cruz on how her Hispanic heritage informs her approach to audience engagement in bilingual communities.
M. Ho is a visual artist and a 2005 Pew Fellow.
A two-part concert program, with a live talk show hosted by Live from Lincoln Center’s Fred Child and an accompanying studio recording, will offer a renewed perspective on the artistic legacy of baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann.
An array of imaginative public installations and creative community programs led by local artists and historians introduced audiences to the rich architectural heritage of the three-mile Philadelphia Rail Park, and culminated in a summer 2016 installment of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s popular Pop Up Garden.