Pew Fellow, 1995
On Monday, June 13, 2016, we announced and honored the 2016 grantees of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage with a celebration at Christ Church Neighborhood House.
The major repository of the art of three generations of Wyeths (H.C, Andy, and Jamie), and steward of hundreds of acres of land where the artists worked, the Brandywine Museum is a national treasure.
Dr. Kamella Tate is the owner/principal of KTA/LLC, a Los Angeles-based firm that provides research, program design, evaluation, and fund development services to community nonprofits in the arts, healthcare, and education sectors.
The Crossing premiered new compositions by Gabriel Jackson (England), Kamran Ince (Turkey/United States), and Eriks E¡envalds (Latvia) as part of its Month of Moderns festival of contemporary music.
Raphael Xavier and Eileen Neff receive Guggenheim Fellowships, exhibitions by visual artists Alex Da Corte and Ryan Trecartin make a splash in national venues, and Tania Isaac and Meg Foley each present new dance works in Philadelphia.
Dave Burrell is a pianist and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
Playwright and Pew Fellow James Ijames talks about how history influences his work, the importance of failure, and more.
Jennifer Higdon wins a International Opera Award for Cold Mountain, Geoff Sobelle’s one-man play The Object Lesson will be presented at New York Theatre Workshop, and a mid-career retrospective book of Bo Bartlett’s paintings is published.
Pew Fellow and visual artist Tiona McClodden on creating work inspired by her lived experiences, why “honesty is perfection,” and more.
Dan Murphy and Anthony Smyrski work together as the artist duo Megawords. They are well known throughout Philadelphia for installations that are equal parts gathering space, artist studio, and storefront.
Vera Nakonechny, a 2008 Pew Fellow, is a Ukrainian embroiderer, bead worker, and weaver.
Jolle Greenleaf, artistic director of early music ensemble TENET, is one of the leading voices in the field of early music.