Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announces over $8.4 million in grants

The artist Ibrahim Said, whose work is on view at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia. The studio has been awarded a project grant by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Courtesy of the Clay Studio

The non-profit Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has announced over $8.4m in annual grants for Philadelphia artists and art organisations, with funding going to 12 Pew fellowships and 27 project grants.

Each Pew fellowship is an award of $75,000 given to an artist. Among this years fellows are the painter Jonathan Lyndon Chase, the ceramicist Robert Lugo, the writer Imani Perry and the choreographer Dinita Clark.

The Philadelphia-based Pew Centers project grants for public events, exhibitions and performances are awards of up to $400,000, with an additional 20 percent for operating costs, to support cultural programming presented by local institutions. This years 27 recipients include an exhibition of the artists Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, newly commissioned artworks at the William Way LGBT Community Center memorializing PhiladelphiaRead More – Source