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2011 Pew Fellows Announced, Includes Chris Forsyth And Jamaaladeen Tacuma

The Pew Center For Arts And Heritage have announced the twelve Pew Fellows In The Arts for 2011, each of whom will receive a $60,000 award. The grants are awarded to people in the Philadelphia area at any stage in their careers across a range of fields in the arts.

The winners of the 2011 award are guitarist Chris Forsyth (Family Vineyard, Tompkins Square), Charles Cohen, who produces music using a Buchla Music Easel synthesizer, jazz bass player and Ornette Coleman collaborator Jamaaladeen Tacuma, plus poets CAConrad and Pattie McCarthy, set designer Jorge Cousineau, choreographer Tania Isaac, architect Brian Phillips, and artists Joy Feasley, Jane Irish, Tim Portlock and Matthew Suib. For more info on the fellowship, head here.