Friday, May 2, 2008
CONGRATS TO PEI GRANT WINNERS (JK I hate you all JK)
I am a loser, here are the winners:
The Design Center at Philadelphia University. $200,000, for a project about lace. (Lace in Translation)
The ICA, University of Pennsylvania. $250,000, for a project on clay. (Dirt on Delight: impulses that form clay.)
*Megawords. $20,000 for a storefront exhibition space and two editions of Megawords magazine.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. $128,796 for a Peter Saul retrospective. (Peter Saul: A Retrospective)
*Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. $237, 535, to get ESPO to do a mural and some SEPTA TransPasses. (LOVE LETTER)
Philadelphia Museum of Art. $250,000, for a James Castle Retrospective. (James Castle: A Retrospective)
Arcadia University: $25,000
The Clay Studio: $25,000
Rosenbach Museum and Library: $24,900
*Screening (at Vox Populi, but it's own separate entity): $5,000
*First-time PEI grant recipients.