This year's Dina Wind Scholar is artist Storm Brewer. Transferring to PAFA from Philadelphia Community College, Storm will receive the scholarship for two years while working towards a B.A. with a concentration in sculpture.
2019/20 Jill Adler
(b. 1996, Manhattan, New York) received her BFA in Painting, with concentrations in Book Arts and Printmaking, from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2019, and is a candidate to receive her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2021. Adler’s work incorporates a wide array of practices, including but not limited to painting, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, bookmaking, and ceramics. She has exhibited in group exhibitions online and in person at Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, PA; Second State Press, Philadelphia, PA; Orchard Art Collective, Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; and at Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. Jill Adler currently lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Currents: The Summer Residency at PAFA
Yin Ting Lau, Parsons School of Design
Carlyn Perlow, Rutgers University
Elizabeth Sheeler, University of Arkansas
Libby Ponce, University of South Florida
Audrey Galat, Ohio State University
Daniella Ellinger, Maryland Institute College of Art
Dina Wind (1938-2014) was a trailblazing artist and arts advocate whose bold, abstract sculptures challenged stereotypes and embraced sustainability. Inspired by her legacy, the Dina Wind Art Foundation empowers women artists, builds community, and supports arts education.