Judith Lynn Stillman

First Annual Pell Award Winner

Judith Lynn Stillman received the first Annual Pell Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts.

Trinity Repertory Theatre, honors “outstanding artists for their artistic achievement while paying tribute to Senator Claiborne Pell for his exemplary support of the arts.” Senator Pell was the main sponsor of the 1965 landmark legislation establishing the National Endowment For The Arts and Humanities.

Past Pell Recipients include Jane Alexander, Kate Burton, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, Viola Davis, Kevin Spacey, Olympia Dukakis, Oskar Eustis, Arthur Miller, Liza Minnelli, Toni Morrison, Robert Redford, Chita Rivera, Maurice Sendak, Beverly Sills, and Stephen Sondheim.

Judith Lynn Stillman and her daughter at the gala: