List of Folger Institute Artist Research Fellows

List of Folger Institute Artist Research Fellows

(Formerly "Artist-in-Residence Fellows")


Missy Dunaway, Independent Artist
Birds of The Bard: Shakespeare's Avian References in 64 Paintings

Desi Shelton, Founder and Artistic Director, Camden Rep
Shakes for Small Fries


Morayo Akandé, Director, Writer, and Producer, Lucid Dreamers Productions and Moyo Akandé, Producer, Lucid Dreamers Productions
1745: A Full-Length Feature Film

Dawn Hoffman, Independent Artist
Hooked on Book furniture: Clasps, Corners and Center Medallions; Materials and Techniques used in the Past, how to recreate them in the Present

Bikang Huang, Professor of English, Peking University
Shakespearean Appropriation of Classical Chinese Plays in Translation


Debra Ann Byrd, Producing Artistic Director & Classical Actress, Harlem Shakespeare Festival
BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl's Journey

Mandy Stricke, Photographer and Interdisciplinary Artist
By Nature Much Delight


Hannah Baker-Saltmarsh
Research for poetry manuscript, Author Comma A Lady

Angela Iannone
“The Prince” Play Five in The Edwin Booth Plays- Edwin Booth, Tommaso Salvini and the performance of Hamlet and Othello in 19th Century American Theatre

Hilary Leichter
The Ghost: A Commonplace Book