List of Folger Institute Artist Research Fellows

List of Folger Institute Artistic Research Fellows

(Formerly "Artist-in-Residence Fellows")

Current Artistic Research Fellowship Guidelines


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

Mindy Stricke, Photographer and Interdisciplinary Artist
By Nature Much Delight


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

Angela Iannone, Actor, Director, and Playwright
“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, Writer
The Ghost: A Commonplace Book


Jason Gray Platt, Playwright
Ye Bare and Ye Cubb

Ginger Strand, Non-Fiction Writer
Charlotte Cushman and her Circle


Leslie Smith, Book Artist, University of Iowa
Wonder and Curiosity: Broadside project