Associate Professor of Art
Read Baldwin has been teaching in the art department since 1995. He attended Kenyon, graduating in 1984, and received his MFA from Pratt Institute in 1989. He teaches Drawing I, Figure Drawing, Printmaking, Contemporary Art for Artists, and Senior Seminar. He has exhibited most recently at The Blue Mountain Gallery in New York City in July 2009. His work is landscape-based involving contemporary perceptions of nature
James Michael Playwright-in-Residence and Professor of Drama
Wendy MacLeod’s play The House of Yes has been performed at Soho Rep, the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, the Washington Shakespeare Company and the Gate Theater in London, where it was published in Plays International. It became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey, earning a Special Jury Award at Sundance. Women in Jeopardy! premiered at Geva Theatre and is now being done around the country. Her newest play Slow Food was done at the 2015 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and she’s just been commissioned by ACT in Seattle. Her essays, book reviews and humor pieces have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The International Herald Tribune, POETRY magazine, The Dramatist, and Kenyon Alumni Bulletin, and on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Salon, The Rumpus, and NPR’s All Things Considered.