The Tod Williams Billie Tsien designed library at dusk. (John W. Hession photo)
The Tod Williams Billie Tsien designed library at dusk. (John W. Hession photo)

Artists and Works Supported by MacDowell

The following is a small sample of some of the artists and work that have benefited from MacDowell Fellowships:

Benny Andrews Various Paintings (visual art)

James Baldwin Giovanni’s Room (novel)

Leonard Bernstein Mass (composition)

Willa Cather Death Comes for the Archbishop (novel)

Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (novel)

Aaron Copland Billy the Kid (musical)

Richard Danielpour Margaret Garner (opera)

E.L. Doctorow Billy Bathgate (novel)

Louise Erdrich Love Medicine (novel)

Jeffrey Eugenides Middlesex (novel)

Janet Fish various works (visual art)

Scott Frankel, Michael Korie, and Doug Wright Grey Gardens (musical)

Jonathan Franzen The Corrections (novel)

Spalding Gray Impossible Vacation (novel)

DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Porgy and Bess (novel and musical)

Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman Last Day of Freedom (short documentary)

Oscar Hijuelos The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (novel)

James Lapine King Lear (play)

Audre Lorde Zami (autobiography)

Suzan-Lori Parks Topdog/Underdog (play)

Josh Marston Maria Full of Grace (film)

Meredith Monk Possible Sky (composition)

Paul Moravec Tempest Fantasy (composition)

Andrew Norman Play (symphony)

Gregory Pardlo Digest (poetry)

Ruth Reichl Comfort Me With Apples (memoir)

Faith Ringgold various works (visual art)

Edwin Arlington Robinson Tristam (poetry)

Ira Sachs Forty Shades of Blue (film)

Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones (novel)

Vijay Seshadri 3 Sections (poetry)

Bright Sheng H’Un (Lacerations) (composition)

Studs Terkel Division Street (nonfiction)

Virgil Thomson Mother of Us All (composition)

Paula Vogel How I Learned to Drive (play)

Wendy Wasserstein Third (play)

Thornton Wilder Our Town (play)