Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Visual Art – painting, Literature – fiction

Len Jenkin

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting, Visual Art – painting, Literature – fiction
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1984, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2019

Len Jenkin is a writer and a painter. His plays have been produced at the NY Shakespeare Festival, Soho Rep, other theaters in New York City, as well as in London, Tokyo, and most recently in Dallas, Texas. His paintings were shown most recently at the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) in Baltimore MD. He will be working on drawings, small paintings, and a new novel.

Studios

Wood

Len Jenkin worked in the Wood studio.

Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…

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