Shakespeare Lightning Round: Missy Dunaway

Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 5:00 pm
Live on Instagram

What’s your favorite Shakespeare play? Best Shakespeare character? Most overrated Shakespeare play? Tune in on Instagram Live for a fun, fast-paced, Shakespearean chat show. We ask our guests 30 lightning-fast questions to reveal their hottest takes on the Bard and his plays.

Missy Dunaway, artist and 2021-22 Folger artist-in-residence fellow, joins us on a new episode to talk to us about her Birds of Shakespeare project.

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Missy Dunaway is an artist and illustrator with a penchant for storytelling. A traveler at heart, she has attended numerous international artist-in-residence programs that provide the opportunity for long visits and cultural immersion. She illustrates books, teaches online with Creativebug, and is a represented artist at Portland Art Gallery of Maine.
Dunaway earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and Arts from Carnegie Mellon Univeristy in 2010. She has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a Folger Institute Fellowship, the ArtPrize Educator Award, a New Student Scholarship to the Academy of Realist Art Boston, and traveled to Vietnam as a Four Seasons Envoy. 
Her first book, The Traveling Artist: A Visual Journal, was released in 2021. Learn more about Dunaway and her work on her website.