Gwendolyn Rice holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and theater from the University of Iowa, and a Master’s degree in literature, history and criticism of the theater from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Rice has won awards for short fiction as well as playwriting, and has had plays produced in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. She is also the author of the book, The Coronado Theatre: Rockford’s Crown Jewel. Professionally, Rice has worked in marketing and fundraising for a variety of performing arts organizations, including First Stage Milwaukee, the Friends of the Coronado Theatre, and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. She currently works as the communications director for Forward Theater Company. Rice lives in Madison with her amazing husband Joe, and two sons, Charlie and Ethan, who inspire her and make her laugh every day.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
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James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
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