Past Chairs of Castle Hill

Castle Hill is proud to look over the last 45 years at some of the greats who have taught or done a reading.

 
 
Mary Oliver - Woody English Chair

Mary Oliver - Woody English Chair

Sabina Teichman Chair

Helen Frankenthaler
Mary Frank
Grace Hartigan
Alex Webb and Vicky Goldberg
Toshiko Takaezu
George Segal
Will Barnet
Faith Ringgold
Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Wendy Levine and Maria Flook
Michael Levine and Mitchell Whitfield
Sinan Unel
Stephen Kandel

 

Ella Jackson Chair

Michael Mazur
Varushan Boghosian
Maria Magdalena Compos-Pons
Petah Coyne
Susanna Coffey
Judy Pfaff
Miriam Schapiro
Jan Cunningham
Dmitri Hadzi
Gilbert Franklin
Brenda Horowitz
Elaine Reichek
Joan Snyder
Joanne Mattera
Alison Saar
Deborah Dancy

 

 
Joan Snyder - Ella Jackson Chair

Joan Snyder - Ella Jackson Chair

 
Saul Bellow - Woody English Chair

Saul Bellow - Woody English Chair

 

Distinguished Writer and Artists Chair
(now called the Woody English Distinguished Artist & Writers Chair)

Saul Bellow
Derek Walcott
Erica Jong
Mark Doty
Sebastian Junger
Joel Meyerowitz
Anatoly M. Smelyansky
Mary Gordon
Komar and Melamid
Mary Oliver
Robert Pinsky
Billy Collins
Judy Chicago
Hayden Herrera
Mark Bittman
Ruth Reichl
Judy Pfaff
Bread & Puppet Theater

 

 

Barbara Wise Chair

Laurie Zippay
Maria Irene Fornes
Christina Schlesinger
Robert Storr

Xavier Gonzalez - Past Faculty

Xavier Gonzalez - Past Faculty

 

Other Notable Names over the years

Alan Dugan
Annie Dillard
Salvatore Del Deo
Xavier Gonzalez
Robert Blackburn
Marge Piercy
Robert Henry
Selina Trieff
Washington Ledesma
Heather Blume
David Phillips
Nancy Bowen