Enid Baxter Ryce (nee Blader) is an artist, filmmaker and musician. She grew up in a strip-mining town that was also a Revolutionary War reenactment park. Her works have exhibited internationally at venues including the National Gallery of Art and Library of Congress, Washington, D.C; the J.P. Getty Museum, Director's Guild of America and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Location One and Academy of Art and Sciences, New York City; Sundance, Park City UT; The Kunsthalle Vienna; The Arnolfini in London; Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow; CCA Andratx, Mallorca.
Her work has been written about in The New York Times, Artforum, Artreviews, The Los Angeles Times, and many others. Enid has been the Community Director for the Philip Glass Days and Nights festival since 2013. She has won awards for her work as an artist and arts educator from government agencies and non-profit festivals. Enid studied fine art at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Yale University and Claremont Graduate University. She is Professor of Cinematic Arts and Environmental Studies and Interim Director of the Salinas City Center for Arts, Culture and Humanities at CSU Monterey Bay.