Dorsey Kent Wallace, who taught art in Baltimore County public schools for 27 years, died of kidney failure Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 55.
Mr. Wallace was born and raised in Cambridge, and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1965.
He earned his bachelor's degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1969 and began teaching in county schools in 1970.
The former Glen Burnie resident retired in 1997 from Dundalk High.
Earlier, he had been on the faculty of Owings Mills and Sparrows Point high schools.
After retiring from teaching and until moving back to Cambridge last year, Mr. Wallace was a resident manager for Bello Machre.