Fenimore Society

Members of the Fenimore Society support the museum at the highest level. These leadership donors make an enormous impact with their gifts. Thank you to all the Fenimore Society members for all you do to bring exceptional art to the community.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Berk
Miss Jane Forbes Clark
Robert and Nellie Gipson
Mr. and Mrs. Gates Helms Hawn
Dr. Jane Katcher and Mr. Gerald Katcher
Jacqueline B. Mars
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O. Putnam
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander J. Shields
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene V. Thaw

$10,000 – $24,999
Dr. and Mrs. William W. LeCates
Robert and Doris Fischer Malesardi
Mr. Tom Morgan & Ms. Erna Morgan McReynolds
Lady Juliet Tadgell and Dr. Christopher Tadgell

$5,000 – $9,999
Mrs. Gemma S. Hall and Ms. Angelica Romano
Dr. and Mrs. Lewis L. Hamilton
Mr. Gunleif Jacobsen and Mr. Thomas Simpson
Ms. Judy Lewent and Mr. Mark Shapiro
Mr. Brent R. Nicklas
Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch
Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Thomas, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Thompson
Mrs. Rose C. Wadsworth

$2,500 – $4,999
Mr. Lou Allstadt and Ms. Melinda Hardin
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Blum
Mr. Dick Button
Robert and Raphaela Robert Consigli
Mr. Keith J. Fulmer & Dr. Terry T. Fulmer
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glynn
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Hanft
Vera and Pepi Jelinek
Honorable and Mrs. M. Langhorne Keith
Allison and W. Keyes Hill-Edgar
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Leventhal
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Northrup
Dr. Donald Pollock
Mr. Pierce S. Sioussat and Mrs. Abigail Ross Sioussat
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stack
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Stetson
Mr. Frank Tosto

$1,000 – $2,499
Ms. Annon C. Adams
Ms. Kathy Allen and Ms. Barby Allen
Ms. Helen-Jean Arthur
Dr. Jacqueline M. Atkins and Dr. Edward G. Atkins
Ms. Marianne Bez and Mr. Michael Jerome
Helene Bonnier & Fritz Rosenorn-Lehn
Mr. and Mrs. Marc Bresee
Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Buckingham
Mrs. Joan R. Butler
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Cain
Dr. Paul S. and Anna T. D’Ambrosio
Lucy and Mike Danziger
Dr. and Mrs. John A. Dobelman
Mrs. Phyllis B. Dunning
Mr. Thomas Edwards
Mrs. Karen M. Elting
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Evelyn
Ms. Andrea K. Fallek
Ms. Kathleen Flanagan and Mr. Tim O’Donoghue
Mr. Richard Friedberg and Ms. Elisabeth Searles
Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Glazer
Mr. Lucius Gotti
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Gotwald
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham
Mr. Charles T. Hage and Mrs. Ursula Hage
Mr. Louis Busch Hager, Jr.
Bruce and Mona Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Holbrook
Mr. and Mrs. James Howarth
Mr. and Mrs. Graham Humes
Ms. Susan J. Huxtable
Mr. James M. Jordan
Ms. Marjorie Turrell Julian
Mr. Arnold Jungkind
Dr. Marilynn Karp
The Honorable and Mrs. Jeffrey Katz
Paul Kellogg and Raymond Han
Ms. Elizabeth Ketterson and Mr. Robert Graepel
Mr. Charles B. Kieler
Mrs. Suzanne Kingsley
Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Landers
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Leist, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Levine
Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis
Dr. and Mrs. Roger MacMillan
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mahon
Mr. and Mrs. George P. Mahoney
Mr. and Mrs. Jason McCoy
W. David McCoy & Millington F. McCoy
Dr. Bertine McKenna and Mr. Patrick McKenna
Mr. And Mrs. George H. Meyer
Magda and Gus Mininberg
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat
Ms. Esther Nelson and Mr. Bernd Ulken
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Older
Ms. Margaret Bouslough Parsons
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Plowden-Wardlaw
Ms. Corinne M. Plummer
Jerry and Marisabel Raymond
Mr. Philip Richter
Dr. and Mrs. William Richtsmeier
David and Nancy Russell
Mr. John Sanford and Mrs. Ellen H. Sanford
Ms. Nettie Jean Scarzafava
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Schlather
Mr. and Mrs. T. Gunter Smith
Mrs. Patricia Smith
Mrs. Sigrid Snell
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Steigelman
Dr. and Mrs. William Streck
Dr. and Mrs. David Svahn
Ms. Ellen R. Tillapaugh and Mr. Gary M. Kuch
Ms. Lucy Townsend
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh K. Webster
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Zahn
Francesca Zambello and Faith Gay


Corporate, Foundation and Government Support

Thank you to the following organizations and corporations who generously support our mission at Fenimore Art Museum. Your support truly makes a difference.

The Clark Foundation
Empire State Development and the I Love NY Division of Tourism
New York State Education Department
Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation
The Scriven Foundation
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust
The Tianaderrah Foundation

$10,000 – $49,999
C.J. Heilig Foundation, Inc.
Charities Aid Foundation
The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
John Ben Snow Memorial Trust
Malesardi Family Foundation
Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
National Philanthropic Trust
New York State Council on the Arts
NYCM Insurance
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
The Table Rock Group at Morgan Stanley

$5,000 – $9,999
Fenimore Asset Management, Inc.
Greater Hudson Heritage Network
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Schwab Charitable
Strategic Financial Services

$1,000 – $4,999
Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation
Allstadt Hardin Foundation
Bank of Cooperstown
Bentley Holden Fund
Charles Schwab
Eggleston Foundation
Fly Creek Cider Mill and Orchard
Hawkfield Corporation
KeyBank Foundation
Leatherstocking Region Federal Credit Union
McCoy Charitable Foundation
National Financial Services LLC
New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.
The R. David Sudarsky Charitable Foundation
Stewart’s Shops
Stonehall Farm

Beekman 1802 LLC
Black Ash Holding Co., Inc.
Brewery Ommegang
The Cain Brothers Foundation
Claynote Enterprises
Cobbler & Co.
Cooperstown Country Club
Cooperstown Rotary Club
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Friends of Senator Seward
The GE Foundation
G & S Construction, LLC
G & T Farm
Haas Landscape Architects
The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.
Keith and Virginia Smith Family Foundation
Paperkite Creative Communications
Patricia M. & H. William Smith Jr. Foundation
Richard T Button Foundation Inc
Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
Village Cobbler Cooperstown
Dr. and Mrs. Wharton/Ayco Charitable Foundation
The Willow Tree Inn B & B


Individual Donors

Donors who choose to support Fenimore Art Museum share the gift of great art with our community. Each and every gift makes a difference at the museum. Thank you to the following donors who supported the museum in 2017:

$250 – $999

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Allen
Mr. David Beightol and Mrs. Ann Beightol
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Crissman
Susan and Henry Fradkin
Abby Kreh Gibson
Ms. Susan Glaser and Mr. Roy Glaser
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Goodman
Michon Halio
Mr. Pete Henrici and Mrs. Judi Henrici
Dr. and Mrs. William Hopper
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Horvath
Hilary and Lewis Josephs
Ms. Michelle Kennedy and Dr. Nicholas Hellenthal
Mr. Charles Lewis
Mr. Robert Nelson and Mr. Van B. Ramsey
James and Stephanie Patrick
Hudi Podolsky
Dr. Richard Sternberg and Ms. Elma Del Rosario
Sheila Stone
Dr. and Mrs. David Svahn
Dawn and Alfred Tinger
Ms. Mary R. Wright

$100 – $249

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Barry
Matthew Brundage
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Church
Dr. and Mrs. Patrick Dietz
Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Dillingham
Mr. Arnold Drogen
Mr. and Mrs. Avram Edidin
Mr. Howard N. Elliott and Mrs. Eileen Elliott
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Franck
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Graig-Tiso
Dr. Michael Haines and Dr. Anne C. Meyering
Mrs. Erika Hall and Ms. Carla Hall-Friedman
Mr. John Hasbrouck
Dr. Margaret M. Healy
Brad Horn
Mr. Finn O. Jensen and Ms. Rosemary McCabe Jensen
Ms. Patricia A. Kelly
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kenyon
Dr. Bruce Kramer and Dr. Laura Kilty
Ms. Dorothy Lawson and Ms. Priscilla Thompson
Dr. and Mrs. August Leinhart
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Deane Leonard
Dr. Katharine W. Lloyd and Dr. Evan Lloyd Guiney
Tim and Alison Lord
Ms. Melva Max
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Muirhead
Nannette Nocon
Ms. Mary Ann Oliver
Mr. and Mrs. Carl N. Olsson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert O’Neill
Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Raddatz
Mrs. Betty Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Giles E. Russell
Mr. John Ryland and Ms. Karen Craig Ryland
Mr. Victor Salvatore and Ms. Martha McGowan
Mr. Roland Sanchez and Ms. Mary Gadomski
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Scurry
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Syvertsen
Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Talevi
Ms. Kerrie Tandle
Ruth Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weiss
Ms. Susan T. Witt
Mrs. Martha Yager
Mr. John P. Young and Ms. Connie Young


Ms. Jane Adams
Honorable Dean Alfange, Jr.
Kathleen M. Anderson
Dr. Cathy Andrews
Dr. and Mrs. Peter L. Arquin
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Berkery
Mrs. Sharon Bertuccio
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm K. Beyer, Jr.
Ms. Sonja Boehner
Margaret and Jean Boger
Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Booth, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Brooks, Jr.
Ms. Christine Bulson
Mr. and Mrs. William Burdick
Mr. Stephen M. Cadwalader
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Caldiero
Mr. Joe Carey
Mr. Gary Cassinelli and Mr. Nick Preston
Ms. Linda Cohen
Ms. Susan Colaneri and Mr. Joseph Colaneri
Mr. and Ms. Richard D. Conklin
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Daly
Miss Julia Damkoehler
Mr. Gary Darling
Ms. Margaret J. Datz
Mr. William K. Davis
Mr. Dennis M. Dengel and Mr. David Dengel
Ms. Joan Desens and Mr. R. S. Carr-Ellison
Mr. Frank Doherty
Ms. Margaret Donahue
Mr. and Mrs. Art Dragonetti
Ms. Kate Dudding
Mrs. Leigh Eckmair
Ms. Sheila R. Eldred
Mr. and Mrs. William Evans
Ms. Eleanor R. Filburn
Ms. Eva Fognell
Mrs. Mary L. France and Mr. Stanley France
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Francisco
Ms. Lucy Funke
Ms. Frances Gailey and Ms. Nancy Snyder
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Geertgens
Ms. Diane Gipson
Ms. Sally W. Goodfellow
Mr. Mark Gracin and Ms. Deborah Coleman
Mrs. Judith Green
Ms. Cassandra Greenberg
Ms. Susan Greene
Ms. Nancy Gross and Mr. Nathan Hamm
Rev. Dr. Miriam Hathaway
Dr. and Mrs. Emery Herman
Patrick Hickey
Mr. and Mrs. James Hill
Mr. John Hodgson and Ms. Sariya Sharp
Mr. and Mrs. Josh Holland
Dr. and Mrs. Mark Hornyak
Ms. Ruth E. Hotaling
Mr. Linck Johnson and Ms. Susan Belasco
Dr. and Mrs. Howard Joseph
Dr. and Mrs. J.C. Kaimal
Anne L. Keith
Ms. Dorothy Kelliher
Mr. Robert Kent
Mr. and Mrs. John Korb
Mr. and Mrs. Paul LaPierre
L. M. LeClair and J. H. MacVean
Ms. Arlene Leitzke and Mr. Peter Leitzke
Ms. Nancy Lentner
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Leventhal
Mrs. Kathryn C. Lewis
Paul Lilly and Barbara Dugan Lilly
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Loucks
Mrs. Constance Mace
Mr. Kenneth Madore
Mr. William S. McMillan
Mrs. Pauline Messenger
Ms. Patricia Miele
Christina Milliman
Ms. Paulette Morgan and Mr. Bill Howard
Brother Roman Morris
Ms. Paula H. Newman
Ms. Dolores Noonan
Mr. Jerome Pollitt and Ms. Susan B. Matheson
Mr. Paul K. Praus and Mrs. Diana S. Praus
Ms. Shelley Pressman
Ms. Angelika M. Rashkow
Lynn and Agost Raulli
Jim and Polly Renckens
Mrs. Karina R. Ricker
Ms. Harriet Robbins
Ms. Cynthia Robinson and Mr. Paul Stodghill
Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Robinson
Mr. Roland E. Schauer
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Seroka
Peter J. Severud
Senator and Mrs. James Seward
Mr. Robert M. Shafer and Ms. Kathleen A. Hennessy
Sandra Sidey
Ms. Liza Skiffington
The Honorable Anne P. Slatin
Mr. Thomas Slavinsky
Ms. Judith Smith
Mrs. H. William Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sommers
Joan Sondergaard
Ms. Linda B. Soroff
Ms. Amy Stack
Ms. JoJo Starbuck and Mr. Jeffrey Gertler
Mr. Andrew R. Timmerman
Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin
Miss Emily C. Travisano
Ms. Katherine Tuite
Ms. Phyllis Y. Van Alstine
Ms. Ann Vickary and Ms. Caryl Voght
Edward Villella
Kathleen Watt
Robert G. Webb
Mr. Richard K. Weller
Ms. Ashley Werner
Mrs. Marlene West and Ms. Laurel Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Todd K. West
Mr. and Mrs. Scott D. White
Mrs. Denise Wicks
Mr. Richard Wicks
Drs. Jay G. Williams and Hermine Williams
Mr. and Mrs. John Williams
Ms. Claudia Wilson
Mr. Robert H. Yunich and Mrs. Joanne J. Yunich
Doug and Cheryl Zamelis
Mr. Martin F. Zimmermann and Ms. Suanne Rosen


In Honor/In Memoriam

Fenimore Art Museum is grateful to receive gifts to honor and remember individuals who matter to our donors. Thank you for selecting Fenimore Art Museum as the recipient of such important gifts.

Gifts in honor of:

Helen Horowitz                                     Dr. Margaret M. Healy
Dr. Jeffrey Pressman                            Ms. Shelley Pressman

Gifts in memory of:

Bob Andrews                                        Dr. Cathy Andrews
George Cochran                                   Dr. Anne C. Grey
Paul Gibson                                          Abby Kreh Gibson
Lewis Hall                                             Mrs. Gemma S. Hall and Ms. Angelica Romano
Raymond Han                                      Mr. and Mrs. Bauer
Raymond Han                                      Miss Jane Forbes Clark
Raymond Han                                      Abby Kreh Gibson
Dr. Theodore Max                               Ms. Melva Max
Elinor Pollock                                       Dr. Donald Pollock
Ann R. Rath                                          Dr. and Mrs. Emery Herman
Mason Reynolds                                  Mr. T. Gunter Smith and Ms. Bradley Goodyear Smith
Dr. Harvey L. Slatin                             Hon. Anne Pratt Slatin
Floyd R. West                                       Mrs. Marlene West and Ms. Laurel Robinson
John R. Whitney                                   Ms. Sally W. Goodfellow

Two anonymous gifts were received in memory of Stephen C. Clark in honor of Jane Forbes Clark.

Benefactors and Contributing Members

Our members play a vital role in supporting Fenimore Art Museum. A special thank you to our Benefactor and Contributing members, who go above and beyond.


Mrs. Joan B. Axtell
Mr. Sumner Bossler
Mr. Michael Del Giudice and Ms. Jaynne Keyes
Mr. Howard N. Elliott and Mrs. Eileen Elliott
Mr. Pete Henrici and Mrs. Judi Henrici
Dr. and Mrs. Emery Herman
Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley D. Johnson
Dr. Francis V. Madigan
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Membrino
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Miles
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sheehan
Dawn and Alfred Tinger
Ms. Christine Van Deusen


Bayside Inn and Marina
Dr. and Mrs. Harlan Alpern
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Aviles
Ms. Paula Baker and Mr. Steve Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Barchat
Mr. Stephen M. Cadwalader
Jean and Bart Clapsaddle
Mrs. Mary S. Clarke
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Clinton
Dr. Margaret L. Drugovich and Ms. Elizabeth P. Steele
Mr. and Mrs. Avram Edidin
Eighmey Family
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony S. Esposito
Mr. Frank Farmer and Mr. Frank Kolbert
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Forman
Mrs. and Ms. Veronica Gil Seaver
Dr. Paul K. Goldsmith and Ms. Judith M. Whalen
Mr. David Greene
Mr. Cabral Gunter
Mr. John Hasbrouck
Mr. Jim Havener and Dr. Jeanne-Marie Havener
Mr. and Mrs. Randall S. Hoose
Dr. Tom Huntsman and Dr. Julie Huntsman
Mr. and Mrs. David M. Jones
Dr. and Mrs. Evan Kanouse
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kehoe
Dr. Ann Kieler
Ms. Aimee Koval
Mr. and Mrs. Percy F. Leaper
Ms. Arlene Leitzke and Mr. Peter Leitzke
Dr. Katharine W. Lloyd and Dr. Allan Lloyd Guiney
Dr. Michael E. Lynch and Ms. Patricia E. Moore
Dr. Douglas DeLong and Ms. Lynn E. Marsh
Dr. Karen McShane and Mr. Rodney Bentley
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Montesano
Dr. Carolyn I. Mook
Mr. Richard J. Moylan and Ms. Saranne Durkacs
Dr. Williamson Murray and Dr. Lesley Smith
Mr. Glen Noto and Ms. Mary Velez
Dr. Luis Oceguera and Dr. Stephanie Strauss Oceguera
Mrs. Jami Palumbo
Ms. Linda Parmalee
James and Stephanie Patrick
Ms. Johna M. Peachin and Mr. Ronald Peters
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Perrone
Dr. and Mrs. James Peters
Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Raddatz
Mr. Stephen Riley and Mrs. Mary Jane Riley
Mrs. Betty Robinson
Mrs. Miriam Rothenberg
Mr. James Smaltz and Mr. Gordon Ruckdeschel
Ms. Jeanette Spaulding and Mr. Kevin Spaulding
Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Spencer
Mrs. Paul J. Sternberg
Dr. Marion Terenzio and Dr. Patricia O’Connor
Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin
Ms. Catherine Tuttle
Janet and Michael Tweed
Mr. and Mrs. Jay H. Vawter
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Vincent
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weiss

Volunteers – 100+ Hours

We greatly appreciate our volunteers who share their time and talents at Fenimore Art Museum. A special thanks to those who generously donated 100 or more hours of their time in 2017:

Katie Balura
Barbara Chamberlain
Dianne Feury
Martha Membrino
Len Pudelka
Carol Teich
Deni Wicks