Fenimore Society and Individual Donors

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.

Fenimore Society/ Individual Donors 


Thomas and Christine Berk 
Miss Jane Forbes Clark
Robert and Nellie Gipson 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Hanft 
Dr. and Mrs. William W. LeCates
Jacqueline B. Mars
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O. Putnam 
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander J. Shields  


Robert and Doris Fischer Malesardi
Mr. Tom Morgan & Ms. Erna Morgan McReynolds
Mr. Thomas Simpson
Lady Juliet Tadgell and Dr. Christopher Tadgell
Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Thomas, Jr.
Mr. Frank Tosto 


Mr. Gary Cassinelli and Mr. Nick Preston 
Mrs. Gemma S. Hall and Ms. Angelica Romano
Allison and W. Keyes Hill-Edgar
Ms. Judy Lewent and Mr. Mark Shapiro
Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch
Mr. and Mrs. George H. Meyer 


Mr. Lou Allstadt and Ms. Melinda Hardin
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Blum
Marc and Elaine Bresee 
Robert and Raphaela Consigli
Mr. Keith J. Fulmer & Dr. Terry T. Fulmer
Dr. and Mrs. Lewis L. Hamilton
Vera and Pepi Jelinek
The Honorable and Mrs. M. Langhorne Keith
Mrs. Joan Leventhal
Jacqueline Perez and Neeraj Kochhar
Ms. Esther Nelson and Mr. Bernd Ulken
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Northrup
Mr. Pierce S. Sioussat and Mrs. Abigail Ross Sioussat
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Zahn
Francesca Zambello and Faith Gay 


Ms. Annon C. Adams
Dr. Jacqueline M. Atkins and Dr. Edward G. Atkins
Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Buckingham, Jr.
Mrs. Joan R. Butler
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
Ms. Susan Glaser and Mr. Roy Glaser
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
Mrs. Mona Harris
Mr. Edward Harvey and Ms. Teena Harvey
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Holbrook
Mr. and Mrs. James Howarth
Beth and Graham Humes
Ms. Susan J. Huxtable
Mr. Arnold Jungkind
Dr. Marilynn Karp
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Katz
Paul Kellogg
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glynn
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
Joseph and Martha Membrino
Mr. W. David McCoy and Mrs. Millington F. McCoy
Mr. and Mrs. Jason McCoy
Dr. Bertine McKenna and Mr. Patrick McKenna
Magda and Gus Mininberg
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Older
Ms. Margaret Bouslough Parsons
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Plowden-Wardlaw
Ms. Corinne Plummer
Ms. Ellen Poulette and Mr. David Poulette
Mr. Albert Pylinski
Jerry and Marisabel Raymond
Dr. and Mrs. William Richtsmeier
David and Nancy Russell
Mr. John Sanford and Mrs. Ellen H. Sanford
Ms. Nettie Jean Scarzafava and Ms. Angela A. Duina
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Schlather
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Schreiber
Ms. Bradley Goodyear Smith
Mrs. Patricia Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stack
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Steigelman
Dr. and Mrs. William Streck
Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Talevi
Mr. Steven Talevi
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Thompson
The Honorable Ellen R. Tillapaugh and Honorable Gary M. Kuch
Dawn and Alfred Tinger
Ms. Lucy Townsend
Ms. Catherine Tuttle
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Vincent
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Wetzel
Mrs. Rose C. Wadsworth
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh K. Webster 


Mr. David Beightol and Mrs. Ann Beightol 
Mr. Michael Cominsky 
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Crissman 
Mr. William K. Davis 
Prof. Christian Day and Mrs. Ann Day 
Mr. Arnold Drogen 
Barbara Fischer 
Susan and Henry Fradkin 
Dr. Michael Hodgman and Ms. Meg Kiernan 
Mr. Tim Lord and Mrs. Alison Lord 
Dr. Michael Lotze and Dr. Joan H. Harvey 
Mr. Robert Nelson and Mr. Van B. Ramsey 
Mr. Paul Oakley 
Mr. John Ryland and Ms. Karen Craig Ryland 
Dr. Richard Sternberg and Ms. Elma Del Rosario 
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weiss 
Ms. Susan T. Witt  


Samuel Badalian 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Barry 
Dr. Sydney Blatt and Dr. Susan Blatt 
Dr. Leslie Breiten and Mr. Thomas Breiten 
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Caldiero 
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Campbell 
Mr. Peyton F. Carter and Martha Cousins 
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Church 
Ms. Margaret J. Datz 
Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Dillingham 
John and Sarah Ferguson 
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Grady 
Dr. Michael Haines and Dr. Anne C. Meyering 
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Harris 
Rev. Dr. Miriam Hathaway 
Mr. and Mrs. H. Ernest Hemphill 
Dr. and Mrs. Emery Herman 
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Horvath 
Ms. Ruth E. Hotaling 
Mr. Christopher P. Hulse and Mrs. Jennifer Hulse 
Aline Johnson 
Mr. Linck Johnson and Ms. Susan Belasco 
Ms. Patricia A. Kelly 
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kenyon 
Dr. Chris L. Kjolhede and Dr. Celeste Johns 
Dr. Bruce Kramer and Dr. Laura Kilty 
Abby Kreh Gibson 
Dr. and Mrs. August Leinhart 
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Deane Leonard 
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Mansbach 
Ms. Melva Max 
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McAvoy 
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick H. McBrearty  
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Miosek 
Mr. Robert Montstream 
Ms. Mary Ann Oliver 
Mr. Roland Sanchez and Ms. Mary Gadomski 
Peter J. Severud 
Ms. Cozata Solloway and Mr. Michael Shipman 
Ms. Ellie Stromberg and Mr. Douglas Price 
Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin  
Mrs. Denise Wicks 
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Wilcox 
Mr. John P. Young and Ms. Connie Young  

Gifts to $99  

Mr. John R. Alexander 
Lori T. Andersen 
Ms. Sonja Boehner 
Mr. Patrick L. Calleo 
Mrs. Michele Clutter and Mr. Charles Clutter 
Ms. Linda Cohen 
Ms. Susan Colaneri and Mr. Joseph Colaneri 
Mr. and Ms. Richard D. Conklin 
Mr. David Daly and Ms. Carrie Farraro 
Dr. John S. Davis 
Irving and Olivia Day 
Mr. Dennis M. Dengel and Mr. David Dengel 
Mr. Noel H. Dries 
Ms. Eleanor R. Filburn 
Dr. and Mrs. Walter Franck 
Mr. John French 
Mrs. Mary Friedlander 
Ms. Kristin Bayer and Dr. Steven Garabedian 
Ms. Sally W. Goodfellow 
Ms. Cassandra Greenberg 
Dr. Margaret M. Healy 
Denise Hernas 
Julia Holtmann 
Ms. Jean W. Jagendorf 
Mrs. Rose Marie Joyce 
Ms. Dorothy Kelliher 
Mr. William L. Keogan 
Marion S. King 
Dr. and Mrs. Eric Knight 
Ms. Jean Kohler 
Mr. John Larson and Ms. Suzanne Styring 
Ms. Joan Lein 
Mr. Charles Lewis 
Mr. Hugh C. MacDougall 
Mrs. Constance Mace 
Dr. and Mrs. Kai Mebust 
Brother Roman Morris 
Ms. Susan Morse 
Robert and Vesna Moynihan 
Paula H. Newman 
Anne O’Connell 
Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Olmsted 
Mr. and Mrs. David Plank 
Mr. Jerome Pollitt and Ms. Susan B. Matheson 
Mr. Paul K. Praus and Mrs. Diana S. Praus 
Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Raddatz 
Rory Ritts 
Chris Rossi 
Prof. William Ryall 
Robert Selig 
Mr. Robert M. Shafer and Ms. Kathleen A. Hennessy 
Charles P. Shene 
Joan Sondergaard 
Ms. Eleanor Stueven 
Pamela and Joseph Tausta 
Mr. and Mrs. David Thurber 
Mr. Martin Tillapaugh and Ms. Meg Tillapaugh 
Ms. Joanne Tobey and Mr. Steve Zerby 
Douglas S. Walters 
Mr. Richard K. Weller 
Mr. David A. Werner 
Dr. Jeanne Westcott 
Mr. Richard Wicks 
Mr. Robert H. Yunich and Mrs. Joanne J. Yunich 
Doug and Cheryl Zamelis 
Dr. Jerel Zoltick and Dr. Amy Zoltick 


We remember with appreciation the following generous donors whose gifts through bequests from their estates were received this year:

Mr. Gunleif Jacobsen

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
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust
New York State’s Empire State Development and the I Love NY Division of Tourism
The Scriven Foundation
The Tianaderrah Foundation 


C.J. Heilig Foundation, Inc.
Fenimore Asset Management, Inc.
J.P. Morgan Charitable – The Mary Ellen and Gates Hawn Anniversary Fund
New York State Council on the Arts with support from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature 


The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts
The International Music and Art Foundation
John Ben Snow Memorial Trust
Malesardi Family Foundation
Robert and Esther Black Family Foundation Fund through PNC Wealth Management 


Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation
American Folk Art Society
Kelly Kinzle Antiques
NYCM Insurance
The Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation, Inc. 


South Central Regional Library Council
ThermoFisher Scientific 


Allstadt Hardin Foundation
Bank of Cooperstown
Bentley Holden Fund
The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties – John B. & Margaret T. Stetson Fund
Eggleston Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Fund – Richard Friedberg and Elisabeth S. Searles Fund
High Voltage Electric Service, Inc.
New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc.
The Otesaga Resort Hotel
Otsego County Government
Patricia M. & H. William Smith Jr. Foundation
Stewart’s Holiday Match
Strategic Financial Services 
Vanguard Charitable – The Dr. Elizabeth B. Harvey Fund 


Cooperstown Country Club
Cooperstown Natural Foods
Cooperstown Rotary Club 
Keith and Virginia Smith Family Foundation

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:

Dr. D’Ambrosio              Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin  

Gifts in memory of:

Alma Davis                      Mr. William K. Davis 
Dr. Bruce Harris             Mrs. Mona Harris 
E and Mac Harvey         The Elizabeth B. Harvey Fund of the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program 
Bernie Kennedy             Denise Hernas 
Marilyn Ryall                   Prof. William Ryall 
H. William Smith, Jr.      Patricia M. & H. William Smith Jr. Foundation 
Milo V. Stewart               Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Olmsted 

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.

Mr. David Beightol and Mrs. Ann Beightol
Mr. Howard N. Elliott and Mrs. Eileen Elliott
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Goodman
Mr. Pete Henrici and Mrs. Judi Henrici
Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Johnson
Ms. Marjorie Turrell Julian
Abby Kreh Gibson
Ms. Arlene Leitzke and Mr. Peter Leitzke
Dr. Francis V. Madigan
Joseph and Martha Membrino
Dr. and Mrs. David Svahn
Mr. Steven Talevi
Ms. Christine Van Deusen
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Vincent

Bayside Inn and Marina
Hamilton Public Library
Dr. and Mrs. Harlan Alpern
Mr. Michael Atkins and Mrs. Amy Noel-Atkins
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Aviles
Mrs. Joan B. Axtell
Dr. and Mrs. John B. Ayres
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Barchat
Ms. Brigitte R. Beehler
Ms. Marilyn Bradley and Mr. David Bradley
Mr. Richard Bruins and Mrs. Melissa Bruins
Mr. Stephen M. Cadwalader
Jean and Bart Clapsaddle
Mrs. Mary S. Clarke
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Clinton
Ms. Mary F. Collins
Ms. Elizabeth Cooper
Ms. Sharon Donahe
Dr. Margaret L. Drugovich and Ms. Elizabeth P. Steele
Mr. and Mrs. Avram Edidin
Eighmey Family
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony S. Esposito
Ms. Patricia A. Fallis
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Farmakis
Mr. Theodore Feury and Mrs. Dianne Feury
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Forman
Mrs. Veronica Gil Seaver
Daryl and Kris Gildenblatt
Dr. Paul K. Goldsmith and Ms. Judith M. Whalen
Mr. David Greene
Mr. John Hasbrouck
Mr. and Mrs. Randall S. Hoose
Dr. and Mrs. William Hopper
Dr. Tom Huntsman and Dr. Julie Huntsman
Dr. and Mrs. Evan Kanouse
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kehoe
Dr. Ann Kieler
Mr. and Mrs. Percy F. Leaper
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 C. More and Mrs. Catherine J. More
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
Hon. Anne Slatin and Ms. Mary Ellen Pratt-Phillips
Mr. James Smaltz and Mr. Gordon Ruckdeschel
Ms. Jeanette Spaulding and Mr. Kevin Spaulding
Mrs. Paul J. Sternberg
Dr. Marion Terenzio and Dr. Patricia O’Connor
Ms. Joanne Tobey and Mr. Steve Zerby
Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin
Ms. Catherine Tuttle
Janet and Michael Tweed
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 2018:

Barbara Chamberlain
Carol Teich
Clara Clack
Crystal Castle
Deni Wicks
Dianne Feury
Emily Leger
Keira Koch
Len Pudelka
Martha Membrino
Timothy Gibson