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 and Individual Donors 


Thomas and Christine Berk
Mr. Gary Cassinelli and Mr. Nick Preston
Miss Jane Forbes Clark
Robert and Nellie Gipson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Hanft
Mr. and Mrs. Gates Helms Hawn
Dr. and Mrs. William W. LeCates
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O. Putnam
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander J. Shields


Robert and Doris Fischer Malesardi
Mr. Tom Morgan & Ms. Erna Morgan McReynolds
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Older
Mr. and Mrs. Byron F. Thomas, Jr.


Ms. Judy Lewent and Mr. Mark Shapiro
Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch


Mr. Lou Allstadt and Ms. Melinda Hardin
Mrs. Felicia H. Blum
Robert and Raphaela Consigli
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Evelyn
Dr. and Mrs. Lewis L. Hamilton
Allison and W. Keyes Hill-Edgar
Vera and Pepi Jelinek
Mrs. Joan Leventhal
George and Kay White Meyer
Ms. Esther Nelson and Mr. Bernd Ulken
Mr. Thomas Simpson
Mr. Frank Tosto


Ms. Annon C. Adams
Dr. Jacqueline M. Atkins and Dr. Edward G. Atkins
Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Booth, Jr.
Marc and Elaine Bresee
Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Buckingham, Jr.
Mr. Keith Bundy
Mr. Christopher Cahill
Mrs. Barbara Cushing
Dr. Paul S. and Anna T. D’Ambrosio
Maggie Danan
Lucy and Mike Danziger
Mr. Arnold Drogen and Ms. Adena Miller
Mrs. Phyllis B. Dunning
Mrs. Karen M. Elting
Ms. Kathleen Flanagan and Mr. Tim O’Donoghue
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Franck
Mr. Richard Friedberg and Ms. Elisabeth Searles
Mr. Keith J. Fulmer & Dr. Terry T. Fulmer
Abby Kreh Gibson
Ms. Susan Glaser and Mr. Roy Glaser
Mr. and Mrs. Steven D. Glazer
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Glynn
Mr. Lucius Gotti
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Gotwald
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham
Mr. Charles T. Hage and Mrs. Ursula Hage
Mrs. Gemma S. Hall and Ms. Angelica Romano
Mrs. Mona Harris
Mr. Edward Harvey and Ms. Teena Harvey
Dr. Elizabeth B. Harvey
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Holbrook
Mr. and Mrs. James Howarth
Mrs. Beth Humes
Ms. Susan J. Huxtable and Mr. Joseph Novinski
Mr. James M. Jordan
Mr. Arnold Jungkind
Dr. Marilynn Karp
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Katz
The Honorable and Mrs. M. Langhorne Keith
Mr. Charles B. Kieler
Mrs. Suzanne Kingsley
Mrs. Shelley Knight and Dr. Reginald Knight
Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Landers
Mr. Let Lee and Ms. Dawn Lorusso
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Levine
Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis
Mr. Thomas P. Lord and Mrs. Alison W.S. Lord
Dr. and Mrs. Roger MacMillan
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mahon
Mr. and Mrs. George P. Mahoney
Mr. W. David McCoy and Mrs. Millington F. McCoy
Mr. and Mrs. Jason McCoy
Dr. Bertine McKenna and Mr. Patrick McKenna
Dr. Kai Mebust and Mrs. Lynne Mebust
Joseph and Martha Membrino
Magda and Gus Mininberg
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat
Mr. Robert Nelson and Mr. Van B. Ramsey
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Northrup
Ms. Margaret Bouslough Parsons
Mr. James Patrick and Mrs. Stephanie Patrick
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Plowden-Wardlaw
Ms. Corinne Plummer
Ms. Ellen Poulette and Mr. David Poulette
Mr. Albert Pylinski and Mr. Frank Ferrante
Jerry and Marisabel Raymond
Mrs. J. Mason Reynolds
Dr. and Mrs. William Richtsmeier
David and Nancy Russell
Mr. John Sanford and Mrs. Ellen H. Sanford
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Schlather
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Schreiber
Mr. Pierce S. Sioussat and Mrs. Abigail Ross Sioussat
Mrs. Patricia Smith
Frederick and Karen Spaulding
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Stack
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Steigelman
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Stetson
Dr. and Mrs. William Streck
Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Talevi
Mr. Steven Talevi
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Thompson
The Honorable Ellen R. Tillapaugh and the Honorable Gary M. Kuch
Dawn and Alfred Tinger
Ms. Lucy Townsend
Ms. Catherine Tuttle
David and Betty VanHeusen
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Vincent
Elizabeth and Irwin Warren
Dr. and Mrs. Todd Wetzel
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Zahn
Francesca Zambello and Faith Gay
Lorraine Zimniewicz


Lori T. Andersen
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Barry
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Battel
Jean and Bart Clapsaddle
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Crissman
Ms. Sharon Donahe
Ms. Elaine Downing
Susan and Henry Fradkin
Mr. Stephen Harrison and Mr. Paul Cristallo
Mr. and Mrs. H. Ernest Hemphill
Dr. Michael Hodgman and Ms. Meg Kiernan
Christopher and Jennifer Hulse
Dr. Tom Huntsman and Dr. Julie Huntsman
Mr. and Mrs. Todd Kenyon
Barbara and Dave Krashes
Mr. Richard C. More and Mrs. Catherine J. More
John Risch
Mr. Edward Rowley
Mr. John Ryland and Ms. Karen Craig Ryland
Ms. Karen Shafer
Ms. Liza Skiffington
Mr. Stew Stender and Dr. Deb Davenport
Dr. Richard Sternberg and Ms. Elma Del Rosario
Dr. and Mrs. David Svahn
Carol, Vince and Manny Valenza
Ms. Ashley Werner
Ms. Susan T. Witt
Dr. Jerel Zoltick and Dr. Amy Zoltick


Denise and Robert Alper
Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Badalian
Hanna Bergene
Ms. Jaci Bettiol
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm K. Beyer, Jr.
Mr. Martin W. Booker and Ms. Semira Khashaei
Mr. Christopher Burns
Donald Campbell
Mrs. Patricia Carrier
Eileen and Alex Charlton
Dr. John Clark and Mrs. Anne Clark
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cleary
Mrs. Karyl Clemens
Joseph and Luann Conlon
Binaifer Dabu
Cheryl Daniel
Mr. Philippe Danielski and Mrs. Anne Suchanecki
Mr. William K. Davis
Mrs. Lorraine Fava
Kathleen and James Greenberg
Michael C. Guilmet
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Busch Hager, Jr.
Dr. Michael Haines and Dr. Anne C. Meyering
Rev. Dr. Miriam Hathaway
Ms. Georgene Hawe
Dr. Margaret M. Healy
Garrett A. Heater
Danielle and Michael Henrici
Mr. and Mrs. Randall S. Hoose
Ms. Ruth E. Hotaling
Ms. Jean W. Jagendorf
Aline Johnson
Mr. Linck Johnson and Ms. Susan Belasco
Lonni Sue Johnson and Aline Johnson
Mrs. Lorraine Kaimal
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Deane Leonard
Mr. and Mrs. John Lippitt
Dr. Devarajan Manu and Mrs. Divya Godric
Ms. Linda Metzger
Robert and Vesna Moynihan
Ms. Marianne Mukai
Ms. Phyllis Newell
Paula H. Newman
Mr. Paul Oakley
Ms. Mary Ann Oliver
Ms. Lorna L. Pearce and Ms. Barbara E. Pearce
Ms. Thaler Pekar and Mr. Thomas Bergin
Kym Pelcher
Jacqueline Perez
Rev. Nathan Ritter
Chris Rossi and John Bailey
Dr. Kathleen Scott and Mr. Mark Johnson
Peter J. Severud
Ms. Sydney Sheehan and Mr. Benjamin Bauer
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sommers
Ms. Katherine Stabile and Mr. Joseph Stabile
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas P. Taro
Mr. Robert Venables and Ms. Sherene Baugher
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walker
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weiss
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Weldon III

Gifts to $99  

Mr. and Mrs. James Andela
Marti Belcher
Elaine Benjamin
Dr. Sidney Blatt and Dr. Susan Blatt
Ms. Sonja Boehner
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Caldiero
Sherry Campbell
Jack Carr
Mr. Peyton F. Carter
Stephanie and Stephen Cembrinski
Christina Chrislip
Robert Clemente and Patrick Fiore
Linda Clougherty
Ms. Linda Cohen
Ms. Susan Colaneri and Mr. Joseph Colaneri
Mrs. Susie Conklin
Mr. and Ms. Richard D. Conklin
Louise Cox
Mrs. Barbara Crandall
Mr. David Daly and Ms. Carrie Farraro
Ms. Margaret J. Datz
Dr. John S. Davis
Dr. and Mrs. Richard deRosa
Mr. Noel H. Dries
Ms. Barbara Duffy
Ms. Mary M. Dunn and Mr. R.S. Dunn
Kathleen Egloff
Ms. Sheila R. Eldred
Ms. Suzanne Fine
Carrie and Jason Fishner
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Francisco
Mr. John French
Mrs. Mary Friedlander
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Geertgens
John L. Gilson
Annette and Peter Giometti
John Girton
Lisa Giunta
Ms. Deborah Glick and Ms. Leslie Sharpe
Mr. and Mrs. William Goertemoeller
Amy Goddard
Ms. Sally W. Goodfellow
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Grady
Ms. Cassandra Greenberg
Rick and Terry Hackett
Mrs. Mona Harris
Kevin Havis
Ms. Eleanor R. Filburn Robert Heater
Ms. Barbara G. Hein
Christine Heller
Rita Hirsch
Keith and Michelle Jones
Mrs. Jane S. Johngren
Ian Kenyon
Mr. William L. Keogan
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Keyser
Catherine Kondrat
Abigail Lane
Ms. Ellen La Salle
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Loucks
Mr. Jerome Pollitt and Ms. Susan B. Matheson
Ms. Ann C. Mathews
Cathy and John Micheals
Ms. Patricia Miele
Ms. Jane D. Miller
Ms. Paulette Morgan and Mr. Bill Howard
Brother Roman Morris
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Muller
Ms. Helen Neet and Mr. Bill Marsh
Doris Ostrowski
Stephen Pentak
Peggy P. Perry
Mr. and Mrs. David Plank
Mr. Paul K. Praus and Mrs. Diana S. Praus
Betsey Potter
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Poulson, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Raddatz
Mrs. Albert J. Read and Ms. Nancy Snyder
Ms. Denise C. Richardson
Mrs. Karina R. Ricker
Francis R. Rinault and Jennifer Klotz
Ms. Cynthia-Anne Robinson and Dr. Paul V. Stodghill
Mrs. Ruth C. Rongone
Ashley Rudnick
Prof. William Ryall
Christopher Sadlocha
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schaffer
Mr. Roland E. Schauer
Mr. Fred Schneider
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Seroka
Mrs. Margherita T. Sexton and Dr. Thomas R. Sexton
Mr. Robert M. Shafer and Ms. Kathleen A. Hennessy
Elizabeth Sidoli
Ms. Susan M. Slaff
Ms. Rosemarie Snyder
Ms. Elizabeth H. Snyder
Ms. Lori Solensten and Mr. Marvin Zachow
Ms. Judy Steiner
Pamela and Joseph Tausta
Ruey Timberg
Mr. and Mrs. David Thurber
Miss Emily C. Travisano
Mr. Leo H. Tyo
Ms. Donna Veeder
Mr. Richard K. Weller
Diane Wells
Dr. J. Jeremy Wisnewski and Mrs. Dorothy Wisnewski
Bjorn Woldbeck
Mrs. Cheryl A. Wright
Douglas and Cheryl Zamelis

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
C.J. Heilig Foundation, Inc.
Estate and Trust of Robert Malesardi
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust
Empire State Development and I LOVE NY/New York State’s
Division of Tourism
Robert and Esther Black Family Foundation
through PNC Wealth Management and Richland County Foundation
The Scriven Foundation
The Tianaderrah Foundation


Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund – Thomas and Christine Berk Fund
Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc.
New York State Council on the Arts


Art Bridges
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Fenimore Asset Management, Inc.
Fernleigh Foundation
The International Music and Art Foundation
John Ben Snow Memorial Trust
Malesardi Family Foundation


Alice Busch Gronewaldt Foundation
Greater Hudson Heritage Network
Morgan McReynolds Charitable Foundation
NYCM Insurance
The Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation, Inc.
South Central Regional Library Council
ThermoFisher Scientific


Bank of Cooperstown
Schwab Charitable – Pepi and Vera Jelinek Fund
Schwab Charitable – Thomas Simpson Fund


Allstadt Hardin Foundation
Bentley Holden Fund
The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties – John B. &
Margaret T. Stetson Fund
Cooperstown Natural Foods
Eggleston Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Fund – Richard Friedberg and Elisabeth S. Searles Fund
Fidelity Charitable Fund – Thomas P. and Alison S. Lord Charitable Fund
Five Star Subaru
High Voltage Electric Service, Inc.
Hughson & Benson Associates
J & S Patrick Family Foundation
KMC Foundation
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
United Way Worldwide HQ
Upstate Empire Publishers
Vanguard Charitable – The Dr. Elizabeth B. Harvey Fund
Vanguard Charitable – The Chris and Cay Franck Charitable Fund
The White House Inn


Cooperstown Rotary Club
Friends of Senator Seward
Keith and Virginia Smith Family Foundation
Leatherstocking Salon
Mohican Flowers
Network for Good
Spaulding 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:

Paul and Anna D’Ambrosio by Mr. Stephen Harrison and Mr. Paul Cristallo

Carol Forman’s Birthday by Ms. Karen Shafer

Dr. Jeffrey Pressman by Elizabeth and Irwin Warren

Christopher Cahill by KMC Foundation

Gary Cassinelli and Nick Preston by Lorraine Zimniewicz, Shirley and John Girton, Thomas H. Cleveland, Jhimil Ghaleb, Amy Goddard, Adam and Julia Lang, Thaler Pekar and Thomas Bergin, Julian Peploe, Phil Rohleder, June Sheehan, Ms. Diane Williams and Mr. Paul Franklin, Mr. Keith Bundy, Mr. Arnold Drogen and Ms. Adena Miller, Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Moffat

Gifts in memory of:

William B. Guiney Jr., MD by Dr. Katharine W. Lloyd

George H. Meyer by Mrs. Kay W. Meyer, Susan and Henry Fradkin, Barbara and Dave Krashes, Peggy P. Perry, Mr. Stew Stender and Dr. Deb Davenport

Dr. Bruce Harris, MD by Mrs. Mona Harris

J.C. Kaimal by Mrs. Lorraine Kaimal

Jean Stennett by Mr. Paul K. Praus and Mrs. Diana S. Praus

John Robinson by Ms. Cynthia-Anne Robinson and Dr. Paul V. Stodghill

Jane W. and Carolyn G. Skiffington by Ms. Liza Skiffington

Frank Stabile by Ms. Katherine Stabile and Mr. Joseph Stabile

James J. Elting, MD by Mrs. Karen M. Elting

Joanne Shenandoah by Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch

Pepi Jelinek, MD by Dr. Jeffrey Pressman and Dr. Nancy Kollisch

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. and Mrs. Sumner Lee Bossler, Jr.
Mrs. Patricia Carrier
Dr. Subashini Daniel and Ms. Surya Daniel
Howard and Eileen Elliott
Samantha K. Frank and Jason W. Starr
Ms. Karen Greenfield
Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Johnson
Landmark Inn
Ms. Arlene Leitzke and Mr. Peter Leitzke
Mr. Thomas P. Lord and Mrs. Alison W. S. Lord
Dr. Williamson Murray and Dr. Lesley Smith
Mrs. Jami Palumbo
Mrs. Betty Robinson
Ms. Aviva Schneider and Mr. Peter Regan
Dr. and Mrs. David Svahn
Mr. Charles J. Tallent and Mr. Joshua M. Tallent
Mrs. Rose C. Wadsworth
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh K. Webster
Ms. Patricia Wiley and Ms. Wendy Miller

Dr. Harlan Alpern
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Altherr
Mr. Michael Atkins and Mrs. Amy Noel-Atkins
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Aviles
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Barchat
Mr. Brian Barlow and Mr. Christopher Law
Bayside Inn and Marina
Ms. Marilyn Bradley and Mr. David Bradley
Mr. and Mrs. John Buchinger
Mr. Ted Buhl and Ms. Denise Haviland
Mr. Stephen M. Cadwalader
Dr. Maria J. Camargo and Mr. Robert Ulesky
Dr. Douglas H. Cannon and Mrs. Barbara Cannon
Jean and Bart Clapsaddle
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Clinton
Ms. Mary F. Collins
Kerry and Harry Connal
Ms. Elizabeth Cooper
Mr. J. Michael Dennis and Ms. Diana Cesta
Kathryn Doughty and Jon Robertson
Ms. Elaine Downing
Ms. Teresa Drerup and Mr. Kurt Ofer
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony S. Esposito
Caspar F. Ewig and Kathleen Clark
Ms. Patricia A. Fallis
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas N. Farmakis
Mr. and Mrs. George Fasanelli
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Forman
Mrs. Veronica Gil Seaver
Daryl and Kris Gildenblatt
Dr. Paul K. Goldsmith and Ms. Judith M. Whalen
Hamilton Public Library
Mr. Stephen Harrison and Mr. Paul Cristallo
Dr. William Crankshaw and Mr. Wally Hart
Mr. John Hasbrouck
Pete and Judi Henrici
Mrs. Nancy Herman
Mr. and Mrs. Randall S. Hoose
Dr. Tom Huntsman and Dr. Julie Huntsman
Dr. and Mrs. Tommy Ibrahim
Mr. and Mrs. David M. Jones
Stephen Kalista
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kehoe
Dr. Ann Kieler
Dr. Michael Hodgman and Ms. Meg Kiernan
Mr. and Mrs. William Kremer
Mr. Robert Bruce Lindsay III
Dr. Katharine W. Lloyd
Dr. Michael Lotze and Dr. Joan H. Harvey
Dr. Douglas DeLong and Ms. Lynn E. Marsh
Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Mayer
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Montesano
Dr. Carolyn I. Mook
Ms. Rachel Moore and Mr. Harry Dodson
Ms. Rosemary Moors
Mr. Richard J. Moylan and Ms. Saranne Durkacs
Mr. and Mrs. Mark J. Norton
Ms. Johna M. Peachin and Mr. Ronald Peters
Dr. and Mrs. James Peters
Jessica and Nicholas Radley
Mr. Thomas Mark and Ms. Amyjane Rettew
Mr. Stephen Riley and Mrs. Mary Jane Riley
Patricia and James Robinson
Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Savoie
Ms. Donna Sawyer and Ms. Kristen Cady-Poulin
Jean and Charles Sheviak
Mr. Jack Siman and Mr. John Fitzpatrick
Mr. James Smaltz and Mr. Gordon Ruckdeschel
Dr. and Mrs. Matthew Spencer
Mrs. Paul J. Sternberg
Dr. Richard Sternberg and Ms. Elma Del Rosario
Mr. Martin Tillapaugh and Ms. Meg Tillapaugh
Mr. Edwin Tobin and Mrs. Beverly C. Tobin
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weiss
Linda Whelton
Ms. Lorraine R. Whiting
Ms. Susan T. Witt

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 2021:

Martha Membrino