The 2022 Scholars’ Dinner

Monday, April 4, 2022

The Century Association

7 W 43rd St, New York, New York 10036

Thank you to our featured scholars and supporters!

The third annual Scholars’ Dinner featured the leading American art scholars of today and the emerging American art scholars of tomorrow

All proceeds from the event underwrite the annual Cole Fellowship at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Continuing the important work that Thomas Cole began as a mentor and leader, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site serves as a catalyst for advancing the conversation in American art.

Featured Scholars

The featured scholars were Franklin Kelly, Senior Curator and Christiane Ellis Valone Curator of American Paintings at the National Gallery of Art, who is curating our 2022 exhibition; Asma Naeem, The Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Stephanie Sparling Williams, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum; and our 2021 Class of Cole Fellows.

 

Franklin Kelly

Senior Curator and Christiane Ellis Valone Curator of American Paintings

National Gallery of Art

 

Asma Naeem

Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator

Baltimore Museum of Art

 

Stephanie Sparling Williams

Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art

Brooklyn Museum

2021 Class of Cole Fellows

Isabelle Bohling, Adaeze Dikko, Brooke Krancer and Oriana Tang

Benefit Committee

American Art Table

Lisa Fox Martin
Barbara B. Millhouse

Fellowship Table

Nina Matis & Alan Gosule
Anne J. Miller & Stuart J. M. Breslow

American Art Ticket

Michael Altman Fine Art & Advisory Services
David B. Forer
Kristin Gamble
Alison Lankenau
Joanne D. Payson
Lois & Arthur Stainman
Evelyn D. Trebilcock
Barrie A. & Deedee Wigmore

Fellowship Ticket

Frederick W. & Candace K. Beinecke
Ann and Arthur Grey Foundation
Meredith J. Kane
Nicholas & Lee Findlay Potter
Elizabeth J. & Alfred L. Scott
Warner Foundation, Susan G. A. Warner
Arete B. Warren
Karen Zukowski & David Diamond

Friends & Scholars

Louise L. Arias
Susan Ball & John Brigham
Norman S. Benzaquen
Annette Blaugrund
Graham C. Boettcher
Jimmy & Micaela Bulich
Sara & Tom de Swardt
Carrie Feder
Linda S. Ferber
Debra J. Force
Ginnie Gardiner
Carol Goldman
Guy Griggs
Jean D. Hamilton & Richard N. McCarthy
Marjorie & Gurnee Hart
James LaForce & Stephen Henderson
Marianne Lockwood & David Bury
John & Judy McCarter
Mark D. Mitchell
Robert H. Palmer
Susan H. Perkins
Edward Rothfarb & Thomas McManus
Warner Shook & Frank Swim
Kenneth E. Silver
Connie Simmons & James Krugman
Marie Spano
The Stewart House
Tara Sullivan
Hudson Talbott & Jay Lesenger
Maynard & Kay Toll
Charles C. Vail
Illiana van Meeteren & Terence Boylan
Alan Wallach
Alan Wanzenberg
Greg & Fay Wyatt
Howard Zar

Board of Trustees

Lisa Fox Martin, Chairman

Marianne Lockwood, Vice Chairman

Warner Shook, Vice Chairman

Sara de Swardt, Treasurer

Susan Ball, Secretary

Jimmy Bulich

Carrie Feder

Linda Gentalen

Guy Griggs

Elizabeth B.Jacks

Nina Matis

Anne J. Miller

Stephen Shadley

Kenneth E. Silver

Tara Sullivan

Hudson Talbott

Evelyn Trebilcock

Susan G. A. Warner

National Council

Kevin J. Avery

Tim Barringer

Annette Blaugrund

Linda S. Ferber

Ella M. Foshay

Eleanor Jones Harvey

Patricia Junker

Elizabeth Kornhauser

Katherine Manthorne

Mark D. Mitchell

Barbara Novak

Paul D. Schweizer

Nancy Siegel

John R. Stilgoe

Alan Wallach

Asher Brown Durand, Portrait of Thomas Cole, 1837, Berkshire Museum

Thomas Cole, Catskill Creek, New York, 1845. Oil on canvas, 26 1/2 by 36 in. / Framed: 37 5/8 x 47 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. New-York Historical Society, The Robert L. Stuart Collection, Gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart, S-157.

Thomas Cole, Clouds, ca. 1830s. Oil on paper laid down on canvas, 8 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Morris K. Jesup Fund, 2013 (2013.201).

Photography by Beth Schneck

Jennifer Greim2022 Scholars’ Dinner