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The Board of Directors of The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery extend deep gratitude to each of its generous donors who supported the museum from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014.

The following list comprises those individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations that have donated at levels of $500 or more through gifts of all types, such as contributions to the Annual Giving Campaign, membership, programs and events, endowment funds, capital funds, gifts of cash, gifts-in-kind, and appreciated stock. The names below appear in accordance with the preferences noted by donors at the time of their contributions.

Government Support
Erie County
Mark Poloncarz, County Executive, and Erie County Legislature:
     Barbara Miller-Williams
     Betty Jean Grant
     Peter J. Savage, III
     Kevin R. Hardwick  
     Thomas A. Loughran
     Edward A. Rath, III    
     Patrick B. Burke
     Ted B. Morton
     Lynne M. Dixon
     Joseph C. Lorigo
     John J. Mills
New York State Council on the Arts

$1,000,000 or more
The Estate of Peggy Pierce Elfvin 
$500,000–999,999
County of Erie
$100,000–499,999
Anonymous
Charles E. Balbach
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Gagosian Gallery
Hyde Family Charitable Fund (Martha and Tom Hyde)
The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, Inc.
M&T Bank
Moog, Inc.
$50,000–99,999
Anonymous
The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Susan O’Connor Baird and Bruce Baird
Penny and Charles Banta 
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
Delaware North Companies, Inc.
The First Niagara Foundation
Estate of Hillel J. Haas
Kavi Gupta Gallery
New York State Council on the Arts
The John R. Oishei Foundation
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
William M. Wood Foundation
Carolyn and John Yurtchuk

$1,000,000 or more
The Estate of Peggy Pierce Elfvin 

$500,000–999,999
County of Erie

$100,000–499,999
Anonymous
Charles E. Balbach
Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
Gagosian Gallery
Hyde Family Charitable Fund (Martha and Tom Hyde)
The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, Inc.
M&T Bank
Moog, Inc.

$50,000–99,999
Anonymous
The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Susan O’Connor Baird and Bruce Baird
Penny and Charles Banta
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
Delaware North Companies, Inc.
The First Niagara Foundation
Estate of Hillel J. Haas
Kavi Gupta Gallery
New York State Council on the Arts
The John R. Oishei Foundation
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
William M. Wood Foundation
Carolyn and John Yurtchuk

$25,000–49,999
Anonymous
Monica Angle and Samuel Magavern
Calspan
Catherine Hamberger Charitable Lead Trust
Alison and James Derrick
Roberta and Michael Joseph
Jody and Gerald Lippes
Mark McCain and Caro MacDonald
National Grid
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Carin and George Phillips
Lisa N. and Frederick G. Pierce
The Estate of Paul C. Reger
Rich’s Catering and Special Events
Peter Jones and Deborah Russell
Leslie and Howard Zemsky

$15,000–24,999
Paul William Beltz, PC
Ann and Bob Brady
Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
Charlotte Jackson Fine Art*
Mildred Bork Conners & Joseph E. Conners Fund
D-B Trust
Catherine and Stephen Foley
Galerie Lelong
Sally and Robert Gioia
Amy J. Habib
Hodgson Russ LLP
Bonnie and Nick Hopkins
Mary Jo and Peter Hunt
Edward Jung
Victoria and Northrup R. Knox, Jr.
Connie and Seymour H. Knox IV
L. A. Louver Gallery, Inc.
NOCO Energy Corp.
François Rochon
Deborah Ronnen*
John R. and Karen L. Sanderson
Sara and Robert Skerker
Superior Talent Resources, Inc.

$10,000–14,999
Anonymous
Linda and Martin Anderson
Barrantys LLC
Robert Bojdak and Sarah Williams Foundation
The Buffalo News
Drs. Andy and Helen Cappuccino
Holly and Jordan Levy
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
Judith and Stanford Lipsey
Microsoft Corporation
National Fuel
Victoria Beck Newman and James Newman
Marcia and Alphonso O’Neil-White
Tyler Rollins Fine Art Ltd.
Christine Sabuda
Sikkema Jenkins Co.
Scott and Rachel Stenclik
Tony Walker & Co.
The Weissman Family Foundation

$5,000–9,999
Barbara and Brian Baird
Balbach Family
Mary Kirsch and Raymond F. Boehm
Linda Brown, MaddocksBrown Foundation
Buffalo Spree
Cannon Design
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Couch III
Pamela Dinsmore
Ilene and Peter Fleischmann
The Floristry
Robert K. Freeland
HSBC Bank USA
Estate of Donald I. MacDavid
Moët Hennessy USA
NEPC LLC
Margie and Sandy Nobel
Christi and Bruce Reinoso
Robert Longo Studios
Sanderson Wealth Management, LLC
William C. Smith

$2,500–4,999
Anonymous
Acquavella Galleries, Inc.
Barbara T. and Douglas H. Baker
John K. Bace and Melissa T. Balbach
Jennifer Bayles and Robert Steinfeld
Howard and Mary Bell
Block Club
Buffalo Cardiology & Pulmonary Associates
Buffalo State College Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Deni
Charles G. Duffy III
Empire Building Diagnostics Inc.
John A. Esty
Gastroenterology Associates, LLP
Graystone Consulting
Roscoe Henderson III
Marie S. and Frederic K. Houston
Imagine Staffing Technology, Inc.
D. Bruce and Gail Johnstone
Maxwell Murphy LLC
The Meadowbrook Fund
North American Breweries
Gordon McGuire and Bonnie Northrop
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Diane O’Donnel Contemporary Designs
Carol and Reg Newman
Pierce Family Foundation
Kimberly and Charles Rogers
Seabar
Mindy and Kevin Shine
Sonja and Janne Sirén
Duncan R. Smith
Southern Wine and Spirits
Karen and Frederick Spaulding
UBS Financial Services
Uniland Development Company
Connie and Jack Walsh
Samuel Ward
Wayne and Janet Wisbaum
Zenger Group

$1,000–2,499
Anonymous (2)
All Season Party & Tent Rental
Amigone Funeral Home, Inc.
Rita Argen Auerbach
Ansie S. Baird
Jennifer and Carl Teo Balbach
Drs. Kevin and Elizabeth Barlog
Elizabeth and John Bauman
Dr. and Mrs. Howard W. Benatovich
Dianne Bennett and William Graebner
Joanne G. and James R. Biltekoff
Steven G. Biltekoff
Dr. Clara D. Bloomfield
Elizabeth M. Blum
Donald K. Boswell
Mary Ann and Bob Budin
Buffalo Bills
Lucy and John L. Butsch
Marjorie Buyers
Michelle and Sam Capizzi
Anne Carmichael
Drs. Ann Marie Carosella and Jeffrey M. Lackner
Casady Design
Dr. Joseph A. Chazan*
Chiampou, Travis, Besaw, & Kershner LLP
Christie’s
Nan and Will Clarkson
Amy Clifton and Theodore B.K. Walsh
Cynthia Cohen
Mary and Harold Cohen
The Robert and Patricia Colby Foundation
Rebecca and William B. Collins
Elizabeth B. Conant and Camille Cox
Elaine I. and Arthur W. Cryer
Richard W. Cutting
Ann S. Daughton
Robert and Doris Drago
Judith F. and Alan I. Duchan
Anne D. Ehrlich and R. Alfred Wodehouse
Casey, Nancy, and Susan Eslick
Ruth and Robert Fleming
Mrs. Peter B. Flickinger
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Flickinger
William S. Flickinger
Mary Fox
The Rose H. and Leonard H. Frank Community Endowment Fund
Frey Electric Construction Company
Sarah Fallon and John Fudyma
Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Gatewood, Jr.
Catherine S. and John A. Gillespie
Mark Goldman
Goldman Titanium, Inc.
Goldwater Family Foundation
Sarah Goodyear
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gurney IV
The Hahn Family Foundation
Jane and John Hettrick
Hiscock & Barclay, LLP
Hyatt’s Graphic Supply Company
Jerald and Terri Katz Kasimov
Daniel and Leslie Keane
Betty Ann and Kevin Keane
Karen and Kevin Kennedy
Alphonse Kolodziejczak
Michelle and Ted Kuzniarek
Estate of Eric E. Lansing
Larkin Square
Estate of Albert H. Laub
Susan B. Lee
David Leiber
Cindy and Francis Letro
Fern and Joel Levin
Robert J. Liguori
The Lin Family
Inez S. and Jack Lippes
Steve Lakomy, M.D. and Cheryl Lyles
Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Bill and Linda Magavern
Elsie P. and Lucius B. McCowan Private Charitable Fund
Mercedes-Benz of Buffalo
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merritt
Jeff and Karin Meyer
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lang Miller
David Moos
Charlotte Murphy
Kevin Murrett
Niacet Corporation
Dr. and Mrs. James P. Nolan
Oliver’s Restaurant
Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Penfold
The Penn Schoellkopf Fund, Inc.
Joe Petrella
Arthur J. Phelan Jr.
Georgina F. Polokoff
Barbara and William J. Regan, Jr.
Corinne and Victor Rice
Rich Family Foundation
Joan Lyke Roebuck
Rue Franklin
Maureen and Richard Saab
Alan R. Saltzman
Mr. and Mrs. W. Scott Saperston
Matthew P. Schaab
Ann E. Schapiro
Barbara Schuller
Douglas G. Schultz
Maria Scrivani and John Lipsitz
Carole and Joseph V. Sedita
Shuman Family Foundation
SignCrafters
Carlton M. Smith
Reverends Stephen J. S. Smith and Sarah Buxton-Smith
Janet G. Stenger
Gary R. Sutton
Elizabeth I. and Douglas G. Swift
Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Travers, Jr.
Michele and Joseph Trolli
UB Neurosurgery, Inc.
Mary and Paul Wachter
Michal and James M. Wadsworth
Walsh Insurance Group
Arthur Bronson and Catherine T. Wettlaufer
Donald E. Will
Brummitte Dale Wilson, M.D.
WSF Industries, Inc.
Darcy and W. Richard Zacher

$500–999
Anonymous (2)
Vera B. Arrison
Mary and Wayne Bacon
Dr. Howard T. Blane
Jessica H. and David W. Brason
David G. Broadhurst
Elaine Cammisa and Elliott Frost
Joseph and Susan Cardamone
Dr. Craig Chertack and Dr. Ellen Sterman
Judith Cohen and Theodore S. Herman
Maura and Frederick Cohen
Mike Connelly and Meg Mahoney
Consulate General of Canada in Buffalo
Annette Cravens
CrestView Business Consulting LLC
Mr. James F. Cunning and Ms. Jean McGarry
Dent Neurological Institute
Adele and George Detitta
Deborah A. DiMatteo
Ellen and Vic Doyno
Jeanne C. Eaton
Elizabeth S. and Robert A. Evans
Will Faller
Megan O. Farrell
John Fatta
Robert D. Flickinger Charitable Foundation
Dr. Jerold Frakes and Dr. Cristanne Miller
Ronald L. Frank and Anne Schneider
James Fronk
Dr. and Mrs. William T. Ganley
Joan H. and Theodore C. Geier
Dr. and Mrs. Louis J. Goldberg
Bonnie Gordon and John Pfahl*
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Greene
Gurney, Becker & Bourne
Jane and John Hamilton
Mark R. Hammer
Barbara Henderson
Dr. and Mrs. Curtis F. Holmes
Allison and Richard Hopkins
James Howell and D. Joy Howell
Patricia S. and Patrick Hughes
Nancy Hunt
Maureen O. and John J. Hurley
Dean H. Jewett
Janet Knapp
Mrs. Ruth L. and Dr. Michael Kozower
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Krackow
Stephanie and Brad Kroth
Susan P. Graham and Jon C. Kucera
Joan and Wilfred Larson
Elizabeth and Harold Leader
Lehmann Maupin Gallery
Philip B. Lind and Ellen Rolland
Joelle and Gerald Logue
Olga and Theodore Lownie*
Thomas Lunt and Audrey Lunt
Mr. Charles Macris
Dr. and Mrs. Barry Malin
Lori and Robert Manera
Mr. and Mrs. William Markel
Sally M. Marks
Linda B. Matt
Lauren McMillan
Dr. and Mrs. Herman S. Mogavero, Jr.
H. Ernest II and Reverend Ellen M. Montgomery
Anna L. Moskal
Dan and Jeannine Mullan
N. Choops Painting Inc.
Northtown Automotive Companies
Edward and Dawn Northwood
Alexandra B. and Frederic P. Norton
NOVA Site Company, LLC
Teppo Numminen
Cheryl and Arthur Orlick
Michael Osika and Daniel M. Salcedo, MD
Sarah and Stephen Phelps
Karen L. Podd
Rick and Susie Rieser
Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Rifkin
The Santarosa Group
Ann and John M. Sessions
Caren D. and Stuart C. Shapiro
Susan B. Sorotsky
Jeanne and Robert Spampata
Sean M. and Ellen G. Spencer
Janice and Gerald Sufrin
Alice and Richard Sullivan
Nicole and Steve Swift
Joseph R. Takats Foundation
E. Dean Tassy
Garin Tomaszewski
U*C Coatings Corporation
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
Heather and Jon M. Williams
Donna and Barry Winnick

Memorial Donations
In memory of Rosemary Esty
In memory of Anne Haughton
In memory of Donna Henwood Irwin
In memory of Sam Katz
In memory of Joseph A. Marinara
In memory of Randolph A. Marks
In memory of Terry Mills
In memory of Margaret Murphy-Bernard
In memory of Karin and Daniel T. Roach
In memory of Bob Strauss

Honoraria
In honor of Charlie and Penny Banta
In honor of Mariana Botero-Chason
In honor of Betty Eslick
In honor of Natalie and Irving Forman
In honor of Mrs. Germain K. Graves
In honor of Elaine Pepe’s great tour
In honor of Doug Schultz
In honor of Janne Sirén
In honor of Janne Sirén and Joe Lin-Hill
In honor of Karen Lee Spaulding
In honor of Boots Teach
In honor of Leslie Zemsky for years of dedication and service

 

*This donor has also given a gift of art. A full listing of this year’s gifts of works of art to the museum can be found on pages 21–26 of the Annual Report.