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Our Sponsors

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery's annual operations are supported, in part, by public funds from the County of Erie and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by the generosity of our Members.

M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY is made possible by a generous grant from M&T Bank; media sponsorship is provided by Kiss 98.5, and free parking is provided by NOCO.

Equipment and technical support provided by Advantage TI.

The Art'scool program is presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. Additional support is provided by an anonymous donor, KeyBank, the Robert J. & Martha B. Fierle Foundation, and Lawley.

Access AK is made possible through the generous support of the James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc. Endowment; an anonymous donor; and National Fuel.

AK Teens is presented by KeyBank. 

The AK Innovation Lab was founded with leadership support from The John R. Oishei Foundation, The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. 

The Public Art Initiative is supported by the County of Erie and the City of Buffalo.

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Government Support

County of Erie
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

Individual, Corporate, and Foundation Support

The following list includes individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations that donated $500 or more between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016.

$500,000 and Above 

County of Erie


Advantage TI
Charles E. Balbach
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Banta
The Louis P. Ciminelli Family Foundation
First Niagara Foundation
Galerie Lelong
Hauser & Wirth
The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, Inc.
M&T Bank
Moog, Inc.
Amy and Harris Schwalb


Monica Angle and Samuel Magavern
The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Susan O’Connor Baird and Bruce Baird
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York
City of Buffalo
Delaware North
Estate of Genevieve “Susie” Flickinger
Garth Greenan Gallery
Alice and Jeremy Jacobs, Jr.
Roberta and Michael Joseph
New York State Council on the Arts
John R. Oishei Foundation
Carin and George Phillips
William M. Wood Foundation
John and Carolyn Yurtchuk


Albright-Knox Contemporary and Modern Art Foundation Canada
The Buddy Taub Foundation*
Drs. Andy and Helen Cappuccino
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
James and Alison Derrick
Ferrero U.S.A. Inc./Fondazione Ferrero Onlus
Catherine and Stephen Foley
Jay Goldman
Greene Naftali Gallery
Catherine Hamberger Charitable Lead Trust 
Hyde Family Charitable Fund (Martha and Tom Hyde)
Lewis Family Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
Jody and Gerald Lippes
Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Paris, London
The Mark & Hilarie Moore Family Trust*
Microsoft Corporation
New Era Cap Company
NOCO Energy Corp.
Lisa N. and Frederick G. Pierce
Rich’s Catering and Special Events
François Rochon
Deborah Ronnen
Tina Sabuda and Chris Bihary
John R. and Karen L. Sanderson
Victoria Miro Gallery


Aicon Gallery
Robert Bojdak and Sarah Williams Foundation
Ann and Bob Brady
Mildred Bork Conners and Joseph E. Conners Fund
Curbell, Inc.
The Estate of Peggy Pierce Elfvin
Entercom Buffalo, LLC
Fraenkel Gallery
Sally and Robert Gioia
Mary Jo and Peter Hunt
Victoria and Northrup R. Knox, Jr.
Connie and Seymour H. Knox IV
Margery and Sanford Nobel
Paul William Beltz, PC
Deborah Russell and Peter Jones
Superior Group


Barbara and Douglas Baker
Ann Bonte
Buffalo Bills Foundation
The Buffalo News
Christopher Grimes Gallery
Pamela Dinsmore
Finnish Cultural Foundation
Scott and Jennifer Fisher
Gagosian Gallery
Hodgson Russ LLP 
Bonnie and Nick Hopkins
Sheldon Inwentash and Lynn Factor*
Judith and Stanford Lipsey
National Fuel
Victoria Beck Newman and James Newman
Northtown Land Rover of Buffalo
Shea’s Performing Arts Center
Scott and Rachel Stenclik
Tony Walker & Co.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
University at Buffalo Neurosurgery, Inc.


ABC-Amega Inc.
Barbara and Brian Baird
Michelle and David Busch
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Couch III
Empire Building Diagnostics, Inc.
John A. Esty
Robert J. & Martha B. Fierle Foundation
Ilene and Peter Fleischmann
The Floristry
Robert K. Freeland
Ice Is Nice
Imagine Staffing Technology, Inc.
Linda and Lawton Johnson
D. Bruce and Gail Johnstone
Daniel and Leslie Keane
Keller Technology Corporation
Helen Keohane Lawley
Holly and Jordan Levy
Estate of Donald I. MacDavid
The MAK Fund
The Meadowbrook Fund
Moët Hennessy USA
Robert Lehman Foundation
Joan Lyke Roebuck
Sanderson Wealth Management, LLC
Matthew P. Schaab
Seabar/Michael and Sherri Andrzejewski
William C. Smith
Karen and Frederick Spaulding
Tyler Rollins Fine Art
Estate of Helen C. Vafiopoulos
Walsh Duffield Cos., Inc.
Donald E. Will
Leslie and Howard Zemsky
Zenger Group


All Season Party & Tent Rental
John K. Bace and Melissa T. Balbach
Howard E. and Mary F. Bell
Mary Kirsch Boehm and Raymond F. Boehm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Buffalo Spree Magazine
Buffalo State College Foundation
Sean Caffery
Casady Design
Clark Rigging & Rental Corporation
R. Maura and Frederick Cohen
Rebecca and William Collins
Judith and Alan Duchan
Charles G. Duffy III
Eric Mower + Associates
Rebecca and Michael Filice
Laurie and Kent Frey
Sylvia Golden
William Gresser and Ann O’Connor
Amelia J. Habib
Roscoe Henderson III
Marie S. and Frederic K. Houston
JoAnne and Karl Kaminski
Jerald and Terri Katz Kasimov
The Kenneth L. and Katherine G Koessler Family Foundation Inc
Cindy and Francis Letro
Estate of Maurice A. Levy
Linda and William J. Maggio, Jr.
Scott L. and Carol J. McFarland
Carol and Reg Newman
Pegula Sports and Entertainment
The Penn Schoellkopf Fund, Inc.
Douglas G. Schultz*
Carole and Joseph V. Sedita
Seneca Development Corp.
Sinatra & Company Real Estate
Sonja and Janne Sirén
Daniel and Karen Sperrazza
Steve and Nicole Swift
Charles F. Kreiner, Jr.
UBS Financial Services Inc.
Wayne and Janet Wisbaum


Alpha Painting Services
Amigone Funeral Home, Inc.
Jonathan and Rachel Amoia
Marcia Angle and Mark Trustin Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
Eleanor C. Ash
Ansie S. Baird
Baillie Lumber
Jennifer and Carl Teo Balbach
Drs. Kevin and Elizabeth Barlog
Jennifer Bayles and Robert Steinfeld
Dianne Bennett and William Graebner
Dr. Clara D. Bloomfield
Elizabeth M. Blum
Donald K. Boswell
Willow and Gary Brost
Mary Ann and Bob Budin
Jeffrey Budzinski
Lucy and John L. Butsch
Marjorie and John Buyers Foundation Inc.
Amy Cappellazzo
Joseph A. Chazan
Victoria and William Cherry
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Nan and Will Clarkson
Colucci & Gallaher, P.C.
Elizabeth B. Conant and Camille Cox
Lindsay and Dana Cornell
Arthur and Elaine Cryer
Ann S. Daughton
Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker and Adrian F. Dedecker
Jeanne and John Donovan
Robert and Doris Drago
Anne D. Ehrlich and R. Alfred Wodehouse
Mara and Michael Endl
The Fatta Foundation
Judith P. Fisher
Rose H. and Leonard H. Frank Community Endowment Fund
Lynn Gates
Laurie F. Garrison and Randall S. Hansen
Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Gatewood, Jr.
Catherine S. and John A. Gillespie
Goldman Sachs
Goldman Titanium, Inc.
Sarah Goodyear
Dr. and Mrs. Curtis F. Holmes
D. Joy Howell
John and Diane Hurley, Jr.
Hyatt’s Graphic Supply Company
Pamela Jacobs Vogt
Ann S. and Dean H. Jewett
Jillian and Eric Jones
Betty Ann and Kevin Keane
Janet Knapp
Lisa C. Kozlowski
Michelle and Ted Kuzniarek
Steven Lakomy, M.D. and Cheryl Lyles
Joan and Wilfred Larson
Estate of Albert H. Laub
Ann and Donald Leslie in memory of Daniel P. Leslie
Fern and Joel Levin
Carol LeWitt and Bruce Josephy
Mr. Robert J. Liguori and Ms. Julia J. Liguori
Andrée and Joel Lippes
Inez S. and Jack Lippes
Bill and Linda Magavern
Anthony M. Masiello
Elsie P. and Lucius B. McCowan Private Charitable Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. McQueeney
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Merritt
Migz Media Group
Robert and Evie Miller
Kevin Murrett and Michele Moses
Marcy and Michael Newman
North American Breweries
Frederic P. Norton
The Pearce Family
Joan and Roger Peck
Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Penfold
Georgina F. Polokoff
Barbara and William J. Regan, Jr.
Rich Family Foundation/Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Rich, Jr.
Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC
Geraldine N. Ryder
Maureen and Richard Saab
Sage Flower Shop
Alan R. Saltzman
Ann E. Schapiro
Barbara Schuller
Sherry and Ronald Schreiber 
Shuman Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Spampata, Jr.
The Stainrook Foundation
Janet G. Stenger
Courtney Stott
Gary R. Sutton
Mary Ann and Ronald Tanski
Mary G. Therrien
Garin Tomaszewski
Maansi and Mark Travers
Mr. and Mrs. Peter R. Travers, Jr.
Univera Healthcare
Milton and Helen Weiser
Elaine and Irv Weinstein
Dorothy Westhafer
Brummitte Dale Wilson, M.D.
Mrs. Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.
WSF Industries, Inc.


Drs. Amy and Julio Alvarez-Perez
Vera B. Arrison
Judy and Thomas Beecher
Mary and Richard Bennett
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Berardi
Alice F. Bird
Dr. Howard T. Blane
Jessica and David Brason
Elaine and Mel Brothman
Buffalo State College Foundation
Buffalo Protection & Investigation, Inc.
Thomas B. Burrows
Susan and Joseph Cardamone
Drs. Ann Marie Carosella and Jeffrey M. Lackner
Career Partners International
Dr. Gregory Castiglia and Dr. Valerie Zingapan
Judith Clarke and Alan Dozoretz
Consulate General of Canada in New York
Crown Energy Services, Inc.
Mr. James Cunning and Ms. Jean McGarry
Adele and George DeTitta
Joan M. Doerr
Ellen and Vic Doyno
Edward Dudek and Patricia Ryan-Dudek
Jeanne C. Eaton
Echo Creative Ventures, LLC
Michael and Karin Elia
Ellen Errigo and Steven Krumm
Elizabeth S. and Robert A. Evans
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fleming
Dr. Jerold Frakes and Dr. Cristanne Miller
Margaret Frainier
James Fronk
Angeline Fryer*
Dr. and Mrs. William T. Ganley
Theodore and Joan Geier
Barbara Henderson
Marion H. Henderson
Judith Cohen and Theodore S. Herman
Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Hopkins
Patricia and Patrick Hughes
Nancy R. Hunt
Maureen O. and John J. Hurley
Mr. Robert J. A. Irwin
Mr. Bruce Jackson and Dr. Diane Christian
Kathie A. Keller
Gunilla and Daniel Kester
Juliet E. Kline
Mary and Louis Knotts
Susan P. Graham and Jon C. Kucera
Elizabeth and Harold Leader
Joe and Nicole Lin-Hill
Joelle and Gerald Logue
Olga and Theodore Lownie
Edward and Karen Magee
Mary Mahoney and Michael Connelly
William and Lynn Markel
Sally M. Marks
The Marks Family Foundation
Masiello, Martucci, Calabrese & Associates
Linda B. Matt
Gerald C. Mead, Jr.
Katalin and Laszlo Mechtler
Mercedes-Benz of Buffalo
Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation
Jeff and Karin Meyer
Dr. and Mrs. Herman S. Mogavero, Jr.
Mollenberg-Betz Inc.
Mark Moore
N. Choops Painting, Inc.
Niagara Sign Factory
Dr. and Mrs. James P. Nolan
Edward and Dawn Northwood
NOVA Site Company, LLC
Oliver’s Restaurant
Orchard Park Pediatrics, P.C.
Cheryl and Arthur Orlick
The OSC Charitable Foundation
Bonnie Gordon and John Pfahl
Noah Pollack
Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Pranikoff
Christi and Bruce Reinoso
Judy and Richard Reynolds
Anne Saldanha
Gilbert H. Schulenberg, Jr.
Ronald L. Frank and Anne Schneider
Jessica and John Schimert
Dr. and Mrs. Edward D. Simmons
Lynne G. Smith
Susan B. Sorotsky
Alma and Malcolm Strachan
Joseph R. Takats Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. George Toufexis
Travelers Foundation
The Travel Team, Inc.
Paula M. Wardynski
Donna and Barry Winnick
Karen and Donald Wood

Memorial Donations

In Memory of Alice Makara
In Memory of Arthur H. Judelsohn
In Memory of Bernard Anthone
In Memory of Bert A. Lies
In Memory of Betty W. Eslick
In Memory of Charles W. Hyatt
In Memory of Charlotte A. Bowen
In Memory of Clinton R. Wyckoff
In Memory of Daniel P. Leslie
In Memory of Diana Ganson Becker
In Memory of Donald Gilbert
In Memory of Doretta A. Levine
In Memory of E. K. Fretwell
In Memory of Eleanore Schultz
In Memory of Evelyn Resler
In Memory of Gretchen Wang
In Memory of Harold and Rosemary Esty
In Memory of Iris L. Drum
In Memory of Jack Barr
In Memory of Jane D. Hopkins
In Memory of Jean Collins
In Memory of Lex Dunkelman
In Memory of Lois Long
In Memory of Neil E. Moore
In Memory of Maurice Levy
In Memory of Poppy Dellas
In Memory of Roberta Wolfe Baer
In Memory of Ruth S. Brady
In Memory of Sally A. Fiedler


In Honor of The 50th wedding anniversary of Sharon and Larry Levite
In Honor of Cheri W. Goldman
In Honor of Daniel Lewis, as a chairperson of Aurora Borealis
In Honor of Gilda Raiken
In Honor of Helen Cappuccino
In Honor of Iroquois Central Art Teachers Lasky, Payne, Schuman, Campbell
In Honor of James Howell
In Honor of Janne Sirén and Joe Lin-Hill
In Honor of Jennifer Bayles
In Honor of Jillian Jones
In Honor of John Sullivan’s 70th birthday
In Honor of Jordan Levy’s 60th Birthday
In Honor of Dr. Kevin Barlog
In Honor of Lana and Howard W. Benatovich’s 50th anniversary
In Honor of The LoConti and de Guehery Families
In Honor of Pam Dinsmore
In Honor of Penny and Charles W. Banta
In Honor of Samantha Sweeney and Matthew General
In Honor of The Sirén Family
In Honor of Valerie Koch’s 80th Birthday!

*This donor has also given a gift of art.

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