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For half a century, the School has maintained a belief in its original vision: faith in the great language of art, a commitment to excellence, integrity, and serious work habits, the encouragement of an open mind, and the conviction of the power of art to change one’s life.

2019 Fall Benefit

Thursday, October 10, 2019

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Benefit Committee

Alex Katz Foundation
Alexandre Gallery
Phil Alexandre
Dita Amory
Karyn and Charles Bendit
Daniel and Ann Bernstein
Emily Braun
Alla Broeksmit
Maud and Bartley Bryt
Bonnie Burnham
Beatrice Caracciolo
Jane Carroll
Anne Delaney
Rackstraw Downes
Lois Dickson and Andrew Humphrey
Elizabeth and Anthony Enders
Marie Evans
The Fifth Floor Foundation
The Gerald L. Lennard Foundation
Agnes Gund
Paula and John Hornbostel
Philip Isles
Marina P. Kaufman and Stephen E. Kaufman
Deanna and Jack King
Bob and Tina Kraft
Louise Lamphere
Leonard Lauder
Low Road Foundation
David and Renee McKee
Carleen and Daniel Murdock
Graham Nickson
George Petrides
Robert Lehman Foundation
Debra and Seward Ryan
Cordy Ryman
Susan and Jeffrey Sussman
Susan Vecsey
Briggs Whiteford
F. Anthony and Sally Auer Zunino
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Silent Auction Artists

Kamini Avril
William Bailey
Andrea Belag
Todd Bienvenu
Susanna Coffey
Diana Cooper
Martha Diamond
Lois Dodd
Elizabeth Enders
Garth Evans
Stephanie Franks
Joanne Freeman
Bruce Gagnier
Judy Glantzman
Glenn Goldberg
Barbara Grossman
EJ Hauser
Elizabeth Hazan
David Humphrey
Angelo Ippolito
Elisa Jensen
Alex Katz
Alain Kirili
Ronnie Landfield
John Lees
Tine Lundsfryd
Lee Marshall
Michael Meehan
Melissa Meyer
Ron Milewicz
George Negroponte
Gerard Mosse
John Newman
Graham Nickson
Thomas Nozkowski
Philip Pearlstein
Robert Rauschenberg
Ed Ruscha
Joseph Santore
Sean Scully
Stuart Shils
Kiki Smith
Kyle Staver
Clintel Steed
Alison Elizabeth Taylor
Lee Tribe
William Tucker
William Wegman
Gina Werfel
List in Formation

  • "The program has been the most profound experience of my life. I am daily challenged in every way in my art."

    Cecilia Warren, Sydney, Australia, MFA Class of 2015
  • “Being able to study with the dedicated faculty as well as visiting critics and artists has pushed my painting practice to new and exciting places. ”

    Edmond Praybe, Baltimore, MD, MFA Class of 2012

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