Our thanks and appreciation to:
Portraits, Inc. for their generous sponsoring of the event. Special thanks to Beverly McNeil, Julia Baughman, Ruth Reeves, Bebe Barnard and Leigh Amos.
All who loaned portraits to the exhibition: Mrs. Clay Barr, Dr. J. Phillip London and Dr. Jennifer Burkhardt London, Jaime and Benjamin Wall, Carnegie Hall (Sir Clive Gillinson, Artistic and Executive Director), J. P. Morgan Chase, Columbia University/Barnard College, The Duke Endowment, The Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Loews Corporation, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Weill Cornell Medicine.
The Samagundi Club: including officers, members and staff, headed by Director Chris Nunnally - for their enthusiastic help with so many details.
Members of my far-flung family (see group photo above) who came from California, Texas, Utah and Massachusetts to attend the opening.
My wife Elizabeth, for the enormous amount of hard work which went into this project: the letters, emails, telephone calls, plus the endless follow-through and detail work which was required to make it all happen. Thank you, Elizabeth.
Finally, thanks to President Robert Pillsbury of the Salmagundi Club and his wife Mame for many kindnesses, and to Chairman of the Board Tim Newton, for his gracious remarks at the opening reception, and for his kind email following the closing of the show:
"It was just one of the most amazing
exhibitions in our history!"