Wednesday March 23, 2022 | by Devin Mathis

Letter From the Executive Director of UrbanGlass

In another year of unforeseen and overwhelming challenges, our community railed to ensure access to arts education, arts coverage in Glass: The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly, and open-access studios for creative expression throughout a time of critical need. We are deeply grateful to the many generous individual and institutional donors who made 2021 possible. Below is a list of the supporters without whom our programs would not be possible. Thank you for your unwavering commitment to UrbanGlass.

Lindsey and Ian Adelman*, Vinay Adenwala*, Barbara Agosin, James Alterbaum, Hallee and Dave Altman*, Matthew Amses, Dale and Doug Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Aronson, Eliza Desiree Asher, Gregory Ball, Connie and Jeffrey Beers*, Darel and Carlos Benaim, Bensley - unidentified first name, Marjorie and Barry Berg, Barbara Berliner and Sol Rymer, Angela and Eddie Bernard, Patricia Berretty and Nathan Greene*, Joseph T. Bevan, Heather Bhandari, Nedra and Paul Biegel, Peg Breen, Jonathan and Louisa Brill, Dee and Dickson Brown, Jane Bruce*, Carol Camiener, Polly Carpenter, Michelle Cassuto, Simona and Jerome Chazen, Leslie and Dale Chihuly, Elizabeth and Todd Clist, Howard Cohen, Michele and Martin Cohen, Ronald Cohen, Norman Cohn, Jill Comins and Howard Stein, Glen Cook, Cody Cowan, Denise and Vincent DeGiaimo, Beth Rudin DeWoody and Firooz Zahedi, Jeanne Donofrio, Dennis and Barbara Dubois, Katherine and Robert DuGrenier*, Patti and Michael Dweck, Susan Dwyer and Carl Schwartz, Cristof Eigelberger, Carole and Richard Eisner, Stanley Epstein, Paulette and Steven Erde, Alan and Lynnette Eusden, Florence Feinberg and Ben Geizhals, Lois Feldman and Fred Stern, Olivia and Harlan Fischer, Rachel Fishman and Jamie Harris*, Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Fox, Marilyn Gelber and Bob Jacobson, Virginia Gold, Katja Goldman and Michael Sonnenfeldt, Daniel Goodman, Joan Gordon, Ilene and Michael Gotts, April Gow, Joshua Green, Jennifer and Bud Gruenberg, Nathaniel Gunawan, Agnes Gund, Phillip and Ann Hansen, Elissa and Michael Harris, Linda Hartley, John Hatheway, Katya* and Douglas Heller, Toni Herrick, Holly Hotchner and Franklin Silverstone, Maisie and James Houghton, Laura Howat*, Sakae Ishikawa, Suzanne Jaffe*, Mr. and Mrs. Everett R. Jassy, Sharon Karmazin and Dave Greene, Miriam Katowitz, Sydney and Elizabeth Katz, Hannah Kirkpatrick, Morley Klausner, Peter Kremelberg, Laura and Lewis Kruger, Dan A. Kusnetz*, Leonard A Lauder, Eileen Lach, Joan Lewis, Sheryl and Edward Linenschmidt, Florence and Harvey Lotrowski, Dena and Ralph Lowenbach, Daniella Lukashok and Michael Plottel, Petra Lukoschek, Gary MacDougal, Barbara Manocherian, Bernice Manocherian, Cynthia* and Jeffrey Manocherian, Nancy and Alan Manocherian, Judith and John Manocherian, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Massey, Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer, Marie McKee and Robert H Cole Jr., Andre Meade, Abby and Howard Milstein, Olivia Moss* and David Wellspring, Susan and Nader Motamedy, Michael Mouro and Selin Terzi, Janet Mulligan and Daniel Bello, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Nadel, Barney and Carrie Newman, Stacey Newton, Merrily Orsini and Frederick Heath, Micol Ostow and Noah Harlan*, Erin Ozmat, Lois Perelson-Gross and Stewart Gross, Suzanne Perrault and David Rago, Elizabeth and Carl Pforzheimer*, Mary and Gary Pforzheimer, Marjorie and Lawrence Pitterman*, Jane Polin, Carol Raphael and Charles D Olson, Mary Rieser Heintjes, Chris Rifkin, Stuart and Linda Robinson, Jerry Roland, Erica Rosenfeld*, Eric Rubinstein, Michiko Sakano* and Jan Mollet, Esteban Salazar, Susan and Fredric Sanders*, Lisa and Steve Santini, Debbie and Richard Schulman, Diana Shaller, Susie Silbert and Jeff Toohig, Arlene and Norman Silvers, Susan Smith and David Santini, Julie* and Benjamin Solomon, Douglas Steiner, Vincent Tancredi, Matt Thomases, Judy Tillinger, Barbara Tober, Elinor and Rubin Turner, Kay Unger, Joseph Upham, Irene VanSlyke, Margaret Rose Vendryes, Anita and Thomas Volpe*, Barbara Waldman, Jean Warshaw and Robert Michel, Henry and Linda Wasserstein, Marcia Weber and James Flaws, Joel and Kate Wechsler, Nettie and Melvyn Weiner*, Dina and Bill Weisberger, Karol Wight, E Crosby Willet, Jonny Williams, Richard Yancey, Christine E Yelle, Richard Yelle*, Carol Yorke* and Gerard Conn, Laura Young, Paul and Jo Ann Young, Judith and Henry Zachs, Gael Zafrany

*UrbanGlass Board of Directors
**Contributions of $250+

Institutional Funders

Brooklyn Arts Council Inc, Carnegie Corporation of New York, City of New York, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, Con Edison, Gotham Organization, Lenore G. Tawney Foundation, Metropolitan Contemporary Glass Group, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, Pitta LLC, Robert T. Kirkwood, Inc. Insurance, The Ritt Family Fund, The Robert Lehman Foundation, The Tang Fund, US Small Business Administration, William Talbott Hillman Foundation

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