Iris on Stream, Plaid and Stripe (No. 1012), Japanese textile stencil (katagami), image courtesy of the Katagami Project.

26th Annual Iris Foundation Awards

Outstanding Patrons—Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu
Outstanding Lifetime Scholar—Meredith Chilton, C. M.
Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar—Dr. Elizabeth E. Guffey
Outstanding Dealers—Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman

Event Co-Chairs
Deborah Miller Zabel and David Mann


Jan and Warren Adelson — Michele Beiny-Harkins — Nancy and Michael Druckman — Holly Hotchner — Barbara Nessim and Jules Demchick — Nancy Onlick and Giorgio Spanu — Ann Pyne (MA ‘06) — Sir Paul Ruddock — Judy Steinhardt — Deedee and Barrie Wigmore

Host Committee

Kathleen Baum — Nicolas Cattelain — Edward Lee Cave — Christian Ayne Crouch — Brandy S. Culp (MA ‘04) — Hélène David-Weill — Gus N. Davis — Benoist F. Drut — Helen W. Drutt English — Cristina Grajales — Agnes Gund — Lewis Haber — Titi Halle — Vivian Haime Barg — Ana Horta-Osório — Katina Huston — Fernanda Kellogg — Wolfram Koeppe — Benjamin Krevolin — Minna M. Lee — Arnold L. Lehman — Martin P. Levy — Reeva Mager — Caryl McFarlane — Geraldine Fabrikant Metz — Philippe de Montebello — Steven Nelson — Jennifer Olshin (MA ‘98) — Janet Ozarchuk — Melinda Florian Papp — Lisa Beth Podos — Janie Woo Scher and Stephen K. Scher — Emma Scully (MA’14) — Gregory Soros — Luke Syson — Barbara Tober — Charlotte Vignon — Shelby White — Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. — Philip L. Yang, Jr.

Click here for past Iris Foundation Award recipients.

Proceeds from the Iris Foundation Awards benefit the Bard Graduate Center scholarships and student research. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

Formal invitations to follow. For further information, please contact Minna Lee at 212-501-3038 or [email protected].