2016 Eiteljorg Museum ANNUAL REPORT RELEVANCE, COMMUNITY, VITALITY
2016 A Remarkable Year When we reflect on all that happened in 2016 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, we are struck with a feeling of accomplishment and profound sense of gratitude. The generosity of the Eiteljorg’s donors, patrons, members and volunteers made possible the work of the museum’s staff to share amazing exhibitions, programs and experiences.
Also notable in 2016 was the move of Indian Market and Festival back onto museum grounds as well as another successful year for Quest for the West®, with nearly $1 million in art sales. To stage special exhibitions and associated programming requires the Eiteljorg to grow its operating endowment and secure additional funding sources. That’s why we are deeply
The theme of the Eiteljorg’s 2016 annual report is “Relevance, Community, Vitality,” which in so many ways reflects a reinvigorated museum and its mission that began 28 years ago. In telling the full story of the American West and Native America in all its diversity and complexity, the Eiteljorg Museum strives to be relevant to and deeply engaged in the communities we serve. The year’s highlights were so numerous it’s difficult to isolate only a few. We were heartened by strong visitor interest in two special exhibitions: The Grand Canyon, from March to August 2016, and Titan of the West: The Adams Collection of Western and Native American Art, from November 2016 to February 2017. A Thomas Moran oil painting from 1917, also titled The Grand Canyon, appeared in both exhibitions; the painting was one of hundreds of art works bequeathed to the museum by the late Houston businessman Kenneth S. “Bud” Adams. Bud and his wife Nancy Adams were passionate art collectors; and we were deeply moved that Bud willed this private collection to the Eiteljorg for future generations to appreciate and enjoy.
Exciting events took place in 2016 at the Eiteljorg Museum including, clockwise from top left: Conversations: The Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition; The Grand Canyon exhibition; Juneteenth celebration; the Quest for the West® Art Sale and Show opening reception; Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure; WestFest; the Titan of the West gala; and the 24th annual Indian Market & Festival.
John Vanausdall, president & CEO, and Tom Hoback, board chair.
grateful for the ongoing grant support of numerous foundations such as the Lilly Endowment, among others. Their commitment allows the museum to shape ideas into results, creating opportunities for artists and allowing us to acquire more great art for our collections. To that end, our Board of Directors has been extraordinarily supportive and far-sighted in its vision for the museum. With the staff and board’s
participation, the Eiteljorg made important business decisions in 2016 to position itself for the coming years, including adopting a five-year strategic plan. We are excited about the opportunities to rebuild and re-imagine the museum’s galleries to make for more memorable experiences for our visitors. The Eiteljorg redoubled its efforts in 2016 to reach out to diverse communities, on the Near West Side of Indianapolis and beyond, to encourage families and young people to cultivate their own interest in art. Our goal is that every patron entering the museum will find in the art and exhibits something they can relate to and identify with, regardless of their age or background. Particularly at a time when our society can feel divided, we hope that art generally and the Eiteljorg Museum specifically can bring people together in common appreciation of the bonds we all share. Much of the credit for the museum’s successes in 2016 – a year of renewed relevance, community and vitality – belongs to our donors, supporters and volunteers. We hope that we can count on your support of the Eiteljorg Museum in the year ahead.
President and CEO
Making a Difference with Art, History and Culture Thanks to its longtime supporters and donors, the Eiteljorg Museum featured exceptional exhibitions in 2016 that helped tell the remarkable stories of the American West and Native Americans in all their diversity and complexity. Through a mix of contemporary and historic art and related
programming events, the Eiteljorg educated and inspired visitors throughout the year.
opened in fall 2015. Intriguing works of five contemporary artists were on exhibit through February 2016.
As 2016 began, the Eiteljorg was in the home stretch of Conversations, the ninth biennial exhibit of the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship that
A spring-and-summer exhibition that opened in March became a huge hit with visitors: The Grand Canyon. It conveyed the vastness of the canyon
(Above) Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellows: Da-ka-xeen Mehner (Tlingit/Nisgaâ€™a), Holly Wilson (Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma/Cherokee), Mario Martinez (Pascua Yaqui), Brenda Mallory (Cherokee Nation) and Luzene Hill (Eastern Band of Cherokee) with Eiteljorg President and CEO John Vanausdall. (Opposite page) World champion hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tena/Assiniboine) at Indian Market and Festival.
A robust endowment makes exhibits like The Grand Canyon possible and helps sustain the museum’s mission – to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the art, history and cultures of the American West and the indigenous peoples of North America – for future generations of museum-goers.–John Vanausdall, President and CEO, Eiteljorg Museum Attendance Figures
Grand Total museum attendance Jan.-Dec. 2016 Teresa Webb (Anishinaabe), storyteller, at the 24th annual Indian Market and Festival
Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award recipient Tom Farris (Otoe/Missouria/Cherokee)
Musicians Pamyua (Yup’ik/Inuit /African American)
through art such as an Ansel Adams photograph, stunning Thomas Moran paintings and Native American objects and exhibits tied to the evolution of canyon tourism. The exhibition told the deep and multi-layered story of one of
the world’s great natural wonders.
dian Market and Festival that returned to the museum grounds June 25-26, 2016, after more than a decade at nearby Military Park. Despite steamy temperatures on market weekend, 4,281 guests turned
Drawing 57,213 visitors, The Grand Canyon continued through August in the featured exhibitions gallery. It coincided with the 24th annual In-
• 141,349 The Grand Canyon exhibit Mar. 26 - Aug. 7, 2016
• 57,213 Indian Market and Festival June 25-26 2016
• 4,281 11th Annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale attendance (including preview party) Sept. 9 – Oct. 9, 2016
• 7,530 • Art sales: Nearly $1 million Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Oct. 29, 2016
• 1,893 Jingle Rails Nov. 12, 2016 – Jan. 16, 2017
Art collectors mingled with Western artists at the 2016 Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale.
During The Grand Canyon exhibition in 2016, Native American objects and works of art reflected the many cultures that have called the canyon home.
Eiteljorg Publications The museum reaches a broad audience through the publication of books and catalogues created to support its exhibitions. Based upon the scholarship of staff and consult-
out to shop in the artist tents on the front lawn and throughout the museum building, meet Native American artists and learn about their art. Market-goers enjoyed performances under The Sails by contemporary band Pamyua (Yup’ik/Inuit/African American) and flute player Tim Blueflint (Bad River Chippewa/Comanche), hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assiniboine) and storyteller Teresa Webb (Anishinaabe). During the market, art judges awarded more than $20,000 in the form of prizes in 10 divisions, bestowing Best of Show on Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) for her sculpture Place Where I Began. In September 2016, the featured exhibitions gallery was transformed for the 11th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale. Forty-nine top Western artists exhibited recent paintings, drawings and sculptures. For the opening weekend sale, collectors from across the nation traveled to the Eiteljorg for a chance to purchase these exceptional works of art. The Quest® art remained available for purchase over the next month. All told, Quest for the West® generated nearly $1 mil-
ing contributors, these works have a life long after the exhibitions conclude and they do much to further the reputation of the Eiteljorg. Released late in 2015, Conversations: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship 2015 was edited by Jennifer Complo McNutt
lion in art sales. Simultaneously, outstanding Western art collected by longtime Eiteljorg supporter and former board member Betsey Harvey was on exhibit in the Art of the American West gallery. At the Quest for the West® preview party, Betsey was recognized by the museum as a Collector of Distinction. Enriching Collections Excitement built throughout the year for November’s opening of Titan of the West: The Adams Collection of Western and Native American Art. The spectacular collection was gifted to the Eiteljorg by the late Kenneth
and Ashley Holland. This book is being distributed by the University of Oklahoma Press and has been used in university classes at a number of campuses. Johanna Blume produced the 2016 catalogue to accompany Quest for the West® with
the companion catalogue on 2016 Collector of Distinction, Betsey Harvey and also edited and wrote for Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo. This volume has been available at venues for the related exhibit traveling to Kansas, Missouri,
“Bud” Adams and Nancy Adams. A major figure in professional football and owner of the NFL Tennessee Titans, Bud Adams was a Houston oilman and Culver Military Academy alumnus who was proud of his Cherokee heritage and became a prominent private collector. Titan of the West featured paintings by Fredric Remington, Charles Schreyvogel, E.I. Couse, Frank Tenney Johnson and many others, as well as Native American beadwork, quillwork, pottery, moccasins, tobacco pipes, baskets and other objects. The Adams bequest intrigued visitors during the exhibit, and will enrich the museum’s permanent collections for years to come.
recreations of downtown Indianapolis landmarks, national parks and scenes of the American West – backdrops made of all-natural materials and created by Applied Imagination of Alexandria, Ky. Added to Jingle Rails in 2016 was a locomotive photo op guests could pose alongside for group pictures.
Titan of the West coincided with the popular annual holiday train display, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure, in which G-scale electric trains traverse through whimsical
An Indianapolis holiday tradition, Jingle Rails drew 41,460 visitors, many
and California. It will soon appear at locations in Washington state and elsewhere. Titan of the West: The Adams Collection of Western and Native American Art, is a full-color hard-bound volume edited by Vice President and Chief Curatorial Officer
James Nottage, with contributions by Scott Shoemaker, Johanna Blume and Ashley Holland. This and the other beautiful volumes were all designed and produced at the museum by Steve Sipe, director of exhibition and graphic design.
of them families with small children, during its run from mid-November 2016 to mid-January 2017. Assembled in Clowes Court and Eagle Commons, the Jingle Rails tracks and trains were maintained by model-train-enthusiast volunteers led by “chief engineer” Tom
Bromstrup. The Eiteljorg broke a single-day attendance record for a non-Indian Market day on Jan. 16, 2017 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – when 3,100 visitors experienced the final day of Jingle Rails for the 2016-2017 holiday season.
Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure
Deeply Rooted in the Community All during 2016, the Eiteljorg hosted talks by curators, book discussions, gallery tours led by volunteer guides and programming events where everyone â€“ longtime members and first-time visitors alike â€“ could learn the fascinating stories of Native America and the American West. Through programming and events, the Eiteljorg served families, seniors and young professionals, reached out to diverse and ever-growing audiences and directed outreach to four underserved Near West Side
locations: the Haughville, Hawthorne, Stringtown and We Care neighborhoods. Art enthusiasts, history buffs, music lovers, geology aficionados and those who love the West were brought together through diverse programming related to the March-through-August exhibition The Grand Canyon. Highlights included personal stories and a musical performance by Ed Kabotie (Hopi/Tewa), an intimate plein air workshop by renowned artist Peter Nisbet, a talk by former National Park
Service historian Dwight Pitcaithley and an exhilarating presentation on canyon animals with Animalia Inc. Hundreds of Eiteljorg Junior Rangers were minted, thousands of canyon stories were shared and numerous canyon adventures were inspired and planned. The Eiteljorgâ€™s Artists in Residence program brought to the museum contemporary Native American artists, who in turn helped provide cultural and arts programming at the museum and in the community.
(Above) The 2016 Indian Market and Festival returned to the Eiteljorg's front lawn after several years at Military Park. (Opposite page) The Central Canal brought visitors to The Sails for events at the Eiteljorg.
In 2016 the museum’s Public Programs and Education Departments organized events and activities that drew many visitors to the Eiteljorg. Summer Under The Sails events on the Christel DeHaan Family Terrace drew more than 16,000 visitors from Memorial Day to mid-August.
and donated approximately 14,500 hours of service. Meanwhile, the Eiteljorg reorganized and revitalized its Agave auxiliary group for young professionals under age 40. Looking broadly to local and regional tourism, the Eiteljorg collaborated closely with groups such as Visit Indy, Downtown Indy, Inc. and White River State Park on promotional efforts to bring synergy to marketing downtown attractions, lodging and hospitality. The Frank and Katrina Basile Museum Store and Museum Café remained popular draws, and the museum building saw steady business as a rental venue for weddings and corporate meetings, with excellent food service provided by Kahn’s Catering.
Visitors also enjoyed cultural experiences at the museum’s celebrations of Juneteenth, the 24th annual Indian Market and Festival, WestFest and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Eiteljorg guests shopped for art from local artists at the popular Women in Art Market in March and Winter Market in December. Throughout, the museum’s 355 volunteers provided invaluable assistance in all the year’s events 2016 Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
Juneteenth exemplifies the complex and diverse story of our country's history, a story we strive to reflect through the Eiteljorg's offerings year round.–John Vanausdall, President and CEO, Eiteljorg Museum
Attendance Figures (contd.)
Juneteenth Celebration June 18, 2016
Other Totals Visitors to The Sails on the Christel DeHaan Family Terrace in 2016, including summer programming
• 16,597 Transactions at the Museum Store, 2016
• 15,279 Rental events, 2016
• 8,938 guests Volunteers in 2016
• 355 volunteers working 14,500 hours
The Artists in Residence program brings contemporary artists who provide arts programming. (Above left) Artist Randall Blaze (Oglala Lakota), left, demonstrated ceramics to students, including Estefana Lopez Santiago. (Above right) In 2016, the Eiteljorg welcomed four artists in residence, Jason Wesaw (Pokagon Band of Potawatomi), pictured above, Katrina Mitten (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma), TahNibaa Naataanii (Navajo) and Teresa Webb (Anishinaabe).
(Above) Children celebrated Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day, with an Abraham Lincoln re-enactor. (Right) Volunteers who donate the most hours to the museum are honored at the annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner. Volunteer Services Manager Deborah Kish, center, gave the top honors in 2015 to Rebekah Ryan, left, and Sharon Mills, right. Mills and volunteer Vickie Stone were honored in 2016.
Vital Signs: Poised for Growth The support of donors and grantmaking entities allowed the Eiteljorg Museum to conserve, exhibit and interpret amazing art and objects in its collections – consistent with the vision of founder Harrison Eiteljorg – so that all age groups and demographics can learn from and appreciate our nation’s varied cultures and history. For the Eiteljorg, 2016 was an important transition year. In March, the Board of Directors adopted a strategic plan that sets forth the museum’s goals for the next five years. The
plan aims to grow the museum’s endowment – including cash, pledges and irrevocable planned gifts – consistent with the long-term strategy to have a balanced operating support of one third from the endowment, one third from annual contributions and one third from earned revenue. The strategic plan also addresses the need to rebuild and re-imagine museum galleries to create more engaging and effective visitor experiences. The plan calls for increasing focus on Native American cultures of the Great Lakes region, utilizing resources to
effectively provide lessons of cultural diversity and marketing the museum more comprehensively in surrounding states. With the Board’s support, the Eiteljorg in 2016 reorganized the Development and Marketing Departments into the new Advancement Department, to underscore a new strategic emphasis on building the endowment and growing all sources of revenue. Also, the longtime vice president of development, Suzanne Tardy Maxwell, retired with the museum’s profound
(Above) John Vanausdall welcomes Indian Market and Festival Preview Party attendees to the Eiteljorg grounds, where the event returned in 2016. (Opposite page) Visitors peruse the booth of jeweler Jolene Bird (Santo Domingo Pueblo) at Indian Market and Festival.
Grants At Work Foundations from across the nation support the work of the Eiteljorg Museum, and in 2016 alone they contributed more than $2 million toward that mission. The Eiteljorg is enormously grateful to the many foundations and endowments, such as the Lilly Endowment, that historically have supported the museum, both for general operating support and in sponsoring specific events or projects. Among others, noteworthy grants announced in 2015 that were put to use in 2016 included:
A $117,069 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) supports a three-year project to conserve 30 works of art including the massive triptych painting, October Suite: Grand Canyon, 1991 by Wilson Hurley. From December 2015 through January 2016, visitors had front-row seats to observe conservators cleaning and stabilizing the paintings.
A $6,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through its Preservation Assistance Grant program funded a detailed condition survey of the American Indian art and cultural objects from the Kenneth S. “Bud” Adams collection.
A $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) supported the 2016 Indian Market and Festival.
Vice President for Advancement Nataly Lowder.
thanks for her many years of service. Nataly Lowder joined the Eiteljorg as the new vice president for advancement and now leads fund-raising and marketing efforts. As John Vanausdall celebrated his 20th anniversary as president and CEO in 2016, the museum enjoyed steady membership interest and a high profile in the community, and held several exhibit openings well-attended by members and supporters. The Marketing and Communications Department also revamped the member magazine, Storyteller.
Especially since we are a museum in large part about Native Americans, and because these are living cultures of today, we have nurtured extraordinarily special relationships with the people themselves, their leadership and the artists. I’m proud of what we have accomplished in that area. We’ve also been very deliberate in telling the complete story of the American West, one that’s really about the cultural diversity that our West has always embodied.” –John Vanausdall, President and CEO, Eiteljorg Museum Separately, the Eiteljorg in 2016 received an important grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust for animal-welfare programming for the 2017 special exhibition Dogs: Faithful and True. As 2016 ended, the Eiteljorg Museum geared up for another exciting year, including Dogs: Faithful and True from March 4 to Aug. 6, 2017, and the summative review of the 10th biennial round of the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship exhibition, Native Art Now! opening Nov. 12, 2017.
Meanwhile, a fund supported by the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust provided for maintenance of outdoor sculptures. During the fall 2016 annual maintenance and cleaning of the Ken Bunn sculpture Whitetail Deer, detached reeds were reattached and bent reeds were straightened to bring the bronze sculpture fountain back as close as possible to its original 1989 appearance.
Note: The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Contract conservator Michael Ruzga of Fine Arts Conservation, Inc., was one of a team who worked on the process of cleaning October Suite: Grand Canyon, 1991 by Wilson Hurley.
John Klinkose, a conservation contractor, cleaned and applied a protective wax coating to the Whitetail Deer sculpture on the grounds of the Eiteljorg Museum in fall 2016.
Constructed in 1989 and expanded in 2005, the magnificent Eiteljorg Museum building is a work of art in itself. Designed by architect Jonathan Hess and located on the Central Canal, the museum is the anchor of White River State Park and has long impressed visitors. In 2016, the build-
Katrina Mitten (Miami Tribe of Oklahoma) was one of the artists participating in the Eiteljorg’s Winter Market, Dec. 3, 2016.
Betsey Harvey, center, Quest® Collector of Distinction, with her daughters Kelly Harvey, left, Meg Ostrow, second from right, and Amanda Harvey, right, with Eiteljorg President and CEO John Vanausdall, second from left.
The Titan of the West exhibition featured the art collection of Nancy and Kenneth S. “Bud” Adams. Photograph courtesy of the Adams family.
In The Headlines
Nashville Arts Magazine, November 2016: “Titan of the West on display at the Eiteljorg” http://bit.ly/2kF3bAu
Chicago Tribune, Nov. 23, 2016: “Holiday happenings in Indy” http://trib.in/2fGOitn
All through 2016, the Eiteljorg and its art, exhibitions and programming were featured prominently on social media and recognized with positive coverage in local and regional news media outlets, all coordinated through the Marketing and Communications Department: Indianapolis Business Journal, March 31, 2016: “Latest Eiteljorg show plumbs depths of the Grand Canyon” http://bit.ly/2m14dqz WXIN Fox 59, June 25, 2016: “Eiteljorg Museum hosts 24th annual Indian Market and Festival” http://bit.ly/2l5FMbA Western Art Collector, Sept. 9, 2016: “Quest for the West® 2016 Video” http://bit.ly/2jdA0iX
Indianapolis Business Journal, Nov. 5, 2016: “NFL owner’s bequest a huge score for Eiteljorg Museum” http://bit.ly/2lceXiU Daily Journal of Johnson County, Nov. 14, 2016: “Enriching a collection” http://bit.ly/2kXyFAn WFIU 103.7 FM, Jan. 14, 2017: “Titan of the West: Dude Ranch Reveries And Everyday Life” http://bit.ly/2jKzHga. The Indianapolis Star, Dec. 20, 2016: “Take a 360-degree ride through the Eiteljorg’s Jingle Rails” http://indy.st/2ha3TSV
ing received important recognition: The Indiana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects bestowed its 25-year award to Hess and his firm, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects, for the innovative Southwest-inspired design of the Eiteljorg Museum. The Sails, a structure de-
signed by Hess and added in 2015 to provide shade for the museum’s outdoor events near the canal, also was recognized for its architectural excellence, receiving the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce’s Monumental Award.
WFYI 90.1 FM, Dec. 17, 2016: “The Art of the Matter” feature on Jingle Rails http://bit.ly/2hMVA0z Indianapolis Business Journal, Dec. 23, 2016: “The Best Arts of 2016” http://bit.ly/2kF8bF5
Social Media Posts, Jan-Dec 2016
2,428, compared to 1,010 in 2015 Facebook Likes, Jan-Dec 2016 Approximately 2,500 New Likes Twitter Followers, Jan-Dec 2016 Approximately 1,500 New Followers Aerial view of the Eiteljorg Sails. Photograph courtesy of Zach Malmgren.
We are pleased and honored to be the stewards of the Bud and Nancy Adams Collection and are excited to share it with the public to inspire generations to come.–John Vanausdall, President and CEO, Eiteljorg Museum
Hazardous materials such as arsenic sometimes are found in objects in museum collections, often a result of previous fumigation. These Blackfoot leggings (above photo) that are part of the Adams collection tested positive for arsenic during a recent conservation treatment. Using X-Ray Fluorescence testing technology or XRF, museum collection specialists can test for the presence of toxins in objects so that appropriate safety measures can be used to manage the collection. Eiteljorg registrar Christa Barleben (right photo) uses a portable XRF unit to test a collection object.
(Upper left) Unknown Blackfoot Artist, Man’s Leggings, 1880–1910, hide, glass beads, ermine pelts, pigment, canvas, wool, feathers, cotton. Bequest of Kenneth S. "Bud" and Nancy Adams. Photograph courtesy of Hadley Fruits. (Right) Photograph courtesy of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.
Collections Acquisitions and Activities To serve the Eiteljorg Museum's patrons through constantly changing exhibitions and to fulfill our responsibilities toward care of the collections, there is a constant range of activities by collections, curatorial and exhibitions staff members. A stable core of staff continued efforts in 2016, but there was a notable change when Ashley Holland (Cherokee) left in the fall to pursue her doctorate at the University of Oklahoma. We welcomed Dorene Red Cloud (Oglala Lakota) as the new assistant curator of Native American art. Dorene brings a great deal of knowledge and passion to our collective efforts. Aside from major exhibitions, staff also produced a show in the Myrta Pulliam Gallery of Photography on the photography of Laura Wilson, and made a wide range of changes in the core galleries. This kept a constant flow of new items on exhibit so that any visitor during the year could see something refreshing throughout the museum each time they visited. Perhaps the most demanding activity in 2016 was a constant flow of work with consulting conservators and other specialists to catalogue, clean, conserve, reframe and evaluate paintings and artifacts featured in the Titan of the West exhibition. To house the Adams collection and upgrade storage, grants and other funding made it possible to com-
plete installation of new shelving, racks and drawers and to finalize installation of the new flooring, lighting, ceiling and an advanced fire detection system. In the midst of all these activities, the staff processed 93 new acquisitions – gifts from artists, collectors and estates along with select purchases – to support specific exhibit and collection projects.
Snake Dance, 2004, mixed media on Kaki paper Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes, born 1953) Okanagan IV, 2003, relief print on paper Sonya KelliherCombs (Iñupiaq / Athabascan, born 1969) Remnant (Wing), 2016, mixed media C. Maxx Stevens (Seminole/Muscogee, born 1951) Cultural Landscape, 2011, mixed media installation Jason Wesaw (Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, born 1974) Untitled, 2011, red clay, glaze and dyed deer tail hair Jindasin (Blue Jay), 2016, oil, pastel, ink and polyester thread on archival paper Holly Wilson (Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma/Cherokee, born 1968) RED, 2014, archival color photograph on Plexiglas
Gift of James and Patricia Kellar Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Inuit, 1910 – 1976, The Eagle Who Took a Small Girl, 1962, stonecut print, gift of James and Patricia Kellar.
Gift of the artists Rick Bartow (Wiyot of Northern California, 1946 - 2016) Grandmother Mouse, 2001, pastel on paper Old Wall Stare-er,, 2002, pastel on paper Guard Dog, 1996, pastel on paper Big Regalia, 2009, pastel on paper
27 stonecut prints by Davidialuk Alasua Amittu (Inuit, 1910 – 1976) This completes a promised gift of their collection of 42 Inuit prints by this artist.
Gift of Sandra Kennedy Unknown Northern Plains artist Doll, 1890-1930, hide, wool, glass beads, wood, cotton, cowrie shells, porcupine quills and buffalo nickels
Gift of Margaret Manella Maria Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1887 – 1980) Pot, ca. 1925, clay
Coyote Chant, 2004, mixed media on Kaki paper Elk Dance, 2004, mixed media on Kaki paper
Carrie L. Ballantyne (American, born 1956) Buckaroo GQ, 2009, oil on board
Zhou Shu Liang (American, born in China, 1953) Lakota Warrior, 2007, oil on canvas
Donald Crowley (American, born 1926) The Butterfly, 2006, oil on board
Memories Past 1890, 2011, oil on canvas
Gift of Steve and Jane Marmon
The Full Treatment, 2008, oil on canvas Robert Griffing (American, born 1940) Seen Many Changes, 2009, oil on canvas Iroquois Delegate Sits for His Portrait, 2013, oil on canvas Karin Hollebeke (American, born in Germany, 1949) Cowboy Country, 2008, oil on linen board Doug Hyde (Nez Perce/Assiniboine/ Chippewa, born 1946) People of the Red Tail Hawk, 2011, alabaster
William S. Phillips (American, born 1945) Scattered Rain Showers En Route, 2009, oil on board Al Qoyawayma (Hopi, born 1938) Bowl, 2010, clay and wood Olla, 2011, clay Preston Singletary (Tlingit, born 1964) Land Otter Encounter, 2012, blown, sand-carved glass Robert “Shoofly” Shufelt (American, born 1935) Flankers…, 2007, graphite on paper
Howard Terpning (American, born 1927) Symbol of Achievement, 1979, mixed media Curt Walters (American, born 1950) Evening’s Dance of Light, 2008, oil on canvas Nancy Youngblood (Santa Clara Pueblo, born 1955) Canister, 1987, clay Nathan Youngblood (Santa Clara Pueblo, born 1954) Jar, 2013, clay Jar, 2015, clay Plate, 2008, clay
Gift of Kathleen Rowan in memory of Adele Le Calvez Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee, born 1935) Untitled, 1977, charcoal on paper
Gift of Embry Rucker & Joan MacLean Patrick Maranda (Algonquin, Barriere Lake Band, 1901-1987) Canoe, ca. 1950, birchbark, wood, and pitch
Gift of the Robert U. Sandroni and Lora A. Sandroni Family Trust Unknown Potawatomi artist Man’s Coat, ca. 1870, hide, glass beads, and cloth
2016 Indian Market & Festival Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award Tom Farris (Otoe/Missouria/Cherokee, born 1978) Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’, 2015, wood, brass tacks and hood ornament Jolene Bird (Santo Domingo Pueblo, born 1963) Sunglasses, 2016, cherry wood, turquoise, spiny oyster, abalone, jet, serpentine, apple coral
Gift from the Estate of Beth Wood
Soapstone sculptures: Louie Arnaryuinnaq (Inuit, Baker Lake, born 1968) Bear, 2001
Yakima or Yakama - Not For Me To Say, 2015-16, nine-color lithograph on Somerset Satin White with laser cut archival pigment ink photographs printed on Moab entrada Collaborating printer
Kelly Etidloie (Inuit, Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, born 1966) Bird, ca. 2002 Jonasie (Quarqortoq) Faber (Greenlandic Inuit, born 1944) Owl, 1986
Simeonie Uppik (Sanikiluaq Inuit, born 1928) Loon, 1993 Peter Paneak (Inuit, Clyde River, born 1934) Spirit Piece (Birds/Bear),1990, antler
Remnant (Moose Antler), 2016, mixed media
Wendy Red Star (Crow, born 1981) iilaalée = car (goes by itself) + ii = by means of which + dáanniili = we parade, 2015-16, nine-color lithograph on Somerset Satin White with laser cut archival pigment ink photographs printed on Moab entrada Collaborating printer
Unknown Native artists Beaded bags (tobacco, whetstone, tail, personal), woman’s outfit, moccasins, cradleboard, baby bonnet
Hugh Tulurialik (Inuit, Baker Lake, born 1944) Ptarmigan, 1988
Remnant (Moose Jaw), 2016, mixed media
James Lavadour (Walla Walla, born 1951) Land of Origin, 2015, three-color lithograph on Arches 88 white paper
Gift of the Spoerle family in memory of Bill and Mary Spoerle
Samonie Toonoo (Inuit, Cape Dorset, born 1969) Sleeping Bear, ca. 2003
Sonya KelliherCombs (Iñupiaq/ Athabascan, born 1969) Remnant (Human Hair), 2016, mixed media
Remnant (Walrus Bone), 2016, mixed media
Unknown Eastern Dakota or Métis artist Man’s pants, ca. 1890, hide, glass beads, and buttons
Paul Kavik (Sanikiluaq Inuit, born 1948) Walking Bear, 2001
Roll Call 2014, 2014, hand engraved and blown glass with copper leaf
Rick Bartow, (Wiyot of Northern California, 1946 - 2016), Guard Dog, 1996, pastel on paper, gift of the artist
2016 Quest for the West Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award Josh Elliott (American, born 1973) Calving Season, 2016, oil on panel
Museum Purchase, Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship Joe Feddersen (Colville Confederated Tribes, born 1953) Changer 3, 2012, blown and etched glass
Apsáalooke Roses, 2015-16, four-color lithograph on Somerset Satin White with laser cut archival pigment ink photographs printed on Moab entrada Collaborating printer Holly Wilson (Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma/Cherokee, born 1968) Enough, 2015, bronze
Museum Purchase with funds provided by The Gund Collection of Western Art John James Audubon (American,1785 -1851) and John Woodhouse Audubon (American, 1812-1862) Hare-Indian Dog, Plate CXXXII, lithograph with hand-coloring Esquimaux Dog, Plate CXIII, lithograph printed with hand-coloring
A group of Western paintings was recently donated to the Eiteljorg by Steve and Jane Marmon.
History shows us it’s in our human nature to want to give back. I want all donors to know they are making a difference whether they give one dollar a year to help the annual fund or a million dollars to create a legacy.–Nataly Lowder, vice president for advancement, Eiteljorg Museum • How to Donate: Please contact Nataly Lowder, vice president for advancement, at (317) 275-1311 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Memberships & Donations We express our sincere appreciation to all 2016 donors for their generosity and commitment to the Eiteljorg Museum. Without your help, 2016 would not have been as successful. Due to space limitations, only gifts of $100 or more are listed – except for annual fund gifts given in honor of or in memory of someone.
• How to Become a Museum Member:
If your name is not listed correctly, please accept our sincere apology and call (317) 275-1311.
Please contact Sheila Jackson, membership manager, at (317) 275-1360 or email@example.com
2016 Memberships Vision Circle
Cumulative 2016 gifts of $25,000 and above Bob and Pat Anker Mary Beth and Robert Braitman Steve Cagle Gordon and Llura Gund Tom and Sue Hoback Ann W. King Steve and Jane Marmon Mel and Joan Perelman Mr. and Mrs. Elmore W. Rice, III
end of year 2016
Chairperson’s Circle Cumulative 2016 gifts of $10,000 -$24,999 William and Moira Carlstedt Michael Eagle L.G. and Alyce Edwards Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Tom and Patty Gibbs Henry and Louise Leander Joseph and Gita Osborne Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Reilly, Jr. Cathy and Robert Turner Donald Woodley
Artist-in-Residence, TahNibaa Naataanii (Navajo).
Members of the Latino heritage group Nopal Cultural participate in the annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration at the Eiteljorg, including the Catrina parade.
Cumulative 2016 gifts of $5,000-$9,999 Dr. Caryn C. Anderson and Mr. David Anderson Dr. Elizabeth A. Beck Robin and Susan Cooper
Angie and Dick Darlington Mr. and Mrs. Russell Fortune, III Karen and Joseph Glaser Geoffrey and Sarah Gund Betsey Harvey Stan and Sandy Hurt Dr. and Mrs. John C. Lechleiter Ralph G. Nowak Myrta Pulliam Larry Roan and Joan SerVaas Clay and Amy Robbins Nancy M. Russell William and Jane Salin Robert and Lora Sandroni Thomas and Evelyn Seeley Charles and Peggy Sutphin Deborah and Randy Tobias Bill and Roberta Witchger Marion Wolen Mr. and Mrs. John D. Zinser
Golden Eagle Society Cumulative 2016 gifts of $2,500-$4,999 Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Appel Elaine and Eric Bedel Deborah and Bart Bell Dr. Rosanne Bonjouklian Dr. Edward and Phyllis Cockerill Charles and Helen Coghlan John and Karen Colglazier Standiford H. Cox Lori Efroymson-Aguilera and Sergio Aguilera Earl and Vicki Goode Fred and Angie Green James and Sara Gutting Chris Katterjohn and Dona Stohler Frank and Frances Kelly James Kincannon and Charles Goad Donald B. Korb Mr. and Mrs. R. Michael Leppert John Lienhart Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly, II Terry and Connie Marbach Beth Meloy and Robert Oppelt Jim and Jackie Morris Dr. Daniel H. Mowrey
Thalia Nicas and Louis Jungheim Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Paul Ellen M. Reed Dr. and Mrs. Randall G. Rowland Hutch and Kevina Schumaker Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Skehan Mr. and Mrs. William E. Stanley Michael and Maureen Surak Martha and John Tynan John Vanausdall Gil Waldman and Christy Vezolles Robert and Helen Whipple Mr. and Mrs. C. Daniel Yates
Eagle Society $1,500-$2,499 Nancy Ayres Sue and Michael Back Sarah C. Barney Frank and Katrina Basile Donald P. Bogard Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Borinstein Russell Breeden and Katharine A. Walker Brian and Kim Buchanan Georgia Buchanan Catherine and Michael Coscia Carl and Gayle Cox Susie M. Cross Deanna DeBrier LaMarr Easter and Cary Neeley Chris and Kimberley Eck Dawn M. Fazli Drs. Richard and Becky Feldman Tom and Sharon Funk Tim Garnett and Peter Slaymaker Marilyn George Larry and Lee Glasscock Fritz and Sandy Gordner Gloria Griesinger Perry and Michelle Griffith Lynnette and Tony Hanes Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan R. Hess Polly H. Hix and Tony J. Fair Allan and Kathy Hubbard Camilla Hull Needham and Mary Lou Hurst James and Jeanine Isham
Duane and Marguerita Johnson Mrs. Ruth Johnson Carrie Kirk and Carol Besore Brian T. Lee Susan and Mike Lewis Nataly and Jonathan Lowder Kim and Paul Mannweiler Susie and Howard Maxwell Jayme and Rod McComas Virginia Merkel Greg and Kathy Miller Mrs. Lila D. Morris Delores Muller Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Nash Jay and Sally Peacock Dr. Ora Pescovitz Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rader Mr. and Mrs. J. David Resley Howard Schrott and Diana Mutz Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. Schulstad Chad and Jillian Slaughter J. Albert and Maribeth Smith Jerry and Linda Stark Michael and Carol Stayton Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey H. Thomasson Barbara West Brian West Emily West Dorothy M. White Dr. Oksana and Peter Withey Jamison D. Woodley Jan Woodruff and William T. Rice Jeffery Wylie and Karen Kennelly
Advocate Member $1,000-$1,499 Nancy Dunn Dr. Ann H. Hunt Steven and Sharon Klusman
Patron Member $500-$999 Toni and Robert Bader George and Susan Black Mary Bookwalter and Jeffrey Stant Mauvene Borton Gina and Jim Bremner John and Mary Ann Grogan Donna Holloran Stephen and Elizabeth Holmes
Gerald and Shirley Lewis Boris E. Meditch Andrew and Jane Paine Margaret Piety and Josef Laposa Gail Plater and William M. Plater Dr. Marguerite K. Shepard Ann M. and Chris Stack Bill and Jeanette Thomas John W. Timothy, Jr., M.D.
Sustaining Member $250-$499 Tara and Anthony Ascioti Dick and Kathi Badertscher John and Joann Birdzell Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Broadie Robyn and Vince Caponi
Susie Maxwell receives a special gift at her retirement dinner. John Carvey Robert Cirillo C. Jack and Linda Clarkson Dr. and Mrs. John J. Coleman, III Mr. Ernest Dallman P.R. Davis Jim Dillard Janice and Charles Fitzgerald Jim and Sally Friend Charles and Louise Gay Robert and Linda Glover James and Danna Gossett Ms. Jane Gradison Dave and Donna Grow F. Eugene and Mary Harrington
Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Eleanor Hingtgen Stephen and Colleen Hopkins Cindy and Robert Hoye Gary Huber Roger and Francine Hurwitz Nancy and Thomas Inui Harriet Ivey and Dick Brashear James and Mary Jackson Larry and Connie Kane John Krauss and Margaret Maxwell Elizabeth and J.A. Lacy Dr. and Mrs. R. Stephen Lehman, D.D.S. Kirk Lemoine and Dr. Wendy Winckelbach Carlos and Eleanor Lopez L. Robert Lowe and Nancy Lowe Linda and Marvin Maguire Jeff McGuire Jim and Jan Mellott Daniel and Dianne Motto Col. James Mutter and General Carol Mutter Mr. and Mrs. James T. Neal Mr. William J. O’Connor, Jr. Frank N. and Patricia L. Owings Ben and Donna Pauley Erik Peterson and Elee Wood Nancy A. Pickering Mel and Judy Pleiss Wayne Redmond John Larry Richardt Steven and Andrea Richel Mr. and Mrs. Randall D. Rogers Carole Ross Dr. Yocheved Samson and Mr. Joel Samson Gary and Phyllis Schahet Roger and Barbara Schmenner Dr. John Cole and Rose Schnell-Cole Marjorie and Karl Schnelle William L. Scott Carolyn A. Sharp Gerritt and Debra Smith James W. and Nancy C. Smith James R. Sparks Mr. and Mrs. Harvey K. Spivack James and Cheryl Strain Diane G.Thompson James and Anna White Robert and Ellen Whitt Gerry and Kim Wichman David and Magdalen Zauner Steven and Susan Zumdahl
Contributing Member $125-$249 Dr. Walter and Joan Able Mr. C. Willis Adams, III Neal and Norma Agee John and Peggy Alexander Bill and Susan Allen Catherine and Eric Allen H. Dean and Donna Andrews Jennifer Anker Andrew and Susan Appel Nila Armstrong Daniel and Karen Ashton Irving and Patricia Ball Dr. Charles R. Bantz and Dr. Sandra Petronio Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Baxer Neva S. Bell Dr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Belt Steve and Debbie Benefiel D. Eugene Bennett Jerry and Bonnie Betley Peter and Lisa Blaser Richard and Linda Bloch Eleanor D. Bookwalter Laura E. Bramble Jesse Brand and Geri Handley Dr. Nancy Branyas and Mr. Vernon Petri Scott and Maryann Bridge Daniel and Elizabeth Brock Richard and Joan Broderick Doug Brooks and Mary Gambone Gregory and Marsha Brown John E. Burns, III Robert Burton Philip and Roberta Caito James and Jane Carlson John and Barb Chirgwin Nancy Christy Ronald and Claudia Clark Dr. and Mrs. Michael R. Cohen Charles Costa and Tonicia Smith Lynne Coverdale and Jody Clymer Carl and Janice Wheater-Cowen Wayne Craig Hanni and William Cramer Troy and Heather Crum J. Robert Cutter Forest and Marsha Daugherty John and Susan Davis John C. DePrez, Jr. and Lee Marks Theodore and Kimberly Dickman
Federico and Rosa Maria Dies Robert and Sharon Doiron Debbie and Curtis Donley George and Wendy Dougherty Berkley and Nancy Duck Michael Durham Patrick and Polly Egan Bill and Coleen Ehrig Claudette and Larry Einhorn Max Eiteljorg Robert D. Epstein Dr. Judith Erickson William Esarey and Robin-Elizabeth Parsley John and Jill Failey Michael and Rhonda Fasig Phyllis Fee Janice and Tom Forte John Francis David R. and Ann Frick Ed and Phyllis Gabovitch Pat Garrett Rooney Diane Gibbs Pinkus and Rebecca Goldberg Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Gould Dr. Gary and Sharon Graff David Gratner and Carolyn Bogue Liane and John Grayson Austin and Christine Greene Tom and Mary Grein Deborah and John Grew Ken and Linda Grimes Dr. and Mrs. Jay L. Grosfeld Ronald and Judith Hagan Dan and Martha Hale Benjamin Hallada Jay and Mary Ham Mr. Neil Handley Stella Hanley Arthur and Susan Hanna George Harding Tom and Nancy Hartmann Hart and Simona Hasten Dr. Thomas Z. Hayward, III Jack Heller Kirk and Amy Hendrix Patricia Herron and Russell Rumansoff Michael Hertel and Joelylynn Gifford Weimer and Anita Hicks Gary and Katie Hoefle Peggy and Helen Hollingsworth Anne and Bob Hoover
Bonnie and Joe Hovish Peter and Emily Howard Wayne and Donna Huffman Rex and Sarah Humbaugh Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Hunter, Jr. Joe and Emily Huntzinger Debbie Hyndman Terry and Dixie Ihnat Barbara Irwin-Herman and Erv Herman Stephen and Anne Jay James Jenkins Marilyn Jones Richard Judy and Jane Lommel Jeanette Kassebaum Trudy and Thomas Kaufman Seth Keever and Maggie Loiselle Scott and Caran Keller Marie and Marvin Kemple Keith and Gloria Keppel Michael Khalil Robert B. and Cindy J. Kirkpatrick David H. Kleiman Colonel Alfred Kneessy Richard and Gwen Knipstein Vicki and Ben Ko Joan Lafuze Mr. and Mrs. Dwight E. Lamb, Jr. Lynn Lambuth Katie and Camron Land Fredrick Lane Dr. James and Mrs. Ruth Lawrence Robert and Sara Le Bien Jack E. and Karen Kay Leonard Rebecca Lomax-Sumner Bob Lucid Oliver and Kathy Luck Sandy and Greg MacAllister Lucy and Marshall Magruder Charles Malinowski Mr. and Mrs. Gene Manley Jim and Inge Maresh Barbara Masters Zygmunt and Karen Mazanowski Norman and Ginny Mazurowski Richard and Cheryl McDonald James and Kathleen McGrath Phillip Mervis and Sheryl Facktor Mark and Helen Miles Tim and Ann Miller Myles Minton Patricia S. Mohler
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Moore, Jr. Carolyn and Gary Mueller Ms. Sherry Mueller Cynthia Munerol Patt Norton David and Sheila Ogden Deborah Olson The Honorable and Mrs. Max F. Page Al and Jan Panther Steven Pattison and Janice Goodman John L. Paul Mr. and Mrs. James E. Pauloski Steven Pettinga and Michael Byrum Joel and Karen Piassick Margaret Drew and Craig Pinkus Michael Pitt Jean and Keenan Plew Noreen and Alan Poorman Dr. and Mrs. Robert Pribush Mr. Hilary Raab, Jr. William K. Ransom Robert and Martha Ravensberg Chris Reading and Juliet Port William A. and Mary Redmond Gayle Reed and Todd Felgen John and Sue Rees Bob and Carol Reynolds Darrell and Karen Richey Marjorie and Victor Riemenschneider Julia Ritter Dale and Mary Jo Roberts Miriam Robeson Michael and Kaaren Rodman Mary Ann Roman Arthur Rosen James and Maureen Ross Dr. John Rudolph and Mrs. Brenda Stewart-Rudolph Fred and Beverly Ruebeck Kathleen and Neal Rush Mr. Michael Sawyers Art and Christine Schildbach Warren and Jill Schimpff Michael and Kathleen Schneider Dr. William E. and Julie Segar Ms. Leslie Sering and Mrs. Maria Sering Shannon and John Sexson Jeanette Shallop-Radliff Jack and Barbara Simon Don and Tracy Skiles Ann and Steve Smith
Donald and Nancy Smith Louis and Rie Somlai Sheryl A. Sostarich Ken and Cathy Springer Michael and Julie Stalnecker Susan Steen Dr. Frederick B. Stehman and Helen Stehman Beth and Matt Stonebraker Justin Sufan Steve and Santina Sullivan Bob and Suellen Swaney Mary Tanner Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Taylor Joyce Teel Howard and Marlies Terpning William and Sharon Theobald Gerald and Judith Thomas Charlene K. Timothy Mr. and Mrs. William Tindall David and Susan Tittle Pam and John Ulrich Larry and Nancy Van Arendonk Norbert and Carol VanOchten James K. Vinton Patrice and John Waidner Frank and Jane Walker Charles Warren James and Judy Watson Nicholas and Terry Watson Annie Weinblatt Courtenay and Emily Weldon Nancy and Gerald Westerfield Dena and Dennis White Julia and John Wickes Margaret Wiley Dr. James and Barbara Williams John and Janice Williams Y. Rosalind Wolen Ms. Gretchen Wolfram H. David and Jane Wright Doug Yost and Kim Mathews Dr. Don Zimmerman
Due to space limitations, only gifts of $100 or more are listed – except for annual fund gifts given in honor of or in memory of someone.
Annual Fund and Other Designated Gifts Bob and Pat Anker
Anonymous (5) Robert and Neva Arnold Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Baxter Bessemer National Gift Fund Barbara J. Briggs Marilyn Dapper Phillip E. Darrah Forest and Marsha Daugherty Carol Derbin William Ehret Mr. and Mrs. Elmore W. Rice, III Lindsey and David Flaherty Ryan C. Fuhrmann Mr. Andrew J. Glaser Alan J. Goldsticker Eric and Pamela Hinkle Gail Johnson JPMorgan Chase & Co. Kay F. Koch Lezlie Laxton Frank and Sandra Learned Dr. and Mrs. John C. Lechleiter Norris and MaLes Lineweaver Jon D. Marhenke, M.D. Marigold, Inc. Nedra and Richard Matteucci James and Kathleen McGrath MET Foundation Inc. Blake Lee and Carolyn Lytle Neubauer Charitable Fund, a fund of Legacy Fund Dr. and Mrs. George Rapp Mr. and Mrs. Elmore W. Rice, III Robert and Lora Sandroni Thomas and Linda Sands Thomas and Evelyn Seeley Harry A. Snyder Jeffery and Christy Soldatis Morton Sosland Ieva Straatman The Saltsburg Fund - Karen Lake Buttrey* and Donald W. Buttrey Lute Thompson Thomas and Karen Tiefert Charlene K. Timothy Martha and John Tynan William J. and. Linda A. Wilhelm Christine Woodward-Duncan and Jim Duncan Marjorie P. Zeigler William Zink Robina M. Zink
Gifts in Honor and Memory In Memory of Elmira Annis Becky Vermillion In Memory of Diane Badgley Jan Eason Kay Hinds Susie and Howard Maxwell In Memory of David M. Bailie Fran Arevalo, USG Corporation Assistance League of Indianapolis Elizabeth Bedwell Lynda L. Cline DERBIGUM Americas, Inc. Larry and Jill Dodd Amy and Jeffrey Goodwin Linda King K.R. Kline and Associates, Inc. Barton and Linda Luedeke Sharon Mills Sally R. Myers Sid Teachey United States Gypsum Judie and Karen Wynn
In Memory of Russ Miller of Ft. Myers, FL, a gifted artist and a lover of Southwestern art Carole L. Lichtenauer In Memory of Phyllis Olson Gerry and Kim Wichman In Memory of John Peacock Lute Thompson In memory of Kent Bryan Perelman Robert Pruitt In Memory of David Eugene Rafferty Kay Hinds In Memory of Steve Russell Jim and Jackie Morris John Vanausdall
In Memory of Tom Hizer Lorrie and Carlie Hizer In Memory of Willis J. Holland William and Emily Ward In Memory of John Holliday John Vanausdall In Memory of Bill Hudnut Kai Binford In Memory of Diana S. Johns James and Connie Vinton In Memory of Roger Merkel Susie and Howard Maxwell
In Honor of Ed Cockerill’s 80th Birthday Tom and Gretchen Jeffers In Honor of Mike Eagle’s birthday Teddy Guzman In Honor of Eiteljorg Museum Staff John Vanausdall In Honor of Majie Failey Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. McElroy In Honor of Sergio and Kristin Gigli for the many ways they have shared Santa Fe with me Sue Hittle
Gifts Received in Honor of Susie Maxwell Upon Her Retirement
In Memory of Donald DeWitt Susie and Howard Maxwell
In Memory of Harry E. Fonseca Harry Nungesser
In Honor of Barbara and Noble Cala Kathy A. Cala and Danny R. Cala
In Honor of Stan and Sandy Hurt Bob and Pat Anker
In Memory of Richard Lewis Bloch Lorenzo Clayton
In Memory of Juanita Eagle, Our Mom and Grandma Melodie, David and Lilah Anderson
In Honor of Georgia Buchanan’s 90th Birthday Susie and Howard Maxwell
Juneteenth Celebration In Memory of Harold R. Watkins Evelyn N. Watkins In Memory of Jessica Welch’s daughter, Catherine Loran and Ann Hill In Memory of Robert L. Wolen Jamilie Jacobs Ella Kay and John W. Timothy, Sr. Family Memorial Fund Charlene Timothy John W. Timothy, Jr., M.D. In Honor of 20 Years of Partnership with My Board, Staff and Volunteers John Vanausdall
Lori Efroymson-Aguilera and Sergio Aguilera Nancy and John Allen Caryn and David Anderson Bob and Pat Anker Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Appel Nancy Ayres Carol Barmore Elaine and Eric Bedel Julie and Ron Berry Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Black, Jr. Suzanne B. Blakeman Dr. and Mrs. David A. Bogan Mary Beth and Robert Braitman Doug and Angela Braly Gina and Jim Bremner Vicki and Tom Broadie Deborah and Jerry Brown Anne Marie Browning Georgia Buchanan Steve Cagle Leslie Clumb Sara B. Cobb Phyllis and Ed Cockerill Charles and Helen Coghlan Judy Cooke
Carl and Gayle Cox Renee and Kevin Cox Mary Crevey Susie M. Cross Angie and Dick Darlington Joanne M. Davis Jean Deeds Leslie Donchetz Judy and Clarence Doninger Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Dunn, Jr. Nancy Dunn John and Kathy Durkott Larry and Susan Eckel Bill and Kathleen Eckrich Ed and Marilyn Edge L.G. and Alyce Edwards William Ehret Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg David and Julie Eskenazi Eskenazi Health Foundation, Inc. Dottie Eveleigh John and Jill Failey Majie Failey Drs. Richard and Becky Feldman David R. and Ann Frick Ryan C. Fuhrmann
Tom and Patty Gibbs Karen and Joseph Glaser Fritz and Sandy Gordner Fred and Angie Green Gloria Griesinger Dr. Jan Guffin James and Sara Gutting Bill and Ginny Hacker George and Lisa Hallmark Perry and Chris Hammock Meg and Steve Harms Ed and Laura Harris Mary Hawkins Martha and Buddy Hennessey Claudia Hilligoss Tom and Sue Hoback Ginny Hodowal Gary and Katie Hoefle Kathryn J. Hower Gretchen Hueni Mary Huggard Camilla Hull Catherine Hurst and Philip Meyer Needham and Mary Lou Hurst Stan and Sandy Hurt Ice Miller LLP
Indianapolis Colts Jim and Muffi James Mary and Stan Johnson William Julian Chris Katterjohn and Dona Stohler Peter and Barbara Knapp Dessie Koch Richard C. Kraege Katharine and Richard Kruse Pat LaCrosse Sally Lanham Brad and Anne Lennon Carla and Mike Leppert John and Judy Ann Lowe Thomas and Sarah Lugar Dr. and Mrs. Yousuf Mahomed Bill and Susie Main Katherine D. Marlowe Steve and Jane Marmon Gretchen Mathews Marnie Maxwell and John Krauss Jayme and Rod McComas Katie McKinney Virginia Merkel Gayle T. Meyer Peggy Miner
Sallie Jo and Chap Mitzell Richard and Cynthia Miyamoto Jeffery and Calise Mossler Patt Norton Gita and Joe Osborne Frank N. and Patricia L. Owings Anne Pantzer Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Paul Jay and Sally Peacock Mel and Joan Perelman Nancy and Larry Pugh Newell O. Pugh, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. George Rapp Dr. and Mrs. John G. Rapp Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Reilly, Jr. Arthur and Bonnie Rettig Mr. and Mrs. Elmore W. Rice, III Richard and Constance Richmond Katie and Jon Robinson Cindy and Greg Rogers Missy Romanoff William and Jane Salin Carol Peden Schatt Schilling Clifton L. Schnaiter Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. Schulstad Mrs. Courtney Schwab Thomas and Evelyn Seeley Anne and David Shane Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Skehan Ms. Diane L. and N. Kent Smith Mr. and Mrs. William E. Stanley Jerry and Linda Stark Kate L. Steele Evan and Suzy Steger Kim Stickney Betty A. Stilwell Jerry and Judy Stohler James and Cheryl Strain Ann R. Strong James and Emily Sturman Santina and Steve Sullivan Dick and Rosanne Tardy Karen L. Tardy Nancy S. Tardy Dr. and Mrs. M. Eugene Tardy John W. Timothy, Jr., M.D. Mr. and Mrs. William Tindall Mr. and Mrs. William Tolbert Harry and JoAnn Trausch Beth and Eddy Tridle Cathy and Robert Turner
Martha and John Tynan John Vanausdall Mark and Cathy van Westrum Christy Vezolles and Gil Waldman Barbara West Leslie K. Wilkinson Bill and Roberta Witchger Dr. Rick and Nancy Witham Marion and Rosalind Wolen Don Woodley Barbara Wynne Mr. and Mrs. C. Daniel Yates Lynn M. Yates Steve and Judy Young Sue and John Zinser In Honor of Virginia “Ginger” Merkel Pam and Gary Jursik In Honor of Evelyn and Tom Seeley Jacqueline and William Kingston In Honor of John Vanausdall and his 20 years of service David and Mary Allen Amy and Michael Alley Shirley J. Amond Robert M. and Sally G. Anderson Bob and Pat Anker Anonymous (2) Jeffrey and Christine Arnold Nancy Ayres Colleen Bailie Frank and Katrina Basile Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Baxter Marty and Naomi Bechtold Bert and Alex Beiswanger Neva S. Bell Carol Besore Don and Ginger Bievenour Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Blackwell, II Ted and Peggy Boehm Dr. Rosanne Bonjouklian Mary Bookwalter and Jeffrey Stant Russell Breeden and Katharine A. Walker Gina and Jim Bremner Evelyn Brown Brian and Kim Buchanan Carolyn Burkley Edward M. Cambra George and Linda Charbonneau Peter Chen
Mark Chestnut Patricia and Jesse Clark Ronald and Claudia Clark Dr. Edward and Phyllis Cockerill Charles and Helen Coghlan Dr. and Mrs. John J. Coleman, III Herma and John Compton Wayne Craig Linda Darr John and Susan Davis Carol Derbin Sally Dickson and Paul Nesting Federico and Rosa Maria Dies Leslie and Michael Donchetz Dru Doyle Berkley and Nancy Duck Michael and Valerie Dudash Nancy Dunn Michael Durham Jan Eason L.G. and Alyce Edwards Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Rae Farra John and Elizabeth Fawcett Dawn M. Fazli Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Feigenbaum Joan Fitzgibbon Jim and Shawn Floyd Bill and Jennie Forehand Tom and Sharon Funk Fritz and Sandy Gordner Mr. and Mrs. Max Gibson Linda Gilman Cyrena Gilman Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Gilmor Sally K. Glasel Donald and Pat Gongaware Fritz R. and Sandy Gordner Fred and Angie Green Ronald and Judith Hagan Lynnette and Tony Hanes August Hardee, II Renata R. Harris Don and Karen Hawes Weimer and Anita Hicks Donna and Paul Hilgeman Drs. Martha and Michael Hill Tom and Sue Hoback Dr. and Mrs. P.T. Hodgin W. Seymour and Rheta Holt Mr. and Mrs. S. Michael Hudson
Patrons, members and guests at the 2016 Quest for the West® Art Show & Sale.
Gregory and Mary Huebner Kathryn and Richard Huelster Douglas and Karen Huemme Mary Huggard Sharon Hunt Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Hunter, Jr. Needham and Mary Lou Hurst Stan and Sandy Hurt Joe Husar Sheila and Richard Jackson Mr. and Mrs. John C. Jenkins Marilyn Jones Richard Judy and Jane Lommel Jungclaus-Campbell Co., Inc. Pam and Gary Jursik Chris Katterjohn and Dona Stohler The Charley and Carrie Kirk Family Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation Deborah and Kevin Kish Steven and Sharon Klusman Janice E. Knaus Rita Kohn Chris G. Krok Andre B. Lacy Elizabeth and J.A. Lacy Louis Lazaron Susan and Mike Lewis John and Mary Lisher Jim and Sara Lootens Carlos and Eleanor Lopez Nataly and Jonathan Lowder L. Robert Lowe and Nancy Lowe John Ludwig Jeanne and Jim Madison Linda and Marvin Maguire Katherine D. Marlowe Kelly and Stephan Masoncup Marcia Mather Susie and Howard Maxwell Jayme and Rod McComas James and Kathleen McGrath Katie McKinney Virginia Merkel Barbara Metzner Kathryn Minx and Al Lessie Dr. and Mrs. John Moenning Col. James Mutter and General Carol Mutter F. Timothy and Nancy Nagler Joyce Niederman Patt Norton Frank N. and Patricia L. Owings
Rev. Alan Pareis Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Paul Mr. and Mrs. James E. Pauloski Margaret Piety and Josef Laposa Noreen and Alan Poorman Brad and Cindy Quinn William K. Ransom Missy Romanoff Carole Ross Nancy Ray Ross Diane and Randall Rowland Barry Rudert Hilary and Ron Salatich Dr. Yocheved Samson and Mr. Joel Samson Audrey Sass Evan Sass Molly Sass Rabbis Dennis and Sandy Sasso Rod and Anne Scheele Art and Christine Schildbach Rev. and Mrs. Robert A. Schilling Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Schloss Clifton L. Schnaiter Hutch and Kevina Schumaker Gene and Joann Sease Anne Shane L. Wayne and Marjorie Sipe Mr. and Mrs. Michael P. Skehan Sheila and Bob Snider Mr. and Mrs. Harvey K. Spivack Barb and John Stang Michael and Maureen Surak John Taylor Lois M. Templeton Howard and Marlies Terpning Chris and Whitney Trede Robert and Barbetta True Gil Waldman and Christy Vezolles Dr. and Mrs. Don C. Weiser Barbara West Alan and Elizabeth Whaley James and Anna White Gerry and Kim Wichman William J. and. Linda A. Wilhelm John D. Wilson Diane Wishart Bill and Roberta Witchger Y. Rosalind Wolen Marion Wolen John W. Woodard Donald Woodley Mr. and Mrs. Timothy T. Wright
Jeffery Wylie and Karen Kennelly Mr. and Mrs. John D. Zinser Steven and Susan Zumdahl
Endowment In Honor of Frank E. and Nancy M. Russell Gannett
Project New Moon capital campaign gifts Mary Beth and Robert Braitman Mrs. Ruth Johnson Dr. and Mrs. John C. Lechleiter The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation
Project Silver Moon capital campaign gifts Mary Beth and Robert Braitman Steve Cagle William and Moira Carlstedt Drs. Richard and Becky Feldman Tom and Sue Hoback Ralph G. Nowak Bill and Roberta Witchger
Project 2021 capital campaign gifts and pledges Bob and Pat Anker Boren Foundation Mary Beth and Robert Braitman L.G. and Alyce Edwards Karen and Joseph Glaser Lynnette and Tony Hanes F. Timothy and Nancy Nagler John W. Timothy, Jr., M.D. Cathy and Robert Turner
Foundations, Corporations and Government $500,000 and above Lilly Endowment, Inc. $100,000-$499,999 Boren Foundation The Margot L. and Robert S. Eccles Fund, a fund of CICF $50,000-$99,999 Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation, Inc. Arts Council of Indianapolis Avis Foundation, Inc. Cardinal Contracting LLC Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Inc. Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust The Indiana Rail Road Company
$25,000-$49,999 Avis Industries Capital Group David H. & Barbara M. Jacobs Foundation The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation Ice Miller LLP Indiana Arts Commission Sunrise Foundation The Forest Fund, Inc. $15,000-$24,999 Institute of Museum and Library Services Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc. The Swisher Foundation $10,000-$14,999 Barnes & Thornburg LLP The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation in honor of Chris Trede Gannett Indianapolis Colts OneAmerica $5,000-$9,999 Ayres Foundation, Inc. Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, in honor of the children and families of Christel House Chubb Delta Faucet Company Gregory & Appel Insurance Indiana Office of Tourism Development Katz, Sapper & Miller, LLP Wilhelm Construction Co. $2,500-$4,999 Arthur Jordan Foundation Booth Western Art Museum ERMCO Electrical & Communications Contractors Eskenazi Health Foundation, Inc. Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Indiana Arts Commission Nordstrom The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Family Foundation $1,000-$2,499 Bessemer National Gift Fund
Paul I. Cripe Charitable Foundation Indiana Humanities Joanne W. Orr Charitable Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation Jungclaus-Campbell Co., Inc. Marigold, Inc. Maxwell Alexander Gallery MET Foundation Inc. Roberts Camera The Penrod Society $250-$999 Blake Lee and Carolyn Lytle Neubauer Charitable Fund, a fund of Legacy Fund JPMorgan Chase & Co. K.R. Kline and Associates, Inc.
Casey and Betsy Cronin Enflora ERMCO Electrical & Communications Contractors Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Mrs. Annemarie Fessler Honeymoon Image & Design Miles Monarch Beverage Montgomery Tent and Awning Company Inc. Meg Nation Native Peoples Magazine Lori O’Leary Edi Powell Priority Press Roberts Camera Stuart’s Household Furniture Moving and Storage, Inc. The Empty Vase Vine & Branch, Inc.
2016 Exhibitions The Grand Canyon March 26 - August 7, 2016 Presented by Eli Lilly and Company Foundation
2016 Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration.
LHD Retirement National Christian Foundation Native Peoples Magazine Robinson Wolenty & Young LLP Rockville Road Animal Hospital and Animal Hospital of Avon The Saltsburg Fund - Karen Lake Buttrey* and Donald W. Buttrey
Matching Gift Companies Deluxe Corporation Foundation Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, Inc. National Council on Compensation Insurance
Gifts In Kind Cripe Architects + Engineers
Sponsored by Capital Group Avis Industrial Corporation Boren Foundation Barnes & Thornburg LLP David H. & Barbara M. Jacobs Foundation Ice Miller LLP Ann W. King Myrta Pulliam Anonymous (2) Programming sponsored by Indiana Humanities Steve and Jane Marmon Frank N. and Patricia L. Owings Monarch Beverage Roberts Camera With additional support from Faegre Baker & Daniels Nordstrom Chris and Whitney Trede The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation in Honor of Chris Trede
In-Kind support Peter Nisbet Roberts Camera Sun King Brewing Company Curt Walters
11th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale Presented by Cardinal Contracting LLC The Western Art Society
Sponsors Wagon Master Avis Industrial Corporation Trailbosses Ice Miller LLP Jane and Steve Marmon Patsy Solinger Bill and Roberta Witchger Drovers L.G. and Alyce Edwards Alan Gerry Tom and Patty Gibbs Gita and Joe Osborne Mel and Joan Perelman Mavericks Caryn and David Anderson Angie and Dick Darlington Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Kay Koch Tom and Evelyn Seeley Buckaroos John and Gloria Aplin High Noon Western Americana Stan and Sandy Hurt Maxwell Alexander Gallery David and Virginia Mullins Bob Oppelt and Beth Meloy Frank N. and Patricia L. Owings Entertainment sponsors Tom and Patty Gibbs Eiteljorg Keepsake Sponsors Steve and Jane Marmon Catherine and Robert Turner Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award Western Art Society Henry Farny Award for Best Painting Steve and Jane Marmon
Cyrus Dallin Award for Best Sculpture Carla and Mike Leppert Victor Higgins Work of Distinction Award Catherine and Robert Turner
WestFest Sponsored by The Sunrise Foundation
Artists in Residence
Patrons’ Choice Award Booth Western Art Museum
Caroline’s Kids - Caroline Amplatz Barbara Masters
Artists’ Choice Award Dr. Edward and Phyllis Cockerill
24th annual Indian Market & Festival
In Kind donations Monarch Beverage The Empty Vase
Titan of the West: The Adams Collection of Western and Native American Art November 12, 2016 - February 5, 2017 Opening party sponsored by Chubb Gregory & Appel Insurance Ice Miller LLP Steve and Jane Marmon In-Kind Donations Monarch Beverage
Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure Presented by The Indiana Rail Road Company Sponsored by Anonymous L.G. and Alyce Edwards Indianapolis Colts Katz, Sapper & Miller, LLP OneAmerica The Kortepeter Family With Additional Support from The SIA Foundation In-Kind Support Stuart’s Moving and Storage
Sponsored by Bob and Pat Anker Ice Miller LLP Indiana Office of Tourism Development National Endowment for the Arts Paul I. Cripe Charitable Foundation Mel and Joan Perelman The Margot L. and Robert S. Eccles Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation Entertainment sponsored by Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, in honor of the children and families of Christel House Media Partner Native Peoples Magazine
2016 Day of the Dead sponsorship
Best of Show sponsor Mel and Joan Perelman
The Penrod Society
Friends of Indian Market & Festival Bob and Pat Anker Sarah C. Barney Mary Beth and Robert Braitman Wayne Craig Michael Eagle, in memory of Juanita Eagle L.G. and Alyce Edwards Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Polly H. Hix and Tony J. Fair Tom and Sue Hoback Joe Husar, Kahn’s Catering Larry and Connie Kane Jan Knaus Kay Koch Steve and Jane Marmon Jim and Jackie Morris Native Peoples Magazine Mel and Joan Perelman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Reilly, Jr. Robinson Wolenty & Young LLP
Gas Cards for Artists Kai Binford Gayle and Carl Cox Linda Darr Drs. Richard and Becky Feldman James and Sara Gutting Tamara Winfrey Harris Drs. Martha and Michael Hill Kay Hinds Tom and Sue Hoback Kay Koch Steve and Jane Marmon Susie and Howard Maxwell Ellen M. Reed Mike and Maureen Surak Brian and Carrie* West
Marion Wolen Larry and Karen Zimmerman
Dogs: Faithful and True March 4 - August 6, 2017 Presented by Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Sponsored by Capital Group Ice Miller LLP Animal welfare programming underwritten by Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust Additional support provided by Rockville Road Animal Hospital and Animal Hospital of Avon * Deceased
In-Kind support Bardach Awards Honeymoon Image & Design Inc. Hubbard & Cravens Indiana State Fair Commission Indianapolis Department of Public Works Indianapolis Fruit Company Monarch Beverage Montgomery Tent and Awning Company One Source Equipment Rental LLC Priority Press Wilhelm Construction
The Margot L. and Robert S. Eccles Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation
Under the Sails summer programming
Margot L. Eccles Youth Prize Anonymous
Tom and Evelyn Seeley Joan SerVaas and Larry Roan Maureen and Michael Surak Ella Kay and John W. Timothy, Sr. Family Memorial Fund Cathy and Robert Turner Martha and John Tynan Brian and Carrie* West Don Woodley
Ticket Sales Marsh
Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award Bob and Pat Anker Diana Hamilton Gita and Joe Osborne Ellen M. Reed Ellen Kay and John W. Timothy, Sr. Family Memorial Fund
2016 Special Events
Helen Cox Kersting Award Helen Cox Kersting
A family explores Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure during the 2015-2016 season.
I’ve been lucky to have one of the best museum boards in America, an incredible, creative and productive staff and donors and volunteers who have been deeply committed.–John Vanausdall, President and CEO, Eiteljorg Museum
Boards and Councils Joyce Gellenbeck Betsey Harvey Pat Anker* William K. McGowan, Jr. Sue A. Back * Steve Radcliffe Frank Basile Robert Salyers Charles Blair Mary Beth Braitman* Steve Cagle Founding Directors Phyllis Cockerill Robert R. Baxter Wendy Cooper Tom Binford (deceased) Angie Darlington Harrison Eiteljorg (deceased) L.G. Edwards* Glenn W. Irwin, Jr., M.D. (deceased) Roger S. Eiteljorg * J.B. King (deceased) Richard Feldman, M.D. William K. McGowan, Jr. Tim Garnett Chris Schenkel (deceased) Karen Glaser June Swango Fred Green Donald Tanselle Polly Horton Hix Jean Whitcraft (deceased) Tom Hoback* Cindy Hoye Board Officers Sandy Hurt Chairman, Tom Hoback Stan C. Hurt * Vice Chairman, Mary Beth Braitman Chris Katterjohn* Treasurer, Sue Back Gita Osborne Secretary, Pat Anker Gerald Paul Mel Perelman, Ph.D. Board of Advisors Bonnie A. Reilly Russ Breeden A.H. “Hutch” Schumaker, II Chris Eck Joan SerVaas Majie Failey John Timothy, Jr., M.D. Ryan Fuhrmann (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) Tom Funk Cathy Turner Fritz Gordner Don Woodley (Ojibwe) James Gutting Timothy T. Wright Lynnette Hanes C. Daniel Yates Mary Huggard
Board of Directors
Ben Blanton*, counsel
* members of Executive Committee
Emeritus Members Robert R. Baxter Edward M. Cockerill, M.D. Gayle Cox Michael Eagle
Carlie Irsay-Gordon Ontay Johnson Modupe Labode, Ph.D. Carla Leppert James T. Morris Erin Oliver (Miami) George Pappas Todd Pedersen Kyle Salyers Michael P. Skehan Chad Slaughter Dawn Tabler
Chris Trede Ahmed Young Ben Young (Haida)
National Board of Advisors Kai Binford Ron W. Dollens Susie Dollens Michael Eagle Burke Eiteljorg Gordon Gund Llura Gund James M. Guyette Helen Kersting Charlotte G. Mittler R. Terrance Rader Rebecca Rader W. B. Rodgers, M.D. Jody A. Rodgers, M. D. Bob Sandroni Lora Sandroni Harry M. Stern Marlys A. Stern Ellen Napiura Taubman Gil Waldman Vivian Wunsch
Collections Council Ben Blanton Ed Cockerill Richard Feldman Betsey Harvey Sandy Hurt – chair Stan Hurt Charlotte Mittler Dorit Paul Bonnie Reilly
Development Council Pat Anker – co-chair L.G. Edwards – co-chair Mary Beth Braitman Steve Cagle Angie Darlington Ryan Fuhrmann Fritz Gordner
(Upper left) Western Art Society. (Lower left) From left, Stan Hurt, Sandy Hurt, Virginia Mullins and David Mullins at an event honoring Betsey Harvey. (Right) John Vanausdall and Indian Market and Festival co-chairs, Pat Anker and John Timothy, Jr., M.D. (Muscogee (Creek) Nation).
Development Council, cont. Lynnette Hanes Stan Hurt Kelly Masoncup Susie Maxwell Cathy Turner Martha Tynan Barbara West Don Woodley Agave Representative
Facilities Council Roger Eiteljorg – chair Bo Elder Fred Green Jonathan Hess Jay Peacock Jeff Wylie
Sue Back Bruce Benjamin Russ Breeden – chair Ryan Fuhrmann John Grogan Chris Trede
Marketing Task Force Steve Cagle Cindy Hoye Mary Huggard
Merchandising Council Frank Basile Elizabeth Garber Angie Green Eloise Paul Maureen Surak Cathy Turner Jan Woodruff
Sue Back – chair Angie Darlington William Denton Jim Gutting Stan Hurt Ralph Nowak Bob Salyers Mike Sawyers Chad Slaughter Tim Wright
Planned Giving Council Kristine Bouaichi - chair Jay Benjamin John Gardner Kathy Hower Louie Lazaron Rodney Retzner Justine Overturf Singh Rob Twitchell Tiffany VanHook Karin Veatch C. Daniel Yates
Western Art Society David Anderson and Caryn Cockerill Anderson Ed and Phyllis Cockerill Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Mary Jane Failey Ryan Fuhrmann Tom and Patty Gibbs Betsey Harvey Stan and Sandy Hurt Jim and Sherry Kittle Mike and Carla Leppert Steve and Jane Marmon Joe and Gita Osborne Mel and Joan Perelman Tom and Evelyn Seeley Bob and Cathy Turner Steve and Sharon Zimmerman
Human Resource Council Charles Baldwin Mary Beth Braitman – chair Charlene Giles Fred Green Cindy Hoye Marvin Recht
Indian Market and Festival Advisory Committee Felica Ahasteen-Bryant (Diné) Pat Anker – co-chair Mary Beth Braitman Charli Champion-Shaw (Southern Cheyenne) Fritz Gordner Cindy Hoye – co-chair in 2017 Erin Oliver (Miami) John Timothy, Jr., M.D. (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) – co-chair
Investment Council Mike Aguirre
Cowpokes and Cocktails Committee
Alyce Edwards, Chris Atkins, Christa Atkins and Stan Hurt listen to a story by artist Curt Walters at the opening party for The Grand Canyon.
Native American Advisory Margaret Archuleta (Tewa/Hispanic) Brenda Child (Ojibwe) Donald Fixico (Shawnee/Sac & Fox/Muscogee Creek/Seminole) Emma Hansen (Pawnee) Erin Oliver (Miami) Gloria Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw) James Riding In (Pawnee) Dennis Sun Rhodes (Arapaho) Jason Wesaw (Potawatomi)
Whitney Trede - co-chair Kimberley Eck - co-chair Angela Green Cathy Turner Molly Kennedy Pat Gott
Eiteljorg Museum 2016 Annual Report President and CEO
Vice President for Advancement Nataly Lowder
Director of Marketing and Communications Bert Beiswanger
Editor and Writer Bryan Corbin
Graphic Design Steve Sipe
Kay Hinds Amy McKune James Nottage Molly Sass
Unless otherwise noted: Eiteljorg Museum staff Hadley Fruits Photography Brittany Erwin Photography
Front Cover Image
Frank Tenney Johnson (American, 1874-1939) On the Camarillo Road, 1938 Oil on canvas Bequest of Kenneth S. “Bud” and Nancy Adams
Agave Board of Directors Trevor Bruner – co-president Brian Cusimano – co-president Jasmin French Maria Keyler Shae LeDune Lucy Smith Justin Sufan Taylor Whitaker
(Opposite page) George Carlson (American, born 1940), The Greeting, 1989, bronze, cast number 1 of 3. Gift: Courtesy of Harrison Eiteljorg.
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When we reflect on all that happened in 2016 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, we are struck with a feeling of ac...
Published on Apr 25, 2017
When we reflect on all that happened in 2016 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, we are struck with a feeling of ac...