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Annual Report 2012-2013


Ellen Heck (b. 1983) Child and Mother, 2009 Drypoint and aquatint over woodcut on wove paper, color trial proof Gift of Elizabeth Carroll Shearer in honor of Barbara Vogel, 2012.4

(cover image) Paul Manship (1885–1966) Diana, c. 1921–40 Plaster cast Gift of the artist, 1947.209


2012-2013 was an exciting year at the Swope Art Museum, marked by important exhibitions and publications, the continuation and expansion of popular programs and events, and by many building improvements. Most notably, the major 70th anniversary exhibition, Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator, opened in October. Focusing on the Museum’s founding director; it brought many out-of-town visitors to Terre Haute. In addition to loans of art work from the Cox family and from other private collections, the exhibition included paintings from the collections of the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Flint Institute of Arts. 2013 brought more interesting events with the Museum’s participation in the community’s Year of the River celebration. Exhibitions and programs examined the significance that the Wabash River and bodies of water more generally have had on our lives. Last fall, the Museum published Swope Art Museum: Selected Works from the Collection, featuring essays by Laurette E. McCarthy, Ph.D. about 70 works of art. This handsome book offers detailed information about the selected works of art alongside beautiful, full-color images. An undertaking of nearly two years, the result is a publication that will stand as the definitive work about the collection for years to come. The past year was a time for making repairs and improvements to the building, including resurfacing and repairs to the floor on the third floor, thanks to an in-kind donation from Hardwood Renovations; new electrical wiring on the third floor; the addition of banisters to the staircases; two window replacements on the third floor; and façade work. Improvements continue in 2013-2014 with a roof replacement, the completion of façade work, and more window replacements courtesy of 100+ Women Who Care, Vigo County and other generous donors. Fundraising events were well attended. A special preview and dinner for the opening of Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator included presentations by Laurette McCarthy and Guille Cox. Mardi Gras, organized by the Art Hoppers of the Swope Art Museum, broke its previous record and netted more than $56,000. The annual Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast Spring Dinner, held the first Sunday in May, also set a new record and netted more than $33,000. Several major grants were awarded to the Swope during the year, including a matching grant from the City of Terre Haute for façade repairs, a two-year grant for operating funds from the Indiana Arts Commission, and an arts grant from the City for the Summer Youth Art Program. Foundations such as the Indiana Chemical Trust, the Weston Wabash Foundation and the Frederick R. Benson Trust were very generous with support. The Museum was fortunate to receive generous contributions from individual and corporate members, exhibition and program sponsors, in-kind donations, and contributions to special projects and the annual fund. The community’s strong support enabled the Swope to end the fiscal year in the black for a second year. Thank you all for believing in the importance that great art has in both our lives and in adding to the cultural and economic strength of the Wabash Valley.

Marianne Richter Executive Director


Exhibitions Selections from the Annual: 1960s and 1970s May 25 – August 25, 2012 Education Gallery Made possible by Terre Haute Regional Hospital

68th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition June 30 – August 25, 2012 Haslem and Hodge Galleries, Gallery Three Made possible by First Financial Bank

Visitors enjoying the 68th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition

The Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition, among the oldest juried exhibitions in the state, is one of the most important ways that the Swope supports the work of area artists. For the 2012 exhibition, the distinguished juror was Jeffrey Grove, the Hoffman Family Senior Curator of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art.

New Acquisitions Exhibitions

• May 4 – September 1, 2012 • September 7, 2012 – February 23, 2013 • March 1 – April 27, 2013 • May 4 – August 31, 2013 Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast New Acquisition Gallery The Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast New Acquisition Gallery

The Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast New Acquisition Gallery has been specially designated to highlight the growing and changing collection of the Museum with works of art on view that are rotated periodically throughout the year. Selections of recent gifts and purchases for the Swope collection are displayed in the second floor elevator lobby, named to honor the memory of a longtime president of the Board of Managers, docent, Alliance member and great supporter of the Museum.

The Art of William T. Turman

September 7 – October 20, 2012 Education Gallery Made possible by Century 21 Advantage This exhibition, organized in honor of the first president of the Board of Managers, William T. Turman, drew from the artist’s work in the Swope collection and the collection of Indiana State University. Prior to his 18-year tenure on the Swope Board, Turman headed the art department at Indiana State Normal School (now Indiana State University). Turman documented the region’s people, history, and landscape as well as those from his travels.

William Turman, Jewel Pond, 1945, oil on canvas, bequest of Beatrice W. Sayer, 1997.03

Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator October 5- December 29, 2012 Haslem and Hodge Galleries, Gallery Three

A view of Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator

The major exhibition of 2012-2013, Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator presented both the work of Swope Art Museum founding director, John Rogers Cox, and the objects he acquired for the Museum’s collection. Cox set the thematic course of the Swope as one of the first museums in the country to focus on contemporary American art. His depictions of the American heartland are important examples of mid-twentieth century Magic Realism. The exhibition included an interactive timeline representing the history of the museum in the context of local, national and world events.


Exhibitions The Schell Collection

November 2 – December 22, 2012 Education Gallery The first secretary of the Board of Managers, Carrie Cavins Schell, gathered works for the new collection and added important paintings and sculptures by Terre Haute and Indiana artists. Purchasing directly from artists, Schell gifted the Swope with works of art. Paintings and sculpture by T. C. Steele, Wentworth Parker and Janet Scudder were among the objects on view in the exhibition. The Schell Collection was exhibited in the Education Gallery

Paradoxical Currents by Ralph Larmann January 4 - March 23, 2013 Education Gallery Made possible by Baesler’s Market

Images of water were the subject of this exhibition of work by Ralph Larmann, who grew up by the Ohio River in Cincinnati. An associate professor of art at the University of Evansville, Larmann invited viewers to ponder symbolic and absurd dynamic caricatures of rivers. The exhibition was presented as part of Terre Haute’s 2013 “Year of the River” program. Paradoxical Currents by Ralph Larmann

Rivers to Oceans: Selections from the Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection February 1 – March 16, 2013 Haslem and Hodge Galleries, Gallery Three

Part of the 2013 “Year of the River” programs, Rivers to Oceans: Selections from the Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection was organized by Barbara Räcker, ISU curator. The works of art on view in the exhibition presented depictions of natural bodies of water and the commerce, wildlife and recreational activity they attract.

A photograph of the installation of Rivers to Oceans: Selections from the Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection

The 46th Annual Student Art Exhibition

April 6 – May 11, 2013 Haslem, Hodge and Education Galleries, Gallery Three Made possible by Old National Bank The Annual Student Art Exhibition showcased the work of students from kindergarten through high school, including work from high school students from surrounding counties and home schools. Juror LuAnn Lamie, artist and art teacher at Jefferson High School, Lafayette, Indiana, selected the works for the high school portion of the exhibition, as well as the award winners. Best in Show: Aubrey Clark, Tipping Point, ceramic, grade 12, North Vermillion High School


Exhibitions Watermark: The Wabash River May 24 – August 24, 2013 Education Gallery Made possible by Westminster Village

As part of the 2013 “Year of the River,” the Swope exhibited concept drawings for a public art project that was dedicated in Fairbanks Park in June. Sixteen artists designed 30 stepping stones that feature images related to the Wabash River.

Watermark: The Wabash River

Programs & Events JULY 2012 • Summer Youth Art Program (through August 10) Made possible by the City of Terre Haute Arts Commission Grant, Lilly Clinton Labs and VSA Arts of Indiana • Saturday, July 21 Swope Family Day: What’s Your Favorite? Families selected their favorite works of art and made works that incorporated what they liked about their favorite from the galleries. Hosted by the Art Hoppers of the Swope Art Museum, Family Day was made possible by Duke Energy Foundation with support from a grant from Psi Iota Xi. Kids making art at the Swope’s Summer Youth Art Program

• Saturday, July 30 Reception and awards ceremony for the 68th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition

AUGUST 2012 • Saturday, August 11 Summer Youth Art Program Closing Reception Made possible by the City of Terre Haute Arts Commission Grant, Lilly Clinton Labs and VSA Arts of Indiana

SEPTEMBER 2012 • Friday, September 1 First Friday: Returning to Our Roots Works by William Turman, first present of the Swope Board of Managers and prolific artist and educator, were the focus of the September First Friday. Don Monroe, whose art career was inspired by the paintings of Turman, and Susie Pierce, director of the Graysville Academy, which has a permanent display of Turman’s work, spoke about the artist. • Friday, September 12 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Alexandra McNichols Independent Columbian-American photographer McNichols presented a talk entitled, “The Indigenous Displacements in Columbia.” • Saturday September 22 Swope Family Day: “Have You Read Any Good Art Lately?” Families enjoyed a self-guided tour and made their own art with the help of the Art Hoppers of the Swope Art Museum. Held in conjunction with the VCPL & Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition’s “Downtown Terre Haute Family Day,” the event was made possible by Duke Energy Foundation with support from a grant from Psi Iota Xi.

A Downtown Challenge competitor taking one for his team

• Saturday, September 22 The 2012 Downtown Challenge, presented by the Art Hoppers Made possible by primary sponsor Terre Haute Savings Bank and by 105.5 The River, this event challenged teams of four with clues throughout downtown Terre Haute.


Programs & Events OCTOBER 2012 • Thursday, October 4 Preview, Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator Held in association with Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator, the evening included a special viewing of the exhibition, a book signing by Laurette E. McCarthy, Ph.D. for the new publication, Swope Art Museum: Selected Works from the Collection, and a dinner with presentations by McCarthy and Guille Cox at the Ohio Building. • Friday, October 5 First Friday: Celebrating John Rogers Cox The public opening of Dual Visions: John Rogers Cox, Artist and Curator included tours of the exhibition by the Museum’s docents and a chance for visitors to add to the interactive timeline.

Laurette McCarthy, author of Swope Art Museum: Selected Works from the Collection, signng books

NOVEMBER 2012 • Friday, November 4 First Friday: Exploring Our Past The opening of The Schell Collection, activities that evening included a talk by curator Lisa Petrulis about Carrie Cavins Schell, a founding member of the Board of Managers, who donated many works to the Swope from her own collection and secured donations from other individuals and organizations. • Friday, November 16 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Susie Dewey Susie Dewey gave a lively talk about Joseph Duveen, Bernard Berenson and the issue of attributions for Old Masters such as Rembrandt. • Saturday, November 17 Swope Family Day: “You Are Here” Families explored images of houses and buildings in the galleries and then joined the Art Hoppers of the Swope Art Museum in creating pictures of their favorite places in Terre Haute to contribute to a huge mural map. Made possible by Duke Energy Foundation with support from a grant from Psi Iota Xi. • Wednesday, November 28 Play with Lunch series “Translating Art into Plays for the Theater,” a talk by Dr. Arthur Fiensod, Professor of Theater at Indiana State University. • Friday, November 30 Play with Lunch series “New Play Readings,” plays and performances by students of the ISU Theater Department.

DECEMBER 2012

Artist Ralph Larmann at the January First Friday

• Friday, December 7 First Friday: A Holiday Festival The fourth annual Miracle on 7th Street festivities included art activities for families led by artists Christy Brinkman-Robertson and Stephanie Standish and one of the last opportunities to add to the interactive timeline in the Dual Visions exhibition. The Miracle on 7th Street First Friday was made possible by Garmong Construction Services

JANUARY 2013 Visitors learned to make their own holiday cards with artist Stephanie Standish at the December Miracle on 7th Street

• Friday, January 6 First Friday: Year of the River Begins Attendees listened to artist Ralph Larmann discuss his work in the exhibition Paradoxical Currents, the first exhibition held as part of “Year of the River.” • Friday, January 18 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Heather Loney Artist Heather Loney gave a brief history of metallurgy in her family going back three generations, followed by a more in-depth study of her work.


Programs & Events • Friday, January 26 Swope Family Day: River Critters The Art Hoppers of the Swope led the first Family Day of 2013 with an activity in which families created frogs, turtles and other things inspired by the creatures from the Wabash River. Made possibly by Duke Energy Foundation with support from a grant by Psi Iota Xi.

FEBRUARY 2013 • Friday, February 1 First Friday: Art of the River The opening of Rivers to Oceans included a gallery talk by ISU curator Barbara Räcker about river-related works from the collection of Indiana State University. • Saturday, February 9 Dinner at the Museum: A Mardi Gras Celebration King and Queen candidates at Mardi Gras

• Saturday, February 9 Mardi Gras, presented by the Art Hoppers Made possible by Indiana American Water

• Friday, February 15 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Stephanie Standish Artist Stephanie Standish discussed her newest body of work, The Americana Series, investigating inexpensive products that use the American flag for decoration or promotion.

MARCH 2013 • Friday, March 1 First Friday: From the Rio Grande to the River Shannon Attendees listened to fiber artist and elementary art teacher Cathie Laskie speak about exploring the tapestry of the Rio Grande and to a performance by the group Women of Erin. • Friday, March 15 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Steven Letsinger Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology curator Steve Letsinger presented an overview of 2013 “Year of the River” activities related to ecological art and engineering. • Saturday, March 23 Swope Family Day: Float Your Boat to Terre Haute Families created their own river boats with the help of the Art Hoppers of the Swope. Swope Family Day was made possible by a grant from Duke Energy Foundation with additional support from Psi Iota Xi.

Guest curator Barbara Räcker speaking at the First Friday in February

APRIL 2013 • Friday, April 5 First Friday: River Escapes In conjunction with the Vigo County Public Library’s “The Big Read” of Tom Sawyer, visitors enjoyed a short slide show of river imagery from the Swope collection, went on self-guided tours, and enjoyed the ISU flute choir under the direction of Professor Joyce Wilson. • April 9 – May 15 Tours to the Vigo County Fifth Grade Classes Made possible by Terre Haute Savings Bank • Saturday, April 13 Reception and award ceremony for the 46th Annual Student Art Exhibition Made possible by Old National Bank

Women of Erin performing during the March First Friday

• Friday, April 19 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Harriet McNeal Harriet McNeal, Professor Emerita at ISU, discussed the history and meanings of the recently restored murals by Gilbert Wilson in University Hall.


Programs & Events MAY 2013 • Friday May 3 First Friday: Commune with the River Members of Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts participated in a Year of the River round of trivia games. Young guitar students of Tim Doyle at the Community School of the Arts gave a performance. • Sunday, May 5 Marilyn Pendergast Spring Dinner and Silent Auction • Friday, May 17 Alliance of the Swope Presents: Elizabeth (Lisa) Petrulis Lisa Petrulis, Swope curator, offered rare entry into the fascinating world of contemporary artists with insight about working habits and a peek at local studio spaces. • Wednesday, May 29 Reception for Watermark: The Wabash River Made possible by Westminster Village

JUNE 2013 • June 10 through August 9 Summer Youth Art Program Made possible by the City of Terre Haute Arts Commission Grant, Lilly Clinton Labs and VSA Arts of Indiana

Tom Francis was the recipient of the Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast Award for Outstanding Dedication, presented at the Spring Dinner

• Saturday, June 29 Opening Reception of the 69th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition Made possible by First Financial Bank The reception for Watermark: The Wabash River

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• In the spring of 2012, all 5th-grade students from the Vigo County School Corporation visited the Swope Art Museum and had tours given by the Museum’s docents. The tours were made possible by Terre Haute Savings Bank. • Hundreds of students from 35 elementary, middle and high schools participated in the 46th Annual Student Art Exhibition. • Approximately 11,000 people visited the Swope Art Museum for free between July 2012 and June 2013 through the generosity of our members and sponsors. • 335 students participated in classes during the 2012 Summer Youth Art Program. 57 children received scholarships.


Acquisitions for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Ellen Heck (b. 1983) Child and Mother, 2009 Drypoint and aquatint over woodcut on wove paper; color trial proof Gift of Elizabeth Carroll Shearer in honor of Barbara Vogel, 2012.4 (pictured) Beth Van Hoesen (1926-2010) Buster, 1982 Etching and hand-colored watercolor Gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Trust, 2013.1.1 Beth Van Hoesen (1926-2010) Walt Badger, 1982 Nine-color lithograph Gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Trust, 2013.1.2

Sheldon’s Legacy Donations, thank you! Mary Ellen Adams Ms. Virginia Anderson Bruce & Margie Anshutz Ballyhoo Tavern Doris Bennett Brent & Lexy Bilsland Frank & Marlene Bilyou Shirley A. Bishop in memory of Jean Freed Dan & Cheri Bradley David & Kathy Brentlinger Christy Brinkman-Robertson Benicia & Adam Broeker Mr. & Mrs. Robert R. Brown Barbara H. Bruce Michael D. Buzash Mary Ann Carroll Colleen Chestnut John Chironna, Jr. in memory of Mildred Chironna Helen Crockett Sheron Dailey & Tom Tucker Ron & Marsha Danielson Tom & Laura Dever Rolanda & John Dinkel Rob & Mary Doti Ms. Carole E. Dreher P.J. & Peter Ekstrom

Ms. Patricia Engelland Dr. Andrew Farber in memory of Dr. Charles Kim Janet & Frank Fraembs Thomas & Connie Francis John P. Gedrick III Mrs. John T. Gelder, Jr. Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Gillespie Robert & Donna Green Marcella F. Guthrie Kathy & Lew Hackleman Jane A. Hadley Jonathan J. Harris Jerry & Paula Hochstetler Cathleen Hogan Charles & Nancy Jarrett in honor of David and Kathy Brentlinger Dr. & Mrs. Don Jennermann Tom Kirchner Roxine Koenig Ron & Shelia Leach James & Beth Levine Mr. & Mrs. Robert Martin Patrick P. Martin Harold & Malinda Medsker Dr. Robert Meissel JoAnna Metzger

Jennifer & Vince Milnes Jerry & David Mitchell Ms. Vera I. Morozova John & Rebecca Murray Fred & Nancy Nation Chris & Tonya Pfaff Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #157 Ted & Eileen Prose Ronald Reeves Andrew C. Riggs Kevin & Emily Runion in memory of Eleanor Cramer Stephanie Salter & Bill Fenoglio Ms. Mary C. Schaffer Elizabeth Carroll Shearer in honor of Mary Ann Carroll Dr. & Mrs. Randall Stevens Mrs. John A. Templeton Terry & Beth Tevlin Phyllis Dye Turner in honor of Laurette McCarthy Suzanne & Milt VanReed Mrs. Barbara A. Vogel Allen & Cheryl White Mr. & Mrs. Bert Williams Mary Jane Wynne

Founder of the Swope Art Museum, Michael Sheldon Swope (1843-1929)

Sheldon’s Legacy donations are contributions to the Swope’s annual fund and provide invaluable support for the Museum’s operations.


Individual Memberships as of June 30, 2013

Endowment income provides less than a third of the Swope’s operating budget. We depend on the support of many individuals and organizations to bring the best in visual arts to the Wabash Valley, and wish to thank the following for their contributions.

Special thanks to our members: Director’s Circle ($2,500+) David & Kathy Brentlinger Dr. Mary Ann Carroll Dr. Harriet McNeal Ned & Phyllis Dye Turner

Benefactor ($1,000+)

Anonymous Julie & Bob Baesler Bradley Huffey & Eliezer Bermύdez Cheri & Daniel Bradley Deena Burton Patrick & Mary Cahill Andy McAleese & Anna Lee Chalos-McAleese Cindy & Guille Cox Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Cutter Mrs. Susie Dewey Greg & Amy Gibson Mr. Gary Greiner Mrs. Quentin R. Jeffries James & Beth Levine Mr. & Mrs. Lucien Meis David & Jerry Mitchell Nancy & Fred Nation Mr. Al Ruckriegel & Mr. David Adams Mr. & Mrs. Don Scott Rick & Candy Shagley Ann Wendecker & David Southwick Mrs. Barbara Vogel Mr. & Mrs. David Zaun

Patron ($500+)

Alexa & Brent Bilsland Dr. Sheron Dailey & Mr. Tom Tucker Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Fowler Mr. & Mrs. John Gedrick Jane A. Hadley Craig Ketner Hank & Liz Metzger Dr. & Mrs. John Morse Emma Jean Neal W. Murray & Eunice Pate Eileen & Ted Prose Mr. Jack Ragle Jeff & Sara Smith Mr. & Mrs. Robert Steinbaugh

Sponsor ($250+)

Ms. Mary Ellen Adams Dr. & Mrs. Frank Anshutz Thomas Bradley Family Curt & Linda Brighton Will & Cassie Cox Dr. & Mrs. James Cristee Mr. & Mrs. Charles Culp Ms. Lisa Cutter

Rev. & Mrs. Lant Davis Mrs. Jerry Einstandig Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Gillespie Mr. Terry Hogan Scott & Tana Jaeger Mr. & Mrs. Julius Loeser Patrick Martin Laurette E. McCarthy & Harold Baker Harold & Malinda Medsker John & Rebecca Murray Drs. J. Robert & Diana Quatroche Barbara D. Schmitt Elizabeth Carroll Shearer Doug & Mary Shepherd Mrs. Ronni Templeton Mr. & Mrs. John Van Etten III Barbara B. & Daniel L. Weber

Sustaining ($125+)

The Station Floral & Hair David & Pam Anshutz Ms. Cynthia Belt Rod & Jackie Bradfield Nancy A. Bradford Bill & Judy Brett Mary Jo Brown Ms. Patricia Butwin Ellie & James Caldwell Ramon & Zenaida Contreras Ron & Marsha Danielson Amy & Tim Demchak Rolanda & John Dinkel Mary & Rob Doti Dorothy Drummond Earl & Christina Elliott Mr. D. Gene England Mrs. Norma Lemmon Evans Maggie Fischer Janet & Frank Fraembs Paula & Dick Frank Richard & Elisabeth Friedman Mrs. John T. Gelder, Jr. Donna J. Green Dr. & Mrs. Robert Griffin John & Dixie Haag Ann R. Hartman Dr. Effie Hunt Ms. Charlene Hutchcroft Sharron R. Jolly Roger & Gretchen Lautzenheiser Mr. Michael Lawson Tom & Sandi Layman Mr. & Mrs. Ron Maxwell Mr. & Mrs. John Meany Ann Miklozek Bunny Nash Larry & Kerri Oberle Mr. & Mrs. Eston Perry Barbara Räcker

Eleanor Cox Riggs Judy S. Ross Phyllis Shaw Alice & Richard Shagley Dr. William & Mrs. Nancy Shriner Candi Snyder Dr. Frank Swaim Tom & Carol Templeton Sue & Joe Tenerelli Mr. Charles Uhl Milt & Suzanne VanReed Dr. & Mrs. Richard Watson Brent Wells Henricka Woodruff Mrs. Mary Jane Wynne

Dual or Family ($65+)

Sylvia Andres Robert & Gloria Avena Matthew Balensuela George & Susan Brattain Michael & Debbie Collins Terri & Daniel Conley Ms. Susan Dehler & Mr. Gary Daily Sherry Dickinson Roy Dressler Edie Dyer-Wilson P.J. & Peter Ekstrom Mr. & Mrs. Kaleel Ellis Ben & Alice Fairhurst Ms. Mary Kramer & Dr. Arthur Feinsod Patrick & Martha Goodwin Janna Graf Edward & Linda Harbour Martha & Larry Heath Jeff Henson Dr. Scott & Dr. Hews Ted & Judy Kraly Custodio & Crispin Lim Ms. Jessica Livingston John & Mary Jo Maraldo Tim & Lindy Michael Maury & Naomi Miller Mr. & Mrs. Steven Nicoson Ms. Stephanie Salter Drs. Thomas & Norma Schmitz Mr. & Mrs. Jack Schroeder Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sedlack Dr. & Mrs. Robert Taube Brad & Ann Venable Andy & Whitney Volkl Allen & Cheryl White Charles & Donna Williams

Individual ($40+)

Ms. Virginia Anderson Elizabeth Art Mrs. Kay Atkinson Brad Balch Ms. Susan Bell

Wendy Bennett Sue Bentrup Marlene Bilyou Shirley A. Bishop Mrs. Wanda Boyd Christy Brinkman-Robertson Barbara H. Bruce Michael D. Buzash Mr. John Chironna Mr. James Colleran Helen Crockett Kathlyn B. Dinkel-Taylor Ms. Carol E. Dreher Ms. Leslie Engelland Ms. Patricia Engelland Ruth A. Erickson Marjory Jean Eyster John Gardner Dorothy B. Goodwin Alice D. Goodyear Marcella F. Guthrie Ms. Myrna Handley Ms. Darlene Hantzis Ms. Deborah J. Hickman Harriet A. Hite Susan Hodge Dorothy W. Jerse Mrs. Nicole King Mrs. Catherine Knight Mrs. Roxine Koenig Fran Lattanzio Ms. Muriel LaVanne Dale Luchsinger Ms. Jessie McCune Mrs. Sally Moulton Emily Nasser Marlon J. Nasser Todd Nation David Nichols Mrs. Sarah Decker Ning Ms. Petra Nyendick Joyce E. Oehler Barbara J. Phelan Dr. Robert Puckett Bernard Ridens Chris Schellenberg Sandra Shanks Mrs. Jane Siebenmorgen Joyce A. Siefker Judith Lynn Smith Kathleen Smith Joanne Spann Dr. Judith Stoffel Ms. Mary F. Sutch Mathea Tanner G G Taylor Teresa Vidrine Carol Waltersdorf Julia White John Wilkinson Laura Winning


Other Donations as of June 30, 2013

Endowment income provides less than a third of the Swope’s operating budget. We depend on the support of many individuals and organizations to bring the best in visual arts to the Wabash Valley, and wish to thank the following for their contributions.

Special thanks to our donors: Honorary Donations In honor of Mary Ann Carroll Peggy Cobb

Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition Award Contributions

Alliance of the Swope Arts Illiana In honor of Thomas L. Francis Lexy & Brent Bilsland Mary Ann Carroll Jack Ragle Guille & Cindy Cox James & Beverly Cristee Memorial Donations Sheron Dailey & Thomas Tucker In memory of John Cox, Jr. Amanda & Lant Davis Cindy & Guille Cox Tom & Connie Francis Eleanor Cox Riggs John & Emily Gedrick In memory of Tim Engelland Max Gibson Ann Seltzer Indiana State University Permanent Collection In memory of Nan Nesting Sharron Jolly IUPUI University Library David & Jerry Mitchell Maryanne Battistini Fred & Nancy Nation Nancy Bradford Eileen & Ted Prose Marianne Fisbeck Brentlinger PSI IOTA XI Dr. Mary Ann Carroll Rose-Hulman Institute of Dr. & Mrs. James Cristee Technology Sally Dickson Richard & Candy Shagley Carol & John Etling Phyllis Dye Turner Nancy Foy Barbara Vogel Mrs. John T. Gelder, Jr. Danette Angermeier Memorial Barbara & David Goeller Fund at the Wabash Valley Dr. & Mrs. Robert Green Community Foundation Ellen Heiny Howard & Bobetta Wooden Dale Hudson David & Joan Zaun Renee Jackson In honor of John Van Etten Chapter BN PEO Sisterhood

Beverly Kesler Rosemary Mace Mr. & Mrs. Ron Maxwell Mrs. Carolyn Meiners Margaret & Timothy Nation Nancy & Fred Nation Edwin C. Niemeyer Mr. & Mrs. Eston Perry John & Pricilla Royse Gertrude Schaefer Gretchen Tatelman Tom & Carol Templeton Mrs. Ronni Templeton Ned & Phyllis Dye Turner Ms. Jean A. Veach Mr. Richard Vining Phyllis Walker Mr. & Mrs. David Zaun In memory of Mary Ann (Rassel) Shagley Sackrider & Company

In memory of Ruth Thomas Virginia Anderson Patsy Blodgett Dr. Mary Ann Carroll Rosemary Mace Betty Morgan

Summer Youth Art Program Scholarship Contributions Anonymous Mary Ellen Adams Alliance of the Swope Daniel & Cheri Bradley Kathryn & David Brentlinger Benicia Broeker Patricia Butwin Michael D. Buzash Mary Ann Carroll John & Mildred Chironna James A. Colleran Daniel & Terri Conley James & Beverly Cristee Charles & Sandra Culp Sheron Dailey & Thomas Tucker Susan Dehler & Gary Daily Thomas & Laura Dever Kaleel & Christy Ellis Michael Elmore Tom & Connie Francis Dick & Betsy Frank Elizabeth Gelder Sharon Hawk Cathleen Hogan

Effie N. Hunt Carolyn Jeffries Sharron Jolly Sylvia D. Jurgonski Craig Ketner Ted & Judy Kraly James & Beth Levine Julius & Kathryn Loeser Dale Luchsinger Patrick Martin Andrew & Anna Lee McAleese Jessie E. McCune Robert & Mary McLaughlin Harold & Malinda Medsker Philip K. & Brenda F. Milliren David & Jerry Mitchell Fred & Nancy Nation Mr. & Mrs. Steve Nicoson Robert H. & Barbara C. Puckett John & Diana Quatroche Rapid Reproductions, Inc. John & Allyson Richards Andrew Riggs Virginia S. Rogers Richard & Jo Anne Rowe Robert & Penny Schafer Peter Scott Harry & Rosaline Secrest Richard J. Shagley Joanne Spann Randall & Deborah Stevens Thomas & Carol Templeton Terre Haute Rotary Foundation, Inc. Ned & Phyllis Dye Turner Brad & Ann Venable Vigo Engineering, LLC The Volkers Group Daniel L. & Barbara B. Weber White Family Enterprises, Inc. David & Joan Zaun

Fundraising Contributions Additional Contributions to the Spring Dinner Anonymous Mary Louise Bell Henry & Marsha Bilsland Daniel & Cheri Bradley Michael D. Buzash John & Mildred Chironna Robert & Donna Green Robert & Kathleen Martin Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 157 Mr. & Mrs. Jack Ragle Robert & Ellen Sedlack Elizabeth Carroll Shearer Vigo Engineering, LLC Daniel L. & Barbara B. Weber Hubert & Carrie Werneke

Additional Contributions to the Cox Preview Dinner Mary Ellen Adams Lloyd & Wieke Benjamin Daniel & Cheri Bradley Michael D. Buzash Henry Cox John P. Gedrick III Carolyn Jeffries Rebecca Murray Elizabeth Carroll Shearer Additional Contributions to Mardi Gras ($200+) Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Baesler Alexa & Brent Bilsland Mr. & Mrs. Davic C. Collins Drs. Ramon & Zenaida Contreras Mr. Barry Cowan Ellis Ventures Mr. & Mrs. Duance C. Funk Fontanet Leasing Corp. Mr. Gary Greiner Mr. Troy Helman Ms. Yvette Hernandez Mr. Craig Ketner Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence D. Martin Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence M. Oberle RJ, Inc. / Ice Riggin Vella Lavella, LLC Mr. & Mrs. Curtis Wilkinson, Jr. Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy, LLP

Other Donations

Anonymous donations Paige L. Cook Delta Kappa Christine Lanman Cliff Lambert Austen Leake Harriet McNeal Ben Madeska Robert & Joyce Meissel Richard Shagley Swope Board of Overseers


Corporate Donations as of June 30, 2013

Endowment income provides less than a third of the Swope’s operating budget. We depend on the support of many individuals and organizations to bring the best in visual arts to the Wabash Valley, and wish to thank the following for their contributions.

Special thanks to our corporate sponsors: Exhibition, Programs & Special Projects Sponsors

Masten Real Estate Holdings, LLC $250 to the French Acquisition Fund

City of Terre Haute $2,725 City Grant Award in support of the Summer Youth Art Program

PSI IOTA XI $100 in support of Family Day

Anonymous Foundation $5,000 grant in support of new gallery lighting Thompson Thrift $5,000 in support of the Annual Spring Dinner Alliance of the Swope $2,780 for new window First Financial Bank $3,500 in support of the Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition Terre Haute Savings Bank $3,000 in support of the 5th grade tours, $500 in support of the Downtown Challenge Indiana American Water $2,500 in support of Mardi Gras Old National Bank $2,500 in support of 46th Annual Student Exhibition Baesler’s Market $1,000 in support of Paradoxical Currents: The Art of Ralph Larmann C.H. Garmong & Son $1,000 in support of December First Friday The Volkers Group 1,000 for SYAP scholarships Westminster Village $1,000 in support of Watermark: The Wabash River Eli Lilly and Company $500 in support of the Summer Youth Art Program Lind Law Firm $500 for third floor renovations Terre Haute Regional Hospital $500 in support of Selections from the Annual: 1960s and 1970s Terre Haute Rotary Foundation $450 for SYAP scholarships Bemis Company Foundation $300 for SYAP scholarships

General Operating Support from Foundations & Trusts Indiana Arts Commission Grant Indiana Chemical Trust Forbes Charitable Trust Frederick Benson Trust Marilyn Wheeler Pendergast Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Thomas L. & Connie L. Francis Endowment Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Dede Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Miriam Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Norma Lemmon Evans Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Harriet McNeal Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Susie Dewey Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Robert & Carolyn Steinbaugh Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Mary Ann Carroll Fund at the Wabash Valley Community Foundation

Corporate Memberships Baesler’s Market C. H. Garmong & Son Coldwell Banker Troy Helman Realtors First Financial Bank Gartland Foundry Co. Inc. Harsha Behavioral Center Industrial Supply Company Lind Law Firm Old National Bank Retec Corporation Reynolds & Co., Inc. Target Marketing Inc. Templeton Coal Co., Inc. Terre Haute Regional Hospital Terre Haute Savings Bank Ultimate Health & Fitness, LLC Vigo Engineering LLC Wabash Valley Asphalt Co., LLC Weston Wabash Foundation Westminster Village White Family Enterprises, Inc.

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Corporate Donations 500 Express A+ All Star Productions/ School of the Dance All State Manufacturing Company Alliance of the Swope Art Museum American Water Charitable Foundation, Inc. Ballyhoo Tavern Bemis Company Foundation Bridges of Indiana, Inc. BVP Enterprises LLC/Trimpe Cleaners Chapter BN PEO Sisterhood Cocoa Inc. Coldwell Banker Troy Helman Realtors The Copper Bar Corvee, Inc. Custom Blenders Delta Kappa Gamma Dr. Scott Findley, DDS Duke Energy Foundation Matching Gifts Program Eli Lilly and Company Ellis Ventures Express Plaza Farr and Associates Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin Fontanet Leasing Corporation Forrest Sherer, Inc. Garzo Tire Greiner Funeral Home Holmes Memorial Chapel, Inc. Hux Cancer Center Ice Rigging Image Cars Indiana American Water Indiana Business Equipment Indiana State University Center for Student Research IUPUI University Library Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana J. Ford’s Black Angus John Al. Kesler II Attorney at Law Ketner & Sons Electric, Inc. Large Ink, LLC Lind Law Firm Lough Brothers Roofing & Siding Co., Inc. Marketability Medusa’s Ltd. Modesitt Law Firm Old National Insurance Pioneer Pest Control, Inc. Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #157 Princeton Mining Company

Psi Iota Xi Sorority Reddy Law Firm Ritman & Associates, Inc. River Wools Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Sackrider & Company, Inc. Saratoga Restaurant/ Azar’s Catering Seesaw Studios, Inc. Servpro of Vigo County Sycamore Engineering, Inc. Terre Haute Savings Bank Terre Haute Symphony The Station Floral & Hair Design Tutterow Funeral Homes, LLC Ultimate Health & Fitness, LLC Union Hospital Health Group Vella Lavella, LLC Vigo Engineering, LLC Wabash Valley Community Foundation, Inc. Walters Farm Westminster Village, Inc.

Corporate In-Kind Donations 105.5 The River The Asian Market Baesler’s Market Caboodle Bakery Chili’s City Wide Window Cleaning Corey’s Fine Footwear Dever Distributing Co. Elements Salon and Spa First Financial Bank French Lick Resort Gibson Real Estate The Golden Frame, Inc. Hank Metzger Landscaping Hardwood Renovations Hux Cancer Center J. Gumbo’s Lamar Advertising Large Ink, LLC Modesitt Law Offices Old National Bank Parisa Collections Recognition Plus River Wools Starbucks Sue’s Hallmark Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Tiers of Elegance Union Hospital Foundation Union Hospital Gift Shop Williams Randall Marketing Willow Gift and Home, LLC Woodburn Graphics Wright, Shagley and Lowery


Museum Boards and Staff 2012-2013 Board of Managers

Steve Letsinger Patrick Martin C. Jack Maynard Harriet McNeal Becky Miller David Mitchell Rebecca Murray Nancy Nation Kerri Oberle Eileen Prose Al Ruckriegel Stephanie Salter Teresa Shaffer Richard Shagley II Mary Shepherd Virginia (Ginger) Smith Tom Tucker Phyllis Dye Turner, Emerita Barbara Vogel Stephanie Welsh Ricka Woodruff John Wright

Richard Shagley President • Mary Ann Carroll Treasurer • Kathy Brentlinger Secretary

Board of Overseers Jon Ford President • Murray Pate Vice President • Terri Conley Secretary

Cynthia Belt Wieke Van Der Weijden Benjamin Lexy Bilsland L. Cheri Bradley Mayor Duke Bennett Patrick Cahill Anna Lee Chalos-McAleese Cynthia Cox Lisa Cutter Sheron Dailey Amy Demchak Carol Etling Norma Evans, Emerita Chris Fenimore Missy Findley Ralph Fowler Scott Francis Sue Jarvis Cliff Lambert

Museum Staff

Marianne Richter Executive Director • Michelle Adler Development Assistant • Kristi Finley Office & Publications Manager • Jenna Lanman Collection Manager & IT Manager • Elizabeth Petrulis Curator of Collection & Exhibitions

Swope Art Museum 25 South 7th Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812) 238-1676

www.swope.org

Swope Annual Report 2012-2013  
Swope Annual Report 2012-2013  
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