Connections/People in the Arts




Beverly Bloomberg
Beverly is a writer living in Longmeadow.






Sarah Buttenwieser, Writer
Sarah and I were classmates at Germantown Friends School (GFS) in Philadelphia.
I photographed her in her home in Northampton.





Chrissy Conant, Artist
Chrissy and I met freshman year at Boston University.
Visit Chrissy’s website at




Don Cummings, Playwright, Screenwriter
I met Don through Adam. Don’s critically acclaimed plays The Fat of the Land, American Air, What Do Men Live By?, Stark Raving Mad, The Winner, Piss Play is About Minorities So It’s Really Important, A Good Smoke, and Live Work Space have won numerous awards. Don lives in New York and Los Angeles with his Recognized-by-the-State-of-California-Domestic-Partner.




Linda Dugan, Vice Chairman Board of Trustees, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
As an Aldrich Radius alumnus, I was given the opportunity to donate two works to their Undercover benefit. Linda was one of two people Richard Klein recommended when I asked who I should paint (see Gary Lichtenstein).





Eloise Flood, Writer
Eloise is a fellow cohort from high school. I photographed her in Manhattan.





Sarah Mahoney Furlong, Associate Producer, Casting Producer
I also met Sarah at B.U. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, dog and two cats.



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(“My Architect”, “Two Hands”)
Nathaniel and I were classmates at GFS. My father worked for his father, architect Louis Kahn. I videoed and photographed Nathaniel
at GFS.




Harriet is Nathaniel’s mother. I photographed her at her home outside Philadelphia. Her cat, Harlequin, insisted on being included.




Richard Klein, Exhibitions Director, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Artist
Richard reviewed my work as part of Aldrich’s Radius program. I donated the portrait (immediate left) to the Aldrich Undercover Secret Art Sale. These portraits are based on photos I took of him at Louis Kahn’s Yale Center for British Art in New Haven.




Gary Lichtenstein, Master Silkscreener
Richard Klein recommended Gary to me as one of two subjects for an Aldrich Undercover benefit (see Linda Dugan). I photographed Gary at his studio in Ridgefield, Connecticut. His website is





Ilana Panich-Linsman
Ilana is a is a documentary, editorial and portrait photographer. Sarah Buttenwieser recommended
her as a subject. Her website is




Gregory Peterson, General Counsel at ICSC,
Board of Trustees,
 Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Collector
Gregory has purchased two of my paintings. Both were donations to Aldrich Undercover benefits. I photographed Gregory at the Met. Visit his website to view his collection:




Christopher Speeth, Filmmaker
Chris was recommended to me by Harriet. He has directed the feature film “Eakins”, as well as the
feature horror film “Malatesta’s Carnival”, ( He is currently finishing a film on the ENIAC. I photographed Chris at his home in Philadelphia. His website is




Chafo (Rafael) Villamil, Artist, Architect
I photographed Chafo at his home in Philadelphia. The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico recently held a major retrospective of Chafo’s work.




Adam Waring, Television Writer
Adam was one of my college roommates. I photographed him at his home in Los Angeles.
He currently lives in Manhattan.