2014 Visionary Women

2014 Visionary Woman Awards

The Visionary Woman Awards at Moore College of Art & Design celebrate women whose lives and careers have made a significant impact on the visual arts. Proceeds benefit Moore scholarships to educate the next generation of women artists and designers. Learn more about the awards and past recipients.

Visionary Woman Awards featured in an  article on Prime Women:  http://primewomen.com/2014/07/visionary-woman-awards/

Helen W. Drutt English

Curatorial Consultant & Educator
Helen Drutt English founded the Helen Drutt Gallery in Philadelphia, among the first in the United States to make a commitment to the Modern and Contemporary Craft Movement. She has lectured internationally. Her American craft dining room has been selected to be exhibited at the Hermitage. 

Janet Fish


Janet Fish’s paintings are a celebration of light and color that delight the eye and engage the mind. Fish's work is in the collections of major American museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art.



Nicole Miller

Fashion Designer & Entrepreneur

Nicole Miller combines art training with couture technique. She launched the Nicole Miller brand in 1982 and continues to run the company in NYC's Garment District. Her irreverent style of clothing has been worn by celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Joss Stone, Jennifer Aniston, Beyoncé, Blake Lively and Eva Longoria.

2014 Visionary Woman Awards Committee

Marta Adelson
Keith Straw

Committee Members
Penny Fox
Frances R. Graham’66
Elizabeth Kapneck Grenald
Rochelle F. Levy '79
Adele K. Schaeffer
Jane Walentas’66

Honorary Committee
Emily Bittenbender '89
Jill Bonovitz’74
Janie Gross’74
Angela Hudson
Ann King Lagos
Judith Tannenbaum
Adrienne Vittadini’66


Penny and Bob Fox
Penelope P. Wilson

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Frances R. Graham’66 and William Graham


Marta and Robert Adelson
Janice and Arthur R. Block
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Keith and Jim Straw
Ernst & Young
PMC Property Group
Jane Walentas '66 and David Walentas


AIG/Lexington Insurance
Andrea M. Baldeck, MD. and William M. Hollis, Jr.
Blick Art Materials
Citi Private Bank
CSI International
Kathy and Jack Donnelly
Drinker, Biddle, and Reath LLP
Mary and Joseph Fenkel
Cecelia Fitzgibbon and Scott Cameron
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mindy and Will Glassman
Joseph and Jane Goldblum
Janie Feldman Gross '74 and Peter Gross
Hirtle, Callaghan & Co
Meg and Craig S. Johnson
Keystone Outdoor Advertising Company, Inc.
Laredo Mechanical
Rochelle “Cissie” F. Levy '79 and Robert P. Levy
Maguire Foundation
McGinn Security
Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman
Jay and Ana Persaud
PKG Foundation
PTS Foundation
Bonnie and Richard Rossello
Adele K. Schaeffer and Harold G. Schaeffer
Select Medical Corporation
Frances and Bayard Storey
VantaCore Partners LLP

Julie Jensen Bryan and Robert Bryan
Chickie's & Pete's Cafe
Cozen O’Conner
CRW Graphics
Curley, Hessinger & Johnsrud LLP
Rev. Richard R. Fernandez
Gerry and Richard Fox
Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin, PC
INTECH Construction
Jane and Leonard Korman
Samuel P. Mandell Foundation
MGA Partners
Pepper Hamilton LLP
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Victory Foundation


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