2020-2021 Gifts of Art


etching and engraving of a young woman feeding a white shirt through a sewing machine
Robert Baxter, "Seamstress", 1980-1982 Etching and engraving with chine colle Gift of the artist 2022-12-1


painted house that looks like a toy house can be looked into. There is a room with a table and two chairs in the center bottom of the house, to the left is a fireplace. There are stairs to the right outside that leads to the upper level with a bedroom.
Mimi Weisbord, "Two houses", ca. 1975 Oil on canvas Gift of Eliza Anderson 2022-12-1

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glass figure that is white from the left and shifts from grey to a shimmery bronze color. The figure looks like a pear connected to a cone that has a long cylinder that loops into a small marble-like bulb.
Marvin Lipofsky, "California Loop Series #31", 1970 Blown glass with flotation foam and epoxy Gift of Marvin Lipofsky Studio, Inc., with support from Jon and Judith Liebman 2021-26-1

We are grateful to those who supported the development of the museum's collection over the past year through gifts of art.

Rebecca Africano

Stephen Albair

Eliza Anderson

Robert Baxter

David L. Chambers and John G. Crane

Joel Dryer 

Jan and Dick Hamilton

Gerry Hayes

Joan and Peter Hood

George M. Irwin Trust

Alex Katz Foundation

Kohler Foundation

Mrs. Leonarda F. and Dr. Alan K. Liang

Jon and Judith Liebman

Marvin Lipofsky Studio/Estate

Richard D. Mohr

Shirley Mueller

Jim Negele

Iver M. Nelson, Jr.

Bea Nettles

Kirby Settle

Ed and Nancy Tepper

Joy Crane Thornton

Maureen Warren

Edna Earle Weld


Visionary acquisition funds have also allowed the curators to develop KAM's holdings.

Robert and Sonia Carringer Art Acquisition Fund

John N. Chester Fund

Randy J. Johnson Acquisition Fund established by Shirley L. Johnson, Judy L. Paris, and Darrell E. Johnson in honor and memory of Randy J. Johnson (School of Art + Design, University of Illinois, BFA '79, MFA '81)

Theresa E. and Harlan E. Moore Charitable Trust Fund

Richard M. and Rosann Gelvin Noel Krannert Art Museum Fund

Iver M. Nelson Jr. Art Acquisition Fund


Gifts of art and donor-supported acquisition funds are the primary ways we strengthen the collection on an ongoing basis. Please reach out to Brenda Nardi, Senior Director of Advancement, at bnardi@illinois.edu, if you would like to assist in this important work.