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Guild Hall Awards

Guild Hall, the cultural center of East Hampton, held their 32nd Annual Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards at The Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center.

Hilaria Baldwin, Alec Baldwin, Susan Stroman

Guild Hall, the cultural center of East Hampton, held their 32nd Annual Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards at The Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center.

The Awards presented to summer and year-round East End residents, who have demonstrated excellence in the visual, literary, and performing arts, the honorees this year were Susan Stroman, a five time Tony award winning choreographer/director, for Performing Arts, Edwina von Gal, a landscape designer, who has designed gardens for Calvin Klein, Cindy Sherman and Ina Garten, for Visual Arts, Philip Schultz, a poet and founder of the Writer’s School in NYC, for Literary Arts, and Cheryl and Michael Minikes for Leadership and Philanthropic Endeavors. Cheryl is the Director of the 92 Street Y and Michael is the Chairman and President of JP Morgan. The awards ceremony and dinner was hosted by artist Eric Fischl, the Academy President, along with Marty Cohen, the Board Chair, and Andrea Grover, Guild Hall’s Executive Director.  Broadway producer Roy Furman was one of the presenters along with John Weidman, Maya Lin, and Alice Quinn.

Andrea Grover, Edwina von Gal

Photography: Barry Gordin

AIR Residents @ Guild Hall Marianna Feldman Levine, Walter Price, Tanya Gabrielian, Lydia Hicks, Judson Merrill, Lucia Davis
Artist April Gornik, President, Academy of the Arts Eric Fischl, Chairman Marty Cohen, Edwina von Gal
Honorees Michael Minikes, Cheryl Minikes, Philip Shultz, Edwina von Gal
Academy of the Arts President Marty Cohen, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Michele Cohen
Ginger Propper, Judy Steir, David Lewis, Elayne Krauss
Executive Director Guild Hall Andrea Grover, Carlos Lama
Pamela Pantzer, Cheryl Minikes, Magda Bleier
Honoree for Performing Arts Susan Stroman
Neo Political Cowgirls Artistic Director Kate Mueth, Artistic Director Guild Hall Josh Gladstone
Susan Jacobson, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Steve Jacobson
Producer Roy Furman, Honorees Cheryl & Michael Minikes
Artist Clifford Ross, Blythe Danner
Drama Desk Award winner Laura Osnes, Astaire Award winner Tony Yazbeck

Kate Mueth, Susan Stroman
Andrea Grover, Renee Bross Steinberg, Edwina von Gal, RIchard Steinberg
David Greenberg, Debra Halpert
Executive Director Guild Hall Andrea Grover, Carlos Lama