Delphine H. Daft and Lionel Goldfrank III Join Clark Art Institute Board of Trustees

For Immediate Release

December 20, 2002

Delphine H. Daft of Atlanta, GA, and Lionel Goldfrank III of New York, NY, have been appointed trustees of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA. Both Daft and Goldfrank joined the 16-member volunteer board at the trustees' November meeting. The trustees work with the director and staff of the Clark to oversee the advancement of the Institute's dual mission as a public museum and center for research and higher education.

Daft is a native of Sydney, Australia. She received her graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Sydney in 1967. She has lived in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan and currently resides part time in Williamstown. Daft's non-profit work includes service on the board of the Ovarian Cancer Institute and Vital Voices Global Partnership.

Goldfrank is founder and president of Intermarket Management Corporation and previously worked for Goldman Sachs. A collector of Northern European 16th- and 17th-century drawings, Goldfrank serves on the boards of the Yale University Art Gallery, The New York Botanical Garden, the Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Connecticut, and Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts.

Daft and Goldfrank contribute their expertise to a board of distinguished experts from the legal, financial, business, and art fields. Current Clark trustees are: Frederick W. Beinecke of New York and Great Barrington; Mary Carswell of New York and Great Barrington; Charles M. Collins of San Francisco; Thomas M. Galvin of Rye, NY; Grace Glueck of New York, NY; John W. Hyland, Jr., of New York, NY; George D. Kennedy of Winnetka, IL, and Williamstown; Michael Lynch of New York, NY, and Lenox; Roger Mandle of Providence, RI; James E. Moltz of Darien, CT; David H. Troob of Irvine, CA, New York, NY, and Williamstown, MA; Peter S. Willmott of Chicago and Williamstown; James N. Wood of Chicago; and Francis Oakley of Williamstown (president of the Clark).
Ex Officio trustees are Michael Conforti, director of the Clark, and Morton Owen Schapiro, president of Williams College. Honorary trustees are: Charles E. Buckley of Mt. Vernon, NH; Miner D. Crary, Jr., of Northport, NY; Casimir de Rham, Jr., of Cambridge, MA; Robert J. Geniesse of Washington, D.C. and Boca Grande, FL; and Roger Mandle of Providence, RI.

The Clark

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is one of the country's foremost art museums and also a dynamic center for research and higher education in art history and criticism. The Clark's exceptional collections of Old Master, Impressionist, and 19th-century American art on display in the museum's intimate galleries are enhanced by its dramatic 140-acre setting in the Berkshires.

The Institute is one of only a few art museums in the U.S. that is also a major research and academic center, with an international fellowship program and regular conferences, symposia, and colloquia, and an important art research library. The Clark, together with Williams College, jointly sponsors one of the nation's leading M.A. programs in art history and encompasses one of the most comprehensive art history libraries in the world. Its Fellows and conference programs draw university and museum professionals from around the world.

The Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit

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