We are indebted to our Rockport Publishers editor Emily Potts for her attention to detail and overall encouragement. Thanks so very much to Rick Landers, whose lively format and sprightly design imposes unity on this book’s disparate material and brings the entire project to life.
We could not have accomplished our goals if not for Lara McCormick, our trusted associate and amanuensis and Sophie Lee, who assisted in the early stage of the project, and Theresa Rollison, who helped in the later stage.
We also offer a tip of the hat to Regina Grenier at Rockport Publishers for making sure all the pieces are in place.
Our very special acknowledgment goes to David Rhodes, President of the School of Visual Arts, for his tangible aid ...