Collector’s View 2018


In Spring 2018, Transformer launches the 11th season of our Collector's View series.

Collector’s View shares the private collections of a select and diverse group of DC’s contemporary art collectors. This annual spring series of special receptions provides an insider’s perspective on the motivations, interests, and passions of dynamic collectors on the work the collect.


Past Hosts Include: Tony Podesta, Dani & Mirella Levinas, Steve Elmendorf, Andrea Evers & Brian Aitken, Jean & Gary Cohen, Deborah Kalkstein & Carlos Bachrach, Barbara & Aaron Levine, Ann Luskey, Chery Numark, Thom Haller & Bill Wallace, Robert Shapiro, Elizabeth Miller & Dan Sallick, Isabel & Ricardo Ernst, Anna-Lena Wetzel & David Kamenetzky, Peter F. Hapstak III, Aimee & Robert Lehrman, Judy Penski & Robin Rose, Marnie & Howard Owens, Sid Stolz and David Hatfield, Brenda & Steffen Jacobsen, Juanita & Mel Hardy, and Setsuko Ono.


Past Bonus Artist Views Include: Margaret Boozer & Red Dirt Studios, Amy Hughes Braden & Alex Braden, Julie Wolfe, Di & Lou Stovall, Mia Feuer, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, and Billy Colbert.


Past Sponsors Include: J.P. Morgan, Phillips, Washington Fine Properties, Evers & Co, Federal Title & Escrow Company, Hapstak Demetriou, Washington Life Magazine, Comet Ping Pong, Huntington T. Block, Pure Insurance, and Capitol File Magazine.


For further information about Collector’s View sponsorship, please contact Valerie Wiseman, Transformer’s Development & Communications Manager, at 202.483.1102 or via email at