Lenore is a retired art museum professional, having worked as a gallery lecturer, assistant registrar, curatorial assistant and museum store manager. After moving to the Berkshires from Brooklyn in 1976, she began work as an editor for the Bibliography of the History of Art, an art history indexing and abstracting journal based at The Clark Art Institute Library in Williamstown, MA, a job she held for 18 years. She then enjoyed a new career managing gift shops for The Clark in Lenox, the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge and the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield.
A strong believer in the power of volunteerism, Lenore has been as ESOL tutor at Literacy Network of South Berkshire (LitNet) for nearly 20 years and has volunteered in a variety of capacities at the Berkshire Botanical Garden. She has also served on the boards of the Berkshire Hills Regional School District, the Laurel Hill Association, the Dowmel Lectures Series and the Stockbridge Library and recently joined the Literacy Network Board.
Lenore has a B.A. in art history from Oberlin College. She has lived in Stockbridge with her husband since 1976. Their two grown sons were born and raised in the Berkshires.