William Buckett, president of the Gallery’s Board of Managers 1996-1998, died on January 28, 2009. An acclaimed graphic designer, Bill left his mark on many Gallery publications and in 2005 was honored by the Rochester Advertising Federation with an ADDY Silver Award for lifetime achievement. At MAG, the 2009 exhibition Maira Kalman: The Elements of Style was dedicated to his memory.
An interview with this long-time friend of MAG appeared in the November-December 1996 issue of MAGazine. Read the article