Phil Cloninger

Spring Eternal

Over the last decade I have very much enjoyed helping out with the Rare Chair Affair. I first became involved because of a good friend and neighbor, Linda Weide. Initially I helped by donating pieces of furniture and chairs to be auctioned, and later became a technical advisor to the remarkable breast cancer survivors who creatively transform chairs into pieces of art for this very important cause. I have enjoyed getting to know the cancer survivor artists, both young and not so young, especially Pat Skowronski, who, through her great talent and dedication, has helped see many, many event chairs through to completion. Again this year, I am honored to be part of another wonderful, inspiring Rare Chair affair event in designing a chair featuring stained glass for auction.