Amador County Arts Council is committed to lifelong

arts learning in visual, theatre, dance, music,

and media arts.

Providing 2200+ public school students with standard-based arts ed, at no charge to the schools.



Donors make AmadorArts possible! Every little bit helps.

  • $6 supports one visual arts class for one elementary student
  • $20 equals one personal drawing kit for one teen
  • $60 pays for one artist-teacher to teach one elementary classroom
  • $100 provides one musician for two hours
  • $250 represents the cost for forty-five 4th graders to learn about watercolor techniques
  • $500 is equivalent to one hundred 5th graders receiving two classes on Georgia O’Keeffe style painting
  • $1000 pays for one scholarship for a local high school student pursuing continued education in the arts
  • $5000 covers the cost of A Taste of the Arts one-day arts institute for adults and teens
  • $7500 covers the coast of musicians for 10 free concerts in the parks during the summer
  • $12,000 represents the annual cost of the K-6 Arts Education curriculum, including the B Street Theatre Tour

As of August 4, 2020

A SPECIAL THANKS to the businesses and individuals
whose donations sustain our programs, fundraisers, and operations!

Patron $1,000+

Candice Diamond & Bill Price – Diamond Price Fund
Tom & Cherryl Janisse
Stanley Lukowicz
Ardyce Terhune
Thomas Violich
Larry Youngman, Clorox Corporation

Champion $500+

Amador County Gourd Artists
Betzaida Arroyo, United Health Group
Henry & Ellen Weyrauch III
Deborah Yates & John Mulvey

Friends of Arts $250+

Vicki Gendreau
Linda & David Gonzales
Adam Gottstein
Dennis & Julie Griffin
Jim & Suzy Gullett Family, Vino Noceto Winery
Donna & Richard Hall
Sue & Richard Honey
Patrick & Alaina Lyons
Ken & Nancy Nieland
Amy Slavensky
Linda Tripp Sopher
Barbara Wells

Art Lovers $100+

Will & Jennifer Pritchard, Amador Brewing
ARC of Amador & Calaveras
Sandra & Bruce Baracco
Sheila Berg
Tracey Berkner, Volcano Union Inn & Taste Restaurant
Sharon Bertoli
Virginia “Billie” Berton
Casey & Margaret Brandson
Harry Briggs
Charlie & Carol Brown
Cynthia Cass
Nancy Chapman & David Lindguist
Bob & Sharon Chrisman
Gwendolyn Christeson, The Estate Planning Law Center
Phil Collins & Pam Swenson
Bob & Colleen Cookson
Dede & Patrick Doran
Katherine Evatt
Mara Feeney & Deborah Grady
Sally Friel
Martha Gamble
Marie & David Garcia
Sandra & Larry Gillett
Mark & Mary Glover
Jim Guidi
Ralph & Isolde Harder
Susanne & Richard Honey
Hospice of Amador County & Calaveras
Jerry & Peggy Jolley
Lynn Keever
Mark Koenig & Nancy Martinelli
Sue & Joe Lagomarsino
Patricia Lee
Toni Linde
Arleen Lindstedt
Aaron May, JB’s Awards & Engraving
Susan & Douglas McElwee
Patrick & Frances McGinnis
Lynn Morgan
In Memory of Mary Nahhas
Yvonne Neville
Marleen Olive
Lyla Osmundsen
Francine Pogue
Al Pritchard, Amador Brewing
Gary Reinoehl & Rebecca Brown
Denise Schank
ShareBare Arts
Lynn Shield, LMS Marketing
Curtis Stromme
Julie Taylor
Terre Rouge & Easton Wines
Maryann Tremelling
Giles & Shirley Turner
Kim Vagt
Barbara Wells
Mel & Bob Welsh
Gary & Paula Wooten
Kimberly Wooten

General & Business Level Donors $35-$100

Charmaine Echeverria Adams
Cara Agustin, The Studio Performance Technique Dance School
Barbara Alexander
Shari Anderson
Koney Austinn
Frank Axe
Donna Stahl Bagshaw
Kathleen Ball
Cathleen & Magnus Berglund
Alan & Helen Bierce
Ann Bjellard
Susan Bordwell
Jeffrey & Ree Brown
Caryl Callsen
Sandra Campbell
Gretchen Carlson
Larry & Becky Carson
Gail Cates
Rosemary Cevasco
Marianne Chang
Sidney Cohen
Deborah & James Cowan
Mary Cowan
George & Sharyn Cunningham
Jean Lousie Dahl
Rodney & Lorraine Davis
Linda Desedare
Holly Ensley
Frances Farmer
Jacquelyn Francisco
Yvonne & Jerry Funderburgh
Marie Garcia
Kathy Guletz
Christi Hahn, Robert Hahn’s Automotive
Lois Herrick
Sharon Hewitt
Richard Hoffman
Nancy Horst-Jones
Terrie Houseman & Robert Kleinbrahm
Michelle Hubbel
Michael Maloney
Jacqueline Martinez
Sandra Morgan
Nancy Nasiatka
Kevin & Nina Neville
Meghan O’Keefe
Diane Olsen & Stan Redkey
Joy & Mel Palmer
Bruce Peccianti
Deborah & Michael Pulskamp
Linda Rianda
Joanne Richmond
Anne Roeth
Edie Schembri
Claudia Schwalm
Carol Sethre
Gary Slade
Melene Smith
Darlene Sutton
Victoria & Daniel Stojanovich
Angela Tahti
Gloria Telegan
Bonnie Jean Toy
Robert Trammell & Patricia Dillon
Sally Trestrail
Gerald & Kelly Trottier
Nancy Vargas
Sandra & John Wagner
Frank & Conni Warren
Mary Ellen Welsh & Bob Hartman
Penny West & Dennis Dickman
Rick Wise
Carolene Wiser & Willie Scheidt
Carma Zisman

Anonymous Online Donor Organizations:
Network for Good

If you have given a donation within the last 12 months, but do not see your name, please contact AmadorArts.

Collaborative Organizations

Amador County Community Foundation

Amador Concert Band

Amador Council of Tourism

Amador County Artists Association

Amador County Fair

Amador County Library

Amador County Recreation Agency

City of Jackson

City of Plymouth

City of Sutter Creek

Friends of the Amador County Library

Kennedy Mine Foundation

Main Street Theatre Works

Mother Lode Friends of Music

Pine Grove Community Service District

Preston Castle Foundation

Sutter Creek Business and Professional Association

Sutter Creek Community Benefit Foundation

Volcano Theatre Company

Lifetime Contributors
The following contributors made lasting impacts on AmadorArts during that past 37 years:
Alba & Gary Ariosio
Lynda & Lee Cook
Sue & Barry Duncan
Sharon & Marvin Hampton
Al & Lois Herrick
Patrick & Alaina Lyons
Glenyce & Jimmy Wilson

If you have given a donation within the last 12 months, but do not see your name, please contact AmadorArts.