Our Donors

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 May 9, 2019

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

Patron $1,000+

Amador County Community Foundation
Troy Bowers, Amador County Fair
Candice Diamond & Bill Price – Diamond Price Fund
Stanley Lukowicz, The National Hotel
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort and Band of Miwuk
Nan Muzinich
Ardyce Terhune
Terra d’Oro Winery
Thomas Violich


Champion $500+

Betzaida Arroyo, United Health Group
Patrick & Alaina Lyons
Larry Youngman, Clorox Corp.


Friends of Arts $250+

Nancy Beishline & Dennis Rodman
Millie & Ross Butler
DeDe & Patrick Doran
Dennis & Julie Griffin, The Griffin Company
Jim & Teresa Guidi, KVGC Hometown Radio
Sarkis & Anne Kel-Artinian
Ken & Polly Miller
Lynn Morgan
Ken & Nancy Nieland
Will & Jennifer Pritchard
Diane Olsen & Stan Redkey
Susan Richardson
Susan Schank
Barbara Wells
Ellen & Henry Weyrauch III

Art Lovers $100+

Janis Akuna
ARC of Amador & Calaveras
Bruce and Sandi Baracco
Joan Bowen
Charles & Carol Brown
Sharon Berglund
Cynthia Cass
Christine Coleman
Phil Collins & Pam Swenson
Colleen & Bob Cookson
Karen & Wyman Dickerson
Carol Emerson
Sandy & John Emery
Lilliana & Manuel Falco, Falco Cabinets
Mara Feeney & Deborah Grady
Kathleen Gadway
Carol & Hal Gamble
Wayne Garibaldi
Patricia & Ronald George
Mark & Mary Glover
Linda Gonzales
Meg Gottstein
Donna & Richard Hall
Ralph & Isolde Harder
Jim & Jan Harris
Hospice of Amador County & Calaveras
Craig & Susan Jessup
Peggy & Jerry Jolley
Joe & Sue Lagomarsino
Kat Leon & Craig Barmby
Arleen Lindstedt
Anne Lintz State Farm
Michael Maloney & Cynthia Butler
Robert Manassero, Manassero Insurance
Susan & Douglas McElwee
Patrick & Frances McGinnis
Nina & Kevin Neville
Yvonne Neville
Lyla Osmundsen & Chuck Wolfe
Janet Powell
Patty Redkey
Denise Schank
Teri & Jim Schnepp
Gary Slade
Curtis Stromme
Terre Rouge & Easton Wines
Maryann Tremelling
Sabina & Dale Turner
Penny West & Dennis Dickman


General & Business Level Donors $35-$60+ 

Charmaine Echeverria Adams
Cara Agustin, The StudioPerformance Technique Dance School
Dan & Sharon Alexander
Koney Austinn
Donna Stahl Bagshaw
Sheila Berg
Cathleen & Magnus Berglund
Virginia Berton
Alan & Helen Bierce
Joan Bowen
Steve & Anne Boyd
Kevin Brady & Marta Johnson
Casey & Margaret Brandson
Joseph & Edity Calmes
Sandra Campbell
Larry & Becky Carson
Gail Cates
Francis Caton & Rebecca Stone
Nancy Chapman & David Lindquist
Daniel D’Agostini
JoAnn Chevrette
Sharon & Bob Chrisman
Deborah & James Cowan
Mary Cowan
George & Sharyn Cunningham
Jean Lousie Dahl
Judy Day
Steve & Linda Desedare
Cynthia Engel
Holly Ensley
Frances Farmer
Jacquelyn Francisco
Sally Friel
Kevin & Eileen Fritson
Yvonne & Jerry Funderburgh
Mary Gallo
David & Marie Garcia
Sandra Gianandrea
Jenny Giurlani
Glass Doctor of the Gold Country
Melanye & Edward Gmerek
Gold Quartz Inn Sr. Retirement
Lucy Hackett & John Haedrich
Micheal & Sharon Hewitt
Glenda & Dale Hofstetter
Bronwyn Hogan
Michelle Hubbell
Terrie Houseman & Robert Kleinbrahm
Sheryl Iannitti, Hanford Gardens
Elvin Johnson
Kathleen Johnson
Angeline JoVan
Krista & Gerry Keegan
Sue & Rich Kendall
S. Ann Kimball
Dennis & Norma King
Sharon Kyle Kuhn
Rocky & Christie Lane
Kelly Langelier
Bruce & Debbie Langston
Marcus LaPilusa
Jeannette Lee
Judith Lerner
Toni Linde
Sherry & Loren Lukens
Elizabeth McComb
Ree McLaughlan Brown
Jennifer Minton & Dan Stoddard
Sandra Morgan
Nadine Mottoros
Mary Nahhas
Meg Newell
Jo Ann Ogburn
Anje Olmstead
John Peck
Jean Pinotti
Ed & Francine Pogue
Patty Redkey
Thom & Carol Reid
Linda Rianda
Joanne Richmond
Susan Ross
Joyce Sandau
Claudia Schwalm
Cheryl Serna
Carol Sethre
Jim & Carol Settlage
Lynn Shield
Christine Shultz
Manuel & Bonnie Sosa
Ray Stacey, Big Horse Ranch
Darlene Sutton
Keith & Gail Sweet
Chuck & Gloria Swiderski
Katherine & Donald Thomas
Gerald & Kelly Trottier
Giles & Shirley Turner
Sandra & John Wagner
Frank & Conni Warren
Mel Welsh & Bob Hartmann
Janet Westerman
Carolene Wiser & Willie Scheidt
Catherine Woodruff
Stephanie Young
Stephen Zalkind
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.

Click HERE to become a contributing donor of AmadorArts.

In-Kind Donors
In 2018-19, the following donors have made significant in-kind donations.

AmadorArts Board of Directors
ArtMix Amador Artists & Volunteers
Arts in Education Volunteers
Betzaida Arroyo
Carol & Charlie Brown
Cavana’s Pub & Grub
Calvin Douglas
Deja Douglas
Hal Gamble
Wayne Garibaldi
Jim & Teresa Guidi, KVGC Radio
Dave Holob
The Hopkins Family
Sheryl Ianitti, Hanford Gardens
The Leggett Family, Leggett Piano Services
Robert Lockhart
Stanley J. Lukowicz
Meghan O’Keefe
Diane Olsen & Stan Redkey
Deborah Pulskamp
Joyce Sandau
Chuck & Gloria Swiderski
Terra d’Oro Winery
Charles Spinetta Winery
Lori Webb
Rachael & Rick Wilson
WineFest Artists, Shops, Wineries, Donors, Sponsors, Committee Members & Volunteers

Reciprocal Donor Organizations

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.

Click HERE to become a contributing donor of AmadorArts.