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 February 5, 2020

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

Patron $1,000+

Troy Bowers, Amador County Fair
Tracy Dehn, Terra d’Oro Winery
Candice Diamond & Bill Price – Diamond Price Fund
Stanley Lukowicz
Ardyce Terhune
Thomas Violich

Champion $500+

Amador County Gourd Artists
Betzaida Arroyo, United Health Group
Henry & Ellen Weyrauch III
Larry Youngman, Clorox Corp.

Friends of Arts $250+

Millie & Ross Butler
Adam Gottstein
Dennis & Julie Griffin, The Griffin Company
Jim & Suzy Gullett Family
Donna & Richard Hall
Sarkis & Anne Kel-Artinian
Alaina Lyons
Ken & Nancy Nieland
Amy Slavensky
Barbara Wells

Art Lovers $100+

Janis Akuna
Amador Brewing
Amador Vintners Association
ARC of Amador & Calaveras
Sandra Baracco
Tracey Berkner, Volcano Union Inn & Taste Restaurant
Sharon Berglund
Sharon Bertoli
Harry Briggs
Charles & Carol Brown
Cynthia Cass
Nancy Chapman & David Lindguist
Gwendolyn Christeson, The Estate Planning Law Center
Phil Collins & Pam Swenson
Katherine Evatt
Sally Friel
Kathleen Gadway
Martha Gamble
Marie & David Garcia
Wayne Garibaldi
Sandra & Larry Gillett
Mark & Mary Glover
Kathryn & Melvin Glunt
Deborah Grady & Mara Feeney
Ralph & Isolde Harder
Susanne & Richard Honey
Hospice of Amador County & Calaveras
Jerry & Peggy Jolley
Lynn Keever
Mark Koenig
Sue & Joe Lagomarsino
Anne Lintz State Farm
Aaron May, JB’s Awards & Engraving
Patrick & Frances McGinnis
Yvonne Neville
Marleen Olive
Lyla Osmundsen
Francine Pogue
Dede Ryan
Denise Schank
Teri & Jim Schnepp
Gary Slade
Curtis Stromme
Terre Rouge & Easton Wines
Maryann Tremelling
Giles & Shirley Turner
Sabina & Dale Turner
Kim Vagt
Penny West & Dennis Dickman
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
Sheila Berg
Cathleen & Magnus Berglund
Alan & Helen Bierce
Ann Bjellard
Susan Bordwell
Steve & Anne Boyd
Casey & Margaret Brandson
Jeffrey & Ree Brown
Lynne Brumit
Caryl Callsen
Sandra Campbell
Larry & Becky Carson
Gail Cates
Francis Caton & Rebecca Stone
Marianne Chang
JoAnn Chevrette
Bob & Sharon Christman
Sidney Cohen
Deborah & James Cowan
Mary Cowan
Daniel D’Agostini
Jean Lousie Dahl
Rodney & Lorraine Davis
Judy Day
Linda Desedare
Holly Ensley
Frances Farmer
Yvonne & Jerry Funderburgh
Mary Gallo
Marie Garcia
David & Linda Gonzales
Kathy Guletz
Lucy Hackett & John Haedrich
Christi Hahn, Robert Hahn’s Automotive
Lois Herrick
Richard Hoffman
Bronwyn Hogan
Nancy Horst-Jones
Terrie Houseman & Robert Kleinbrahm
Michelle Hubbell
Kathleen Johnson
Krista & Gerry Keegan
Sue & Rich Kendall
S. Ann Kimball
Rocky & Christie Lane
Kelly Langelier
Judith Lerner
Jacqueline Martinez
Douglas & Susan McElwee
Sandra Morgan
Nadine Mottoros
Mary Nahhas
Nancy Nasiatka
Jo Ann Ogburn
Bruce Peccianti
Jean Pinotti
Patty Redkey
Rebecca & Gary Reinoehl
Linda Rianda
Joanne Richmond
Anne Roeth
Joyce Sandau
Claudia Schwalm
Cheryl Serna
Carol Sethre
Jim & Carol Settlage
Christine Shultz
Melene Smith
Muriel Stettler
Darlene Sutton
Victoria & Daniel Stojanovich
Keith & Gail Sweet
Bonnie Toy
Sally Trestrail
Gerald & Kelly Trottier
Nancy Vargas
Frank & Conni Warren
Carolene Wiser & Willie Scheidt
Catherine Woodruff
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.

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
Terra d’Oro Winery
Charles Spinetta Winery

WineFest Artists, Shops, Wineries, Donors, Sponsors, Committee Members & Volunteers


Reciprocal Donor 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.

Click HERE to become a contributing donor of AmadorArts.