Dan Flavin Installation at Richmond Hall, The Menil Collection, Houston, photo by J. Griffis Smith/TxDOT

TFA Members

Thank you to Texans for the Arts' members for your investment in our work!  Texans for the Arts' members, both organizations and individuals, amplify our collective voice across the state.  Your commitment and financial support enables our advocacy and lobbying work throughout the Texas legislative session and supports our advocacy training, Arts Advocacy Day, and legislative strategy planning between sessions.  Together, we are committed to building a stronger creative community across Texas.

This list reflects Texans for the Arts members from November 1, 2017 - December 21, 2017.  Members in bold have renewed for the 2017-2018 year!  "Thank You!"

For information on how you or your organization can become a member of Texans for the Arts and join this impressive list of advocates, click here.

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Mega Star ($5,000 +)
Houston Arts Alliance
Theater District Houston
Houston Museum District
Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Houston


Benefactor ($2,500 +)

AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
Big Thought, Dallas
City of San Antonio Office of Arts & Culture
Cultural Affairs Division, Economic Development,
 City of Austin
Dallas Museum of Art
Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas
Irving Arts Center, Irving
Office of Arts and Culture, City of Dallas
San Antonio Museum of Art


Champion  ($1,000 +)

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council
Alley Theatre, Houston
artpace, San Antonio
Arts Council of Fort Worth
Austin Theatre Alliance+, Austin
Ballet Austin, Austin
City of El Paso Museum & Cultural Affairs
Creative Action, Austin
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Houston Ballet
Houston Grand Opera
Live Theatre League of Tarrant County
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin
MATCH: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston
Mesquite Arts Council
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, Missouri
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Orange Show Foundation, Houston
Say Si - San Antonio Youth, Yes!
Society for the Performing Arts, Houston
Texas Cultural Trust
Theatre Under the Stars, Houston
The International Theatrical Arts Society (TITAS), Dallas


Headliner ($500 +)

Austin Symphony Orchestra Society
Big Medium, Austin
Brazosport Fine Arts Council, Clute
Bruce Wood Dance Project, Dallas
Da Camera of Houston 
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion, Arlington
Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Symphony
Lutcher Theatre, Orange 
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City 
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature,
Odessa Council on the Arts & Humanities
Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras 
Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc., Fort Worth
Waco Symphony Association


Proponent ($250 +)

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth
Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association, 
 New Braunfels
Business Council for the Arts, Dallas  
City of Harlingen
City of Round Rock, Arts and Culture
Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition
Downtown Bryan Association
East End Foundation, Houston
Georgia Arts Network, Atlanta, GA
Houston International Dance Coalition/
 Dance Salad Festival, Houston
Fredericksburg Theater Company 
Fusebox, Austin
Imagination Fort Worth
Island ETC, Galveston
Lawndale Art Center, Houston
Lubbock Arts Alliance
Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
The Citadelle Art Museum, Canadian, TX
The Vocal Majority, Coppell
VSA Texas
Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts & Culture
Young Audiences of Northeast Texas, Tyler


Advocate ($100 +) 

04Arts Foundation, San Antonio
29 Pieces, Dallas
Amarillo Art Institute
Amarillo Little Theatre
The Amarillo Symphony
Amarillo Youth Choirs
American Association of Community Theatre, Fort Worth
Amphibian Productions, Fort Worth
Angelina Arts Alliance, Lufkin  
Art League of Houston
Arts Council of Midland 
Arts Council Northeast, Bedford
Austin Film Society
Ballet Lubbock 
Ballet San Angelo
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas
Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio
Brownsville Historical Association
Brownsville Museum of Art
Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts
Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock
Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene
Chamberlain Performing Arts, Plano
Children's School of Art Houston & Lifelong Learning Art
Clear Creek Community Theatre, Nassau Bay
Chorus Abilene
City of Boerne
City of Harlingen Arts & Entertainment
County Line Magazine, East Texas
Creative Arts Center of Dallas
Creative Waco
, Waco
Cultural Activities Center, Temple
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Children's Theater
Dance of Asian America, Houston
Dance Council of North Texas, Dallas
Denton Community Theatre
Discovery Green, Houston
DiverseWorks, Houston
Eagle Lake League of Arts, Eagle Lake
El Paseo Arts Foundation, Port Isabel
Ensemble Theatre, Houston
Forklift Danceworks, Austin 
Fort Worth Classic Guitar
Friendswood Fine Arts Institute, Friendswood

Georgetown Arts & Cultural Board
George West StoryFest, George West
Glasstire, Houston
The Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston
Hill Country Council for the Arts, Boerne
HITS Theatre, Houston
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Photography
Houston Youth Symphony 
Inprint, Inc., Houston
The James Dick Foundation, Round Top
Junior Players, Dallas
Kids Excel El Paso 
King William Association, San Antonio
Laredo Theater Guild International, Laredo
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 
Lubbock Community Theatre
Main Street Theater, Houston
Mansfield Convention and Visitors Bureau 
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin
Midland Community Theatre
Mineola League of Arts
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas
Navarro Council of the Arts
Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, Canyon
Playhouse 2000, Kerrville
Project Row Houses, Houston 
Rice Design Alliance/Rice University, Houston 
San Angelo Symphony Society
Six Square - Austin's Black Cultural District
Smithville Cultural District
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio
Texas Folklife, Austin
The Texas Repertory Theatre Company, Houston
Texas Society of Sculptors, Georgetown
Theatre Arlington, Arlington
Theatre Three Inc., Dallas 
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio
Tyler Museum of Art 
University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Austin
University of Texas R. Don Cowan Fine & Performing Arts
 Center, Tyler
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
Wimberley Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance, Wimberley
Women & Their Work, Austin
Women's Symphony League of Austin
The Writer's Garret, Dallas
Writers' League of Texas, Austin
The Youth Chorus of Central Texas, Waco
YWCA of Lubbock


Supporter ($50 +)


Friend ($25 +)

Young Texas Artists, Inc., Conroe


Advocates of the Future ($370)

Drama Club, Crockett Middle School, Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD, Pecos
Michelle Taylor, Instructor

Anjelica Mata 8th grade
Courtney Hollon 8th grade
Haley Hodges 8th grade
Kaitlyn Loya 8th grade
Jonathan Marquez 7th grade
Louis Le 8th grade
Gianna Rico 7th grade
J'Lynn Estorga 8th grade
Lauren Conger 8th grade
Harvey Fuentes 8th grade
Adriel Carrasco 7th grade




Benefactor ($2,500 +)

Smither, Johnson, Langley families, Houston, Huntsville


Champion ($1,000 +)

Robert Benda, Fort Worth
Ginni & Richard Mithoff, Houston
Alice M. Starr, Waco
Kimberley A Yelkin, Austin

Headliner ($500 +)

Jereann H. Chaney, Houston


Proponent  ($250 +)

Cory Baker, Austin
Lynn Barnett, Abilene
Amy Baskin, Tyler
Fiona Bond, Waco
Lily Cabatu Weiss, Dallas
Mary Grace Carroll, Laredo
Dr. Linda Donahue, Lubbock
Jane Estes, Georgetown
Julie Farr, Houston
Ben Fyffe, El Paso
Jonathon Glus, Houston
Ann S. Graham, Austin
Joan Graham, Austin
Todd Eric Hawkins, Irving
Chris Heinbaugh, Dallas
Jon Hinojosa, San Antonio
Danny Holeva, Midland
Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, Austin
Cathy Neece Brown, Fort Worth
Margie Reese Johnson, Wichita Falls
Linda Lee, Fort Worth
Veronique LeMelle, San Antonio
Kathryn McNiel, Houston
George Ramirez, Brownsville
Jennifer Ransom Rice, Austin
Jim Ritts, Austin
Jennifer Scripps, Dallas
John Kerr Smither, Huntsville
Glenda Thompson, Fort Worth
Ruth Ellen Whitt, Texarkana
Karen Wiley, Fort Worth


Advocate ($100 +) 

Suhail Arastu, San Antonio
Rene Paul Barilleaux, San Antonio
Margarita Benavides, San Antonio
Leah Blackhard, Corsicana
Minnette Boesel, Houston
Diane Browne, Midland
Henry Brun, San Antonio
Renee Butler, Rosenberg
Allen Craig, Houston
Julie Crawford, Fort Worth 
Ben Davis, Denton
Fatima Donaldson, Katy
Freda Facy, San Antonio
Aurora Farthing, Lubbock 
Lawrence Gill, Dodge Jones Foundation, Abilene
John Gordon, Round Rock  
Sarah Hansen, Dallas
Valeria Hernandez, San Antonio
Tom Hicks, Lubbock
Nettie Hinton, San Antonio
Earl & Zada JahnsenBulverde
Augustine Jalomo, Dallas
Margaret Kanyusik, San Antonio
Mary Grace Ketner, San Antonio
Deborah Keyes, Dripping Springs
Robin Klaes, Houston
Jeannette Kolokoff, Midland
Perryn Leech, Houston
Liza Lewis, San Antonio
Lifshutz Foundation, San Antonio
Yadira Lozano, San Antonio
Sarah Loudermilk, Houston
Jill Magnuson, Dallas
Dr. Paul McCash, Texarkana
Jim Bob McMillan, Austin
Tammy Meinershagen, Frisco
Susan Moffatt, Austin
Susan Morehead, Austin
Kim Mytelka, Galveston
Guillermo Nicholas, San Antonio
Judy Nyquist, Houston
Dorothy Overbey, Austin
Dagoberto Patlan, San Antonio
Linda Pease, Huntsville
Liz Picone, Austin
Lisa Sheldon, Waco
Billye Proctor Shaw
, Abilene
Carl & Lynn Roeder, Abilene
Mark Rogers, San Antonio
Ruth Ann Rugg, Fort Worth
Jessica Sanchez Todd, San Antonio
Kay Sanford, Lubbock
Charles Santos, Dallas
Susana Segura, San Antonio
Purvi Shah, Abilene
James & Alison Small, Midland
Annette Spikes, Conroe
Alexander Stillman, Brownsville
David Sullivan, Austin
Howard Taylor, San Angelo
Susan Thomae-Morphew, Tyler
Louise H. Underwood, Lubbock
Juan M Velez, Brownsville
Sixto Wagan, Houston
Teresa Coleman Wash, Dallas
Jan Woodward, Abilene
Elizabeth Yeager, Wichita Falls
Phyllis Young, Houston


Supporter ($50 +)

Alex Alford, Austin
Tiffany Ammerman, Lubbock
Lauri McKay Bevan, Fort Worth
Terry A. Brown, Houston
Pat Burchfield, Brownsville
Mary Margaret Campbell, George West
Pam Campbell, Fort Worth
Bonnie & Nick Collier, Smithville
Ava Cosey, Houston
Mary Cox, Dallas 
Carol L. DeMoss, Brownsville
Gail Dentler, Victoria
Zenetta Drew, Dallas
David Foster, Austin
Cheryl Freeman, Round Rock
Monica Gomez, El Paso
Jeff Hacket, Waco
Elizabeth Haley, Lubbock
Cathy Hernandez, Dallas
Nancy Israel, Dallas
Kenneth Lenoir, Wylie, England
Lucas Miller, Austin
Don Moser, Houston
Rebecca Oliver, Austin
Celina Oliveira-Montoya, Laredo
Nancie N Rissing, Irving
Eric Shephard, Temple
Annetta Spikes, Waco
Judd Strader, San Antonio
Laura Tanner, Wimberley
Susanne Theis, Houston
JoAnn Treat, College Station
Betty Tutor, Houston
Sara Williams, Houston
William P. Wright, Jr., Abilene


Friend ($25 +)

Erin Adams, Waco 
Jamie Allen, Dallas
Andrea Angelo, Austin
Jennifer Armstrong, Dallas
Susan Austin, Weatherford
Alathea Blischke, Midland
Sandra Axelrad Boccara, Houston
Deborah Brown, Dallas
Glenn Burns, Snyder
Hacel M. Arias Burrola, Laredo
Dr. & Mrs. David L. Bush, Lubbock
Daniel Butler, Dallas
Kathryn Carroll, Laredo

Patrick Carroll, Laredo
Vernon Carroll, Laredo
Diane Castello, Waco
Rebecca Castillo, Brownsville
Veronica C Castillon, Laredo
R. Andrew Clark, Texarkana
David Cockerell, Fort Worth
Julie Crouch, Stephenville
Flo Curry, Midland
Piyali Sen Dasgupta, Katy
Meredith Dean, San Antonio
Sarah Christine Dierlam, Brownsville
Chloe Dotson, Brownsville
Jack Evans, Ben Wheeler
Afton Foreman, Waco
Jessica Forsdick, Houston
Marissa V. Perez Garcia, Laredo
Andrew Garrison, Austin
Cynthia A. Garza Galvan, Brownsville
P.A. Geddie, Ben Wheeler
Mila Gibson, Sweetwater
Margaret S. Gilbert, Waco
Julie Hardie, Waco
Linda Hatchel, Woodway
Candis Hicks, San Angel
Matthew Hinsley, Austin
Arthur Huron, Waco

Andrea Jackson, Waco
Linda James, Dallas
Ayla Jaramillo, Brownsville
Luann Jennings, Waco
Yvonne Johnson, Fort Worth
Deborah Jung, Fort Worth
Kay Kallos, Dallas
Brooks Kendall, Granary
Stephanie Key, San Antonio
Mary Klesse, Waco
Darrell Knight, Abilene
Megan Legband, Waco
Danielle Lopez, Pharr
Brooke Lyssy, McAllen
Amanda Marshall, Moody
Lora Martinez, Brownsville
Marguerite McCormick, San Antonio
Keisha McFerrin, Boerne
Samantha Melvin, Burnet
Gillian Menter, Dallas
Joseph Milazzo, Dallas
Mark & Ute Miller, Dallas
Telissa Molano, Laredo
Della Molloy-Daugherty, Austin
Christina J. Moore, Austin
Soledad Nunez, San Benito
Rebecca Narramore, Linden
Susana O'Docharty, Houston
Janice Pattillo, Silsbee
Cori Pena, Brownsville
Eileen Pestorius, West Lake Hills
Betty Propst, Canyon
Tara Putegnat, Brownsville
Victoria Quemada, Kingsland
Colleen Reilly, Houston
Jesus Rivera, Waco
Susan Roberts, Waco
Charilyne Rojas, Dallas
Jo Lee Rubio, Brownsville
Allen Rudolph, Boerne
Timo Ruedas, Rancho Viejo
Patricua Barry Rumble, Beaumont
Maricela Sanchez, Corpus Christi
Amanda Schubert, Waco
Brad Sharp, Frisco
Marc & Carolyn Shellum, Houston
Eric Shephard, Waco
Ali Tiegs, Amarillo
Rene Van Haften, Brownsville
Angelica Veracruz, Waco
Michelle Voss, Austin
Brad Wehring, New Braunfels
Jake Weigel, Odessa
Scott White, Lubbock