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 enable our advocacy and lobbying work throughout and between the Texas legislative sessions and support 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, 2018 - September 3, 2020.  "Thank You!"

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Super Hero ($10,000)
Houston Arts Alliance
Mega Star ($5,000 +)
Theater District Houston
Houston Museum District
Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Houston
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth


Benefactor ($2,500 +)

Austin Film Festival
Austin Theatre Alliance, Austin
Ballet Austin
Big Thought, Dallas
City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture
Creative Action, Austin
Cultural Affairs Division, Economic Development,
 City of Austin +
Dallas Museum of Art
The Crow Collection of Asian Art of the University of Texas
 at Dallas
Department of Arts & Culture, City of Irving
Midtown Management District, Houston
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas
San Antonio Museum of Art
Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth
The Contemporary, Austin


Champion  ($1,000 +)

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council
Alley Theatre, Houston
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi
Arts Council of Fort Worth
Arts and Culture Board, City of Georgetown
AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
Ballet Lubbock
Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts
Citadelle Art Foundation, Canadian
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Symphony Association
Houston Ballet
Houston Grand Opera
Houston Symphony
Ignite Dallas, Meadow School of Arts, SMU, Dallas
Live Theatre League of Tarrant County
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin
MATCH: Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston
Odessa Arts
Museum and Cultural Affairs Division, City of El Paso
Say Si - San Antonio Youth, Yes!
Society for the Performing Arts, Houston
Theatre Under the Stars, Houston
The International Theatrical Arts Society/Dance Unbound (TITAS), Dallas
The Witte Museum, San Antonio


Headliner ($500 +)

Austin Chamber Music Center
Austin Opera
Austin Symphony Orchestra Society
Big Medium, Austin
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas

The Center for the Arts & Sciences, Brazosport Fine Arts Council, Clute
Creative Waco
Da Camera of Houston 
Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition
Dallas Theater Center
East Texas Symphony Orchestra Association, Tyler
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion - Arlington
Glassell School of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Lutcher Theater, Orange 
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature,
Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas
TeCo Theatrical Productions/Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas
The Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston
The Vocal Majority, Coppell
Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras
Uptown Players, Dallas
Waco Symphony Association
Young Audiences of Northeast Texas, Tyler


Proponent ($250 +)

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth
Arts Council of Midland
Art Spark Texas, Austin
Austin Film Society

Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association, 
 New Braunfels
Business Council for the Arts, Dallas  
City of Round Rock, Arts and Culture
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Creative Arts Center of Dallas, Inc.
East End Cultural District, Houston

The Ensemble Theatre, Houston
Fredericksburg Theater Company
Fresh Arts 
Fuse Box Austin
Galveston Arts Center, Galveston Island

Imagination Fort Worth
Island ETC, Galveston
Lubbock Arts Alliance
Lubbock Cultural Arts Foundation
Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Houston
Rockport Center for the Arts

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Shakespeare Festival of Dallas
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio

Texas Folklife, Austin
Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, Canyon
The Grace Museum, Abilene
The Rothko Chapel, Houston
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio

Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts & Culture

Advocate ($100 +) 

04Arts Foundation, San Antonio
29 Pieces, Dallas

Abilene Philharmonic Association +
Amarillo Art Institute
The Amarillo Little Theatre
Amarillo Museum of Art
The Amarillo Symphony
Amarillo Youth Choirs
Amphibian Stage Productions, Fort Worth
Angelina Arts Alliance, Lufkin  
Art Alliance Austin, Austin
artpace, San Antonio
Art Center of Waco
Arts District Houston
Arts!Longview, Longview

Artsview Children's Theatre, Longview
Art Connection of East Texas, Tyler
Austin Classical Guitar
Austin Shakespeare Festival

Ballet San Angelo
Beckles Dancing Company, Dallas
Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio
Brownsville Historical Association
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Cara Mia Theatre, Dallas
Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene +
The  Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock
Chamberlain Ballet, Plano
Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas
Children's School of Art Houston & Lifelong Learning Art
Chorus Abilene
City of Tyler Main Street Program

City of Boerne
County Line Magazine, Ben Wheeler
Cultural Activities Center, Temple
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Children's Theater
The Dallas Opera
Denton Community Theatre
Discovery Green, Houston
El Paseo Arts Foundation, Port Isabel
El Paso Pro Musica
Forklift Danceworks, Austin 
Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
Frisco Association for the Arts
George West Storyfest, George West
Glasstire, Houston 
Greater Conroe Arts Alliance
Hill Country Council for the Arts, Boerne
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Photography
Houston Youth Symphony 
Huntsville Arts Commission/Huntsville Cultural District
Inprint, Inc., Houston
Jubilee Theatre, Fort Worth

Junior Players, Dallas 
King William Association, San Antonio
Laredo Theater Guild International, Laredo +
Longview Museum of Fine Arts
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 
Lubbock Community Theatre

Lubbock Entertainment/Performing Arts Association
Main Street Theater, Houston
The Magik Theatre, San Antonio
Mansfield Convention and Visitors Bureau
Marshall Regional Arts Council

Mermaid Society of Texas, San Marcos 
Mesquite Arts Center/Council
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin
Midland Community Theatre
Midland Festival Ballet
Mineola League of the Arts, Mineola
Museum of the Southwest, Midland

Musical Bridges Around the World, San Antonio
Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, Canyon
Pasadena Philharmonic Orchestra, Pasadena
Playhouse 2000, Kerrville

Richard D. Latham Cultural District, Smithville
Rockport Cultural Arts District
San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council
San Angelo Symphony Society
Six Square - Austin's Black Cultural District
ScriptWorks, Austin
Southeast Texas Arts Council, 
TACA, The Arts Community Alliance, Dallas
Tapestry Dance Company, Austin
Teatro Dallas

Texarkana Arts & Historic District
Texas Association of Museums
Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Inc., Fort Worth
Texas Performing Arts, Austin

Texas Society of Sculptors, Georgetown
Theatre Arlington, Arlington
Theatre Three Inc., Dallas 
Tyler Museum of Art 
Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District Foundation, Ben Wheeler
Waco Cultural Arts Fest, Cultural Arts of Waco
West Texas Film Festival, Midland

Wimberley Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance, Wimberley
Winnsboro Center for the Arts, Winnsboro

Women & Their Work, Austin
Women's Symphony League of Austin
The Writer's Garret, Dallas
Young Audiences Inc. of Houston
Young Texas Artists, Inc., Conroe
Youth Chorus of Central Texas,
YWCA of Lubbock


Advocates of the Future ($75)

Drama Club and Winter Colorguard, Crockett Middle School, Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD, Pecos
Michelle Taylor, Theater Arts Teacher


Supporter ($50)

Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio
Cassatt In The Basin, Odessa


Friends ($25)

Artists for Artists, Inc. Houston
Luminaria, San Antonio

With special thanks to those members providing generous In-kind Services:











Champion ($1,000 +)

R. Barry Johnson, CPA, Arlington
Tejon Exploration Company, Abilene



Champion ($1,000 +)

James + Gayle Halperin Foundation, Dallas
Ginni & Richard Mithoff, Houston
Claude & Mae Moss Charities, Inc., Abilene
Carolyn & Karl Rathjen, Dallas
John and Stephanie Smither Visionary Fund, Huntsville, Houston

Alice M. Starr, Waco
Kimberley A. Yelkin, Austin

Headliner ($500 +)

Adam Adams, Houston
Angeli Hartliep, Joseph Xavier MD, Paris
Linda Lee, Fort Worth
Kathryn McNiel, Houston


Proponent  ($250 +)

John Abodeely, Houston
Augustin Arteaga, Dallas
Lynn Barnett, Abilene
Amy Baskin, Tyler
Fiona Bond, Waco
Mary Grace Galvan Carroll, Laredo
Wendie Cook, Canadian
Julie Crawford, Fredericksburg
Dr. Linda Donahue, Lubbock
Nicholas Dragga, Lubbock
Julie Farr, Houston
Dr. Timothy Fleming, Georgetown
Sammetria Goodson, Dallas
Ann S. Graham,
Randy Ham, Odessa
Todd Eric Hawkins, Irving
Chris Heinbaugh, Dallas
Jon Hinojosa, San Antonio
Danny Holeva, Midland
Sylnovia Holt-Rabb, Austin
Tracey Jerome, El Paso
Robin Klaes,
Lee M. Kugle, Austin
Brandon Lamb, Austin
Veletta Forsythe Lill, Dallas
Jill Magnuson, Dallas
Mary Padgett, Austin
Kaye Price-Hawkins, Abilene
Dr. Michael Quantz, Brownsville
Debbie Racca-Sittre, San Antonio
Jim Ritts, Austin
Cookie Ruiz, Austin
Jennifer Scripps, Dallas
Cissy Segall Davis, Houston
Joe Bill Sherrod, Amarillo
John Kerr Smither, Huntsville
Joanna St. Angelo, Grapevine
Jay Stewart, Austin
Amanda Still, Georgetown
Donald & Norma Stone, Dallas
David Sullivan, Austin
Virginia B. Tigue, Colleyville
Lily Cabatu Weiss, Dallas
Meghan Wells, Austin
Ruth Ellen Whitt, Texarkana
Karen Wiley, Fort Worth


Advocate ($100 +) 

Dr. Linda Abraham-Silver, Dallas
Suhail Arastu, San Antonio
Rene Paul Barilleaux, San Antonio
Margarita Benavides, San Antonio
Leah Blackhard, Corsicana
Minnette Boesel, Houston
Dale Brock,
Fort Worth
Diane Browne, Midland
Henry Brun, San Antonio
Annie Burridge, Austin
Renee Butler, Rosenberg
Mary Margaret Campbell, George West
Cecil C. Connor, Jr., Houston
Mary Cox, Dallas
Allen Craig, Houston 
Robert Davidson, Abilene
Ben Davis, Denton
Lou Dunn Diekemper, Lubbock
Donny Dougherty Insurance, Abilene
Jim Douglass, Lubbock

Fatima Donaldson, Katy
Marilu Ellis, Houston
Freda Facy, San Antonio
Aurora Farthing, Lubbock 
Lawrence Gill, Abilene
John Gordon, Round Rock  
Lane Gosnay, La Grange
Sarah Hansen, Dallas
Valeria Hernandez, San Antonio
Tom Hicks, Lubbock
Nettie Hinton, San Antonio
Phil Huffman, Katy
Clint Hurt, Midland
Jay Isham, Fort Worth
Nancy Israel, Dallas
Earl & Zada JahnsenBulverde
Augustine Jalomo, Dallas
Margaret Kanyusik, San Antonio
Rosser Kemp, El Paso
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
Sarah Duck Loudermilk, Houston
Yadira Lozano, San Antonio
Dr. & Mrs. Paul McCash, Texarkana
Debra McCook
Tammy Meinershagen, Frisco
Susan Moffat, Austin

Christina J Moore, Austin
Susan Morehead, Austin
Kim Mytelka, Galveston
Rebecca Narramore, Linden
Cathy Neece Brown, Fort Worth
Guillermo Nicholas, San Antonio
Judy Nyquist, Houston
Dorothy O'Shea Overbey, Austin
Dagoberto Patlan, San Antonio
Annette Paulin, San Antonio
Linda Pease, Huntsville
Liz Picone, Austin
Michelle Polgar, Austin
Billye Proctor Shaw, Abilene
Carl & Lynn Roeder, Abilene
Mark Rogers, San Antonio
Amber Rojas, Tyler
Ruth Ann Rugg, Fort Worth
Michael Sailors, Brooklyn
DeMetris Sampson, Dallas
Jessica Sanchez Todd, San Antonio
Kay Sanford, Lubbock
Charles Santos, Dallas
Susana Segura, San Antonio
Lisa Sheldon, Waco
James & Alison Small, Midland
Holly Sodolak, Austin
Penelope Speier, San Antonio
Alexander Stillman, Brownsville
Mary Suhm, Austin
Howard Taylor, San Angelo
Susan Thomae-Morphew, Tyler
Juan M Velez, Brownsville
Teresa Coleman Wash, Dallas
James White, Dallas
Jan Woodward
, Abilene
Phyllis Young, Houston


Supporter ($50 +)

Brannyn Allen, Port Arthur
Tiffany Ammerman, Marshall
Sandra Axelrad-Boccara, Houston
Shaun Best, Beaumont
Lauri McKay Bevan, Fort Worth
Dana Brock, Plano
Terry Ann Brown, Houston
Pat Burchfield, Brownsville
Daniel Butler, Dallas
Pam Campbell, Fort Worth
Lynn Castle, Beaumont
Mark Charney, Lubbock
Bonnie & Nick Collier, Smithville
Mary Cox, Dallas 
Carol L. DeMoss, Brownsville
Gail Delger, McKinney
Gail Dentler, Victoria
Zenetta Drew, Dallas
Lisa Etter, Abilene
Molly Fillmore, Denton
David Foster, Austin
Cheryl Freeman, Round Rock
Andrew Garrison, Austin
Amy Gibbs, Houston
Lonny Gordon, San Juan
Nancy Gore, Abilene
Caitlin Graham, Austin
Elizabeth Haley, Lubbock
Cathy Hernandez, Dallas
Paul Jensen, Austin
Gabriela Kane, Austin
Christopher Kiley, Austin
Eric Lashley, Georgetown

Kenneth Lenoir, Wylie
George Levesque, Abilene
Bonnie Lockhart, Austin
David Luther, Jr., Dallas
Lorn MaDougal, Austin
Carl Masterson, Bellaire
Kellen McIntyre, San Antonio
Andrew Mears, Houston
Miriam Meyers, Houston
Lucas Miller, Austin
Melissa Miller,Austin
Don Moser, Houston
Celina Oliveira-Montoya, Laredo
Becky Oliver, Austin
Janie Orr, Plano

Marissa V. Perez Garcia, Laredo
Carol Pianta, Tyler
Monica Raymond, Dripping Springs
Nancie N. Rissing, Irving
Deborah Robinson, PhD, Arlington
Louise Rosenfield, Dallas

Gail Sachson, ASK ME ABOUT ART, Dallas
Judd Strader, San Antonio +
Laura Tanner, Wimberley
Susanne Theis, Houston
Jo Ann Treat, College Station
Betty Tutor, Houston
Jack Wilkinson, Mesquite
Sara Williams, Houston
William P. Wright, Jr., Abilene
Elizabeth Yeager, Wichita Falls


Friend ($25 +)

Jamie Allen, Dallas
Heather Allbright, La Grange
Andrea Angelo, Austin
Barbara Antebi, Dallas
Havel Arias, Houston
Jennifer Armstrong, Dallas
Susan Austin, Weatherford
Mitch Barnett, Abilene
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Bell, Abilene
Alathea Blischke, Midland
Dori Bosnyak, Lubbock
Bethany Brooks,
Deborah Brown, Dallas
Angel Bryant, Fort Worth
Glenn Burns, Snyder
Hacel M. Arias Burrola, Laredo
Dr. & Mrs. David L. Bush, Lubbock
Daniel Butler, Dallas
Pam Campbell, Fort Worth
Kathryn Carroll, Laredo
Patrick Carroll, Laredo
Vernon Carroll, Laredo

Rebecca Castillo, Brownsville
Veronica C Castillon, Laredo
R. Andrew Clark, Texarkana
Margaret Clauder, Arlington
David Cockerell, Fort Worth
Nate & Laura Collins, Dallas
Ava Cosey, Houston
Hillary Coyle, Richardson

Dana Crabtree
Julie Crouch, Stephenville
Flo Curry, Midland
Piyali Sen Dasgupta, Katy
Jeff Davis, Manchester, NH
Maria De Leon, NALAC, San Antonio
Sarah Christine Dierlam, Brownsville
Chloe Dotson, Brownsville
Misty Downing, San Antonio
Trish Dressen, Abilene
Sheryl Emerick, Portland
Heather Fails, Houston
Susie Kelly Flatau, Georgetown
Jessica Forsdick, Houston
Alisa Garza, San Antonio
Cynthia A. Garza Galvan, Brownsville
Mila Gibson, Sweetwater
Margaret S. Gilbert, Waco
Risa Ginther, Austin
Monica Gomez, El Paso

Josefa Gonzalez Mariscal, Kingwood
Cindy Graham, Odessa
Alison Greene, Houston
Evan & Callie Harris,
Linda Hatchel, Woodway
Pam Heard, Rockport
Candis Hicks, San Angelo
Diane Hunt, Abilene
Linda James, Dallas
Ayla Jaramillo, Brownsville
Luann Jennings, Waco
Yvonne Johnson, Fort Worth
Michael Jordan, Midland
Deborah Jung w. Kids Who Care, Fort Worth
Kay Kallos, Dallas
Brooks Kendall, Granbury
Stephanie Key, San Antonio
Cindy Kidwell, Tyler
Kristina Kirkenaer-Hart, Dallas
Darrel Knight, Abilene
Erin Kracht, Bryan
Elaine Leahy, San Antonio
Whitney Lee, Stephenville
Bonnie Lockhart, Austin
Danielle Lopez, Pharr
Brooke Lyssy, McAllen
Amanda Marshall, Moody
Rhiannon Martin, Dallas
Lora Martinez, Brownsville
Mr. & Mrs. Rocky McAdams, Abilene
Marguerite McCormick, San Antonio
Keisha McFerrin, Boerne
Samantha Melvin, Burnet
Gillian Menter, Dallas
Joseph Milazzo, Dallas
Lisa Miller, Alstyne
Mark & Ute Miller, Dallas
Della Molloy-Daugherty, Denton
Norma Moore, San Antonio
Dona Morgan, Abilene
Roman Morgan, Austin
Connor Myers, New York, NY
Leslie Natale, Houston
Michelle Norris, Longview
Soledad Nunez, San Benito
Susana O'Docharty, Houston
Susan Osterberg, Houston
Janice Pattillo, Silsbee
Cori Pena, Brownsville
Marissa Perez Garcia, Laredo
Eileen Pestorius, Austin
Tara Putegnat, Brownsville
Victoria Quemada, Kingsland
Colleen Reilly, Houston
Katie Robinson Edwards, Austin
Charilyne Rojas, Dallas
Jo Lee Rubio, Brownsville
Allen Rudolph, Boerne
Timo Ruedas, Rancho Viejo
Patricua Barry Rumble, Beaumont
Maricela Sanchez, Corpus Christi
Judy Sargent, Austin
Susan Sargeant, Garland
Kenneth Saxon, Brownsville
Brad Sharp, Frisco
Amanda Schubert,
Marc & Carolyn Shellum, Houston
Eric Shephard, Waco
Charlene Seigel, Dallas
Dianna Bluntzer Sherman, Corpus Christi
Susan Sistrunk, Waco
Andy Stoker, Dallas
Ali Tiegs, Amarillo
Kim Titus, Dallas
Rene Van Haften, Brownsville
Amanda Varcelotti, Austin
Beverly Vaughn,
Angelica Veracruz, Waco
Michelle Voss, Austin
Carolyn Wacker, Sherman
Laura Wardroom, Abilene
Carol Watson, Georgetown

Brad Wehring, New Braunfels
Fred White, Deer Park
Scott White, Lubbock
Chayo Flores Zaldivar, San Antonio


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