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 drives our advocacy programming, trainings, outreach and engagement both during and between the Texas legislative sessions. Together, we are committed to building a stronger creative community across Texas.

This list reflects Texans for the Arts' members from fiscal 2021-2022 (November 1, 2021 - October 31, 2022) and until January 29, 2023. "Thank You!"

To help us spread the word about the good work we collectively undertake, we encourage you to post our logo on your web site, program book, or email signature!  Thank you!

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ORGANIZATIONS

Mega Star ($5,000 +)

Houston Arts Alliance

Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Houston +

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 

 

Benefactor ($2,500 +)

AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas
Austin Film Festival
Austin Theatre Alliance, Austin
Ballet Austin, Austin
City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Cultural Affairs Division, Economic Development, City of Austin +
Dallas Museum of Art
Department of Arts & Culture, City of Irving
Houston Grand Opera
Maxwell Locke and Ritter, Austin

Midtown Management District, Houston
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City 
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas +
San Antonio Museum of Art
Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth
The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

 

Champion ($1,000 +)

Abilene Cultural Affairs Council
Alley Theatre, Houston
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi
Arts Fort Worth
Arts and Culture Board, City of Georgetown
Ballet Lubbock
Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas
Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts
Bruce Wood Dance, Dallas

Citadelle Art Foundation, Canadian
Cultural Affairs and Recreation, El Paso
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Association
Deep Ellum Foundation, Dallas
El Paso Symphony
Fresh Arts/Arts District Houston, Houston
Houston Ballet
Houston Symphony
Houston Theater District
Live Theatre League of Tarrant County
MATCH: Midtown Arts & Theater Center, Houston
Mermaid Society SMTX, San Marcos
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Odessa Arts
The Orange Show Foundation, Houston
Performing Arts Houston
Project Row Houses, Houston
Rice University Moody Center for the Arts, Houston

Say Sí, San Antonio
TACA, The Arts Community Alliance, Dallas
TECO Theatrical Productions, Dallas
The Contemporary, Austin
The Menil Collection, Houston

Theatre Under the Stars, Houston
TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND, Dallas
Visit Dallas

The Witte Museum, San Antonio

 

Proponent ($250 +)

04Arts Foundation, San Antonio
Amphibian Stage, Fort Worth
Art Spark Texas, Austin
Arts For Rural Texas, Fayettevile
Austin Film Society
Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, Houston
Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock
Chorus Austin
City of Round Rock, Arts and Culture

Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dance Salad Festival, Houston
Diaz Music Institute, Kingwood

East End Cultural District, Houston
East Texas Symphony Orchestra Assn., Tyler
The Ensemble Theatre, Houston
Fredericksburg Theatre Company
FuseBox Austin
Galveston Arts Center, Galveston Island
Glasstire, Houston
HITS Theatre, Houston
Houston Children's Chorus

Imagination Fort Worth
ISHIDA Dance Company, Austin

Island ETC (East End Theatre Company), Galveston
Lawndale Art & Performance Center, Houston
Levitt Pavilion Arlington, Arlington
Longview Museum of Fine Arts
Longview Symphony, Longview

Lubbock Arts Alliance
Lubbock Cultural Arts Foundation
Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
The Magik Children's Theatre, San Antonio

Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Houston
Mesquite Arts Council, Mesquite
Mexican American Civil Rights Institute, San Antonio
Museum of the Southwest, Midland
North Texas Business Council on the Arts, Dallas
Odessa Hispanic Art Association
Permian Basin Opera, Midland
Prelude Music Foundation, Houston
Rockport Center for the Arts
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Shakespeare Festival of Dallas
Sherman Cultural District, Sherman
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio
Texas Folklife, Austin
Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, Canyon
The Rothko Chapel, Houston
The Symphony of Southeast Texas, Beaumont
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts +, San Antonio
Turtle Creek Chorale, Dallas
The Vocal Majority, Coppell

 

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)

Austin Jazz Workshop, Austin
Plano Children's Theatre, Plano
Texas Association of Museums, Austin

Urban-15, San Antonio

Friends ($25)

Arathi School of Indian Dance, San Antonio
ATX Theatre, Austin
Express Children's Theatre, Katy

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

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Kathy Swindler Creative; Ryan McGuire, Armic Systems; and Randy Ham, Odessa Arts for their generous investment in communication strategies, including design work and digital marketing for the 2021 Virtual Arts Advocacy Summit in February 2021.


Headliner ($500 +)

Amarillo Symphony
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth

Austin Chamber Music Center
Austin Opera
Big Medium, Austin
Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre, 
New Braunfels
Center City of Amarillo
The Center for the Arts & Sciences, Brazosport Fine Arts Council, Clute
Creative Waco
Da Camera, Houston 
Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition +
Dallas Summer Musicals

Dallas Theater Center
Fair Park First, Dallas

Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Houston Museum District
Harris County Cultural Arts Council, Houston

Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock
Lutcher Theater, Orange 
National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature, Abilene
Near Southside, Inc., Fort Worth
Sammons Center for the Arts, Dallas
Shakespeare Dallas
Texarkana Symphony Orchestra
Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras
Texas Performing Arts, UT Austin, Austin
The Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston
The Vortex, Austin

Uptown Players, Dallas
Waco Symphony Association
Young Audiences of Houston
Young Audiences of Northeast Texas, Tyler
Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts & Culture

 

 

Advocate ($100 +) 

14 Pews, Houston
29 Pieces, Dallas
Abilene Philharmonic Association +
Allied Theatre/State West, Fort Worth
Amarillo Art Institute
Amarillo Little Theatre  
Amarillo Museum of Art
Amarillo Opera, Amarillo
Amarillo Youth Choirs
American Baroque Opera Co., Dallas
Angelina Arts Alliance, Lufkin  
Art Beat Dance Center, Leander
Art Center Waco
Artpace, San Antonio
Arts Council of Brazos Valley, College Station
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont
Arts!Longview, Longview
Artsview Children's Theatre, Longview
Art Connection of East Texas, Tyler
Astraios, Inc., Frisco
Austin Asian American Film Festival, Austin
Austin Classical Guitar
Austin Jazz Workshop

Austin Shakespeare Festival
Ballet San Angelo
Beat4Beat, Austin
Beaumont Community Players

Beckles Dancing Company, Dallas
Bee Cave Arts Foundation, Bee Cave
Big Thought, Dallas
Black Cultural Council of Odessa
Broadway Festivals, Inc., Lubbock
Brownsville Historical Association
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Bugle Boy Foundation, La Grange

Cara Mía Theatre, Dallas
Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene +
Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos
Chamber Music International, Dallas
Chamberlain Ballet, Plano
Cine Las Americas, Austin
City of Tyler Main Street Program
City of Boerne
Classical Guitar Alive, Austin
Classical Theatre Company, Houston
Conjunto Heritage Taller, San Antonio
Contemporary at Blue Star, San Antonio 
County Line Magazine
Creative Arts Center of Dallas

Creative Corner Productions, Fort Worth
Cultural Activities Center, Temple
Dallas Children's Theater
The Dallas Opera
Dance Source Houston
Denton Community Theatre
Discovery Green, Houston
DiverseWorks, Inc., Houston
Dobie Dichos, Inc., George West
Downtown Beaumont Cultural Arts District 
East Texas Youth Orchestra, Tyler

El Paseo Arts Foundation, Port Isabel
El Paso Pro Musica
Eye of the Dog Art Center, San Marcos
Fine Arts Chamber Players, Dallas

Forklift Danceworks, Austin 
Fort Stockton Community Theatre, Fort Stockton
Frisco Arts Foundation
Georgetown Art Works
The Grace Museum, Abilene

Greater Conroe Arts Alliance
Harmony School of Creative Arts, Meadowlakes
Hearts Need Arts, San Antonio
Hill Country Council for the Arts, Boerne
HONK!TX, Austin
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Photography
Houston Early Music

Houston Youth Symphony 
Huntsville Arts Commission/Huntsville Cultural District
Indian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Dallas
Inprint, Inc., Houston
Jubilee Theatre, Fort Worth
Junior Players, Dallas
K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi
Kids Excel, El Paso

King William Association, San Antonio
Laredo Cultural District +
Laredo Theater Guild International, Laredo +
Longview Chamber of Commerce
Lubbock Entertainment/Performing Arts Association
Main Street Theater, Houston
Mansfield Convention and Visitors Bureau
Marfa Live Arts, Marfa

Marshall Regional Arts Council
McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra

Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin
Midland Classic Theatre Company

Midland Community Theatre
Midland Festival Ballet
Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale, Midland+
Midtown Management District, Houston
Museum of Texas Tech University Association, Lubbock
Musiqa, Houston
Musical Bridges Around the World, San Antonio
Navarro Council of the Arts & Corsicana Palace Theater, Corsicana
New Texas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas
Orchestra of New Spain, Dallas
OUTSIDER Film & Arts Festival, Austin
Own Your Own Universe, San Marcos
Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, Canyon
Pasadena Philharmonic Orchestra
Permian Playhouse/Basin Theatre Works, Odessa
Playhouse 2000, Kerrville
Richard D. Latham Cultural District, Smithville
Rockport Cultural Arts District
Samskriti, Houston
San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council
San Angelo Symphony Society
San Marcos Cinema Club, San Marcos

Six Square - Austin's Black Cultural District
SMART Orchestra, San Marcos
Southeast Texas Arts Council, Beaumont
Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth

Tapestry Dance Company, Austin
Teatro Dallas
Texarkana Arts & Historic District
Texas Association of Museums
Texas Master Chorale, Tomball

Texas Nonprofit Theatres, Fort Worth
Texas Photographic Society
Texas Society of Sculptors
Theatre Arlington, Arlington
Theatre Longview
Theatre Three Inc., Dallas 
Travis Heights Arts Trail, Austin

Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler 
Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District Foundation, Ben Wheeler
Waco Civic Theatre, Waco
Waco Cultural Arts Fest, Cultural Arts of Waco
Wimberley Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance, Wimberley
Winnsboro Center for the Arts, Winnsboro
The Women's Chorus of Dallas
Women & Their Work, Austin
Women's Symphony League of Austin
The Writer's Garret, Dallas
Young Texas Artists, Inc., Conroe
Youth Chorus of Central Texas, Waco
YWCA of Lubbock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

Champion ($1,000 +)

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

Proponent ($250 +)

Business Council for the Arts, Dallas
Texas Tennis Consultants, Austin

Advocate ($100 +)

Discover Odessa, Odessa
Red Maple Physical Therapy, Houston
Southwest Terrazzo Association, Fredericksburg 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

INDIVIDUALS

Champion ($1,000 +)

Alice M. Starr, Waco
Ginny Tigue, Colleyville

Headliner ($500 +)

Wendie Cook, Canadian
Nicholas Dragga, Lubbock
Todd Eric Hawkins, Irving
Linda Lee, Fort Worth
Cookie Ruiz, Austin
Alison Weaver, Houston

 

Proponent ($250 +)

Sara Egelston Akers, Plano
Augustin Arteaga, Dallas
Fiona Bond,
Waco
Joe B Brooks, Corsicana
Lily Cabatu Weiss, Dallas

Julie Crawford, Fredericksburg
Marci Dallas, Houston"
Cissy Segall Davis, Houston
Jose Diaz, Kingwood
James Dick,
Round Top
Aurora Farthing, Lubbock
Dr. Timothy W. Fleming, Georgetown
Veletta Forsythe-Lill, Dallas
Ben Fyffe, El Paso
Dr. Mary Grace Galvan Carroll, Laredo
Steven Gendler, Dallas 
Ann S. Graham, Austin
Randy Ham, Odessa
Chris Heinbaugh, Dallas
Jon Hinojosa, San Antonio
Ruth Ellen Jacobson, El Paso
Krystal Jones, San Antonio
Gabriela Kane, Austin
Robin Klaes,
Houston
Barry Knezek, Dallas
Brandon Lamb, Austin
Terry Loftis, Dallas
Jill Magnuson, Dallas
Kathryn McNiel, Houston
July Moreno,
San Marcos
Sara Morgan, Corpus Christi
Jim Nelson, Houston
Mary Padgett, Austin
Billye Proctor Shaw, Abilene
Dr. Michael Quantz, Brownsville
Debbie Racca-Sittre, San Antonio
Jim Ritts, Austin
Charles Santos, Dallas
Jennifer Scripps, Dallas
Cissy Segall Davis, Houston
Felipa Solis, El Paso
Joanna St. Angelo, Grapevine
Jay Stewart, Austin
Amanda Still, Georgetown
Donald & Norma Stone, Dallas
Mary Suhm, Austin
David Sullivan, Austin
Enrico Valdez, San Antonio
Stacy Watkins-Martin, Cresson
Meghan Wells, Austin
James White, Dallas
Ruth Ellen Whitt, Texarkana
Karen Wiley, Fort Worth
Eva Womack, Austin
Dr. Sarah Zenaida Gould, San Antonio

 

Supporter ($50 +) 

Sally Alvis, Lufkin
Eric Baker, Odessa

Dale Brock, Fort Worth
Daniel Butler, Dallas
Mary Margaret Campbell, George West
Pam Campbell, Fort Worth
Nathan Carroll, Lubbock
Elizabeth Carter, Pueblo, CO
Eric Colleary, Austin
Becca Chance, Lufkin
Zenetta Drew, Dallas
Christina Fitch, North Richland Hills
Robyn Flatt, Dallas
David Foster, Austin
Andrew Garrison, Austin
Amy Gibbs, Houston
Mila Gibson, Sweetwater
Becky Gonzalez, San Angelo
Lonny Gordon, Gordon Ranch/Gordon Dance, San Juan
Nancy Gore, Abilene
Caitlin Graham, Austin
Elizabeth Haley, Lubbock
Kristina Hart, Dallas
James Hatfield, Waco
Cathy Hernandez, Dallas
Zada Jahnsen, Bulverde
Paul Jensen, Austin
Paul Kretchmer, Manor
Kenneth Lenoir, Wylie
Jane Long, Houston
David Luther, Jr., Dallas
Kevin Manship, Austin
Wolford McCue, Dallas
Brannyn McDougal, Beaumont
Dorothea Meltzer, Plano
Dean Meredith, San Antonio
Lucas Miller, Austin
Connor Myers, New York, NY
Janie Orr, Plano
Susan Snider Osterberg, Houston
Carol Pianta, Tyler
Megan Pigott, Highland Village
Diana Pollak, Dallas
Jim Price, Dallas

Mindy Raymond, Dripping Springs
Ragan Rhodes, Porter
Judy Richardson, Austin
Nancie N. Rissing, Irving
Katie Robinson Edwards, Austin
Shannon Rusnack, Houston
Sarah Stauder, Houston
Gail Varcelotti, Canonsburg, PA
Rebecca Webb, Lubbock
Emily Wilkinson, Austin
Jack Wilkinson,
Mesquite
Mary Ellen Wright, Waco
William P. Wright, Jr., Abilene
Elizabeth Yeager, Wichita Falls
Brian Yeakley, Houston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Advocate ($100 +)  

Dr. Linda Abraham-Silver, Dallas
Cynthia Alvarado, Houston
John Alvarado, Dallas
Cristina Balli, San Antonio
Minnette Boesel, Houston
Michelle Bonton, Houston
Jeffie Brewer, Nacogdoches
Diane Browne c/o G&D Browne, Midland
Annie Burridge, Austin
Donald Caldwell, Lubbock
Cecil C. Connor, Jr., Houston
Pamela Corn, Austin

Allen Craig, Boerne
Jose Diaz, Kingwood
Jim Douglass, Lubbock
Jeff & Trish Dressen, Buffalo Gap
Beth Duke, Amarillo
Paula Floeck-McReynolds, Waco
Ann Marie Gan, Dallas
Bridget Gates, San Marcos
Gayle Halperin, Dallas +

Patricia Harless, Spring
Danny Holeva, Midland 
Clint Hurt, Midland
Alan Hutcheson, Austin
Jay Isham, Fort Worth
Nancy Cohen Israel, Dallas
Augustine Jalomo, Dallas
Rosser Kemp, El Paso
Sheryl Kolasinski, Houston
Veronica Kumpf, Manor
Piper LeMoine, Austin
James G. Lifshutz,
Lifshutz Foundation
, San Antonio
Janice Lindstrom, Garland
Sarah Duck Loudermilk, Houston
Trina Martin, Round Rock
Carl Masterson, Bellaire
Dr. & Mrs. Paul McCash, Texarkana
Wolford McCue, Dallas
Susan Moffat, Austin
Telissa Molano, Laredo

Christina J Moore, ScriptWorks, Austin
Susan Morehead, Austin
Kim Mytelka, Galveston
Rebecca Narramore, Linden
Salvatore Olimpio, Dallas
Alma Ornelas, Edinburg
Dorothy O'Shea Overbey, Austin
Linda Pease, Huntsville
Liz Picone, Austin
Christopher Poinsatte, Dallas +
Michelle Polgar, Austin
Sandra Porter, Houston
Kaye Price-Hawkins, Abilene
Renuka Rajagopalan, Plano
Lynn Roeder, Abilene
Louise Rosenfield, Dallas
Ruth Ann Rugg, Fort Worth
DeMetris Sampson, Dallas
Florence Scattergood, Waco
Lisa Sheldon, Waco
Cathy Siple, Conroe
James & Alison Small, Midland
Suzanne Smith, Dallas +

Holly Sodolak, Austin
Shawn Stephens, Houston
Howard Taylor, San Angelo
Jennifer Townsend, Pearland
Michelle Voss, Austin
Nieta Fran Ward, Tyler
Kate Wells, Longview
Ethan Wills, Midland
Jan Woodward, Abilene
Phyllis Young, Houston

 

Friend (<$25 +) 

Heather Allbright, La Grange
Stacey Allen, Missouri City
Barbara Antebi, Dallas
Sheetal Bedi, Houston
Alathea Blischke, Midland
Dianna Bluntzer Sherman, Corpus Christi
Dori Bosnyak, Lubbock
Deborah Brown, Dallas
Daniel Butler, Dallas
Liyen Chong, Houston
Ann Ciccolella, Austin
Margaret Clauder, Arlington
C. Mollyn Cole, Port Arthur
Lea Comte, Austin
Ava Cosey, Houston
Lauren Cunningham, Austin
Flo Curry, Midland
Ambronita Douzart, McKinney
Heather Fails
, Houston
Susie Kelly Flatau, Georgetown
Chayo Flores Zaldivar, San Antonio
Lonny Fox, Lubbock
Aleida Garcia, McAllen
Bianca Garcia, Austin
Alisa Garza, San Antonio
Monica Gomez, El Paso
Josefa Gonzalez Mariscal, San Antonio
Alison Greene, Houston
Linda Hatchel, Woodway
Vallerie Hernandez, Brownsville
Dean Hollis, Pleasanton
Diane Hunt, Abilene
Niloo Jalilvand, Dallas
Yvonne Johnson, Fort Worth
Anna Julia, Houston
Deborah Jung w. Kids Who Care, Fort Worth
Brooks Kendall, Granbury
Stephanie Key, San Antonio
Cindy Kidwell, Tyler
Chris Kiley & Amanda Varcelotti, Austin
Darrel Knight, Abilene
Erin Kracht, Bryan
Elaine Leahy, San Antonio
Ryan Manning, Austin
Marguerite McCormick, San Antonio
Sonny Mehta, Houston
Judith Miller, Leander
Mark & Ute Miller, Dallas
Norma Jean Moore, San Antonio
Mary Muse, Kerrville
Marissa Perez Garcia, Laredo
Rick Perkins, Austin
Eileen Pestorius, Austin
Lucinda Presley, Palestine
Jaime Puente, Austin
Mary Jane Riedlinger, Georgetown

Amanda Schubert, Woodway
Marc & Carolyn Shellum, 
Houston
Cindy Shephard, Hurst
Eric Shephard, Waco
Emilie Sizemore, Dickinson
Kathleen Staten, Cypress
Evan Stein, Austin

Kim Titus, Dallas
Chris Thomas, Texarkana
Bryan Tony, Dallas
Joseph Vincelli, Dallas
Cary Smith Wacker, Sherman
Kelsy Waggaman, Midland
Amy Walton, Dallas
Carol Watson, Georgetown
Charlie Wendell, Frisco
Fred White, Deer Park