Our Donors

Staff close v 2Special Thanks to our Donors who are driving creativity, innovation and vibrancy in Santa Cruz County.  Together, we create a home that is flourishing with amazing experiences that bring people together, engage us in new ways, and builds community.

Donors from July 2015 – June 2016

*Special Thanks to our Open Studios Angel Investors whose support allowed us to launch the FREE guides to this beloved program.

Medici Leadership Circle Donors ($5,000+)

Linda Charman
Chuck & Susan Hawley
Carolyn Hyatt
Harold & Dorothy Hyde*
David & Abigail Kaun
Andrea London*
George Newell
Rowland & Pat Rebele*
Martha Seaver
Jody Snyder & Noel Littlejohns
Kerry Veenstra*
Barbara Weigel

 

Medici Circle Donors ($1,000-4,999)

Judy & Geoffrey Alexander
Ralph Alpert
Bonnie & Robert Bernardi*
J.M. Brown
Aaron Brookes
Laurie Brooks
Constance Broz
Mary Anne Carson
Ceil Cirillo
Jeffrey Galipeaux
John & Susan Graulty
Mary James & George Cook
Mark Lawsen
Linda Levy & Stephen King
Colleen Martin-Garcia
Bertie & Mike McElroy
Mary H. McMillan
Muffie & Les Miller
Janet Platin
Cheryl & Joe Pruss
Carl Rom
Mark Sachau & Bill Gielow
Dolores Saluppo & Peter Holland
Stephanie & Richard Schriver*
Gabrielle Stocker
Ginger & Jim Tolonen
Edda Tusinac & Herb Finkelman
Bessie Vizzusi-Gruhlke
Sally & Lucas Willey

 


Arts Advocate Donors ($500+)

Betsy F. Miller Andersen & John Andersen
Laurie Brooks
Kris Heil
Teresa B. McCann & Eric Jensen
Jacob & Hila Michaelsen
Patrick & Rose Mulhearn
Wayne Palmer & Earleen Overend


Supporter Donors ($100+)

Michelle Achee
Marty Ackerman
Mary Arman
Robert Bailey
Tandy Beal & Jon Scoville
Tory & Richard Beale
Lili & Tom Beggs
Betsy Rose & Pat Campbell
Roberta Bristol
Joe Brookshier
Joyce L. Chadderdon
Sandra Cherk
David & Mary Alice Copp
Margy A. Cottle
John & Suzy Crawford
Cynthia Siegel
Marc & Beverly D’estout
Joao De Brito
Olga & Bill de Santa Anna
Kathleen DeWild
Jill Ann & Dan Dion
Ann & John Dizikes
Joanna Doubleday
Barbara Downs
Joan & Bill Dunn
Beth Dyer
Charles & Kim Eadie
Sabrina Eastwood & Russell Krebs
Cliff Erickson
Janet C. Firth
Jennifer Gallacher
Peter Gelblum & Michele Estrin-Gelblum
Terry Green
Karen Groppi
Lynn Guenther
Kathleen & James Hatfield
Ann Hazels
Gero Heine
Rose Marie Hendrix
Breta & Bruce Holgers
Steve Houlihan & Marlene Mirassou
Jeanne Howard
Nancy & Steve Howells
Joe Hyatt
Doug & Gwen Kaplan
Kathleen Crocetti
Brandon & Trisha Kett
Michele and Bob Kibrick
Linda N. Larkin
Connie & Speed Leas
Florence & Keith Lesar
Mark Levy
John Lima
Nancy & Rabbi Rick Litvak
Peggy Marketello
Cynthia & William Mathews
Michael McNair
Bruce McPherson
Sharon Medler
Virginia Mickelson
Joanna Misunas
Wendy Molin
Torin Moray
Tom Morgan
Jeannine Calcagno Niehaus
Rachelle & Nathan Norris
Janis O’Driscoll
Dawn O’Regan
Mary Offermann
Irene Osterbrock
Brian Parselle
Marilyn & Gary Patton
Bayje Pomeroy
Jim Potterton
Ellen Primack & Eric Schmidt
Nancy Ragey
Gretchen Regenhardt
Cher Roberts
Elizabeth Romanini
Jan & David Roy
Cathie Lee Royer
Grace M. Sanchez & Tom Bush
Peter & Sandra Sanford
Sandy Schuller
Norman Schwartz & Mary Ellen Sullivan
Randie Paige & Steven Silverstein
Marlaina E Simonson
David & Mary South
Berdell & Michael Spellman
Mary Spire
Colleen & Jeffrey Stobbe
Michael Stobbe
Sue Struck
Judith Swanson
Lee Taiz
Bonnie & Dale Thurston
Mark & Deborah Vanderwoude
Frank & Jana Vargas
Susanna Waddell
Jean Walton Wolff
Lucius Wasserman
Lynda Watson
John Wells & Mariana Alwell
D. C. Willetts
Michelle Linda Williams
Linda Wilshusen & Rock Pfotenhauer
Susan & William Wishon
Jonathan & Susan Wittwer
Pat & Larry Worley


Member Donors ($40+)

Frank Anderson
Steven & Bonnie Barisof
Sharon Barrett
Janet Bell
Crystal Birns & Peter Koht
Gail & Michael Burk
Alena Byrnes
Helen & Peter Carr
Laura Chatham
Chip
Carolyn & Curt Coleman
Ron Cook & Stella Sexmith
Eli & Angela Eisenpress
Regina Falkner
David Fleming & Jeanne Lance
Marianna & James Franks
Liz Lyons Friedman
Marie Gabrielle
Isobel George
Velma Groppi
Jennifer & Hugh Grubb
Susan Hancey
Michele Hausman
Susan Hillyard
Christine Hirsch
Dina Hoffman
Rusten Hogness & Donna Haraway
Doris Jay
Aaron Johnson & Anne Cappiello
Leslie Kern
Wendy King
Joan E. Laurence
Claire Lerner
Nancy & John Lingemann
Martine Mahoudeau
Beverly Martin
Ken Martin
Carolina McCall
Bonnie & Gary Minardi
Chris Miroyan
Beverly G. Moore
Cyndi Morris
Lisa Christine Napier
Sarah Nelson Green
Ann Ostermann & Isaiah Williams
Carol Ann and Richard Patterson
Erika Perloff
Beth Purcell
Maggie Renner Hellmann & Lou Renner
Carol Riddle
Joshua Salesin & Claire Schneberger
Santa Cruz Socialites
Isabelle & Michael Scott
Nina Simon
Lance Sims
Michael & Sally Singer
Peggy Snider
Tegan Speiser
Dee Tannenbaum
Nancy Valek Corbett
Carmella & Joseph Weintraub
Melissa West
Sara R. Wilbourne
Jan & Margaret Ysselstein


Business Sponsors

Artisans Gallery
The Buttery
Bookshop Santa Cruz
Community Printers
Good Times
Hotel Paradox
KBDA
KSCO
Mission Hill Creamery, Inc.
New Moon Design Group
NHS
Plantronics
Radius Gallery
Register-Pajaronian
Santa Cruz County Bank
Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau
Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center
Universal Audio
Wild Rose


Artists for the Arts Donors

They opened their studios and their hearts. The following artists have contributed to the 2015 Open Studios Artist Drive. Their generosity supports arts education and a strong creative community.

Wendy & Roger Aikin
Claudia Amling-MacFarland
Vivienne Andres
Steve Kolb & Susana Arias
Lisa & James Aschbacher
Diana & Mike Bailey
Barbara Bailey-Porter & James Porter
Sheryl Barabba
Jody & Stephen Bare
Bonnie & Steven Barisof
IB Bayo
Mary Berkana
Roene & Robert Bishop
Sally & Lowell Bookman
Jim Bourne
Carol Bowie
Nancy Brookie-Connor
Russell Brutsche
Alena Byrnes
Mimi Cahalan
Leon Canerot
Anne Cappiello & Aaron Johnson
Bonnie Carver
Sandra Cherk
Lois Cole
Mel Cole
Liz Crain
Ginger Crawford & Jim Tolonen
John Crawford
Gina Dekort
Ann & John Dizikes
Terry Dowell
Barbara Downs
Jane Doyle
Evelyn Jenkins Drew
Cliff Erickson
Shirley Fink
Janet Firth
Paul Fortis
Stacy Frank
Daniel S. Friedman
Liz Lyons Friedman
Marie Gabrielle
Isobel George
Michele Giulvezan-Tanner
Angela Gleason
Amy Glover Martin
Don Golden
Connie & Jim Grant
Jane Gregorius
Lynn Guenther
Susan Hancey
Coraly & Lee Hanson
Michele Hausman
Kris Heil
Gero Heine
Joan Hellenthal
Laurie & Dan Hennig
Natasha High
Susan Hillyard
Lisa Hochstein
Ina Hohensee
Roy Holmberg
Susan Leone Howe
Nancy Howells
Christianna & Fred Hunnicutt
Maren Hurn
Sally Jorgensen & Tim Isaacs
Wendy King
Sandy & Bob Kinzie
Lila Klapman
Ruth Korch
Louanne Korver
Frank Leonard
Shirley Lehner-Rhoades
Linda Levy & Stephen King
Marilyn MacKenzie
Kris Mangliers
Peggy Marketello
Beverly Martin
Stephanie Martin
Heather & Tim Matthews
Carolina McCall
George McCullough
Dana Lee McFadden
Daniel McFadden
Patricia & Donald McPherson
Sharon Medler
Judy Miller
Brenda Mills-Brannan & William Brannan
Bonnie & Gary Minardi
Chris Miroyan
Michael Mote
Karen Nevis
Jeannine Calcagno Niehaus
Chuc Nowark
Mary Offermann
Anna Oneglia
Ted Orland
Tony Pagliaro
Dyann Paynovich
Rosy Penhallow
Ed Penniman
Erika Perloff
Melinda Picatti
Elaine Pinkernell
Leslie Pomeroy & Dave Renkens
James Potterton
Beth Purcell
Andrew Purchin
Ziggy Rendler-Bregman & Jesse Bregman
Maggie Renner Hellman & Lou Renner
Andrea Rich
Carol Riddle
Elizabeth Romanini
Jeanne Rosen Sofen
Doug Ross
Steve Salisian
Cristina Sayers
Stephanie & Richard Schriver
Marc Shargel
Sandra Shaw
Cynthia Siegel
Randie Paige & Steven Silverstein
Lance Sims
Sally & Michael Singer
Peggy Snider
Amy Stark
Robert Stone
Abigail Stryker
Cristie Thomas & Scott Lindberg
Sylvia Valentine
Kerry Van Stockum
Susan Vaughan
Paul Vernier
Sandra Vines-Walker & T. Mike Walker
Susanna Waddell
Jacquie Walton
Ann Wasserman
Renee Sayer Wence
Isabel Wilson
Tom Wolver
Pat & Larry Worley
Elise Ann Wormuth
Paul Zaretsky


Foundation Supporters

California Arts Council
Community Foundation for Monterey County
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
East Bay Community Foundation
Environmental Protection Agency/Monterey Bay Aquarium
The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
The Mendard Family Foundation
Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
The Sato Foundation
Tides Foundation/ART4MOORE
Toole Fund
United Way of Santa Cruz County


Public Supporters

City of Capitola
City of Santa Cruz
City of Scotts Valley
City of Watsonville
County of Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz County Office of Education


Ebb & Flow Donors

Marty Ackerman
Agri-Culture
Ralph Alpert
Gail & Michael Burk
Cheryl & Dennis Caspe
California Arts Council
City of Santa Cruz Economic Development
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Ann & John Dizikes
Douglas Downs
Jane Doyle
Janet Fardette
Susan & John Graulty
Carolyn Hyatt
Heidi Hybl
David Jackman
Marylou Lamb
Susan Lantis
Connie & Speed Leas
James Lippman
Cynthia Mathews
George Newell
Irene Osterbrock
Ed Penniman
Emily Reilly
Santa Cruz Farm Bureau
Maya Sapper
Monica & Bill Searcy
Jody Snyder & Noel Littlejohns
Mary & David South
Colleen & Jeffrey Stobbe
Nancy Valek Corbett
Lynda Watson
Lois Widom
Sara Wilbourne
Michelle Williams & Jon Vaden
Jordana Williams