Membership

Membership

Texas Women for the Arts features more than 300 dynamic women from across the state who are dedicated to ensuring every child has access to vital arts and arts education programs.

Texas Women for the Arts is an essential giving circle uniting the financial forces of Texas Women in funding arts and arts education programs throughout the state.

Created by the Texas Cultural Trust and administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts, Texas Women for the Arts is a non-profit organization that makes a remarkable impact on the arts in Texas for our children and our culture.

This yearly grant initiative provides meaningful funding to arts education programs across Texas. Each year, Texas Women for the Arts has the opportunity to choose which programs its privately-raised dollars will support.

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And support the efforts of these Texas Women and help nurture the artist in every child.

Membership

The membership year is from September 1st to August 31st. However, members may join at any time.

Dues must be paid in a lump sum or quarterly installments. A sustaining membership is also available, in which memberships will automatically renew each September and may be canceled at any time.

Membership Options

Texas Women for the Arts Legacy Council Membership

$2500 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Membership

$1200 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Mother/Daughter Membership*

$1500 per year

Texas Women for the Arts Junior Membership**

$750 per year

*Special introductory membership available for the first year of membership only; renewals will be at full rate for each member. Additional daughters $500/each.

** Junior membership available to women age 45 and under.

Legacy Member Benefits

  • Opportunity to invite 501(c)(3) organizations to apply for grant funding
  • Opportunity to vote on grants
  • Invitation to annual meeting
  • Invitation to attend the annual fall trip
  • Invitation to Texas Cultural Trust events
  • Name recognition on website
  • Name recognition on biennial Texas Medal of Arts Award program
  • Invitation to optional special addition activities surrounding annual meeting at no additional cost
  • Invitation to Legacy Council only trips
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Medal of Arts Awards VIP Preview Party
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Young Masters Program and VIP reception
  • Complimentary tickets for two to Texas Young Masters Program and VIP reception

Member Benefits

  • Opportunity to invite 501(c)(3) organizations to apply for grant funding
  • Opportunity to vote on grants
  • Invitation to annual meeting
  • Invitation to attend the annual fall trip
  • Invitation to Texas Cultural Trust events
  • Name recognition on website
  • Name recognition on biennial Texas Medal of Arts Award program

To apply for a TWA Membership via mail, please download the following form and mail it to:

The Texas Cultural Trust
823 Congress Avenue, Suite 707
Austin, Texas
78701

Officers

Eliza Duncan

Chair/Annual Meeting Co-Chair
Houston

Leslie Blanton

Chair Elect/Annual Meeting Co-Chair
Houston

Tania Schwartz

Immediate Past Chair
El Paso

Mary Lynn Painton

Membership Co-Chair
Rockport

Alice Foultz

Membership Co-Chair
San Antonio

Laura Street

Nominating Chair
Amarillo

Janis Brous

Nominating Vice-Chair
Fort Worth

Beverly Bentley

Annual Meeting Co-Chair
Houston

Mary Lou Pringle

Annual Meeting Co-Chair
Houston

Isha Rogers

Grants Chair
El Paso

Chrissy Kleberg

Grants Vice Chair
Austin

Linda Davis

Governance Chair
Fredericksburg

Alyce Jones

Governance Vice-Chair
Fort Worth

Judy Robison

Board Liaison
El Paso

Dru Pipkin

Legacy Chair
San Antonio

Tania Schwartz

Legacy Vice-Chair
El Paso

Marie Wise

Travel Chair
Houston

Patty Dedman Nail

Travel Vice-Chair
Dallas

Donna Axum Whitworth

Chair Emeritus
Fort Worth

Legacy Members

Anita Arnold
Anne Marie Bratton
Barbara Averitt
Barbara Lake
Billye Proctor Shaw
Catherine Phillips
Catherine Howell
Charlotte Tripplehorn
Claire Dewar
Connie Heyer
Dana Card
Dawn Kelley
Dede Rogers
Dian Stai
Diane Shaw
Dru Pipkin
Eleanor “Muffin” Lemak
Elia del Carmen Mares
Elizabeth Fronterhouse
Gay Gaddis
Gayle Hunt
Holly Mayer
Isha Rogers

Jameen Jacoby
Jan McKee
Judy Robison
Karen Foster
Kathleen Kennedy
Kelly Zuniga
Kim Lewis
Laura Hefner
Leila Mischer
Linda Hart Kemp
Lisa Koppolow
Margaret Hodge
Marie Wise
Marilyn Augur
Mary Ann Heller
Melinda Clement
Merrill Hafner
Michelle Blair
Mindy Ellmer
Missy Fisher
Mitzi Purvis
Nancy Bass
Nancy Dedman
Nena Marsh

Nora Castro
Pamela Bryan
Pat Cooper
Patricia Nail
Patty Lowdon
Paula Brockway
Paula Hyatt
Rene Cameron
Renee Winter
Ruthie Newberry Gessinger
Sandra Chunn
Sandra Gilliland
Sara Morgan
Sara Sterling
Sharon Oeschger
Sharron Buschman
Shirley Griffith
Susan Erickson
Susanne Galtney
Suzanne Mathews
Tania Schwartz
Tracey Marshall
Vicki McLaughlin

Members

Alex Mizer
Alexis Hunter
Allison Whitaker
Alyce Jones
Amity Gillespie
Andrea Sheerin
Ann Ash
Anne Kinder
Anne Shahan
Aurora Farthing
Barbara Labatt
Beth Phillips
Beverly Bentley
Brooke Kelly Lively
Caroll Ahern
Carol Fleming
Carol Heller
Carol Hunton
Carol Holden
Caroline Haley
Caroline Forgason
Caroline Jones
Caroll Ahern
Carrie Conner
Charlene Marsh
Charlotte Rhodes
Cheryl Conatser
Cheryl Votzmeyer
Chloe Conner
Christian Frazer
Chrissy Kleberg
Clayton Erikson
Colleen Trabold
Connie Beck
Connie McNab
Corinna Richter
Corinne Trabold
Dana Porter
Dana Frank
Deborah Greer
Donna Brooks
Elise Boyan
Elizabeth Granger
Ellen Blasio
Gail Granek
Ginger Blanton
Ginger Francis

Ginny Tigue
Grace Kelly
Harriet Anton
Jaclyn Williams-Contreras
Janell Kleberg
Janis Coffee
Janis Brous
Janna Paulson
Jean Roach
Jennifer Stevens
Jerry Ann Woodfin
Jessica Allsup
Jewel Crosswell
Jil Barnes
Jill Fortney
JoAnn Altenau
Joyce Mitchell
Judy Tate
Julia Edwards
Julie Kleberg
June Chandler
Karen Hixon
Karen Oswalt
Katherine Grella
Katherine Harrison
Kathleen Keating
Kathryn Rabinow
Kay Howell
Kelli Blanton
Kellie Weir
Kelly Jelenspersar
Kimberly Darden
Kit Moncrief
Kristi Newton
Laura Bradford
Lauri Lawrence
Laurie Blum
Lee Ann Van Amburgh
Leslie Blanton
Linda Gladden
Lisa Miller
Lynda McKnight
Lynne Averett
Marci Stocker
Margaret Purse
Margery Gossett
Margot Perot
Maria Alvarez
Marie Holliday
Marie Halff
Marsland Moncrief
Marti Peterson
Mary Campbell

Mary Hime
Mary Ann Barbier-Mueller
Mary Lou Pringle
Mary Lynn Painton
Matilda Rodgers
Melody McCaig
Michaelene Norton
Michelle Nussbaumer
Mitzi Davis
Nancy Rodill
Nancy Moorman
Nelda Trevino
Norah Adams
Olivia Kearney
Pam Fielding
Pam Brock
Pamela Krick
Pamela Howard
Patsy Donosky
Patty Williams
Rachael Dedman
Rebecca Stupfel
Regina Rogers
Renee Gallagher
Reta Hirsch
Rex Ann Hill
Sabrina Williams-Speirs
Sabrina Brown
Sally Shafer
Sara Jessop
Shannon Callewart
Shannon Pana
Shara Fryer
Sherry Brown
Shirley Sloan
Sondra Lomax
Sonja Holt
Suann Waight
Suzanne Deal Booth
Suzanne Sugg
Teresa Hubbard
Terri Byrne
Vicki Sparks
Vivian Ferguson
Walton Gregory
Wendie Cook
Whitney Hyder More

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