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
  • Invitation to Texas Medal of Arts Awards Announcement Luncheon
  • 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

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
  • Invitation to Texas Medal of Arts Awards Announcement Luncheon
  • 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

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

Tania Schwartz

Chair
El Paso

Eliza Duncan

Chair Elect
Houston

Dawn Leatherwood

Immediate Past Chair
Tyler

Mary Lynn Painton

Membership Co-Chair
Rockport

Aurora Farthing

Membership Co-Chair
Lubbock

Kelli Blanton

Nominating Chair
Houston

Laura Street

Nominating Vice-Chair
Amarillo

Charlotte Tripplehorn

Program Co-Chair
Fort Worth

Janis Brous

Program Co-Chair
Fort Worth

Jill Fortney

Program Co-Chair
Fort Worth

Beverly Bentley

Grants Chair
Houston

Isha Rogers

Grants Vice-Chair
El Paso

Linda Davis

Governance Chair
Fredericksburg

Shawn Stephens

Governance Vice-Chair
Houston

Kathleen R. Kennedy

Board Liaison
San Antonio

Merrill Hafner

Legacy Chair
Houston

Dru Pipkin

Legacy Vice-Chair
Fredericksburg/San Antonio

Lisa Kopecky

Travel Co-Chair
San Antonio

Muffin Lemak

Travel Co-Chair
Dallas

Marie Wise

Travel Vice-Chair
Houston

Donna Axum Whitworth

Chair Emeritus
Fort Worth

Legacy Members

Angela Goldsbury
Anita Arnold
Ann House
Anne Bratton
Barbara Averitt
Barbara Lake
Billye P. Shaw
Carol Heller
Carroll Maxon
Catherine Howell
Cathy Phillips
CeCe Thompson
Charlotte Tripplehorn
Claire Dewar
Claire O’Malley
Dana Card
Darcy Sety
Debbie Montford
Dede Rogers
Dian Stai
Dru Pipkins
Eleanor Lemak
Eliza Duncan
Elizabeth Fronterhouse
Gay Gaddis
Gayle Hunt

Holly Mayer
Isha Rogers
Jameen Jacoby
Jan McKee
Jeanie Wyatt
Jessica Karlsruher
Judy Robison
Julie Musselman
Karen Foster
Katherine Ruple
Kathleen Kennedy
Kelly Jelensperar
Kim Lewis
Laura Hefner
Laura Matz
Laura Street
Leila Mischer
Leslie Blanton
Leslie Ward
Linda Davis
Linda LaMantia
Lisa Kopecky
Lisa Koppolow
Marie Wise
Marlene Stewart
Mary Ann Heller
Mary Austin Moody

Merrill Hafner
Michelle Blair
Monique Williams
Nancy Dedman
Nena Marsh
Nora Castro
Pam Brock
Pamela Bryan
Patricia Dedman Nail
Rachael Dedman
Rebecca Stupfel
Rene Brooks Cameron
Ruthie Gessinger
Sandra Chunn
Sandra Gilliland
Sara Morgan
Sara Sterling
Sharon Oeschger
Sharron Buschman
Sherry Brown
Susanne Galtney
Tania Schwartz
Tracey Marshall
Vicki McLaughlin
Virginia Mithoff
Wendy Hunsaker

Members

Alex Mizer
Alexis Hunter
Alice Foultz
Alison Moss
Allison Whitaker
Amy Updegrove
Andrea White
Ann Barbier-Mueller
Ann Ash
Anne Shahan
Anne Kinder
Aurora Farthing
Barbara Labatt
Barbara Ray
Beth Phillips
Bette Thomas
Beverly Bentley
Bridget Goldman
Carol Fleming
Carol Hunton
Carol Holden
Carol Ikard
Caroline Forgason
Caroline Haley
Caroll Ahern
Charlene Marsh
Charlotte Rhodes
Cheryl Conatser
Cheryl Redding-Votzmeyer
Chrissy Kleberg
Colleen Trabold
Connie Beck
Connie Heyer
Connie McNab
Corinna Richter
Corinne Trabold
Dana Porter
Dawn Kelley
Diane Ofner
Donna Axum Whitworth
Donna Brooks
Elizabeth Granger
Ellen Blasio
Erin Connally
Gail Granek
Gene Jones
Ginger Blanton
Ginger Francis
Ginger Gearheart
Ginny Tigue
Grace Kelly
Harriet Anton
Jan Hill

Janell Kleberg
Janie Harper
Janis Brous
Janis Coffee
Jean Roach
Jerry Woodfin-Costa
Jil Barnes
Jill Fortney
JoAnn Altenau
Jocelyn Straus
Joyce Mitchell
Judy Tate
Julia Edwards
Julie Crosswell
Julie Kleberg
Julie Linn
June Chandler
Karen Hixon
Karen Matthews
Karen Oswalt
Katherine Grella
Katherine Harrison
Kathleen Keating
Kathryn Rabinow
Kay Olson
Kay Sanford
Kelli Blanton
Kellie Weir
Kelly Greenwell
Kimberly Darden
Kit Moncrief
Kristi Newton
Kristin Salyer
Lanier Monk
Lauri Lawrence
Laurie Blum
Lee Ann Van Amburgh
Linda Gladden
Lindy Penny
Lisa Ivie Miller
Lynda McKnight
Lynne Averett
Margery Gossett
Margot Perot
Marie Holliday
Marie Halff
Marilyn Augur
Martha Peterson
Mary Campbell

Mary Huddleston
Mary Perry
Mary Lamar Leyendecker
Mary Lou Pringle
Mary Lynn Garrett
Mary Lynn Painton
Maryln Ashley
Matilda Rogers
Meg Propes
Melody McCaig
Meredith Luskey
Miki Norton
Mitzi Davis
Nancy Bass
Nancy Moorman
Nancy Seliger
Nelda Trevino
Nelwyn Belt
Nita Braddock
Norah Adams
Olive Anne Kleberg
Pam Willeford
Pamela Fielding
Pamela Howard
Patsy Donosky
Patty Lowdon
Patty Williams
Paula Brockway
Paula Hyatt
Peggy Berg
Rebecca Spencer
Regina Rogers
Reta Hirsch
Rex Ann Hill
Sabrina Brown
Sally Shafer
Sara Martineau
Shannon Callewart
Shara Fryer
Shirley Sloan
Sondra Lomax
Sonja Holt
Suann Waight
Sue Clary
Susan Eisen
Susan Pollard
Suzanne Deal Booth
Suzanne Sugg
Teresa Hubbard
Virginia Street Koehl
Vivian Ferguson
Wendie Cook
Yuniedth Steen

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