2016 Fund for the Arts Campaign

Our Donors

2015 Fund for the Arts Donors

In addition to major support from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and the Kentucky Arts Council, the following corporations, foundations, and individuals generously donated to the 2015 Fund the Arts. Together, they contributed over 1.1 million dollars in support of the arts. (Includes gifts made between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.)


Platinum Circle ($20,000+)

Hilliard Lyons

Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky in Georgetown


Gold Circle ($10,000-19,999)

Central Bank & Trust Co.

Central Bank & Trust Co. Employees

Fifth Third Bank Employees

Keeneland Association

PNC Bank

Saykaly Garbulinska Foundation



Silver Circle ($5,000-9,999)


Big Ass Solutions

Bluegrass | Sotheby's International Realty

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP Employees

Fifth Third Bank

Forcht Bank

Gainesway Farm

Give Into the Groove

Hamburg Place

Kentucky American Water Co.

Kentucky Utilities Company

Lexington Trots Breeders Assn., LLC

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Employees

Messer Construction Company Employees

R. J. Corman Railroad Companies

Stites & Harbison, PLLC


Bravo Circle ($2,500-4,999)

Blue & Co.

Caller Properties, LLC

Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Commerce Lexington Employees

Crowe Horwath LLP

Gray Construction Employees

Hewlett Packard

Kentucky Bank

The Kroger Company

Lexington Children’s Theater Employees


Messer Construction Company

Orrin H. Ingram Advised Fund of the Foundation

PNC Bank Employees

Setzer Properties, LLC

Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC Employees

Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP Employees


Patron’s Circle ($1,000-2,499)

Belcan Engineering

Blue & Co. Employees

Blue Grass Community Foundation

Bluegrass Mailing Services

Clark Material Handling Co.

Commerce Lexington

Dean Dorton Allen Ford

Dean Dorton Allen Ford Employees

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

E. S. Barr & Company

Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc.

Gray Construction

Highbridge Springwater Company

Hilary Boone Foundation

Marilyn Robie and Arthur Shechet through the Jedra Charitable Foundation

Judith and Robert Baumann Charitable Fund

Keystone Financial Employees

L. Tracee Whitley Foundation

LexArts, Inc. Employees


Merrill Lynch Employees

Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP

Pin Oak Stud


Powell Walton Milward, A Division of J. Smith Lanier

Quantrell Auto Group


Stites & Harbison, PLLC Employees

Tate Hill Jacobs: Architects, Inc.

Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company

Van Meter/Barnhart Family Fund

VanMeter Sales

Walter L. Gross III Family Foundation

WLEX-TV Channel 18

Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Your Community Bank


Arts Advocate ($500-999)

Amteck of Kentucky

Apex Realty, Inc

Billings Law Firm, PLLC

Bluefire Capital

Churchill McGee LLC

Clay Ingels Company, LLC

Community Trust Bank

Cornett Advertising

Downtown Lexington Corporation Employees

Eres Family Charitable Fund

Fitzsimons Office of Architecture

Fortune Realty

Joseph Hillenmeyer Garden Design

Kentucky Blood Center

Kentucky River Properties, LLC

Keystone Financial

Kinkead & Stiltz, PLLC

Kito USA

Landrum & Shouse

Langley Properties Co.

LBX Company

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington Music Education

Lexington Quarry Company

Mary and Yetta Samford Foundation

McBrayer Employees

NAI Isaac Commercial Properties

Padgett Construction, Inc.

The Self Family Foundation

Space Center Storage

Taylor-Cheek Fund

Traditional Bank

United States Equestrian Federation Employees

The Webb Companies




Apiary Fine Catering and Events

Bullhorn Creative

Ed Lane*

High Road Productions

Highbridge Spring Water Co.

Kentucky Theatre

The Lane Report


Lexington Herald-Leader

MSI Productions

Smiley Pete Publishing

Third Street Stuff

Urban Productions




National Arts Advocate ($5,000+)



James P. Gray II


Ovation Society ($2,500-4,999)

Joann Czelkalski and Jim Stokes

Luther Deaton

Becky and Harold Faulconer

Sue and Richard Masson

Nan Plummer and Jim Spencer

Andy Shea

George Van Meter

Josefine and Chris Young


President’s Circle ($1,000-2,499)

Haviland               Argo

Jennifer and Mike Ash

Ann Bakhaus

Lori and Jeffery Barnett

Heather Barron

Susie and Tom Bell

Anne E. Bolton

Brent Bruner and Matthew Carter

Sherri and Edward Bullard

Jill and John Cioci

Julia and Timothy Costich

Judy and Norwood Cowgill

Susan and Chuck Creacy

Catherine Decker

Suzanne and James Elliott

Jeffrey Eversole and Carl Frazier

Matthew Fine

Beverly Fortune

William Fortune

John Gohmann

Gina Greathouse

Randolph Hollingsworth and Richard Greissman

Astarre Gudino

Donna and John R. Hall

Jacqueline Hamilton and R. J. Saykaly

Gail Hart and Dan Featherston

Ann and Lon Hays

Laura and Gardner Hieronymus

Nancy and Phillip Hoffman

Stephanie Hong

Lori Rowland Houlihan

April Howard

Stephen Jennings

Vange and William Lear

John Long

Jeannette and Bruce Lucas

Cindy and Steve Matherly

Kelly and Bryan Mullins

R. Allen Norvell

Albert Pennybacker

Becky and Reese Reinhold

Gloria and Michael Rie

J. David Smith, Jr.

Charles Stone

Franklin Thompson

Ellen Tunnell

Deborah and Tom Westerfield


Arts Advocate ($500-999)

James Albisetti

Jeremy Bates

Larry and Carol Beach

Janet Beard

Lynda and Henry Bebrowsky

Thomas Birkman

Mark Boison

Bonnie and Robert Briggs

Tony Burgett and William Loggins

Julie and Kerry Cauthen

Jim Clark and Don Granger

Craig Daniels

Martha and Larry Deener

Jay Doster

Melanie and David Dowell

James Fereday

Lucy Ferguson

Linda and Charles Gorton

Roy E. Griggs

Patty and Stephen Grossman

Cassie and Gerry Harpel

Elsie and Frank Harris

Phyllis Hasbrouck

Georgia Henkel

Debra Hensley and Melissa Watt

Mollie Heron

Billie and Barry Hickey

Susan and Ray Hill

Marie Hochstrasser

Marnie Holoubek

Christine and Michael Huskisson

Jan and Larry Isenhour

Meghan Jennings

Katherine and David Johnson

Allison Kaiser

Roni Karbach

Magdalene Karon and John Stewart

Chris Kincaid

Blair and Nathan Lee

Betty and Bob Lorch

Jayne and Jeff McCann

Margaret McDuffie

Carol McLeod

Kristin and Jason Miller

Sarah Mills

Anne Nash

Becky and Paul Ochenkoski

Patrick O'Donovan

Rita and Frank Penn

Gregory Pettit

Kathy and John Plomin

Angela and Daniel Poposki

Betsy and Pat Powell

Sean Profitt

Courtney and John Rhorer

Jennifer and David Richard

Arturo Alonzo Sandoval

Andrea Schaefer

Janet Scheeline and Billy Spickard

Jason Sims

Brandl Skirvin

Suzanne Smith-Lawson

Vivian and Larry Snipes

Maury Sparrow and Craig Wahlgren

Robert Stadelman

Ruth and Robert Straus

Harvey Sword

Barbara Tilghman

David Treacy

Virginia and Richard Underwood

Dorothy and Woody Van Meter

Sarah Wylie and Griffin VanMeter

Billy Van Pelt

Randall Vaughn

Jayne and Alex Waldrop

Lorie and George Ward

Mary-Alicha and Brian Weldon

Robert Williams


Arts Partner ($300-499)


Lisa and Glenn Acree

Shevawn Akers

Sandra and Sanford Archer

Wanda Bertram

Mary and Rutherford Campbell

Nancy Carpenter and Jeff Davis

Betty and James Cecil

Gordon Cole

Joseph Coleman

Janet Corum

Brandon Drake

Cara and Nicky Drion

Jamie Emmons

Barb Farrell

Joanna and Thomas Flanigan

Wendi Foley

Vicky Foster

Shelby Fryman

Jill and Cliff Gookin

Terry and Guy Grave

Sherry and Erritt Griggs

Paula Hanson

Wesley Holbrook

Vickie and Leo Hugenberg

Kerry Irwin

Tobin Jenkins

Sally and William Johnston

Alma and Izan Kajtazovic

Mary and Edward Kasarskis

Kirsten Kegley

Linda and John Kelver

Bethany and Dean Langdon

Susan and Wayne Lucas

Phyllis and Keith Macadam

Anne and Stephen Manella

Emily Meek

Richard Milich

Jennifer Miller

Robin and Michael Morrill

Jacqueline Noonan

Anne and Ted Oldham

Jeremy Paden

Martha Peterson and Brett Spear

Stephanie Poole

William Puckett, Jr.

Sarah and Mark Richardson

Mark Ruddell

Chad Rudzik

Kate Savage

Theodore Schatzki

Jonlyn Scrogham

Jody Shoup

Louise Shouse

Reginald Smith

Debbie and Richard Comley

Sadhna True

Carol Lynn Tsiboukas

Lisa Underwood

Laurance B. Van Meter

Anne and Brant Welch

Susan and J. David Whitehouse

Kathryn Wilson

Jeff Woods

Jason Wright

Isabel Yates

Rebecca and Greg Yeary

Kat and Nathan Zamarron


Applause Donor ($150-299)


Tena Adams

Philis Alvic and Gary Schroeder

Jane Anderson and William Wittman

Amelia Armstrong

Elizabeth and Ben Arnold

Leslie Asbury

Eunice and Anthany Beatty

C. Joseph Beavin

Dr. Chester Blackey

Cindy and Tom Bloch

Diane Boyer

Guy A. and Harriet Dupree Bradley

Sara Clay and George Branch

Carolyn and James Jackson Brown

Diane Brunn

Sandra and Chris Canon

James Chris Carr

Leigh Carr

Linda Carroll and John Morgan

Terrell and Mark Cheney

Raymond Cioci

Gail and Irwin Cohen

Cathleen Collins

Michael Coomes

Christopher Corcoran

Jacqueline Couti

Laura and Barry Crume

Laura D'Angelo

Patricia and Richard DeCamp

Colin Doherty

Janet and David Doss

Kathryn Drydyk

Vera and Louis Dubilier

Barbara and Ray Edelman

Lesley Farmer

Nelson Fields

Deborah Fisher

Tay and Dee Fizdale

Dianna and John Flanagan

Kermin Fleming

Melody Flowers and Jeffrey Fugate

Elizabeth Frank

Janis Furst

Tonya and Vincent Gabbert

Michelle Gardner

Michelle Gay

William B. Gess IV

Jake Gibbs

Ellen and Kenneth Gish

Judy Goldsmith and Andrew Klapper

Lisa Gumm and Stephen Gray

Karen Greenwell

Lyman Hager

Mabel Hamilton

Glenna Hamilton

Katie and Ted Hardwick

Susan Harkins and Bill Betz

Laura Hayden

Mary and Roger Hemken

Cindy Hiens

Mark Hill

Tempa and Nathan Hohman

David Holmes

Ann Holt

Michael Hornback

Vickie Hoskins

Pat and James W. Host

Carol and Ron Hustedde

Kathy and Darrell Ishmael

Larry Jenkins

Phyllis Jenness

Elizabeth D. Jett

Patrick Johnston

Lou Jones

Ellen and Michael Karpf

Ben Kaufmann

Stephen C. Kelly

Bettie Kerr

David Kidd

Mary and Christopher King

Peggy and R. Scott King

Aimee and Jeremy Kisling

Mike Kretz

Jenalee Lashbrook

Rebecca Lewis

Brenda Liggett

Elissa Lizer

Diane Loeffler

Gary Loucks

Charlotte and William Lubawy

Heather Lyons and David Long

Matthew Mahone

Todd Mantia

Valerie Marshall

Samuel Matheny

Haley McCauley

Mary and Charles McGaha

Elizabeth McGee

Michael McNalley

Nancy and Douglas McSwain

Kyle Melloan

Russell and Lisa Mendez

Robin and Ken Michul

Connie Jo Miller and Lynn Cravens

David L. Moore

Whitney and Grahmn Morgan

Susan and Donald Mullineaux

Jordan Mynear

Susan and Nick Nicholson

Martha and Bruce Nicol

Tom Ollinger

Nancyetta and John Palumbo

Bernice Pederson

Eloise Penn

Jane Phillips

Shelia Plymale

Donalene Sapp Poduska

Loris and Philip Points

Julie and Bob Quick

Barbara Rackers

Bev and Tony Raimondo

Mary Quinn and Jason Ramer

Rachel Ray

Susie and Greg Robbins

Wendy and Daniel Rowland

Karen and Tim Rudisell

Cathy Rupp

Simone and Arthur Salomon

Caroline and Stephen Sampson

Laura Satterly

Judith and Stanley Saxe

Sara Schoenberg and Roger Paige

Elise and Kevin Scully

Ada Sue and Steve Selwitz

Scott Shapiro

Melanie Simpson

Camden Skidmore

Seth Smith

George Smith

Michael Sparkman

Rita Stamey

Tyler Steigerwald

Joshua Stephenson

Robert Stilz

Samye and Darryl Stith

Adrianne Strong

Lynsey and Roger Sugarman

David Swenson

Marilyn and Greg Swinford

Kelly and Darren Taylor

Donna and Joseph Terry

Amanda and Matthew Terry

Lynda and Reginald Thomas

Robin Thomerson

Ouida Tisdall

Eugene Tolle

Mark Turner

Meg Upchurch

Aldona Valicenti

Linda and Isaac Van Meter

Holly Van Meter

Zachary Voog

Annette and Ronald Wagoner

Meredith Sheffler Walker

Fernita and Gary Wallace

Cindy Ware

Mary Wathen

Vanessa Wells and Franklin Gray

Lauren Weiner

Nini and Linsey West

Yajaira Aich West

Rebecca Wilhard

Timothy Wiseman

Deborah and James Witham

Miriam Woolfolk

Catherine Wright

Gerald Wuetcher

Molly and Justin Yandell

Julia C. Young

Richard Young

Dana and Jeff Zinger

Janet Zusman