Meet Our Donors

Arts Commons expresses sincerest appreciation for all of our supporters and wishes to thank and highlight our many contributors whose generosity has provided vital resources for arts education and outreach programs.


Founders Circle 

Members of Founders Circle help Arts Commons make the arts more accessible to those less fortunate in our community through a variety of innovative arts education initiatives and help bring renowned artists to perform in the BD&P World Music Series, TD Jazz, and PCL Blues Series, to name only three of the series presented by Arts Commons.

Arts Commons wishes to thank the following members of the Founders Circle Program for their continued support of Calgary’s Arts Community:


Honourary Members

Dr. Martha Cohen, CM, LL.D. 
Sandra LeBlanc
Vera Swanson, O.C.


Legacy Builder Members

Bob & Sue Benzen
Betty & David Smith


Pioneer Members

Don Douglas & Betty Dunphy Douglas
David & Roxanne Dunlop
R. Scott Hutcheson 
Greg & Alexa Kudar 
Henry Sykes, QC & Molly Naber-Sykes
Maureen Williams


Visionary Members

Anonymous 
Lesley Conway
Greg Epton & Greg Robertson
Ken Havard
John McWilliams, QC & Susan McWilliams
Brian Mills & Susan Tyrrell
Randy & Luba Pettipas 
C.A. Siebens
Roderick Villanueva & Jennifer Kingsbury
Tharrie & Johann Zietsman


Members

Anonymous
Colin & Wendy Anderson
Leslie Biles & Robert Armstrong
Michel Bourque & Bryan Clarke 
Carri Clarke
Patricia Dalk & Terry Burton 
Norm & Colleen Dickson
Leslie & Joe Dort
Jane Golubev & Igor Tesker 
Brian & Annette Hester
Wes Jenkins
Jennifer Johnson & Trev Habekost
Arun & Roopa Lakra
Nicole Latimer & David Gustafson
M. Ann McCaig
Rodney & Karen McCann
James & Janice Morton
Jock & Diana Osler 
Stuart & Vicki Reid 
Holly Schile & David Nielsen
Dr. Jeremy Quickfall
Marg Southern 
Daryl & Cindy Stepanic
Shone Thistle & Heather Shaw
Patricia van de Sande


Associate Members

Tim Beattie
Torben Bech-Hensen
Daniel Mills


Friends

Anonymous
Linda Anderson
Yolanda Arambarri
Sue Baker
Irene Bakker
Bonnie Borys-Bresee
Laurier Caron
Nicola Chappell
Wiliam & Marie Davidson
Jocelyn Doucette
Donna Driedger
Donna Driedger
Mallory Flynn
John Harder
Shirley Hubbell
Terry Isaman
Carol Jaques
Penny & David Jones
Ian Kennedy
Anne marie Kingston
John Knibbe
Randy Mabbott
Jim McKee
Ada Ng
Michael Read
Cyndi Ruff
Peter & Christine Sammon
Jim Saunders
Elmer & Lilian Smith
William & Colleen Tobman
Lantry Vaughan
Leianne Vye-Rogers
Ken Wieltchnig
Winter's Turkeys


Donor

Ari Agha
Jeff Cahil
James Cameron
Kathleen Dixon
Penny Hajdu
Janet Hutchinson
Chris Kloster
Shane Kroetsch
Mike Migotti
Linda O'Hanlon
Masako Pazdan
Sharon Radomsky
Mike Robinson
Alex Scholfield
Diane Strome
Patti Tartal
Ray Walker
Ashley Weeks
Gary Willson
Tanya Woodruff

Explorers Circle 

Members of Explorers Circle help National Geographic Society to inspire people to care about the planet and Arts Commons to bring at-risk youth to attend the National Geographic Live student matinee series.


Engagement Sponsors

Doug Flaig & Helen Timmons,
     Social By Nature with wildlife photographer Ronan Donovan
Bob & Sue Benzen,
     The Search for Life Beyond Earth with astrobiologist Kevin Hand
Michel Bourque & Bryan Clarke,
     Wild Seas, Secret Shores with photographer Thomas Peschak
Ken Havard & Rosalind Reid,
     Adventures Among Orangutans with photographer Tim Laman & anthropologist Cheryl Knott


Trailblazers

Antony, Kathleen & Alexander Deakin


Explorers

Anonymous
Maureen Armitage & Shane Matthews
Simon & Susan Barker
Cabra Consulting Ltd.
Holly Clark & Jon Handforth 
David & Roxanne Dunlop
Jane Durango & Dr. Beverly Frizzell
Greg Epton & Greg Robertson
Lloyd & Riona Freeman
Jane Golubev & Igor Tesker 
Brian & Annette Hester
Janine LaBossiere
Jordan & Nyssa Moore
Shone Thistle & Heather Shaw 
Joyce Warren & Vanessa Arrate


Associate Explorers

Anonymous (x2)
Steve & Jayne Clarke
Warren Coles & Nicole Liboiron-Coles
Patricia Dalk & Terry Burton
Paul English & Marion Woodman
Brenda Fick
Cathy Fulton & Jim Smellie 
Dr. Michael Massie
Michael Perkins & Elizabeth Atkinson 
John & Phyllis Peters
Andrew & Sarah-Jane Petti
Holly Schile & David Nielsen 
Gary & Roxanne Steen
Don Surphlis & Peggy Smigarowski 
Kevin Treptau & Tracy Brenner
Lindsay Wiebe
Tharrie & Johann Zietsman


Friends

Sharon Baker
Adriana Bernal
Sharon Dalton
Tom Dance
Gerry & Barbara Darichuk
Joanne Doust
Steven Eady
Nancy Eckhart
Lori Egger & Stephen Laut
Laura Ell
Emily Eng
Rosemary Finch
Michael Fitzpatrick & Carla Daum
Joanne Fraser
David Hall
Thomas Harding
Lois Hinz
Julie Larsen
Mary Lessard
Gidgette MacCrimmon
Gary McMillan
Sarah Miller
Ann Rooney
David Sinasac
Sandra Virgo