Arts South Dakota sincerely thanks the amazing individuals who join in our mission of advocacy, service, and education for the state’s many creative communities. The combined power of their voices advocates for and develops our state’s arts ecosystem, and we could not do this work effectively without doing it together. Make sure your voice is heard–add your name to this list by donating today!

Did you know? Arts South Dakota members & donors that give $100 or more for the first time receive a complimentary one-year subscription to South Dakota Magazine!? (excluding existing SD Magazine subscribers)


Individual donors and their most recent sustaining gift to our Annual Fund from July 1, 2022 to September 5, 2023 are listed below.

$0 to $99

Carol Bailey, Rapid City
Nancy and Mike Baker, Pierre
Phil and Jill Baker, Sioux Falls
Linda Bartholomew, Faulkton
Annie Bechtold
Don and Janet Beeman, Vermillion
Marsha Bertsch, Yankton
Melanie and Norman Bliss, Sioux Falls
Greg Boris and Joan Reddy, Pittsburgh, PA
Beth Brenner, Huron
Roger and Merlene Broer, Hill City
Ray Brooks
Oliver Burgoyne, Spearfish
Tim and Monica Campbell, Brookings
J Carol Carlsen
Tami Comp, Winner
Judith Cronin
Margaret Denton, Brookings
Don and Mary Downs, Rapid City
Darlene Dulitz, Webster
Verna L. Edinger, Plankinton
Bill Feterl, Sturgis
Laurel Foster, Aberdeen
Zachariah Fournier
Barry Furze, Sturgis
Julie Garreau, Eagle Butte *
Judy Gates
Bette Gerberding, Brookings
Connie Gisi, Webster
Chaya & Ryan Bland, Vermillion
Doris Graeber, Sioux Falls
Dr. Larry Green, Madison
Mark Green
KE Grosz
Dirk & Constanze Hagmaier, Sioux Falls
Arline Hammer, Pierre
Rosemarie Hanssen, Sisseton
Paul Harens, Yankton
Helen Harryman, Pierre
Alana Hastings
Mr. Peter J. Hauff, Sioux Falls
Donna Hazelwood, Madison
Connie Herring, Sioux Falls
Roxanne Hinze, Aberdeen
Heather Hitterdal, Sioux Falls
Dennis Hopfinger and Carolyn Clague, Brookings
Jon Hovland, Sioux Falls
Cheryl Whetham and Jukka Huhtiniemi, Hill City
Bernie Hunhoff, Yankton
Richard A. Johnson, Sioux Falls
Brian Jones, Spicer, MN
Lynne Jones, Sioux Falls
Diane Kehrwald, Pierre
Frank Kloucek, Scotland
Dick and Cindy Koch, Sioux Falls
Marilyn Kratz, Yankton
Lori Long, Spencer
Mary E. Manthei, Rochester, MN
Mary Jo Marcy, Custer
Cindy Marohl, Sisseton
Cristina Mathis
Joy McCracken, Rapid City
Michele Mechling, Vermillion
David Medema, Sioux Falls
Kent and Zindie Meyers, Spearfish
Deborah Mitchell, Rapid City
Jody and Jim Moritz, Faulkton
Rodney and Marla Mosiman, Onida
Cassandra Mraz, Aberdeen
Mike and Kathi Mueller, Pierre
Sandra Nelson, Pierre
Sandra Newman, Rapid City
Melissa Nguyen, Aberdeen
David Nixon
Laura Norton, Pierre
Nancy Olive, Sioux Falls
Estelle Reierson Pearson, Sisseton
Byron Petersen, Sioux Falls
Eric and Ruth Raveling, Pierre
David Reynolds, Brookings
Brad Richardson, Hot Springs
Thea and Tim Ryan, Sioux Falls
Lea Ann Schramm, Yankton
Carol and Carl Schwarzenberg, Rapid City
Marty Seim, Rapid City
Marica Shannon, Mitchell
Betty Sheldon, Aberdeen
Mark Smither
Jim and Jill Speirs, Sioux Falls
Mark and Rose Speirs, Deadwood
Jan Speirs, Hot Springs
Tami Steffensen, Pierre
Rose Marie Tornow, Sioux Falls
Nan Venhuizen, Sioux Falls
Ramona Voegele, Watertown
Debby Walker, Glenham
Candy Welch
Roberta Williams, Pierre
Milo Winter, Rapid City
Mary and Mark Zimmerman, Deadwood
Darwin Wolf, Sioux Falls
Barbara Wood, Fort Pierre

$100 to $249

Ron and Linda Anderson, Labolt
Doris Symens Armstrong, Watertown
Patrick and Jennifer Baker, Pierre
John Banasiak, Vermillion
Nancy Anne Barker, Custer
Diane Barnhart, San Antonio, TX
LeEtta Bennett, Salem
Dar Berkenpas & Boyd Bristow, Sioux Falls
Bill J. and Jane Bobzin, Yankton
Anne Bodman and Andrew Hollander, Sturgis
Dave and Linda Bonde, Fort Pierre
Jim and Glenna Books, Rapid City
Stacy & LeRoy Braun, Aberdeen *
Mark & Katie Bray, Rapid City
Bill and Cathy Britton, Sioux Falls
John E. Brockelsby, Rapid City
Allen and Gloria Brown, Dell Rapids
Rosemary Buchmann, Martin
Susan Burgard, Pierre
Susan Callahan, Rapid City
Richard and Ginger Carstensen, Sturgis
Linda Clement, Sioux Falls
Mary and Kurt Cogswell, Brookings
Mike and Judy Connor, Sioux Falls
Jon & Gail Crane, Hill City
Kay Decker, Pierre
Ann and Tim Deckert, Rapid City
Tony Diem, Rapid City
DeVee and Kevin Dietz, Sturgis
Lawrence Diggs, Roslyn *
Lyle Ehlers, Sioux Falls
Carla Fauske and Peter Lieberman, Sioux Falls
William V. Fischer, Fort Pierre
Marilyn Foerster, Brookings
Elizabeth Freer & Michael Headley, Spearfish
Jacqualyn Fuller, Lead
Karen A. Gerdes, Pierre
Carol Cook Geu, Vermillion
Michael and Marnie Gould, Rapid City
Susan Gray, Vermillion
Jeff and Darlene Hallem, Pierre
Cheryl Peterson Halsey, Springfield
Steve and Monica Harding, Pierre
Lonnie and Leesa Haugland, Spearfish
Phil and Kiki Hegg, Sioux Falls
Susan Hines, Rapid City
Linda Hoffelt, Brookings
Josh and Rose Ann Hofland, Sioux Falls
Mikel and Deborah Holland, Pierre
Dr. Craig Howe, Martin
Rick and Patt Hustead, Wall
Mr. Stanley N. Jacobson, Watertown
Terry and Sandi Jaspers, Sisseton
Corliss and Anne Johnson, Sioux Falls
James and Ardis Johnson, Brookings
Lori Johnson, Sioux Falls
Robert Joyce, Sioux Falls
Phil and Diana Kappen, Sioux Falls
Anita Kealey and John Brannian, Sioux Falls
Bruce & Carol Kelley, Vermillion
Karen & Keith Kinder, Brookings
Cheryl Koch, Sioux Falls
Joe and Shari Kosel, Lead
Amy Kruse, De Smet
Alan and Kari LaFave, Valley City, ND *
Mark Law, Sioux Falls
Ellen and Tom Lee, Pierre
Christine Leichtnam, Rapid City
Dorothy Liegl, Pierre
Larry and Gail Lyngstad, Pierre
Paula Manley and Jim Knutson, Spearfish
Joseph and Norma McFadden, Houston, TX
Jim McKinney, Brookings
Janet Meyer, Minneapolis, MN
Jay and Beverly Mickelson, Pierre
Doug and Mary Miller, Brookings
Patricia Miller, Fort Pierre
Senator Reynold Nesiba, Sioux Falls *
Janice Nicolay, Sioux Falls
James and Marilyn Nyberg, Yankton
Dan and Dot O’Connor, Lead
Marcia and Marvin Olnes, Yankton
Phyllis Packard, Vermillion
Judith Payne, Sioux Falls
Tim Peterson, Spearfish
Ken and Lavonne Pickering, Pierre
Tamara Pier, Rapid City
Ellen & Richard Plocek, Spearfish
Joan C. Rasmusson, Dell Rapids
Kris Reaves, Sioux Falls
Andrew and Rosanne Reinartz, Sioux Falls
Roger and Mary Jo Renner, Yankton
Betsy Rice, Sioux Falls
Cristen J. Roghair, Okaton
Patrick Roseland, Rapid City
Monte & Fran Rougemont, Roslyn
Randall & Teri Royer, Pierre
Terry and Mary Ryan, Madison
Kristi Saxlund, Sioux Falls
Daniel and Rebecca Schenk, Fort Pierre
Jeff and Katie Scherschligt, Sioux Falls
Chuck and Bonny Schroyer, Pierre
Miles and Vickie Schumacher, Sioux Falls
Lonnie Schumacher, Fort Pierre
Mary Ann Sheldon, Spearfish
Dr. Susanne Skyrm, Vermillion
Clayton and Anella Southwick, Rapid City
James and Cary Speirs, Rapid City
Representative Tamara St. John, Sisseton *
Gary and Nan Steinley, Spearfish
Shelley Stingley, Sioux Falls *
Linda Stuerman-Purrington, Brookings
Anna Marie Thatcher, Rapid City
Stephen & Catherine Thurman, Sioux Falls
Lesta and Mike Turchen, Hill City
Dan Van Dover, Aberdeen
Andrew & Sheila Van Kuren, Herreid
Kate and Andy Vandel, Pierre
Karyn Veenis, Sioux Falls
Hon. Jeffrey L. Viken, Rapid City
Craig Volk, Denver, CO
Kay Cimpl Wagner, Chancellor
Ralph Wamsher, Watertown
Merritt and Pamela Warren, Brookings
Kathleen Webb, Aberdeen
Norma and Jerry Wilson, Vermillion
Kristine Wollman, Mitchell *
Steven Zellmer and Kitty Kinsman, Rapid City
Sandy Zinter, Fort Pierre

$250 to $499

Patri Acevedo Fuentes, Rapid City *
Ariadne Albright, Vermillion
John and Anne Barlow, Rapid City
Bonnie and Tim Bjork, Rapid City
Dick Brown, Sioux Falls
Lynne and Bill Byrne, Sioux Falls
Van and Barbara Fishback, Brookings
Tom Fishback, Brookings
Bruce and Nancy Halverson, Sioux Falls
Dody and Boyd Hopkins, Sioux Falls
Larry and Mary Jo Johnson, Pierre
Tom Jones
Katrina Lehr-McKinney, Sioux Falls
Edith Lien, Spearfish
Mark and Kristol McKie, Rapid City
Larry and Diane Ness, Yankton
Rolf Olson & Anne E. Waltner, Parker
Dr. Boyd and Jessica Perkins, Sioux Falls
Larry & Marilyn Rohrer, Beresford *
Lynn Verschoor, Brookings *
Norman and Kathleen West, Yankton
Ron and Glenda Woodburn, Pierre

$500 to $999 

Stanford and Lynda Adelstein, Rapid City
Janet Brown, Sioux Falls
Scott and Marianne Johnson, Sioux Falls
Dan and Arlene Kirby, Sioux Falls
Mr. Edward D. Pullen, Plymouth, IN
Kay Reinartz, Sioux Falls


Kris and Steve Egger, Sioux Falls
Rod & Sandy Garnett, Spearfish *
Mary Hunhoff, Yankton
Janet M. Kahler, Rapid City
Deanna and Dave Knudson, Sioux Falls
Dale Lamphere and Jane Murphy, Sturgis
Jim and Kara Mathis, Sioux Falls *
Michael Pangburn, Pierre *
Kenny and Linnea Putnam, Rapid City *
John and Jane Rasmussen, Sisseton

A special thank you to Janet M. Kahler and her daughter Deonne Kahler, De & Dave Knudsion, and Jim & Kara Mathis for their significant gifts to Arts South Dakota. Their belief in a creative South Dakota and accompanying financial support will help drive this important work forward!

* denotes Arts South Dakota Board Member