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!

Individual donors and their most recent sustaining gift to our Annual Fund from July 1, 2021 to November 30, 2022 are listed below.


$0 to $99

Monte Amende and Michelle Deyoe-Amende, Pierre
Charlene Arens, Fordyce, NE
Carol Bailey, Rapid City
Nancy and Mike Baker, Pierre
Linda Bartholomew, Faulkton
Don and Janet Beeman, Vermillion
Marsha Bertsch, Yankton
Melanie and Norman Bliss, Sioux Falls
Brian and Kaija Bonde, Sioux Falls
Mary Ellen Bowes, Yankton
Tim and Monica Campbell, Brookings
Tami Comp, Winner
Margaret Denton, Brookings
Lawrence Diggs, Roslyn *
Don and Mary Downs, Rapid City
Verna L. Edinger, Plankinton
Bill Feterl, Sturgis
Barry Furze, Sturgis
Julie Garreau, Eagle Butte *
Bette Gerberding, Brookings
Doris Graeber, Sioux Falls
Dr. Larry Green, Madison
Arline Hammer, Pierre
Gary and Angie Hanson, Sisseton
Rosemarie Hanssen, Sisseton
Helen Harryman, Pierre
Donna Hazelwood, Madison
Connie Herring, Sioux Falls
Roxanne Hinze, Aberdeen
Dennis Hopfinger and Carolyn Clague, Brookings
Jon Hovland, Sioux Falls
Cheryl Whetham and Jukka Huhtiniemi, Hill City
Bernie Hunhoff, Yankton
Charles J. Johnson, Madison
Nick Johnson, Rapid City
Lynne Jones, Sioux Falls
Brian Jones, Spicer, MN
Robert Joyce, Sioux Falls
Diane Kehrwald, Pierre
Dick and Cindy Koch, Sioux Falls
Cheryl Koch, Sioux Falls
Marilyn Kratz, Yankton
Brenda Lanphere, Aberdeen
Joanna Lawler, Rapid City
Lori Long, Spencer
Dan & Anne Marie Manning, Vermillion
Mary Jo Marcy, Custer
Cindy Marohl, Sisseton
Lynn and Frank Mason, Hot Springs
Joy McCracken, Rapid City
Joseph and Norma McFadden, Houston, TX
Monica McGowan, Custer
Jim McKinney, Brookings
Michele Mechling, Vermillion
Kent and Zindie Meyers, Spearfish
Deborah Mitchell, Rapid City
Jody and Jim Moritz, Faulkton
Rodney and Marla Mosiman, Onida
Mike and Kathi Mueller, Pierre
Sandra Nelson, Pierre
Melissa Nguyen, Aberdeen
Laura Norton, Pierre
Jami Olson, Spearfish
Estelle Reierson Pearson, Sisseton
Byron Petersen, Sioux Falls
Cheryl Halsey, Springfield
Jim Pollock, Pierre
Bea and Herschel Premack, Santa Fe, NM
Sharon Prendergast, Sisseton
Eric and Ruth Raveling, Pierre
David Reynolds, Brookings
Brad Richardson, Hot Springs
Anna Robinson, Belle Fourche
Greg Schmitz, Sioux Falls
Carol and Carl Schwarzenberg, Rapid City
Marty Seim, Rapid City
Marica Shannon, Mitchell
Betty Sheldon, Aberdeen
Vance and Virginia Sneve, Rapid City
Mark and Rose Speirs, Deadwood
Jan Speirs, Hot Springs
Tami Steffensen, Pierre
Judith Thompson, Orange City, IA
Rose Marie Tornow, Sioux Falls
Nan Venhuizen, Sioux Falls
Ramona Voegele, Watertown
Debby Walker, Glenham
Roberta Williams, Pierre
Milo Winter, Rapid City
Mary and Mark Zimmerman, Deadwood
Darwin Wolf, Sioux Falls
Barbara Wood, Fort Pierre
Carol Wright, Sioux Falls

$100 to $249

Doris Symens Armstrong, Watertown
Patrick and Jennifer Baker, Pierre
John Banasiak, Vermillion
Dr. Margaret Downie Banks, Vermillion
Nancy Anne Barker, Hot Springs
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
Greg Boris and Joan Reddy, Pittsburgh, PA
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
Kay R. Coddington, Sioux Falls
Mary and Kurt Cogswell, Brookings
Mike and Judy Connor, Sioux Falls
Jon & Gail Crane, Hill City
Janet B. Cronin, Gettysburg
Claudia Dail, Sioux Falls
Ann and Tim Deckert, Rapid City
Beth Deiter, Faulkton
Tony Diem, Rapid City
DeVee and Kevin Dietz, Sturgis
Kara Dirkson, Sioux Falls
Daniel Doyle, Sioux Falls
Darlene Dulitz, Webster
Lyle Ehlers, Sioux Falls
Carla Fauske and Peter Lieberman, Sioux Falls
William V. Fischer, Fort Pierre
David J. Fraher, Minneapolis, MN
Elizabeth Freer & Michael Headley, Spearfish
Jacqualyn & Peter Fuller, Lead
Karen A. Gerdes, Pierre
Kathie and Rudy Gerstner, Yankton
Carol Cook Geu, Vermillion
Michael and Marnie Gould, Rapid City
Susan Gray, Vermillion
Jeff and Darlene Hallem, Pierre
Gloria Hanson and Ron Schreiner, Fort Pierre
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
Jim and Katie Hood, Spearfish
Dr. Craig Howe, Martin
Rick and Patt Hustead, Wall
Terry and Sandi Jaspers, Sisseton
Corliss and Anne Johnson, Sioux Falls
James and Ardis Johnson, Brookings
Lori Johnson, Sioux Falls
Phil and Diana Kappen, Sioux Falls
Anita Kealey and John Brannian, Sioux Falls
Bruce & Carol Kelley, Vermillion
Karen & Keith Kinder, Brookings
Deb and Peter Klebanoff, Baltic
Joe and Shari Kosel, Lead
Amy Kruse, De Smet
Alan and Kari LaFave, Valley City, ND *
Merle and Virginia Larson, Yankton
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
Jay and Beverly Mickelson, Pierre
Doug and Mary Miller, Brookings
John Mogen, Sioux Falls
Janice Nicolay, Sioux Falls
James and Marilyn Nyberg, Yankton
Dan and Dot O’Connor, Lead
Marcia and Marvin Olnes, Yankton
Rolf Olson & Anne E. Waltner, Parker
Phyllis Packard, Vermillion
Judith Payne, Sioux Falls
Dr. Boyd and Jessica Perkins, 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
John Rychtarik, Brookings
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
Craig Sherman, Yankton
Dr. Susanne Skyrm, Vermillion
Clayton and Anella Southwick, Rapid City
James and Cary Speirs, Rapid City
Gary and Nan Steinley, Spearfish
Shelley Stingley, Sioux Falls *
Linda Stuerman-Purrington, Brookings
Anna Marie Thatcher, Rapid City
Lesta and Mike Turchen, Hill City
Dan Van Dover, Aberdeen
Kate and Andy Vandel, Pierre
Karyn Veenis, Sioux Falls
James Walker and Jerry Oligmueller, Bath
Merritt and Pamela Warren, Brookings
Kathleen Webb, Aberdeen
Norma and Jerry Wilson, Vermillion
Kristine Wollman, Mitchell *
Dana Yost, Sioux Falls
Ruth Youngers, Sioux Falls
Steven Zellmer and Kitty Kinsman, Rapid City
Sandy Zinter, Fort Pierre

$250 to $499

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
Brian Hildebrant and Laura Diddle, Brookings
Adam Emerson & Dohui Kim, Sioux Falls
Van and Barbara Fishback, Brookings
Bruce and Nancy Halverson, Sioux Falls
Dody and Boyd Hopkins, Sioux Falls
Larry and Mary Jo Johnson, Pierre
Katrina Lehr-McKinney, Sioux Falls
Edith Lien, Spearfish
Mark and Kristol McKie, Rapid City
Jack and Marilynn Mohlenhoff, Sioux Falls
Larry and Diane Ness, Yankton
Larry & Marilyn Rohrer, Beresford *
Jim and Sandy Szana, Pierre
Lynn Verschoor, Brookings *
Ron and Glenda Woodburn, Pierre

$500 to $999 

Stanford and Lynda Adelstein, Rapid City
Janet Brown, Sioux Falls
Scott and Marianne Johnson, Sioux Falls
Deanna Lien, Rapid City
Kenny and Linnea Putnam, Rapid City *
Kay Reinartz, Sioux Falls
Jim and Jill Speirs, Sioux Falls
Jack and Linda Stengel, Sioux Falls
Norman and Kathleen West, Yankton


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

Major Gifts
A special thank you to Janet M. Kahler and her daughter Deonne Kahler, as well as 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

Bush Foundation

Lynne & Bill Byrne
Dan & Arlene Kirby
Jane & John Rasmussen
Jeffrey L. Viken
Fresh Produce
Sioux Falls Arts Council
Wadsworth, Thomas and Hayes Investment Group at RBC Wealth Management

Brian and Kaija Bonde
Mark Bray
Eileen Briggs
Dick Brown
Janet Brown
Susan Burgard
Mike and Judy Connor
Frank Denton
Tony Diem
Rodney Garnett
Chaya & Ryan Bland
Susan Gray
Andrea Harstad
Brigid Hoffman
Dody and Boyd Hopkins
Dr. Craig Howe
Mary Hunhoff
Kristen Jacobsen
Scott & Marianne Johnson
Cheryl Koch
Paula Kurtenbach
Alan and Kari LaFave
Dale Lamphere and Jane Murphy
Brenda Lanphere
Jim and Kara Mathis
John Mogen
Larry Olson
Michael Pangburn
Judith Payne
Kenny and Linnea Putnam
Kay Reinartz
Betsy Rice
John Rychtarik
Jan Speirs
Shelley Stingley
Jennifer Thom
Tom Valentine
Kate and Andy Vandel
Lynn Verschoor
Kristine Wollman
Laura Zabel