Founder’s Circle

Thank you to our Founders, the earliest supporters of the Arts Campus at Willits:

•    Anonymous
•    Alpine Bank
•    Alchemy Foundation
•    Richard Carter
•    Aspen Skiing Company
•    Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
• .  Rusty & John Jaggers
•    Ann McLaughlin Korologos
•    Jody Guralnick & Michael Lipkin
•    Ann Nichols
•    Lynn Nichols & Jim Gilchrist
•    Tim Pestotnik
•    The Romero Group
•    Daniel Shaw, Isa Catto & The Catto Shaw Foundation
•    Cindy Shirk/ Shirk Family Foundation
•    Cheryl Wyly

The Arts Campus at Willits Founders are a select group of individuals who believe in the transformative power of the arts for communities, families and individuals. These leaders believe in the vision for a performing, cinematic, and culinary arts center and are confident that it will define the Roaring Fork Valley’s cultural identity, create educational opportunities, and improve the overall quality of life here. As the earliest supporters of the Arts Campus, they will be permanently recognized as Founders and enjoy all of the benefits associated with the Founder’s Circle.


  • Prominent recognition as a Founder at the Temporary and on a donor wall in the permanent home for the Arts Campus
  • Permanent inclusion in the Founder’s Circle, the Arts Campus’s most prestigious group of donors
  • VIP invitations to all available events
  • Reserved seating for seated events
  • Member Pricing – access to discount member pricing for all TACAW produced events
  • 10 Tickets a year to bring guests to the Temporary for TACAW produced events (special events excluded)
  • Invitation to annual donor appreciation events including the Seasonal Previews
  • Invitations to Artist Cocktail Hours prior to select shows
  • First access to tickets for all special events
  • All Founder’s gifts may be applied toward a building naming opportunity
  • Member Tickets – special email offers as available
  • Listing on the donor screens in the Temporary lobby
  • Digital Benefits – access to our online Annual Report and a quarterly donor newsletter
  • Additional benefits as available
  • All lower level benefits


$20,000 per year for 2 years

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If you are interested in becoming a Founder, please contact Ryan Honey at 970-510-5365 or email