Our Supporters

Thank you!

The Ohio State University Arts Initiative is a non-profit community resource that relies on a variety of funding sources for its exhibitions and programs. Our contributors' support allows us to uphold our mission of joining the university with the state of Ohio and the world, functioning as an arts laboratory for Ohio State faculty and artists, and serving as a professional launching pad for Ohio State students.The Arts Initiative gratefully acknowledges the following:

Founding Friends

Those who provided initial support to help launch Urban Arts Space

Sustaining Friends

Those who provide support for exhibitions, programs, and our student interns at Urban Arts Space and Hopkins Hall Gallery

  • The Efroymson Family Fund, a CICF Fund
  • The Estate of Ellis Morris Kurtz
  • Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC)
  • Jay and Jean Schottenstein
  • Steuben Glass, Corning Incorporated
  • The Ohio Arts Council
  • The Columbus Foundation, The Colony Fund
  • The Columbus Foundation, Jay and Meredith Crane Fund
  • The Columbus Foundation, The Hattie and Robert Lazarus Fund

Donors

Those who provide support to help fund Urban Arts Space and Hopkins Hall Gallery

  • The Association for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Michelle Attias-Goldstein
  • Ann R. Bremner
  • David M. Crane
  • Amy Lynn Fair
  • Stephen J. Habash
  • Prudence Gill
  • Michael William Grossklaus
  • Hattie W & Robert Lazarus
  • Ben C. Jay
  • Judy A. Kauffeld
  • Leo Frank Kowalyk
  • John Steven Kubish
  • Linda Wiles Kubish
  • Robert Lazarus Jr.
  • Kara Marie Lyon
  • Carrie Nicol McBride
  • Ronald E. McComas
  • Paula Jean Moses
  • Michael Para, MD and Caroline C. Whitacre, PhD
  • Marilyn Kurtz and Philip Charles Parker
  • Ken Peters
  • Kent Martin Rambo
  • Shane M. Rittenhouse
  • Christy Rosenthal
  • Raymond Arthur Schindler
  • Kathryn Simcox
  • Sergio Soave
  • Patricia D. Strope
  • Dr. Linda Stone and Mr. Lawrence B. Stone, Medicine and Arts Board
  • Valarie Williams
  • Jacqueline Kay Yakubowski

Those who provide support to help fund The Ohio State University/Royal Shakespeare Company Partnership

  • Dale Abrams
  • Joseph A. Alutto
  • Steven J. Allen
  • Melissa Ann Bannon
  • James J. Baechle
  • George S. Barrett
  • Debbie N. Barrett
  • Barclays
  • The Battelle Foundation Fund of The Columbus Foundation
  • Steven R. Bayer
  • Joyce B. Beatty
  • BeecherHill
  • Douglas G. Borror
  • David L. Boyle
  • Alan W. Brass
  • Dana F. Brass
  • Elizabeth L. Cabot
  • David L. Caplan
  • Melinda D. Church
  • G. G. Cloyd
  • John W. Creamer
  • Columbia Gas of Ohio Inc
  • Columbus Southern Power
  • The Columbus Foundation - Soll Philanthropic Fund
  • Willma H. Davis
  • Davidson Kemper Capitol Mgmt
  • Dewey & LeBoeuf
  • Robert L. Dilenschneider
  • Dominion Homes - Borror Family Foundation
  • Eagle Capital Management LLC
  • C. J. Easton
  • James B. Emden
  • Holly M. Ferris
  • Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund - Allen Family Fund
  • The Rose Flaum Foundation
  • Sander A Flaum Charitable Trusts
  • Adam Flatto
  • Bebe M. Finn
  • John F. Finn
  • Alex R. Fischer
  • Elliot T. Fishman
  • David O. Frantz
  • Sherri M. Geldin
  • The Georgetown Company
  • John H. Glenn
  • Glenview Capital Management LLC
  • WP Glimcher
  • Angelo Gordon & Co LP
  • Ray J. Groves
  • Dennis S. Hersch
  • Robert Hershfield
  • Hicks Partners LLC
  • Sarah Hibler
  • C. C. Hinson
  • Christopher A. Ito
  • Jerry Jurgensen
  • Huntington National Bank
  • Debora R. Kane
  • Linda and Frank Kass Philanthropic Fund of the Columbus Jewish Foundation
  • Linda S. Kass
  • Frank E. Kass
  • Thomas J. Katzenmeyer
  • Kristine A. Kearney
  • Clark Kellogg Enterprises
  • John W. Kessler
  • KeyBank Foundation
  • Kellie A. Kochensparger
  • Jonathan W. Kochensparger
  • Kurron Shares of America Inc
  • H F Krimendahl II Foundation
  • H. F. Krimendahl
  • Mary K. Lazarus
  • Longaberger Foundation
  • Clayton K. Lowe
  • Algenon L. Marbley
  • Marshall Rose Family Foundation Inc
  • Colleen McMahon
  • Katherine E. McNeilly
  • Meuse Family Foundation
  • David R. Meuse
  • Keith D. Monda
  • Lou Ann Y. Moritz Ransom
  • Michael G. Morris
  • Martin C. Murrer
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Northern Trust Company - Robert F Reusche Trust
  • Walter J. Novembre
  • Walden W. O'Dell
  • Ohio State University Alumni Association
  • Open Sesame Productions
  • Pershing Square Capital Management
  • Charles E. Peters
  • Charles R. Piller
  • William M. Pressman
  • Corbett A. Price
  • Tonya G. Pryor
  • Melanie L. Radley
  • Walter T. Reichle
  • Janet B. Reid
  • Martha T. Reissig
  • Tahira Rehmatullah
  • Daniel L. Rosenfield
  • Samlyn Capital LLC
  • Ruth M. Service
  • John J. Schiff
  • Robert H. Schottenstein
  • Lenore G. Schottenstein
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Rod Sharp
  • Katie L. Shelley
  • Alex Shumate
  • Bruce A. Soll
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Anthony W. Stein
  • Donald L. Stuber
  • Law Offices of Peter W Till
  • Judith E. Tuckerman
  • Vermillion Asset Management LLC
  • Karen E. Wagner
  • Colleen H. Walls
  • Lisa M. Wampler
  • Daniel J. Wampler
  • Michael A. Weiss
  • The Wexner Family Foundation 
  • Wolfe Associates Inc
  • Wolfe Enterprises Inc
  • Thomas E. Workman
  • Xantos Partners LP
  • Frederick S Yaffe Revocable Trust
  • York Capital Management

Community Partners

Those who provide in-kind products and services for Urban Arts Space and Hopkins Hall Gallery

  • Angela Meleca Gallery
  • Barrio Tapas Lounge
  • Betty's Family of Restaurants
  • Cafe Brioso
  • Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
  • Center for Architecture and Design
  • Chris Harvey
  • CityScene Magazine
  • Cliff Bar
  • Clintonville Community Market
  • Columbus Brewing Company
  • Columbus Gay Men's Chorus
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • COSI
  • The Cultural Arts Center
  • Cupcake Yum Yum
  • Daniel Shellenbarger
  • Dine Originals Columbus
  • Due Amici
  • Eartha Limited
  • Earth Elements
  • Evolved Body Art
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
  • Katzinger's Delicatessen
  • Lee Pepper
  • The Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University
  • Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery  
  • Pam's Market Popcorn
  • Paradise Garage
  • Pattycake Bakery
  • Rad Dog!
  • Rag-O-Rama
  • Revolution Cycles
  • Rivet
  • Seagull Bags
  • Sit Means Sit
  • Skreened
  • The Skylark Foundation
  • Small Business Beanstalk
  • Spinelli's Deli
  • Studio 35
  • Taikang Space
  • Utrecht Art Supplies
  • Wholly Craft!
  • Yoga On High

There are many ways to support The Arts Initiative.

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