Sponsors & Funders



Founding Funders:

Steve Roberts, The Family of Georgie Meinert (Mark Austin & Page and Steve Witzdam), Winnie Washburn & Harriet Priska, Kent Cottam, Arnold & Deon Alvey, Garfield County Commission & Travel Council, Gibbs Smith, and the Ruess Family

Colorado Plateau ($5000+):

Eccles Foundation, Garfield County Office of Tourism, Utah Office of Tourism

Escalante Canyons ($2500+):

Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Bob & Karin Simmons

Aquarius Plateau ($1000+):

Austin-Witzdam Builders, LLC, Escalante Outfitters, Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners, Mormon Pioneer Heritage Area, Steve Roberts, Ruthanne Oliver

Grand Staircase ($500+):

Circle D Motel & Eatery, Escalante Boulder Chamber of Commerce, Escalante City, Steve & Page Witzdam, Dennis & Dana Waggoner

Kaiparowits Plateau ($250+):

Bob & Lisa Hartman, Fred Kovol, Shooting Star RV Park, Jerry & Monica Taylor

Circle Cliffs ($100+):

Troy Anderson, Allysia Angus, Boulder Art Council, Cottam’s Oil, Cowboy Country Inn, Escalante’s Grand Staircase Bed & Breakfast, Garkane Energy, Gael & Tom Hill, Sandy Larsen, John & Peggy Meisenbach, Jens & Kathy Munthe, Pole’s Place Motel, Rainbow Country Bed & Breakfast, Serenidad Gallery, Laura Smith, Paul & Catherine Thalmann, Joan Vitale, Michelle Weaver

Glen Canyon ($50+):

Alan Day, Panguitch Drugs, Joette Marie Rex, Mark Saunto & Vicki Wren, State Bank of Southern Utah, Cate Vining

Silent Auction Donations:

A-Squared Design, Artisans Gallery, Boots Café, Boulder Mountain Lodge, Bryce Valley Tours, Burr Trail Outpost, Canyon Country Lodge, Color Country Art Supply, Croft Remodeling, Driggs Digs Plein Air, Escalante Canyons Outdoors, Escalante Mercantile and Organic Grocery, Escalante Home Center, Escalante Mercantile and Organic Grocery, Escalante Outfitters, Float-werks, Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Griffin’s Grocery, Hell’s Backbone Grill, Heritage Natural Finishes, Kiva Koffeehouse, Moab Plein Air, Rising DT Ranch, Ruby’s Inn and Bryce Canyon Lodge, Serenidad Gallery, Shooting Star RV Park, Skyhoopi, Subway, Torrey House Press, The Wayne and Garfield County Insider, Wild Rivers Plein Air

In-Kind Donations:

Canyons of Escalante RV Park, Etched Magazine, Kim Norris, KNPR, KUER, KUPR, Plein Air Magazine, South Central Communications, Southern Utah Independent Publishing, Southwest Art Magazine

Special Thanks:

Charley Johnson, Circle D Eatery, Escalante City, Escalante Elementary School, Escalante High School, Escalante Interagency Visitor Center Employees, Escalante Kazan Medical Center, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, Historic Escalante Showhouse, Steve Roberts,