Supporters

Thank you WAG donors and sponsors - you're amazing! Your gifts open minds and hearts through art. The following list recognizes contributions received from Jan 1 to Dec 31, 2017 and Inuit Art Centre donors through March 31, 2018, as well as our ongoing government support. This page is updated on an annual basis. If you're interested in making a contribution to the WAG, click here.

WAG INUIT ART CENTRE

$2,000,000+
The Richardson Foundation
Anonymous

$1,000,000–$1,999,999
BMO Financial Group
Michael Sydney Gray
Doug and Louise Leatherdale
George and Tannis Richardson

$750,000–$999,999
The Winnipeg Foundation

$500,000–$749,999
David and Diane Johnston/Johnston Group Inc
Mauro Family Foundation
Power Corporation of Canada
RBC Foundation
H Sanford and Deborah Riley
J. Derek Riley C.M.
TD Bank Group

$75,000–$99,999
Anonymous

$50,000-$74,999
Akman Construction Ltd.
Friesens Corporation
Golden West Broadcasting
Bernice Kleysen
New Flyer and Motor Coach Industries
The McLean Foundation

$25,000+ - WINNIPEG ART GALLERY
1832 Asset Management
Bank of Montreal
Investors Group Financial Services Inc.
Johnston Group Inc.
Eric and Vizma Sprott
TD Bank Group
The Winnipeg Foundation
Anonymous (1)

$10,000–$24,999 - WAG INUIT ART CENTRE
Carol Bellringer and Greg Doyle
Ken and Arthur Blankstein Ure
Patricia Bovey, FRSA, FCMA
Harry and Doneta Brotchie
Dr. Raymond F. Currie and Dr. Charlene Thacker Currie
Alison and Robert Darling
Evelyn and David Friesen
Curwin Friesen and Jill Weber Friesen
Lisa Gould and Richard Leicht
John and Johanna Kassenaar
Kevin and Els Kavanagh
In Honour of Etela & Stefan Kupca
John C. MacAulay
Manitoba Blue Cross
Carol and Barry McArton
Ron and Sandi Mielitz
Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited
Edward J. Ransby
Barry and Janice Rempel
George and Pam Sigurdson
Pamela Simmons
Jennie Sylvia Squire
Mrs. Faye Warren
Richard L

WINNIPEG ART GALLERY

$5,000–$9,999 
Akman Construction Ltd.
The Gail Asper Family Foundation
Birchwood Lexus
Build Films
CariLyn Buller
Burns Family Fund
CBC Manitoba and CBC Indigenous
Cisco Systems Canada Co.
Hennie and Rick Corrin
Doowah Design Inc.
Edge Corp
EQ3
Senator Douglas Everett of Royal Canadian Properties Limited
Florist Supply Ltd.
Ms. Ahava Halpern and Mr. Frank Lavitt
Gregory Hammond
Evelyn Jacks
KPMG MSLP
Ladco Company Limited
Joanne Lee
Leon A. Brown Ltd.
Michael Maltzen Architecture Inc.
The Paterson Foundation
Pattison Outdoor Advertising
Price Family Foundation
Leney Richardson
Dayna Spiring
WAG Legacy Fund
Waterside Development Corp
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Welders Supplies Ltd.
Winnipeg Free Press

$100–$499
30/60/90 Skn
Carole Abbott
Anchor Massage Therapy
Lee and Wayne Anderson
Antique Arts Club
Neil N. Arnason
Art 4 Art
Art Gallery of Ontario
Averbach Family Fund
Bailey’s Restaurant and Bar
Earl J. and Cheryl Barish
Christina and Mary Barwinsky
Dianne Beaven
Bell MTS
Carol Bellringer and Greg Doyle
Joyce and Bruce Berry
Dr. Diane R. Biehl
Sandra Bignell
David and Gillian Bird
Christopher Birt
Ms. Jean Bissett
Marjorie Blankstein
Blind Ambitions
Marcus and Erika Blouw
Lorraine and Wayne Bohn
Janet Bootherstone
Christopher Bredt and Jamie Cameron
Anonymous
David and Sheila Brodovsky
Jill Brooks
Enid Brown and David Robinson
Michelle and John Brownell
Ellen and George Bruce
Carol Budnick
John and Laureen Bulman
Gillian Burton
Mr. Ed and Mrs. Linda Calnitsky
Marlene Campbell
Capital K Distillery
The Honourable Jim Carr and Ms. P. Colleen Suche
  Haderra and Mark Chisick
Shelley Chochinov
Clear Lake Golf Course
Clubhouse 204
Kathryn Condra
Muriel Connor
Core Centric
Sarah Corley
Gerry and Chris Couture
Meribeth Coyne
Marilyn Craggs
Crown Cap (1987) Ltd.
Lois Tessier and James Currie
Raymond Currie and Charlene Thacker Currie
D.A. Niels Gourmet Kitchenware
Paul and Monica Daeninck
Lynda Danquah
Alison and Robert Darling
Lynn Davis
Iain Day and Vivian Sullivan
Franca Degarzia
Marc Del Bigio and Janice Kenworthy
Diamond Gallery
Ben and Shari Diamond
Isaac Diamond
Claire Dionne and Len Chackowsky
Judith Dowler
Brook Drabot
Drs. Mary Lynn and Harry Duckworth
Edward Carriere Salon
David and Anita Epp
European Skin Care Plus
Fairmont Royal York
Dr. Steven Feldgaier and Ms. Sharon Shaydak
Marilyn and Jim Ferguson
Festival du Voyageur
Raffi and Joe Florentino
Miriam Fliegel and Ron Steigerwald
Heather Frame
Francis F. W. Lee Medical Corporation
Donalda Fridfinnson and Micheal Gillis
Laurence and Dorothy Friesen
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art
Paul Gemmiti
Georgian Bay Spirit Co
Allan Geske
Rosalie E. Gillespie
Veronica Gillis
Susan Glass, C.M. and Arni Thorsteinson
Prof. Robert and Dr. Linda Gold
Ken and Carla Goldstein
Anne Gooding
Randy and Carol Goossen
Catherine and William Gordon
Dona Gould
Elba Haid
Judith Hall
Heart & Stroke Foundation
Heartland International Travel and Tours
Dr. Ted and Gail Hechter
Janet Hewitt
Beth Hiscox
Alex and Barbara Holliday
Charles Huband
Audrey and Frederick Hubbard
Hy & Pat Cohen Fund
Analee Hyslop
Peter Isaac and Natalie Antorenko
Shannon and Paul
Diane and David Johnston
Betty Johnstone
Sheryl Kapitz and Aaron London
Judith Kaprowy
Kevin and Els Kavanagh
Donald R. Keatch
Katherine Klassen
Louise Klassen
Susan and Keith Knox
Alexis Kochan and Nestor Budyk
José Koes
Gail Kozun
Raymond Kreitzer and Donald Henry
Lois Kristjanson
Linda C. Craig and Gerry Kwasnycia
Alan and Joanne Lacovetsky
Dr. G. Herbert Lawler
Cycelia Lazarowich
Victoria Lehman
Lennard Taylor
Christopher Leo
Bernard Léveillé and Moira Swinton
Keith Levit
Christina Little
Dr. Ganpat and Mrs. Lodha
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. MacDonald
Scott and Robin MacKenzie
Carol A. Macoomb
Liza Maheu and Richard Chartier
Mike and Shelley Malyk
Manitoba Blue Cross
Manitoba Children’s Museum
Manitoba Mukluks
Manitoba Opera
Judith Manning
Elaine and Neil Margolis
Virginia Martin
Dana and Shaun Mayberry
Pat McCullough and Chris Brown
Colleen and Kevin McFadden
Lee Meagher
Mere Hotel
Dan Millican and Don Wilson
W. David and Louise Mitchell
Thorlein Mitchell
Vera Moroz
D.E. Morrison
Grange Morrow and Dr. Linda Hamilton
Sharon and Mel Myers
David Myhre
Paul and Elaine Neelon
Randal Newman
Leif Norman
Nunavut Development Corporation
October Boutique
Geertrui C. Oliver
Orangetheory Fitness
Kathleen Parums
Nettie Peters
K.K. Pinkowski
Pizzeria Gusto
Donna and Ian Plant
Marina Plett-Lyle
Lawrie and Fran Pollard
Prairie 360
Prairie Studio Glass
Prairie Theatre Exchange
Bill and Sharon Pratt
Mary Prokopchuk
John and Margaret Proven
Greg Psooy and Lindsay Stevenson
Gordon Pullan
Hazel Quinton
Rae & Jerry’s Steak House
Juta Rathke
Jody Reaburn
Kathleen and David Reid
Mark Reid and Beth Edwards
Iris Reimer
Remax One Group
Louise Renée and Pierre Aquin
Joan Richardson
Henriette Ricou and Jure Manfreda
Tracy Ridley and Peter Wiens
Chrystal Robert-Macey
Dr. G. A. and Mrs. Y. Robertson
Renée Roseman
Lewis Rosenberg
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
Royal Winnipeg Ballet School
Rumor’s Comedy Club
Bonnie Russo
Mr. Colin and Mrs. Jenny-Lou Ryan
Sheila and Dave Sachvie
Sak’s Fifth Avenue
J. Timothy and Eleanor Samson
Kevin Sanders
Esme Scarlett and Rene Perreault
Brent Schacter
Fred Schaeffer
Ms. B.J.N. Scott
Charlene Scouten
Anne Scully
Betty Ann and Sam Searle
Sylvia Segal
Barbara Sharp
Drs. Majid and Moti Shojania
Sally Shuckett
Helga Sickert and Gary Hewitt
Silver Jeans Co,
Robert Sim and Catherine Lee
Pamela Simmons
Simone’s Skincare Studio
Frederick and Edith Simpson
Murray Sinclair and Katherine Morrisseau-Sinclair
Sky Zone
Lillian Smith
Lynne Smith
Allen and Virginia Snyder
Paul and Christine Soubry
John and Muriel Steele
John Stefaniuk
Hartley and Margaret Stinson
Supper Central
Aija A. and Juris Svenne
John and Marg Synyshyn
Margot Tass
Bonnie and Jim Taylor
Ruby and Andy Tekauz
The Forks North Portage Partnership
The Manitoba Museum
Susan A. Thompson
Charles and Roine Thomsen
Phyllis A.C. Thomson
Leslie Turnbull and Rob Hilliard
Christine Van Cauwenburghe and Christopher Mainella
Dorothy Vannan
Veitch Fund
Nils and Melissa Vik
Roy and Nancy Vincent
Marjorie Welch-Frame
Donald and Florence Whitmore
Kim Wiebe and Aubrey Margolis
Raymond and Shirley Wiest
The Wine House
Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers
Grant and Sheila Woods
Adele and Art Wortzman
WOW! Hospitality Concepts
Russ Wyatt and Yanet Velazquez
Mr. Richard L. Yaffe and Mr. John A. Statham
Henrietta Zhanel
Anonymous (20)

WAG INUIT ART CENTRE

$250,000–$499,999
Associates of the Winnipeg Art Gallery
Chipman Family Foundation
Doug Harvey and Janice Shute
Investors Group
The Winnipeg Art Gallery Foundation

$100,000–$249,999
De Fehr Foundation
Dr. Bruce and Mrs. Lesley Campbell
Drs. Ernest & Anastasia Cholakis, Cholakis Dental Corp.
CIBC
Hon. Douglas D. Everett and Lila Goodspeed
The Everett Family with Lila Goodspeed
Great-West Life
In memory of Dr. Fran Steinberg by her husband Lewis Rosenberg
Shirley Liba
Silver Jeans
The Asper Foundation
The Pollard Family Foundation
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Arni Thorsteinson and Susan Glass
Bob and Heather Williams

$25,000-$49,999
Dick and Elaine Archer
Dr. Stephen and Mrs. Hazel Borys
Richard W. Brownscombe
David and Catherine Filmon
Mr. and Mr. R.M. (Bob) Kozminski
Nick Logan and Christine Skene
The Margolis Family–Neil & Elaine, Myles & Jodi, Aubrey & Kim, Evan & Elaine
National Leasing
Sandra and Harvey Secter
Charles and Dayna Spiring
The Duha Family

$10,000–$24,999 - WINNIPEG ART GALLERY
Mary Lou Albrechtsen
Barry Appleton and the Appleton Charitable Foundation
Dr. Stephen and Mrs. Hazel Borys
Cholakis Dental Corporation
The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation
George Warren Keates Memorial Fund
Brian Hastings
Mrs. Elizabeth Ruth Hastings
Locher Evers International
Montrose Mortgage Corporation Ltd.
TD Private Wealth Management
Terracon Development Ltd.
Travel Manitoba
Judy Waytiuk

$5,000–$9,999 - WAG INUIT ART CENTRE
Bruce Bennett and Shawna Cook
Diane Biehl
Ken and Lynn Cooper
Kevin and Sharon Donnelly
Gary and Janice Filmon
Gregg and Mary Hanson
Leon A. Brown Ltd.
Naomi Z. Levine
McFadden Benefits & Pension Ltd.
Drs. Bill Pope and Elizabeth Tippett-Pope
James Ripley and Diane Jones
Alex Robinson
Samuel and Esther Sarick
TD Wealth
Christine Van Cauwenburghe and Christopher Mainella
Anonymous

$1,000–$4,999 - WAG INUIT ART CENTRE
Brian and Shirley Akins Fund
Maxine and John Bock
Tom and Louise Carson
Haderra and Mark Chisick
Hennie and Rick Corrin
James and Ruth Dean
Derksen Plumbing & Heating LTD
Herbert Enns and Maem Slater-Enns
Robert Enright
Agnes M. Hall
In honour of Avrom Isaacs
Jim and Sue Irving
Jackman Foundation
Judith Kaprowy and Family
Elizabeth Karman
José Koes
Sean and Michelle Lawton
Bernard Léveillé and Moira Swinton
Dwight MacAulay
Scott McCulloch and Elizabeth Ling
The Honourable Peter and Mrs. Margaret Morse
Margaret Newall
Bob and Cindy Newfield
Kris Olafson
A. Richmond and J. Hanley
Nichole Riese
Drs. Majid and Moti Shojania
Emöke J.E. Szathmáry and George A. Reilly
Swift Telecom Services
Marvin and Barbara Tiller
Ginny Twomey and Terry Johnston
Janet Walker
Dave Wright and Gail Wylie
Kathryn and Robert Young
Anonymous

WINNIPEG ART GALLERY

$2,500–$4,999
The Asper Foundation
Asphaltec Paving
Border Glass & Aluminum
The Border Group of Companies Inc.
Don and Connie Borys
Calm Air International LP
Cambrian Credit Union
Canadian Arctic Producers
Classic 107
CGM Engineering Ltd
Trevor Chin Fook
Cibinel Architecture Ltd.
Crosier Kilgour & Partners Ltd.
CTV Winnipeg
Dorset Fine Arts
Dr. Kenneth Murray Medical Corp.
Mary Erickson
Esdale Printing Company Ltd.
Ivan Eyre
Jeff Gasenzer
Graham C. Lount Family Foundation Inc.
Helen Bowen Foundation
Investors’ Group Charitable Giving Foundation
John & Bonnie Buhler Foundation Inc.
The Leonard Foundation
Nick Logan and Christine Skene
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corporation
Manitoba Public Insurance
Mokada
National Leasing
Pavilion Investment House
Qualico Developments
R.D. Sales
Raymond S.C. Wan Architect Inc.
Gerald W. Schwartz and Heather Reisman
Scott Wolfe Management
Doug Smith
Sussex Realty
Sunwing Vacations
Ten Spa
VIA Rail Canada
Visual Lizard
Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc.
Winnipeg Building & Decorating Ltd.
Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation, Inc.

$1,000–$2,499
Jeff Baigrie and Joan Holmstrom
Bee Clean Building Maintenance
Maxine and John Bock
Brazen Hall Brewery
William J. and Beverley A. Brennan
Marilyn and Jim Burt
The Chipman Family Foundation Fund
Ernest and Anastasia Cholakis
Irena Cohen
Sowmya Dakshinamurti and Doug Eyolfson
Shane Davis
De Fehr Foundation Inc.
Kevin and Sharon Donnelly
Maciej Dyskiewicz
Elkhorn Resort
Herbert Enns and Maem Slater-Enns
Epsilon Creations Ltd.
Curwin Friesen and Jill Weber Friesen
Peter and Liivi Forster Family Fund
Ron and Sandi Mielitz
William H. and Sherry Glanville
Barbara Goldberg
Dr. Percy Goldberg
Genevie and Doug Henderson
Leona Herzog
Hilary Druxman Inc.
HTFC Planning & Design
Simon Hughes
Interior Illusions
Hillaine Kroft
Katarina Kupca
Lawton Partners
Lazy Bear Expeditions
Helen Leeds
William H. and Shirley Loewen
Blair and Libby MacAulay
Barry and Carol McArton
Linda McGarva-Cohen and James Cohen
McGowan Russell Group
The McLaughlin Family
Peter S. and Margaret Morse
Lisa and Andrew Paterson
Pitblado LLP
Gerry and Barbara Price
Shirley A. Richardson
H. Sanford and Deborah Riley
Allana and Ross Robinson
Robinson Bath Centre
Rosenberg Family Trust
The Sign Source Tourism Winnipeg
True North Sports and Entertainment
University of Winnipeg
Anthony and Mary Urquhart
Vittorio Rossi Clothiers
Pauline Williams
Winnipeg Winter Club
Sharon and Sid Wolchock
Anonymous (1)

$500–$999
Karen Adamson
Robert and Nancy Adkins
AirSprint
The Brian and Sheila Akins Fund
David T. Anderson
Hans and Karen Andersen
Eduardo Aquino and Karen Shanski
Heidi and Rennie Balciunas
Beauty Boutique Polo Park
Tom Blumberg
Ms. Lilian Bonin and Dr. Daniel Levin
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Gaylene and Brian Chestnut
The Christmas Light Group
Stephen and Cynthia Cohlmeyer
Ken and Lynn Cooper
CoreNICHE Consulting
Marilyn Baker and John Crabb
Lynn R. and Deborah A. Dalziel
Mr. Kerry Dangerfield
Herman DeVries
DNR Jackson Enterprises Inc.
Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
Dr. Singh Plastic Surgery Medical Corp.
Honourable Douglas D. Everett and
Lila Goodspeed Everett
Fred Ford and Gela Stach
Sarah Gurevich
Patricia Guy
Harvard Developments Inc.
Hobbry Design Studios
HUT K
Johanna and John Kassenaar
Knowledge Bureau
Micah Lexier
David and Alison Loch
Dwight MacAulay
John C. MacAulay
Manitoba Building Trades
Tammy and Robert McBain
McFadden Benefits & Pension Ltd
McMunn and Yates
Bernard Mulaire
Catherine Murray
Johanna Murray
John Murray
Dr. Ken and Mrs. Judy Murray
Michael F. Nesbitt
Patricia Nesbitt and Paul Infuso
Judith Marie Nichol and Jim Skinner
North Portage Development
Linda and Wayne Paquin
Duane Perkins
Drs. Bill Pope & Elizabeth Tippett Pope
Dr. Brian Postl
Ken and Lesley Powell
Sail Kenora
Bill Schulz
David M. Sheps
Jacqui C. Shumiatcher
Sandy Smart
Carol L. and Daniel Stockwell
Trilogy Wealth Management Inc.
Theresie Tungilik
Urban Prairie Cuisine
Faye Warren
Roxroy West and Diane Payment
The William and Margaret Fast Family Foundation
Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club Inc.
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Youth in Philanthropy Committee
Denise and Michael Zaporzan
Anonymous (2)

Honour/Memory Gifts (excluding tributes to Inuit Art Centre)
In Honour of Diane Biehl
  Judith Kaprowy
  Marilyn and John Wade
In Honour of Diane Biehl’s Birthday
  Nancy Adkins
  Pamela Bell
  Darlene Cameron
  Claire Dionne
  Sharon Furman
  Jane Kesselman
  Lorrie Kirk
  Cathie Lee
  Barbara Mutch
  Shirley Newman
  Linda Paquin
  Bill Pope
  Cheryl Simmonds
  Marilyn & John Wade
  Faye P. Warren
In Honour of Hazel Borys’ Birthday
  Hennie & Rick Corrin
In Honour of Hennie Corrin
  Cathy Moser and Jeff Itzkow
In Honour of Bill & Sherry Glanville
  Judith Dowler
  Sylvia Segal
In Honour of Carla Goldstein
  Art Club Members
In Honour of Phyllis Koricki
  Elizabeth Sokoloski
In Honour of Elaine Margolis’ Birthday
  Linda Wiebe
In Honour of Tannis Mindell
  Dick and Minnie Bell
In Honour of David Roberts
  Mike and Shelley Malyk
In Honour of Betty and Sam Searle
  Molly Anisman
  Sheila and David Brodovsky
  Gloria Pollock
  David Myhre
  Sharon and Sid Wolchock
In Memory of Babs Barber
  David Walker
In Memory of Barbara Ann Barber
  Virginia Martin
In Memory of Shirley Diner
  Christina and Mary Barwinsky
  Maxine Cristall
  Judith Kaprowy
  Elaine and Neal Margolis
In Memory of Eleanor Gibson
  Antique Arts Club
In Memory of Barbara Joan Inglis
  Vivian M. Bruce
  Hilde Ilmer
  Linda C. Craig and Gerry Kwasnycia
  Marjorie L. Law
  Constance Murphy
  Brent Myers Lily E. Popp
In Memory of Julie McInnis
  Thorlein Mitchell
In Memory of Eva Stubbs
  John and Muriel Steele

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