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Watch a recording of the performance, below, from Saturday, September 26, 2020

Join us online for an e-vening like no other with A Celebration of ARTS by George! Saturday, September 26. Streamed live on social media and GMU-TV, the event will take a look back at the tremendous success of ARTS by George! during the past 14 years. Since 2006, ARTS by George! has ensured more than $1.7 million in scholarship and program support for Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. Hear from alumni scholarship recipients making their mark in creative industries around the world, see content from performances and exhibitions, and meet current student artists, who continue to thrive despite major financial and artistic challenges due to COVID-19. The evening culminates with call to support the arts at Mason and announcement of the 15th annual ARTS by George! headliner, set to perform in September 2021 at the Center for the Arts. The annual ARTS by George! benefit raises support for student scholarships in visual arts, dance, music, theater, computer game design, film, and, arts management, as well as for the Mason Community Arts Academy, the Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performances at Mason series.

Below: Highlights from ARTS by George! 2019

2020 Supporters

The students, faculty and staff of the College of Visual and Performing Arts gratefully acknowledge the following generous ARTS by George! supporters:

Presenting Sponsor

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Executive Producer

Carolyn and Milt Peterson


The Carney Foundation
Sharon and Mark Gottlieb
Steven Golsch and Jim Nedohon
Robert Purks


The Averill Foundation
Dr. Richard Davis and Ms. Julie Thompson
Mary Duckett
George Mason University Foundation
Joyce and Gary Grimes
Art and Linda Hamerschlag
Clara Kelly

Tom and Pam Maskey
Val McWhorter

Jay Speer and Donn Smith
Matt Tait


Anne and John Bolger
Agnes Brown
Anne Caputo
​Pat and Pat Carroll
Lavern Chatman
Dr. Bernadette Dunham and Raymond Petryshyn
Dr. Kimberly K. Eby and Dr. José M. Cortina

Ann and Til Hazel
Dr. Jolanda Janczewsi and Mr. CJ McAllister
Maryam and Hamid Kasmai
Linda and William Lewis

Paula Martino and JP Phaup
Mack and Paulette Miller
Donald and Sonja Palomaki
Ida and Rob Portland
Roberta Roumel
Victoria and John Salmon
Mark and Merrill Shugoll
Dr. Peter N. Stearns and Ms. Donna L. Kidd
David and Annabel Stone
Jan and Jay Test
Captain and Mrs. Robert Warakomsky
Alan and Lisa Zuccari

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