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Become a Sponsor or Patron

Our 4th Annual Fundraiser - “Boots and Brushes Country Gala” -

needs Patrons and Sponsors like YOU to support our efforts to raise the money necessary to fulfill our Mission and continue serving our community.

Through Sponsorship, you can show your neighbors and friends that you are a supporter of the arts and education in your community. 




Platinum $750 / Gold $500 / Silver $250

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4th Annual Community Fundraising Event:
"Boots and Brushes" Country Gala
February 26, 2022

We're starting 2022 with a Bang!

On February 26th we're planning a "street party" Celebration at the Beach Art Center in Indian Rocks Beach.  Our 4th Annual Fundraiser -  “Boots and Brushes Country Gala” - will take place in front of our building on Bay Palm Blvd and include a delicious BBQ spread, live Country music, Live Auction, Raffles, Beer/Wine and Whiskey Bar, and dancing in the streets!

Not only is this an opportunity for gaiety and diversion, it’s a chance to demonstrate your indulgence for the ongoing efforts to support the local arts community.  

This year, we ask that you will consider becoming a sponsor of our Fundraising Gala.  The Beach Art Center is a 501c3 not for profit. 

Fundraisers like “Boots & Brushes” are a critical part of our annual budget. 

Without these opportunities and our generous sponsors and donors, we would not be able to continue to serve the community.  

We have fulfilled the majority of our Sponsorship Opportunities, but we are still looking for Table Sponsors and Patrons of our Gala...

We also invite you to join us at the event.  Tickets are $100 or $75 if you are a Beach Art Center Member.  Perhaps you have prior plans on February 26 and can’t make the event. 

Through a Table Sponsorship or by becoming a Patron, you can show our community that you are with us in spirit!  

Giddy Up!  DEADLINE to become a Sponsor for this event is Tuesday, Feb 22nd!


$500 per table

- Receives prominent table recognition with Logo at the Event.

- Inclusion on 18x24 Sponsor Posters that will be displayed at the Beach Art Center during and after the event.

- Opportunity to include business card/flyer/menu or other item in our Gala Goodie Bags given to all attendees at the event (qty~250).

(Table Sponsorship does not include an event ticket and is not reserved seating.)


Platinum $750 / Gold $500 / Silver $250

- Your Name (and/or Business Name) included on 18x24 Gala Patron Posters (level specific) displayed at the Beach Art Center during and after the event.

- Listed as a Gala Patron on our Website Sponsors page.

- Opportunity to include business card/flyer/menu or other item in our Gala Goodie Bags given to all attendees at the event (qty~250).

(Gala Patron Sponsorship does not include an event ticket.)


Please contact us:


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The Original Crabby Bill's - Event Sponsor

Pioneer Mortgage Funding, Inc. - Music Sponsor

Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty - Music Sponsor

Bank of NY Mellon - MC/Talent Sponsor

Lubke Construction - Tent Sponsor x 2

Shumaker Law - Tent Sponsor 

Van Selow Design Build - Tent Sponsor

Triangle Pool Services - Line Dance Sponsor

Natalie Scott - Compass Real Estate - Liquor Sponsor

WKM Restoration Group - Liquor Sponsor

Ron & Rebecca Sacra and 688 Fine Wine & Spirits - Wine Sponsor

Amy & Scott Fehrs and Anecdote Brewing Co. - Beer Sponsors

Eight Shires Distillery - Whiskey Sponsor

Julie Folden - Coastal Properties Group/CHRISTIE'S Int'l. 

and The Pie Factory - Dessert Sponsors

Barbara Eastbourne and The Coffee Mill - Coffee Sponsors

The Party Pond - Decorations Sponsor





Fine Arts Society (Belleair)

Adrian & Patricia Thomas



Milton & Linda Keene

Mark & Mary Anne Napolitano

Sam & Suzanne Schulhof




IRB Homeowner's Association

Barbara Eastbourne

Ed & Julie Hoofnagle

Betty Morgan

Barbara Parker

Mike & Sheila Tolbert

David Schaffer & Diane Scheidle

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We'll be out front and inside of the Beach Art Center on Bay Palm Blvd between 15th and 16th Avenue.  (Right across from Kolb Park.)

1515 Bay Palm Blvd

Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785


Parking is available along the side streets and behind the Beach Art Center. (Bay Palm Blvd will be blocked off between 15th + 16th Avenue.)

Overflow parking is graciously provided by the Calvary Episcopal Church just down the street at 

1615 1st St, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785

(727) 596-4331

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5 Amazing Items available on 2/26!

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Dane Capo Original Painting

Dane Capo is the truest form of an artist.

Unbridled by self-criticism.

Uncensored by doubt.

Grounded in pleasure.

He paints what he feels, sees, likes.

Dane was diagnosed with epilepsy at

10 months and autism at age five.

His journey since has been anything but expected.

Where Autism created a disconnect from others, Dane’s art broke open a new form of communication with the world. His art transformed into a natural expression of his desire to connect with people.


"John Lennon" 24x30

Acrylic on Canvas

Value: $4,000

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Fish with Reel Deal Sportfishing +
Dine at the Bait House in Clearwater Beach

Enjoy a private 4-hour fishing charter with "Reel Deal Sportfishing" aboard a 34ft vessel docked in the Clearwater Marina.  An experienced captain and crew will show you the ropes and put you on the fish!

You'll also receive $200 in Gift Cards for food, drinks, and merchandise at the Bait House Tackle & Tavern.  Fresh fish, local craft beer, and great vibes await at this waterfront restaurant in the Clearwater Marina.

Package Includes:

4-Hour Charter Fishing for up to 6 people

Licensing, fuel, bait, tackle, and fish cleaning.

$200 Bait House Gift Card

Bait House Coozies (2) and Stickers

Reel Deal Hat and Fishing Buffs (2)

Value: $1,000

(Does not include Gratuity for Charter or Restaurant Service.)

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Sheila Tolbert Original Painting

"I chose to paint a calf because of the Western theme of the Gala and the increasing popularity of cow paintings. I chose to paint ‘head to hoofs’ because I wanted to create a one-of-a-kind piece and I have not seen any others like it.

The enlongated rectangular size would look great at the end of a narrow hallway or at the top of a stairway. I used muted tones of greys and slate blues so the painting can go with modern decor.

I have been painting in oils since 2015 and have refined my style and skills by attending Ron Marvin's Oil Painting class at the Beach Art Center. I appreciate all the students and teachers...they are always willing to share their talents and experiences to make me a better artist."


"Little Mac"


Oil on Canvas

Framed in Rustic wood with a white linen liner

Value: $750

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Wine, Appetizers, and Sunset at a Historic Beachfront Cottage

Indian Rocks Beach is famous for its beautiful beach, adorable beach cottages, and gorgeous sunsets. 

Enjoy a "Sunset Cocktail Party" for 10 adults at Idlewild Cottage, courtesy of Julie and Ed Hoofnagle.

Sunset, gourmet appetizers and wine will be served on the beach front patio of this beautifully restored historic beach cottage.


Up to 10 Adults

Idlewild Cottage, IRB

Value: $1,000

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Violetta Chandler Original Painting

"I discovered this beautiful, peaceful spot on one of my first trips to Italy.

We were painting and decided some music would be nice.  Just as Jacques Offenbach's "Barcarolle" began to play, a man on a gondola appeared from behind the bridge! Now every time I hear that wonderful song I think of that

perfect moment."


"Venetian Morning"


Oil on Linen

Value: $1,500