VAE is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which means that we rely on and are grateful for the financial support of sponsors and partners.




Visual Art Exchange is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission. Visual Art Exchange is supported by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, with funds from the United Arts Campaign and the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the state of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts. This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.



PLATINUM SPONSORS ($5,000 - 9,999)

Titanium Level (2,500-4,999)

H. Franklin J, LLC
Trish & John Healy
Mayor Nancy & Ron McFarlane
Raleigh Convention Center*

Gold Level ($1,500-2,499)
Jerry’s Artarama*
AIA Triangle
Allen Tate Company
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina
Empire Properties*
FMW Real Estate
Matt Jones
The Marcotte Family
Mobile Stages*
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of NC
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Pabst Blu Ribbon & Friends**
Sub Rosa Games / Raleigh Wars*
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Yates, McLamb & Weyher

Silver Level ($1,000-1,499)
The Bell Family Foundation
Clearscapes, PA
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, L.L.P
Duke Health Raleigh Hospital
ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.
HagerSmith Design
The Mahler Fine Art
Melissa & Chris Matton
Kathy McKee, Graphic Design*
McGuire Woods LLP
Meg McLaurin & Bo McDonald
Poyner Spruill, LLC
Sarah Powers & Jack Hagel
Studio R.E.D.
Jerry & Janet Stracke
The Bell Family Foundation

Bronze Level ($500-999)
Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe*
Glenn & Ann Reed Dunn
Eidolon Designs, Inc.*
Expion LLC
Grant Thornton
Harris Wholesale
Highwoods Properties
Dan Lilley
MMI Public Relations
Navis Pack & Ship
Jo Anne Sandford & Billy Brewer
Virginia Watson
Williams Mullen
Jon and Merranie Zellweger

Partron Level ($250-500)
Alphin Design Build
Winston Bowden & Ronald West
Carol Joy Shannon Paintings LLC
Joanne Casey
Frank & Julia Daniels
Askew-Taylor Paints Inc.*
Cinda’s Creative Cakes*
The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery*
Sherry Essig & Warren Raybould
Frame Warehouse
Harry’s Guitar Shop Inc.
Rhonda & Lyle Gardner
KDI Capital Partners
Lysaght & Associates, P.A.
Charles Meeker & Anne McLaurin
North State Bank
Pat & Chuck Poe
Raleigh Rickshaw*
RB3 Digital Graphics*
Larry & Debbie Robbins
Representative Deborah Ross
John & Mary Nash Rusher
Barbara Wiedemann
Lesley & Steve Wilson
Wine 101