Benefactors 2013

Since 2000 ArtSeed has received valuable gifts of money, time, expertise, in-kind goods, professional services and patient inspiration from people in almost every walk of life. More recently we have also attracted the generosity of several funding agencies. We are very grateful for all these various kinds of support. Please let us know if there is someone we should add to this list or if you prefer your name or the level of your contribution to remain anonymous.

Precious Pines ($20,000 or more): San Francisco Unified School District and the Sherman Elementary Parent Teacher Association

Celestial Cedars ($10,000 to $19,999): Walter and Elise Haas Fund (received 2012), The Sam Mazza Foundation

Spectacular Sequoias ($5,000 to $9,999): California Arts Council Artists in Schools Program, Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund, Charles L. Houston, Jr.

Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Anonymous, Anonymous Two, Matthew J Boriskin, Tony and Caroline Grant, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund recommended by Betty and Jack Schafer, Malcolm McAfee, Whitney and Kevin Quan, Josefa Vaughan and Charles Boone

Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Gabriela and John Hofmeyer, Alice Huang, Samuel J. Losh, Hamish Reid,  The Terzian Family and the Point at Hunters Point Shipyard

Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499): Anonymous, Doloris and D.C. Balochie, Carol Barnes, Joy Baker, Marie Kare and Ben Berkley, Christopher Bigelow, Linda Bookman, Vincent SJ Buccola, John Burke, Susan K. Chiddix, Margaret Conley, Peg Connely, Barbara A. and Robert R. Demaria, Patti Noel Deuter, Stephanie Ellis, Anne M. and Guy Flores, Maki Fujiwara, Linda Fullerton, Steven K. Goodman, Google Matching Gifts Program, Magda V. Grant and Philip Smaller, Paul R. Griffin, Nicole A. Halbreiner, Whitney Huang, K.C. Huettmann, Jane Japadjief, Otis Johnson, Frances and Bud Johns, Miriam F. Kasdan, Lori E Katcher, Liz Keim, Jonas Koester, Asok and Mary Agnes Kumar, Mary Kunz, Larry Kukua, Caroine Liddell, Allie Light, Donna Logan, Allison Loh, Ricky Lam, June Lee, Sergio and Rebecca Maggi, Marissa Kunz and Peter Mann, Lonnie Zwerin and Frank Mainzer, Elaine S. Mann, Malcolm McAfee, Wallace Mersereau, Andrea Mae Feldman and Ava Miedzinski, Ryan D Newman, Beatriz Bonnet and Michael O’Connor, Catherine Collins O’Leary and Dennis O’Leary, Lars Oliv, Oracle Matching Gifts Program (with June Lee), ARobin Orden, Luned Palmer, Thomas P. Palmer, David Parker, Linda Quan, Barbra Richardson, Pilar and Walter Rubin, John P. Scheib, Sheila Schwartz, Josh Sommovilla, Laetitia Sonami, Michael S. Scott, Barbara B. and Robert T. Stenson, Donna M. Takahashi, Terzian Family and The Point at Hunters Point Shipyard, Lydia Titcomb, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund recommended by Idell and Otto Weiss, Thad M. Van Bueren, Velvet Van Bueren, Doug Grant and Kathryn Van Dyke, George and Mary Vaughan

Amazing Acorns ($99 or less): Adobe (Matching Grant with Kevin Lind), M Joon Bum Ahn, Monique Albert, Anonymous, Valerie Arrechea, Carol L. Law and Charles B. Amirkhanian, Valerie Arrecha, Claire Bain, Meegan Barnes, Natasha Beery, Milo Benningfield, Gunilla Bergensten, Sherwood Bishop, Anne Bluethenthal, Kurt Blumenau, Charles Boone, Christine Boyd, Mark A Bowes, Debra Braun, Russell Brent, P L Buckles, Regina Cagle, Ian S Campos, Jonathan T. Chan, Wanda Leung Chang, Berta Chavez, Monica Chavez, Pradeep K Chhibber, Daniel L. Cox, Kathleen Crowley, Amy Crumpacker, Beatriz Davila, Charles R Decker, Melanie Delacruz, Ximena Delgado, Jennifer and Sean Deming, Elizabeth Ditmars, Richard Doctoroff, Aralee Dorough, Eileen C. Downey, Nalani Dunn, Kirsi Engels, Michele Chinn Fahey, Krista Farey, Nita Flores, Lia Forman, James and Elizabeth Flack, Jane Fried, Diane and John Fulton, Louise Furukawa, Kathleen George, Tebby George, Judith Cohen and Malcolm Gissen, Meredith E Gray, Holly Gosselink, Georg A. Gottschalk, Romeo Gutierrez, Wanda Hansen, Robert Harris, Doreen Rambke Hartz, Suzanne Bloom and Edward Joseph Hill, Kathleen Houlehan, Charles “Trey” Houston, Elizabeth B. Houston, Megumi Inouye, Jennifer Isaacson, Amy Sova Jessen, Kim Johnson, Tammy Jones, Matthew Kaminski, Cece Kaufman, Padma M. Keshavan, Gaylen Kimbell, Bonnie J. Kirkland, Adam H Keker, Michelle D Kishimoto, Katherine J. Klein, Jim Kukua, Gabriella Kula, Christopher J. Kunz, Robert H. Langston, Teacher Ellen Lawson, Jeff Le, Monica Lee, Yoo-mi Lee, Chi Leung, Andrea Lewis, Kevin Lind, Anne Lobst, Henry Lopez, Leslie A Lopez, Justine Lucas, Judith R. Lujan, Lilian Lynch, Pascale L. Macleod, Madrone Art Bar, Patricia Martin, Philip Mascher, Marilyn Masen, Lena McEnery, Matthew McLean, Rose and Curtis Meadows, Yukiko Meadows, Jeremy Menzies, Stefan G Minasian, Joan Miro, Lona J. Mitchell, Elisabeth Navone, David W. Masen Jr, William Meeks, Elain Myers, Leena and Gary Osteraas, Rosamund Palmer, Andrew Parsons, Kate Platt, Frana Price, Brian R Quan, Friederike Reschke, Edward P Rittenhouse, Shandra Rica, Michelle Holdt Roderick, Sheila and Michael Rokeach, Amy B Rosenhaus, Susan G. Rumsey, Joseph Saah, Sasha Sadikot, Emmanuel Schnetzler, Marilynn J. and Gerald Schuster, Florence Schwartz, Stephen Smirl, Olaitan Callender-Scott, Susan Sellers, Valerie A. Sobel, Amanda M Speerhas, Denise R Silverman, Nili Sommovilla, Sonja Sonnenburg, Melanie J. Stanczyk, James Stanton, Ross W. Stewart, Susan Stroman, Astrid Tallase, Stefanie Takemoto, Etsuyoshi Shimada and Steve Taylor, Susan Thames, Russell Torres, Shallon Thorpe, Angie Toy, Emma C. Trotter, Arthur R Twain, Patricia Twain, Jeff Van Bueren, Heather Vaughan, Yukiko Watanabe, Barbara Maricle and John Watkins, Clare Miller Watsky, Rina Ota Weathers, Ann Wettrich, Sue Kim and Richard Wittman, Robin N. Won, Kevin S Woodhouse, Catherine H Wong, Yvonne Yarbrough, Sheena Young, Carl Yuki, Dorothy Yuki, Veronica Zepeda

Donations in Support of, or to Honor: For Joseph Aponte: Anonymous. For ArtSeed: Andrea Lewis. For Matt Boris: Josefa Vaughan. For California: David Parker. For Angel C: Anonymous, Monica Chavez, Patricia Martin, Josefa Vaughan. For Peg Connely: Margaret Conley. For Paul Crowley: Kathleen Crowley. For Acoya D.: Anonymous, Stephanie Ellis. For Jeske D.: Nalani Dun, Kim Johnson. In Memory of Richard Harlan: Florence Schwartz. For Mary Hossfeld: Stephanie Ellis. For Annika Houston: Russell Brent, Christine Boyd, Romeo Gutierrez, Jonas Koester, Robert H. Langston, Leslie A Lopez, William & Heather Meeks, Amanda M Speerhas. For Charles “Trey” Houston: Anonymous, Linda Fullerton, Elizabeth B. Houston, Frances Johns, Olaitan Callender-Scott, Josefa Vaughan, Rina Ota Weathers. For Diane Japadjief: Jane Japadjief. For Dina K.: Josefa Vaughan. For Alexander “Sasha” K.: Josefa Vaughan. For Jade Kikuchi: June Lee, Oracle Matching Gifts Program (with June Lee), Denise R Silverman, James Stanton, Donna M. Takahashi. For Vincent Kukua: Jonathan T. Chan, Yoo-mi Lee, Jim Kukua, Larry Kukua, Stephen Smirl, Shallon Thorpe. For Marissa Kunz: Joon Bum Ahn, Anonymous, Claire Bain, Meegan Barnes, Linda Bookman, Mattew Boris, Vincent S.J. Buccola, Ian S. Campos, Daniel l Cox, Beatriz Davila, Kathleen George, Michele Chinn Fahey, Jane Fried, Robert Harris, Jennifer Isaacson, Lori E Katcher, Cece Kaufman, Adam H Keker, Gaylen Kimbell, Michelle D Kishimoto, Katherine J. Klein, Christopher Kunz, Mary Kunz, Allison Loh, Judith R. Lujan, Elaine S. Mann, Joan Miro, Elisabeth Navone, Ryan D Newman, Matthew McLean, Andrew Parsons, Friederike Reschke, Shandra Rica, Michelle Holdt Roderick, John P. Scheib, Marilyn Schuster, Josh Sommovilla, Nili Sommovilla, Melanie J Stanczyk, Ross W Stewart, Susan Stroman, Stefanie Takemoto, Angie Toy, Clare Miller Watsky. For Charis Lam: Ricky Lam. For Katie Lam: Stephanie Ellis, Josefa Vaughan. For Christine L: Anonymous, Kathleen Houlehan, Pacale Macleod, Frana Price, Susan Thames. For Yoo-mi Lee: Anonymous, Yoo-mi Lee. For Jazmin L.: Anonymous, Stephanie Ellis, Josefa Vaughan. For Bryant L: Josefa Vaughan. For Miles Meadows: Valerie Arrechea, Ximena Delgado, Jean Furukawa, Louise Furukawa, Megumi Inouye, Monica Lee, Rose and Curtis Meadows, Yukiko and Michael Meadows, Russell Torres, Emmanuel Schnetzler, Susan Sellers, Sonja Sonnenburg, Carl Yuki, Dorothy Yuki. For Lauren Menschel: Caroline and Tony Grant. For Kazuyoshi Okamoto: Anonymous. For Luned Palmer: Anonymous, Lia Forman, Lena McEnery, Holly Gosselink, Nicole A Halbreiner, Meredith E. Gray, Matthew Kaminski, Gabriella Kula, Justine Lucas, Stefan G Minasian, Luned Palmer, Thomas P Palmer, Kate Platt, Sasha Sadikot, Josefa Vaughan. For Andrew Poli: Yukiko Watanabe, Robin N. Won, Josefa Vaughan. For Austin Poli: Anonymous, Josefa Vaughan, Yukiko Watanabe. For Kevin Quan: Wanda Leung Chang, Doreen Rambke Hartz, Chi Leung, Kevin Lind, Brian R. Quan, Kevin Quan, Linda Quan, Whitney Quan. For Todd Standish: Natasha Beery, Gunilla Bergensten, Mark A. Bowes, Debra Braun, Pradeep K. Chhibber, Charles R. Decker,  Tammy Jones, Padma M. Keshavan, Anne Lobst, Philip Mascher, Lars Oliv,  Edward P. Rittenhouse,  Amy B Rosenhaus, Kevin S Woodhouse. For John Scheib: John Scheib, Josefa Vaughan, Catherine H Wong. For Leslie Terry: Tony and Caroline Grant. For Megan Twain: Valerie A. Sobel, Arthur R. Twain, Patricia Twain. For Sydney V.B.: P.L. Buckles, Melanie Delacruz, Stephanie Ellis, Nita Flores, Steven K. Goodman, Charles “Trey” Houston, David W. Masen Jr, Marilyn Masen, Magda V. Grant and Philip Smaller, Astrid Tallase, Ted Tallase, Jeff Van Bueren, Thad M. Van Bueren, Velvet Van Bueren, Josefa Vaughan. For Josefa Vaughan: Charles Boone, Aralee Dorough, Georg A. Gottschalk, Tony and Caroline Grant, Gabriela Hofmeyer, Amy Sova Jessen, Otis Johnson, Teacher Ellen Lawson, Jeff Le, Leslie A Lopez, “In honor of Josefa’s remarkable efforts and my Mom’s dedication to the arts”- ARobin Orden, Kevin Quan, Pilar and Walter Rubin, Susan G Rumsey, Barbara B. and Robert T. Stenson, The Terzian Family and the Point, Heather Vaughan. For MaryJane Vaughan: Sam Losh, Josefa Vaughan. For Michelle Vignes: Amy Crumpacker. For Words and Watercolors: Peg Connely. For Zoe Wright: “Congratulations on your graduation! In support of creative thinking, good tools for learning, and empowering mentors, we have made a donation in your honor to ArtSeed” – Liz Keim. For Anna Y.: Josefa Vaughan, Yvonne Yarbrough. For “Our Granddaughter Romy Zwerin”: Lonnie Zwerin and Frank Mainzer.

Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Another Café, Artist & Craftsman Supply, BearHug Blankets, Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert Trio, Bob Burnside, A Child’s Delight, Jeske D., Douglas and Sturges, Foothill College Bookstore, Hand Touch Nail Care, Harrison House Music & Arts, Gabriela Hofmeyer, House of Bagels, Charles “Trey” Houston, Inn at the Presidio, Judy’s Café on Chestnut, Kathryn Kain, Ka’u Designs, Fran and Bud Johns, Liz Keim, William Klingelhoffer, Patrick Maley, Devon McClive, Oscar Arteta, Lix Perle, Michael Merrill Interior Design, Ann Nguyen, Ninkasi Brewing Company, Peets Coffee, Photograph and Frame, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, Barbra Richardson, SAM’s Diner, San Francisco Women’s Club (Renee McKenna, Director; Amy Sova Jessen, Community Outreach Co-Director), Senspa, Sports Basement, Starbucks, Terra Mia Ceramic Painting Studio, Trader Joe’s, Mila Turok, Sydney Van Bueren, Utrect, Village Market, Walnut Cleaners, Wee Scotty Sewing Classes for Kids, Winery SF