Benefactors 2018

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.

**Please note: 2018 donations are being processed and will be added as soon as they come in.**

Precious Pines ($20,000 or more):

Celestial Cedars ($10,000 to $19,999): Cervin & Gavrich Family

Spectacular Sequoias ($5,000 to $9,999):

Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Annette Brinton, California Arts Council, Tony & Caroline Grant, Samuel Losh, Lapsley Malcolm McAfee, Kevin Quan & Whitney Huang, Elizabeth Stahl, Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone

Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Pete Brannigan, Jennifer & Billy Schwartz, Connie Shanahan

Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499): Anonymous (7), Ravi Agarwal, Carol Barnes, Clara J. Basile, Chris Bigelow & Livia Blankman, Linda R. Bookman, Susan Bostrom-Wong, John Burke, Beau Casey, Michele Louise Chaboudy, Susan Chiddix, Judith Cohen, Lisa Coscino, Robert DeMaria, Jon Diamond, Chris Dunlap, Assia Eyuboglu, Krista Farey, Raj-Ann R. Gill, Magda Grant, Paul Griffin, Tony & Caroline Grant, Nicole A. Halbreiner, Cora Harless, Matt Heckert, Audrey Heller, Clifford Hengst, Kay Huettmann, Rose & Gabe Ireland, Fran & Bud Johns, Philip & Sally Kipper, Liviu Klein, William Klingelhoffer, Karl Kohn, Karl M. Kunz, Marissa Kunz, Grace Lee, Daniel Leu, Donna Logan, Samuel Losh, Bryant Lui, Niall Lynch, Julia M. McKeon, Julianne Mehegan, Wallace Mersereau, Cory Modlin, Paul Morgan, Samantha Razook Murphy, ARobin Orden, Thomas Palmer, Rosamund Palmer, Patricia Perez-Arce, Linda Quan, Robert Rathmell, Barbra Anne Richardson, Sheila Schwartz, Ritu Sharma, Saarika Sharma, Lindsey & Charles Shere, Laetitia Sonami, Bette L. Spencer, Jennifer Spencer, Sample Czar, Anita Smith-Christopher, Anita Stokes, The Terzian Family & the Point at Hunters Point Shipyard, Tish Valva, Marsha G. Torkelson, Thad Van Bueren & Donna Traycik, George & Mary Vaughan, Shelton Vaughan,  Nikki Vismara, Chris Webber, Julie & Michael Whitcomb

Amazing Acorns ($99 or less): Anonymous (15), Leena Almuhtadi, Azi Amiri, Meghan Arnold, Edna Arterberry, Kathy & Alicia Balistreri, Jennifer Banzaca, Lauren Barr, Gerhard F. Bedding, Katherine A. Bedding, John Beech, Gino Bella, Uma Bhardwaj, Samuel Bibbens, William Bicknell, Christine A. Bjorklund, Daphne Blumenthal, Andrea Bornstein, Derek Boshier, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Lewis Bowen, James Buskirk, China Brotsky & Daniel Roth, Stacey Carter, Russell H Carter, Theodore L. Casey & Evagelia Spirakis, Hillary Casper, Elizabeth Charles, Lara N. Charneco, Ronald Chase, Brian Chiko, Kaba Cisse, Michele Coker, Lori Collins, Beth Cook, Dorothy Cook, Jeanette Cool, Michael Cox, Trevor Curry, Linda Dever, Khanh Linh Diep, Betsy & Ivan Ditmars, Warren Dobney, Richard Drumn, Jean Ebbe, Larry Ebert, Allison Edwards, Rebecca A. Endebrock, Lloydine Enmark, Cherie L. Evans, Birgit M Finkbeiner, Mark A. Fish, Dana, Ann & Guy Flores, Candace Forest, Alexandra Fraser, Diane and Jack Fulton, Marra Furman, Pamela Graham, John Goldman, Holly Gosselink, Sasha S Grant, Magda Grant, Sabine Gysens, Heidi Hardin, Debra S Harper, Jessica K Heidt, Yuko Hirama, Cathy & Steve Hong Hong, Linda M. Hope, Sanjay Hortikar, Trey & Chizu Houston, Nirmal Iyengar, Deborah Jacobstein, Byron Johnson, Robert Johnson, Manhal Jweinat, Natasha Kanhai, Thurston Kaslofsky, Kerstin Keifer, Simone Kennedy, Eugenia Kim, Isabell Klein, Dawna Knapp, Robert Kong, Suzanne Koppelman, Gabi Kula, Asok & Mary Agnes Kumar, Rebecca Kumar, Sara Kumar, Sue Laurita, Danielle R. Levin, John Liang, Caroline Liddell, Elizabeth Losh, Linda & Kenneth Mann, Sharon Markowitz, Kira McKeown, Robert J Merck, Judith Modrak, Eva Marie Monroe, Shannon Murphy, Elisabeth Navone, Frank Nettleton, Linh Nguyen, Annelie Nilsson, Catie & Dennis O’Leary, Thomas J. O’Leary, Michael S. Orland, Paul Orselli, Sarah Palmer, Nelly Palmer, Krina Patel, Sarah Pater, Kala Perkins, Wendy Peterson, Kate Platt, Tyler Price, Peter Priel, Richard, Donna & Michelle Quan, Ann Reesman, Beebe Reisman, Joe B. Rodriguez, Michael & Sheila Rokeach, Elizabeth Rothwell, Nan T. Rothwell, Marco Rubin & Florence Jones, Eva Rubtsova, Sally Ann Ryan, Joseph Saah, Rebecca Sadler, Daniel Sadler, Peter & Francky Sahmel, Amy Salgado, Jannah Salih, Darlene Saunders, John P Scheib, Andrew W. Schwartz, Julia G. Shaw, Shubha Shrestha, Noah Sloss, Edward & Colleen Smalarz, Brian Smith, Alan Smith, Anita Smith-Christopher, Brienne Spies, Adrianne N. Steichen, Cynthia Stevens, Ute Stohner, Anita Stokes, Inez Storer, Margi Sullivan, Kina Sullivan, Jason & Monica Szydlik, Richard Tirtoprodjo, Lananh Tran, Meredith Tromble, Eileen Tuscano, Velvet Van Bueren, Arwen & Heather Vaughan, Cynthia B Wang, Dixie Waters, Clare M. Watsky, Fiona Westphal, Ann Wettrich & John Roloff, Marina Wilson, Heather Lynn Wilson, Karsten Windt, Jill Winegardner, Rowan Wymark

Donations in Support of, or to Honor: For Gino Bella: Josefa Vaughan. For Louisse and Olivia Bella: Gino Bella, Josefa Vaughan. For Stacey Carter: Jennifer Banzaca, Russell H. Carter, Lisa Coscino, John Goldman, Robert Johnson, Thurston Kaslofsky, Leslie & David Terzian. For Sabine Gysens: Anonymous (10), Ravi Agarwal, Meghan Arnold, Lauren Barr, Clara J. Basile, Uma Bhardwaj, Christine A. Bjorklund, Annette Brinton, Theodore L. Casey & Evagelia Spirakis, Michele Louise Chaboudy, Lara N. Charneco, Kaba Cisse, Beth Cook, Trevor Curry, Richard Drumn, Larry Ebert, Cherie L. Evans, Assia Eyuboglu, Birgit M. Finkbeiner, Mark A. Fish, Candace Forest, Alexandra Fraser, Raj-Ann R. Gill, Audrey Heller, Sanjay Hortikar, Nirmal Iyengar, Manhal Jweinat, Philip and Sally Kipper, Daniel Leu, Sharon Markowitz, Julia M McKeon, Judith Modrak, Eva Marie Monroe, Annelie Nilsson, Thomas J. O’Leary, Krina Patel, Patricia Perez-Arce, Kevin R. Quan, Andrew W. Schwartz, Connie Shanahan, Ritu Sharma, Saarika Sharma, Adrianne N. Steichen, Ute Stohner, Richard Tirtoprodjo, Lananh Tran, Cynthia B Wang, Fiona Westphal, Heather Lynn Wilson, Karsten Windt, Jill Winegardner. For John Hammond: Josefa Vaughan. For Annika Houston: Josefa Vaughan. For Jennifer: Clifford Hengst. For Jon: Ann Reesman. For Marissa Kunz: Linda R. Bookman, Hillary Casper, Chris Dunlap, Debra S Harper, Jessica K Heidt, Kerstin Keifer, Dawna Knapp, Karl M Kunz, Danielle R. Levin, Linda Mann, Elisabeth Navone, Amy Salgado, Josefa Vaughan, Clare M Watsky, Marina Wilson. For Paula Kwan: Allison Edwards, Robert Kong. For Love: Kira McKeown. For Jeremy Menzies: Brian Smith. For Linh Nguyen: Josefa Vaughan. For Luned Palmer: Anonymous (5), Azi Amiri, Warren Dobney, Holly Gosselink, Sasha S. Grant, Nicole A. Halbreiner, Byron Johnson, Simone Kennedy, Eugenia Kim, Suzanne Koppelman, Gabi Kula, Samantha Razook Murphy, Shannon Murphy, Nelly Palmer, Rosamund Palmer, Sarah Palmer, Thomas Palmer, Sarah Pater, Kate Platt, Elizabeth Rothwell, Nan T. Rothwell, Julia G. Shaw, Alan Smith, Rowan Wymark. Merry Christmas: Rebecca Kumar. For Paola Perez: Josefa Vaughan. For Presentation High School: Grace Lee. For Ann Reesman: John Liang, Wendy Peterson, Josefa Vaughan. For Jennifer Spencer: Anonymous, Daniel Sadler, Rebecca Sadler, Bette L. Spencer. For Jacob Spies: Josefa Vaughan. For Velvet Van Bueren: Gerhard F. Bedding, Katherine A. Bedding, Magda Grant, Robert J. Merck, Eileen Tuscano, Thad Van Bueren & Donna Traycik. For Josefa Vaughan: Edna Arterberry, Charles Boone, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Michele Coker, Jeanette Cool, Jean Ebbe, Rebecca A. Endebrock, John Hammond, Heidi Hardin, Cathy & Steve Hong Hong, Trey Houston, Rose and Gabe Ireland, Isabell Klein, William Klingelhoffer, Mary Agnes Kumar, Sara Kumar, Bryant Lui, John Moffitt, Paul Morgan, Frank Nettleton, ARobin Orden, Kevin R. Quan, Beebe Reisman, Sally Ann Ryan, Sample Czar, Darlene Saunders, Jennifer & Billy Schwartz, Anita Stokes, Kina Sullivan, Margi Sullivan, Arwen Vaughan, Arwen & Heather Vaughan, Chris Webber. For Yi Zheng: Josefa Vaughan.

Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Artist and Craftsman Supply, Books Inc., Charles Boone, Matt Boris, Brad Bergman, Café RX, Causwells, Cheap Pete’s, A Child’s Delight, El Café, Green Apple Books, Marc Ellen Hamel, John Hammond (artwork), Hand Touch Nail Care, Inn at the Presidio, La Mediterranee, Caroline Liddell (Handmade Quilt), Meifei – Clothing Design and Alteration, Photograph & Frame, Sessions at the Presidio, Sorry I Broke Your Heart Hair Salon, Bette L. Spencer, Jennifer Spencer, Jacob Spies, Judy Vaughan, Walnut Cleaners

Core Volunteers: John Hammond, Linh Ha Khanh Nguyen, Ann Reesman, Dale Smith, Austen Tong

Board of Directors: Edna Arterberry, William Bicknell, Sabine Gysens, Kevin Quan, Barbra Richardson, Josefa Vaughan

Youth Council: Liora A., Louisse B., Sara C., Paola P.

Advisory Board: Charles Boone; Joe Butler; Adam Frey; Tony Grant; Paul Griffin; Gabriela Hofmeyer; Malcolm McAfee; Kristina Nelson; John O’Grady; ARobin Orden; Dave Parker; Paula Randall; Susan Rumsey (editor); Robert Stenson; Tatiana Tilly; Arwen & Heather Vaughan; Ann Wettrich; Allison Wyckoff.

Apprentices & Interns: Sara Carasso, Shivani Shimpi, Diana Baszucki, Chloe Thomas, Natalie Monique Allport Toms, Valerie Yin-Wai Shum, Samarah Fletcher, Kasey Yu (Quest Program); Jacob Spies mentoring Veteran Dale Christine Smith; Josefa Vaughan, mentoring Paola Perez, Judy Zhu, Edward Smalarz, Linh Ha Kanh Nguyen, Pornpot Rodkroh, Revathy Sree Kanagarajan; Nahyun Kim

Volunteers: Myriam Abramovici, Liora Ami, Edna Arterberry, Oscar Arteta, Cheryl Ball, Moon Anissa Battle, Gino Bella, Louisse Bella, Oliva Bella, William “Bill” Bicknell, Alan Blackman, Susan Bostrom-Wong, Sara Carasso, Stacey Carter, Mima Geelani, Claudia Grubler, Sabine Gysens, John Hammond, Annika Houston, Chizu Houston, Trey Houston, Cheryl “CK” Itamura, Revathy Sree Kanagarajan, Karen Kelley, Marissa Kunz, Leigh Lesniewski, Caroline Liddell, Richard and Pamela Ly, Raoul Martinez, Malcolm McAfee, Quinn McSherry, Jeremy Menzies, Plyfa Murphy, Panmai Murphy, Monchaya Murphy, Tawan Suwanamelik-Murphy, Linh Nguyen, Ana Po, Wipada Rattanapun, Ann Reesman, Pornpot “Pod” Rodkroh, John Scheib, Leslie Schwager, William Scott, Eleven Shaddock, Anita Smith-Christopher, Jennifer Spencer, Jacob Spies, Catherine Sun, Velvet Van Bueren, Josefa Vaughan, Maximilien Volckaert, Chris Webber, Michael Yip, Yi Zheng, Jia Zhu, Zoe Zhu

Core Staff: Josefa Vaughan, Founder, Executive and Artistic Director, Lead Artist, Summer Intensive; Gino Paolo Bella, Outreach and Logistics Manager/Executive Assistant (2017 to present); Jennifer Spencer, Office Assistant (3/2/17 to present); Jacob Spies, Teaching Artist/Studio Assistant; John Hammond, Studio Assistant/Apprentice; Trey Houston, Audio/Visual Program Consultant; Stacey Carter, Communications and Youth Council Adviser (2/2/18 – 6/30/18); Devin Kyle Marshall, Bookkeeper (8/30/15 – 7/31/18); Ninia Torrefiel, Bookkeeper (11/3/18 to present), Pat Foley, Accountant (10/15/18 to present)

Teaching Artists & Guest Presenters: Gino Bella, William Bicknell, Alan Blackman, Charles Boone, Stacey Carter, Marc Ellen Hamel, Heidi Hardin, Mark Harris, Charles “Trey” Houston, Titania Kumeh, Jessica Kwan, Bryant Lui, Robert Maldon, Malcolm McAfee, Raoul Martinez, Ann Reesman, Ezra Ruli, Jennifer Spencer, Jacob Spies, Josefa Vaughan, Nikki Vismara, Chris Watts

Partnerships:  Ardicare Foundation, ArtSpan, California Lawyers for the Arts, San Francisco Montessori Academy, Saint Brigid School, Tides Inc., Park Presidio United Methodist Church, Partnerships for Change, Peaceful World Foundation, Presidio Trust, Shipyard Trust for the Arts, The Point Studios at Hunters Point Shipyard, Think Round, Waypoint Wealth Partners