Benefactors 2012

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

Spectacular Sequoias ($5,000 to $9,999): California Arts Council Artists in Schools Program, Calvary Foundation, Tony and Caroline Grant, Alice Huang, National League for Women’s Service

Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Art 4 Moore Fund of Tides Foundation, Matthew J. Boriskin and Gregory S. Paxton, Malcolm McAfee, Pamakid Runners, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund recommended by Betty and Jack Schafer, Wipro San Francisco Marathon and Jumping Fences

Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Anonymous Friend of ArtSeed, Google Matching Gifts Program, June Lee and Allen Kikuchi, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, David Parker and Jon Shoemaker, Josefa Vaughan and Charles Boone, Barbra Anne Richardson

Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499): Miriam and Adam Ballin, Marilyn Bancel and Rik Myslewski, Carol U. Barnes, Andrea Barros, Livia W. Blankman and Christopher C. Bigelow, J. Dennis Bonney, Linda Bookman, Wayne Boucher, Vincent SJ Buccola, Velvet Van Bueren, Sue Chiddix, Rodney Chin, Margaret Conley, Patti Noel Deuter, Peter C. Dillinger, Mary Sue Edwards, Brett Engard, Nancy C. Engard, Rita and Richard Felciano, Ann and Guy Flores, Adam Frey, Julie Gramlic, Elizabeth and Charles Houston Jr., Kim Howes, William Klingelhoffer, Asok and Mary Agnes Kumar, Roger B. and Rosalima V. Ireland, Otis Johnson, Ricky Lam and Helene Lau, Kevin Liddell, Donna Logan, Judith Lujan, Elaine and Benjamin Mann, Marissa Kunz and Peter Mann, Yitschak and Ava Miedzinski, Jonathan D. Morris, Samantha Razook Murphy, Ryan D. Newman, Ann Nguyen, Melissa Noble, Beatriz A. Bonnet and Michael W. O’Connor, Caroline Orrick, Luned Palmer and Brett Engard, Arobin Ordin, Rosamund Palmer, David Parker, Thomas Palmer, Frances N. Phillips and Stan Hutton, Laura Pittman, Pailo Point, Linda Quan, Pilar Rubin, Sasha Sadikot, John P. Scheib, Michael S. Scott, Susanne U. Wormann Shibley, Neil A. Simpson, Josh Sommovilla, Anne C. Selting and David W. Sosa, Barbara and Robert Stenson, Terzian Family and The Point at Hunters Point Shipyard, Lydia M. Titcomb, Velvet Van Bueren, Donna M. Traycik and Thad Van Bueren, Patricia M. Valva, Selino Valdes, George and Mary Vaughan, Otto and Idell Weis, Jeff Wright

Amazing Acorns ($99 or less): Anonymous, Ramtin Aidi, Zenia Alvarado, Carol L. Law and Charles B. Amirkhanian, Joon Bum Ahn, Edna L. Arterberry, Breyon Austin, Shelly Auyeung, Amy Bach,  Susan Baittle, Meegan Barnes, Melvin Batton, Stephanie Bellville, Erin Bird, Sherwood Bishop, Anne Bluethenthal, Wendy Boriskin, Amy Boyle, Diana Brooks, Todd Brozman, Virginia Bracey, China Brotsky and Daniel Roth, George Brown, Regina Cagle, Ian S. Campos, Jonathan T. Chan, Sherry Chan, Lisa Feng Yung Chen and Matthew Joseph McLean, Clarissa Chiu, Mikael M. Cleto, Catherine Clobuckor, Dorothy E. Cook and Calvin C. Cook, Jeremy Crabb, Kathleen and Paul Crowley, Rachel Crumpler, Beatriz Davila, Raymond Delarosa, Dave DeMartini, Christine DeSimone, Linda & Steve Cabellon-Dever, Ymke Dioquino, Elizabeth Ditmars,  Christiana P. Duranczyk, Robert DeVoogd, Richard Doctoroff, Melissa Ehlers, Derek J. Engard, Yolanda Escandon, Paul Espinosa, Bharhe Bazargan Famil, Rosarin Fahn, Krista Farey, Patrick R. Friel, Abbey Fuchs, John E. Fulton, Andrew Funk, Raymond Galang, Tebby George, Andrew G. Gill, Judith Cohen and Malcom Gissen, Anthony J. Gnazzo, Holly Gosselink, Georg A. Gottschalk, Kimberly A. Gray and John L. Gray, Jr., Meredith E. Gray, Romeo Gutierrez, Michael Guy, Wanda Hansen, Irene Harris, Robert Harris, Doreen Rambke Hartz, Robert Heller, Suzanne Bloom and Edward Joseph Hill, Carla M. Heelan, Oliver Holeflinger, Andrew Hoyem and Diana Ketchum, Kim Howess, Whitney Huang and Kevin Quan, Christine Jegan, Fran and Bud Johns, Catherine M. Kain, Kathryn Kain, Dori Kasternakis, CeCe Kaufman, Adam H. Keker, Tracey Kessler, Lily Kharrazi, Eliane H. Kim, Bonnie J. Kirkland, Alisha Klatt, Katherine Klein, Dawna Knapp, Marya Krogstad, Haijing Lan, John P. Lawler, Ellen Lawson, Kim Le, Debby Lee, May Lee, Kenneth Lehto, David Levin, Marsha Lew, Edna Lewis, Kevin Lind, Jeff Little, Allison Loh, Leslie Lopez, Rachel & Todd J. Lorenz, Justine Lucas, Martin Family, Andrew McMillan, James M. Mayfield, Jeremy Menzies, Lena C. McEnery, Kristie and Christian McKeegan, Susan McNally, Kathleen T. McShane, Themistocles Michos, Scott Mignola, Joan Miro, Lona Mitchell, Ricardo Montenegro, Deborah M. Morris, Elizabeth Murphy, Shannon Murphy, Elisabeth Navone, Jonathan Neely, Andrew Nixon, Alison O’Mahoney, Patrick O’Malley, William Ontiveros, Richard Olsen, Molly Orner, Anna M. Owens, Mary Cole Page, Nelly Palmer, Andrew Parsons, Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert, Marisa Pena, George T. Pericht, Joan Platt, Bryan and Megumi Poli, Benita Purifoy, Tiana Pyer-Pereira, Donna and Richard Quan, Maxine C. Quan, Michelle Quan, Peter Rengstorff, Blake Riley, Edna Rivera,  Sheila and Michael Rokeach, Deyanira Robles, Sarah Amelia Rosner, Susan Rumsey and John Gee, Benjamin T. Saller,  Michael J. Schroeder, Olaitan Challender-Scott, Betsy C. Shafer, Linda and David Shaffer, Barbara Shamblin, Stephen Situ, Thomas Smith, Terry Sneep, Amanda M. Speerhas, Michael S. Orland and Henry Spiller, Stephen Situ, James M. Stanton, Rena Y Staub, Ross Stewart, Erik Anderson Stuart and Melissa Marie Wilson, Erin Stuart, Melissa Oliva Sullivan, Chiradaporn Supaporn, Anna and Erich Sylvester, Sophie Taggart, Seiko Takada, Donna M. Takahahsi, Stephanie Takemoto, Etsuyoshi Shimada and Steve Taylor, Eva Tellez, Max A. Tersch, Chanada Thanalapskun, Angie Toy, Emma C. Trotter, Bruce Tomb, Arleen Hedy Trundy, Anatoly and Xiomara P. Turok, Ludmila Turok and Lev Kharag, Patty Turok, Patricia Twain, David Koh Urban, Andrea Varros, Sophie Vincent, Katherine Wallenta, Tingting Wang, Linda Washington, Clare Miller Watsky, Rina O. Weathers, Zachary Lee Weintraub, Eva White, Rebecca Wieder and Aaron C. Watson, Ann Wettrich, Melissa Marie Wilson, Ms. Winter, Sue Kim and Richard Wittman, Camille Wong, Catherine H. Wong, Jackie Wright, Show Yamaguchi, Livia Yan, Billie B. Yarbrough, Edward B. Yarbrough, Joo Y. Yi, Veronica Zepeda

Donations in Support of, or to Honor: For Ms. Lauren Menschel, Mr. Noah Sakamoto, and Ms. Leslie Terry: “We couldn’t be more pleased with their energy, creativity, patience, and dedication. We hope this gift in their names helps ArtSeed promote art and the teaching of art with the same level of devotion and care that they bring to their students every day.” — Tony and Caroline Grant. For ArtSeed: Anonymous, Benita Purifoy. For Alexa Avila: Otis Johnson, Josefa Vaughan. For Claire Bain: Bruno Pelletier, Christiana P. Duranczyk, Tracey Kessler, Wayne Boucher. For Matt Boris: Wendy Boriskin, Erin Stuart, Josefa Vaughan. For Valerie Brown: Anonymous. For Syd Van Bueren: Velvet Van Bueren. For the State of California: Amy Bach. For Jana Cook: Mikael M. Cleto, Andrew G. Gill, Jonathan T. Chan, Sherry Chan, Edna Rivera, Neil A. Simpson, Jonathan Neely. For Amy Crumpacker: Anna M. Owens. For Jeske Dioquino: Josefa Vaughan, Ymke Dioquino, Paul Espinosa, Kim Gray, Patricia Twain, Stephanie Bellville, Yolanda Escandon, Dave DeMartini, Erin Bird, Breyon Austin, Ms. Winter, Kimberly A. Gray and John L. Gray, Jr. For Charles “Trey” Houston: Alisha Klatt, Rina O. Weathers, Romeo Gutierrez, Amanda M. Speerhas, Seiko Takada, Jackie Wright, Daniel Goto, Tom Kawakami, Laura Pittman, Kathleen T. McShane, Marie Kurihara, Virginia Bracey, Sophie Taggart, Jeremy Crabb, Peter C. Dillinger, Luned Palmer, Jonathan D. Morris, Josefa Vaughan, Eliane H. Kim, Charles Houston, Jr. For Dina Kharag: Ramtin Aidi, Katherine Wallenta, Catherine Clobucker, Richard Olsen, Kim Howess, Molly Orner, Patricia Twain, Patty Turok, Ludmila Turok and Lev Kharag, Ricardo Montenegro. For Sasha Kharag: Show Yamaguchi, Abbey Fuchs, Marisa Pena, Stephen Situ, Rebecca Wieder and Aaron C. Watson, Camille Wong, Patty Turok, Ludmila Turok and Lev Kharag, Ricardo Montenegro. For Marissa Kunz: Andrew Parsons, Terry Sneep, Katheen George, CeCe Kaufman, John P Scheib, Chanada Thanalapskun, Tingting Wang, Joan Miro, Ross Stewart, Andrew Funk, Alison O’Mahoney, Stephanie Takemoto, Elisabeth Navone, Christine Jegan, Josh Sommovilla, Ryan D. Newman, Beatriz Davila, Haijing Lan, Adam H. Keker, Joon Bum Ahn, Dawna Knapp, Clare Miller Watsky, Ian S. Campos, Cece Kaufman, Angie Toy, Sophie Vincent, Melissa Oliva Sullivan, Anonymous Friend of Artseed, Robert Harris, Katherine Klein, Dori Kasternakis, Elaine S. Mann, Meegan Barnes, Susanne U. Wormann Shibley, Anonymous, John P. Lawler, Melissa Ehlers, Scott Mignola, David Levin, Linda Bookman, Vincent SJ Buccola, Chiradaporn Supaporn, Luned Palmer, Josefa Vaughan, Marsha Lew, Raymond Galang. For Jade Kikuchi: James M. Stanton, June Lee, Donna M. Takahahsi, May Lee, Debbie Lee, Josefa Vaughan; For Marie Kurihara: Anonymous; For Charis Lam: Ricky Lam. For Caroline Liddell: Josefa Vaughan, Kevin Liddell, Jeremy Menzies. For Luned Palmer: David Koh Urban, Tiana Pyer-Pereira, Holly Gosselink, Sasha Sadikot, Zachary Lee Weintraub, Lena C McEnery, Shannon Murphy, Shannon Murphy, Meredith E. Gray, Todd Brozman, Rachel Crumpler, Amy Boyle, Patrick R. Friel, Joo Y. Yi, Robert DeVoogd, Justine Lucas, Derek J. Engard, Benjamin T. Saller, Joan Platt, Anonymous, Sarah Amelia Rosner, Michael Guy, Nancy C. Engard, Arleen Hedy Trundy, Thomas Smith, Elizabeth Murphy, Brett Engard, Carla M. Heelan, Christine DeSimone, Thomas Palmer, Marissa Kunz, Mary Agnes Kumar, Satellite New York City Art-a-thon participants. For Roz Palmer: Thomas Palmer. For Austin Poli: Jeff Wright. For Le’moni and E’moni Tillman, ArtSeed Apprentices with mentoring artist Caroline Liddell: The Calvary Foundation. For Kevin Quan: Andrew Nixon, Kevin Lind, Whitney Huang, anonymous, Maxine C. Quan, Livia Yan, Doreen Rambke Hartz, Raymond Delarosa, Julie Gramlic, Josefa Vaughan, Linda Quan. For Kali Richardson: Malcolm McAfee (Apprenticeship sponsor), Benita Purifoy, Josefa Vaughan. For Jessica Robin: Marissa Kunz, Peter Mann, Judith Lujan; For John Scheib: Catherine H. Wong). For Emoni and Lemoni Tillman: Benita Purifoy. For The Unions: Elaine Kim. For Josefa Vaughan: Frances N. Phillips, Georg A. Gottschalk, Caroline Orrick, Bruce Tomb, Deborah M. Morris, Rodney Chin, June Lee, Anthony L. Grant, Melissa Noble, Frances Johns, Sherwood Bishop, Oliver Holeflinger, Mariam Ballin, Sue Chiddix, Jeff Little, Ken Lehto, James Mayfield, Edna Lewis, Mary Cole Page, Melvin Batton, Ellen Lawson, Rose Ireland, Eva White, Londa Mitchell, China Brotsky, George Brown, Erich Sylvester, Anonymous, Olaitan Callender-Scott, Margaret Conely, Leslie Lopez, George and Mary Vaughan, Asok and Mary Agnes Kumar, Yitchak and Ava Miedzinski, Lily Kharrazi, Anthony J. Gnazzo, Andrew Hoyem, Eva Tellez, Linda Washington, Kim Le, Tony and Caroline Grant, Marilyn Bancel and Rik Myslewski, Richard Olsen. For Aoi Yamaguchi: Selino Valdes. For Anna Yarbrough: Billie B. Yarbrough, Michael J. Schroeder, Edward B. Yarbrough

Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Asian Art Museum, Oscar Arteta, Aaron Lawrence Design, A Child’s Delight, Another Café, Art Attack, Artist and Craftman Supply, Bruno Pelletier-Bacquaert, Cornerstone Gospel Choir (Edna Arterberry, Zeondrae Roshawn, Nadine Gordon), Stacey Carter, Amy Crumpacker, Dr. Anthony Dailley, DDS, Sean DeGaetano, Destination Art Attack, Stephanie Ellis, Fort Mason Center, Flora Grub Gardens, Steffen Franz and Independent Distribution Collective, Adam Frey, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, Hand Touch Nail Care, Harrison House Music and Arts, Leola Havard Early Education School, Gabriela Hofmeyer, Charles “Trey” Houston, Inn at the Presidio, JAMaRoo Kids Studio, Judy’s Café, Ann Karney and other band members, Noell Kim, Kitchen 39 Cafe and Catering, William Klingelhoffer, Kenneth Lehto, Kimon Manolius, Devon McClive, Michael Merrill Interior Design Studio, Patrick O’ Malley, Ann Nguyen, Ninkasi Brewing Company, Oh Behave: Training Dogs the Positive Way, The Presidio Trust, Photograph and Frame, Pine United Methodist Church, Play-Well Pleasanton, SF Public Montessori School, Mike Puente and House of Bagels,  Robert Rathmell, Noelle Richards, Jeannie Kim at SAM’s Diner, Sherman Elementary School, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, Toymato, Utrecht Art Supplies, Sydney “Raven” Van Bueren, Arwen and Heather Vaughan, Wee Scotty Sewing Classes for Kids!, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Ymke Dioquino Bearhug Blankets, Zenia Pasquier Alvarado