Fine Arts Summer Intensive 2017

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View Summer Intensive artwork at the year-end exhibition.

Summer Intensive participants and families attended  year-end exhibition receptions.

Fine Arts Summer Intensive Participants June 19-30, 2017

ArtSeed Students and Interns (Total: 23)
Antonio Alfaro, Presidio Middle School, 14 yrs old
Erika Chin, ArtSeed Alum Saint Brigid School, 13 yrs old
Hazel Anderson, Creative Arts Charter School, 13 yrs old
Jazmin Lopez, Raoul Wallenberg High, ArtSeed Alum Apprentice, Summer Intensive 2013, 2014, 2015, 15 yrs old
Joshua Schwartz, Intern, College Link Program, California State University, East Bay, 21 yrs old
Juan Andres, Alamo Elementary School, 9 years old
Louisse Bella, ArtSeed Alum, Youth Council President, St Brigid School, 14 years old
Lucas Woon, ArtSeed Alum Saint Brigid School, 13 yrs old
Michael Yip, Intern, College Link Program, California State University, East Bay, 21 yrs old
Morocco Battle, Home Schooled, ArtSeed Alum, Cottage Program 2015, Summer Intensive 2016, 7 yrs old
Natalia Baba, California Lawyers for the Arts, Spotlight on the Arts Intern, 17 yrs old
Noii Shahid, Lafayette Elementary School, 5 yrs old
Olivia Bella, Saint Brigid School, 5 yrs old
Paige Nanjo, Roosevelt Middle School, 11yrs old
Paola Perez, KIPP Academy Middle School, Summer Intensive 2014, 2015, 2016, 13 yrs old
Pascal Lockwood, Altschool, 12 yrs old
Renee Gilfillan, Creative Arts Charter School, 10 yrs old
Ruqaiyah Shahid, Lafayette Elementary School, 10 yrs old
Shylah Bailey, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy, 13 years old
Sofia Alfaro-Apolinar, Alamo Elementary School, 11 yrs old
Sophia Chin, ArtSeed Alum Saint Brigid, 11 yrs old
XueFei “Sophie” Li, Chinese Immersion School, 9 yrs old
Zoe Zhu, California Lawyers for the Arts, Spotlight on the Arts Intern, 17 yrs old

ArtSeed Staff, Teaching and Presenting Artists (Total: 20)
Amber Kourtney, Guild live model for clothed figure drawing
Ana Rodriguez, Presenter and Translator, critique and still-life tips
Ann Reesman, Veteran, ArtSeed Patron, and Presenting Artist, relief print-making and drawing
Bette Spencer, Ikebana artist, ArtSeed Patron, Park Presidio United Methodist Church Council Member
Catie O’Leary, ArtSeed Teaching Artist and Patron, vintage book page collage, NY Times photos
Charles “Trey” Houston, Teaching Artist, photography, video, documentation and driver
Charles Boone, Composer of contemporary classical music, lecturer and former SF Art Institute professor
Dorothy Yuki, Calligraphy Presenter, Teaching Artist, Retired Designer in the Fashion Industry
Gino Bella, ArtSeed Logistics and Outreach Manager, Parent of Louisse and Olivia
Heidi Hardin, Founder, Think Round Fine Arts, Artist/Presenter, How to Draw a Face and Human Family Tree
Jade Kikuchi, ArtSeed Alum, Youth Council Immediate Past President, Summer intensive 2011-2015
Jennifer Spencer, ArtSeed Office Assistant, Thai Chi Master
John Hammond, ArtSeed Studio Assistant and Park Presidio United Methodist Church Member
Josefa Vaughan, ArtSeed Founder and Executive Director, Teaching Artist, Drawing, Oil Stick Painting
Marc Ellen Hamel, ArtSeed Teaching Artist and Mentor from Leola Havard EES, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking
Mervin Thompson, Architectural Stone Carver who studied with Silverio Paoli in Pietrasanta, Italy
Nicolas Winstead, Presenter, Cartooning and Collaborative Acrylic Mural Painting
Nikki Vismara, Field Trip Presenter, Painting
Peter Veres, Presenter, Sculptor and Mosaic Artist, The What and How of Drawing Talk and Activities
Stacey Carter, Field Trip Presenter, ArtSeed Logistics staff, Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Studio Artist
Tim Abeyta, Native American Presenting and Assisting Artist Drawing Symbols, ArtSeed Apprentice

Parent Volunteers (Total: 7)
Anissa “Moon” Battle (Morocco); April Leung (Noii & Ruqaiyah); Raquel Garcia (Paola); Sarah Villa (Pascal)
Sibilina Apolinar (Sofia & Antonio); Teresita Roman (Juan); Tomi Houghen (Renee).

Translators: Claudia Grubler and Oscar Arteta

Field Trips: Walt Disney Family Museum, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, Presidio Park Officer’s Club, Archeological Presentation, and Visitor’s Center, Think Round Fine Arts, Navy Shipyard Studios at The Point

Fine Arts Summer Intensive Third Mentoring Week Participants July 17-21, 2017

ArtSeed Students and Interns (Total: 15)
Annika Houston, San Francisco Public Montessori School, 5 yrs old
Hazel Anderson, Creative Arts Charter School, 13 yrs old
Jazmin Lopez, Raoul Wallenberg High, ArtSeed Alum Apprentice, Summer Intensive 2013-15, 15 yrs old
Jonny Ly, 2yrs old
Joshua Schwartz, Intern, College Link Program, California State University, East Bay, 21 yrs old
Louisse Bella, ArtSeed Alum, Youth Council President, St Brigid School, 14 years old
Michael Ly, 4 yrs old
Michael Yip, Intern, College Link Program, California State University, East Bay, 21 yrs old
Miles Meadows, Ruth Azawa School of the Arts, ArtSeed Summer Intensive Alum, 2012- 2016, Youth Council
Morocco Battle, Home Schooled, ArtSeed Alum, Cottage Program 2015, Summer Intensive 2016, 7 yrs old
Natalia Baba, California Lawyers for the Arts, Spotlight on the Arts Intern, 17 yrs old
Olivia Bella, Saint Brigid School,
Paola Perez, KIPP Academy Middle School, Summer Intensive 2014- 2017, Teaching Intern: stencils, 13 yrs old
Sophia Ly, Sanchez Elementary, 5 yrs old
Zoe Zhu, California Lawyers for the Arts, Spotlight on the Arts Intern, 17 yrs old

ArtSeed Staff, Teaching and Presenting Artists (Total: 7)
BeeBe Reisman, Guild live model for clothed figure drawing
Ann Reesman, Veteran, ArtSeed Patron, and Field Trip Artist, watercolor pencil drawing
Charles “Trey” Houston, Teaching Artist, photography, video, documentation and driver
Gino Bella, ArtSeed Logistics and Outreach Manager, Driver, and Parent of Louisse and Olivia
Jennifer Spencer, ArtSeed Office Assistant, Thai Chi Presentation
Josefa Vaughan, ArtSeed Founder and Executive Director, Lead Teaching Artist: drawing, pastel painting
Stacey Carter, ArtSeed Logistics staff, Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Studio Artist

Parents and Other Volunteers (Total: 10)
Anissa “Moon” Battle, Presenter of Yoga and Mindful Meditation, Parent of Morocco
April Leung (Noii & Ruqaiyah);
Chizu Houston, Parent of Annika
Claudia Grubler, Translator
John Hammond, ArtSeed Studio Assistant and Park Presidio United Methodist Church Member
Malcolm McAfee, Sociologist, ArtSeed Friend
Raquel Garcia, Parent of Paola
Richard Ly and Pamela Lim, Parents of Jonny, Michael and Sophia);
Tomi Houghen (Renee).

Field Trip
Sophie Calle at Fort Mason, Missing: Take Care of Yourself (Gallery 308), Rachel Monique (U.S. Army Chapel) and Voir la mer (Firehouse) https://fortmason.org/event/missing/

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Testimonials –  
“My impression for the summer intensive is ‘it’s enriching.’ I , myself, re-sparked my passion for art. I’m happy my children got to be in an art studio and mingle with artists. It’s a head start. I see a bright future for kids in Artseed.” – Pamela Ly, Mother of Sophia, Michael and Johnny.

Photos from Past Intensives

Click to view highlights from the 2016 Intensive.

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View highlights from the 2015 Intensive

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View highlights from 2014 Intensive

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View highlights from 2013 Intensive.

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View highlights from 2012 Intensive.