Activities 2001 – 2002

Postcard to People in Power: Media & Communications

ArtSeed Activities Annual Report Outline 2001 – 2002


Submissions, auditions and behind-the-scenes support:

  • School of the Arts auditions, Isabella Albert, Selina Weiss, Thuong Tran, 2002
  • Asian Women’s Resource Center interview, Lynn Lu, San Francisco, Spring 2002
  • Young Artists at Work Program, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Dana Flores, Brandon Jones, San Francisco, Summer and Fall 2001, Winter and Spring 2002
  • San Francisco Art Commission team artist finalist, Marissa Kunz, Summer 2002
  • BayView Hunters Point Opera House Environmental Education Program, telephone reminders to parents of culminating exhibition reception, Spring 2002
  • Volunteer Roberto Gastelumendi (carpentry, modeling, rides, mentoring)

 Private lessons, pilot apprenticeships, internships and introductions:

  • Mentorships: Brandon Jones / Christine Jegan; Thuong Tran / Marissa Kunz; Dana Flores, Steven Chin / Josefa Vaughan, Winter, Spring and Summer 2002
  • Virgil’s Spoken Word, Brandon Jones / Micheal Tilotson, classics expert 2002
  • Youth advisors design business cards, Capp Street studio, Summer 2002
  • Internships: Leo Ciccone, Lindy Kedro, Beau Casey, Chinese American International School (CAIS.); Lori Kossowsky, Montclair Recreation Center Fine Arts Summer Camp, Judy Rattner, director, Oakland 2002

Field Trips:

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Fall 2001 and Spring 2002
  • Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, Fall 2001 and Spring 2002
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Fall 2001 and Spring 2002
  • Hunters Point Open Studios, San Francisco, Fall 2001 and Spring 2002
  • Valencia Street non profits: Artists Television Access; TILT (Teaching Inter-media Literacy Tools); 826 Valencia Writing Project, Summer 2002


ArtSeed Exhibitions, Workshops and Public Outreach:

  • Art Growing Out of the Real World, Hunters Point Gallery, S. F., Fall 2001
  • Open Studio Installations, Hunters Point, S. F., Fall 2001 and Spring 2002
  • A Class Act: Painting with Josefa, Studio One Gallery, Oakland, Fall 2001
  • Art IS Education Day: ArtSeed Oil Painting on Canvas Workshop, Oakland Museum of California, Spring 2002
  • 9-11 Memorial Outreach, Postcards to People in Power, Mission & 24th Streets, San Francisco; Ground Zero, NYC, Fall 2002
  • Outreach: Stern Grove, SF., Ground Zero, NYC, Summer 2002  for Coloring Sounds: Songlines for Seibert’s Pipes, Lab proposal accepted for March 28-April 26, 2003

Group Exhibitions and Performances:

  • Hunter’s Point to Outer Space, Kiska Gym, San Francisco, Fall 2001
  • Postcards to People in Power: Pilot Installation for Lise Swenson’s Living LABoratory, The Lab, San Francisco, Fall 2002
  • Delivery: Postcards to People in Power, Performance, The Lab, SF, Fall 2002
  • Big Deal, Visual Aids Benefit Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, Fall 2001
  • A Dialogue on Paper, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, Spring 2002
  • Young Artists at Work Program, Dana Flores and Brandon Jones, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, Fall & Winter 2001, Spring & Summer 2002
  • Youth Arts Festival, Steven Chin, silver metal, Zeum, San Francisco, Spring 2002
  • Year End Show, Steven Chin & Dana Flores, S.F. School of the Arts, Spring 2002
  • Juvenile Justice: KQED Live Webcast, spoken word and discussion, Brandon Jones, Spring 2002
  • Emeryville Juried Exhibition, Laura Kamian, Fall 2001 and 2002
  • Youth Arts Fair: ArtSeed Installation, Cell Space, San Francisco, Spring 2002


Web Related

  • New website design, Arwen and Heather Vaughan, Summer & Fall 2002
  • Calendar updates, Bay Area artists and youth opportunities, affordable arts events and free family activities; youth web administration tutorials, Summer 2002
  • New CD burner; operating system upgrade; memory added, Spring 2002


  • Bay Area Directory of Resources for Artists and Youth drafted from our community needs assessment and ArtSeed feasibility study, Summer 2002
  • ArtSeed brochure, collaborative grassroots draft, design coordinated and implemented by Marissa Kunz, Spring 2002
  • Juvenile Justice: KQED Live Webcast, spoken word, Brandon Jones, Spring 2002
  • Leslie Kier, San Francisco State University, video interview, Spring 2002
  • Internship Fair,  San Francisco Art Institute, Summer 2002
  •, web listing and recruiting, Fall 2002

Research and Contacts:

  • Public relations class, Small Business Development Center, San Francisco, Summer 2002
  • Jenée Misrage & Marion Greene, LEF Foundation, Saint Helena, Summer, 2002
  • Bob Stenson financial planner, San Francisco, Spring 2002
  • Jeffrey Chang, Esq. Associates, pro bono nonprofit incorporation, (San Francisco Bar Association), trade name, employer identification number, Spring 2002
  • Letters of support: participation, YMCA, Western Addition Library, CAIS, 2002
  • Invitation to propose: residency, Oakland Museum of California, Summer 2003
  • Bayview Hunters Point Opera House Environmental Education Program 2001-02
  • S.F.Muni marketing director and curator of the “Rolling Gallery,” Fall 2001
  • Seminars: Co-Lab, SF State University; Generosity Projects, California College of Arts and Crafts; Reaching Youth, Headlands Center for the Arts, 2002
  • ArtSeed Volunteer Orientations: 937 Capp Street, San Francisco, Fall 2002
  • POOR Press outreach and prospective collaboration, Marissa Kunz, Fall 2002