Benefactors 2022

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: 2022 donations are being processed and will be added as soon as they come in.**

Precious Pines ($20,000 or more): Anonymous

Celestial Cedars ($10,000 to $19,999):

Spectacular Sequoias ($5,000 to $9,999): Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone, Tina Cervin (in honor of Max and Noah Gavrich), David Gavrich

Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Anonymous, Apple, Matthew Boriskin & Greg Paxton, Budding Artist Foundation, Tony & Caroline Grant, MarySue Murphy, Kevin Quan & Whitney Huang Quan, Betty & Jack Schafer

Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Beau Casey, William Klingelhoffer and Jill Brindel, Julianne Mehegan, Rosamund Palmer, John Sanger, Margaret Sullivan

Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499): Ravi Agarwal, Anonymous (Benevity), Apple, Dr. Anthony Aveni & Lorraine Aveni, Carol U Barnes, Clara Basile, Frank Baumgarte, Hava Berman, Theresa Berta, Bill Bicknell, Chris Bigelow & Livia Blankman, Victor Bonfilio, Kevin & Jennifer Brady, Karon Brobst: from Eamon Ireland, John Burke & Kiyoto Yoko, Ronald Chase, Susan Commins, Beth Cook, Robert DeMaria, Jonathan Diamond, Cherie Evans, Aaron Feeney, Marsha Felton, Ann & Guy Flores, Candace Forest, Felicia and Ryan Gallagher, GAP, Nicole Halbreiner, Thor Hansen, Fatima Hassan, Matt Heckert, Rose & Gabe Ireland, Fran Johns, Andrea Kasler, John King, Philip & Sally Kipper, Karl & Margaret Kohn, Marissa Kunz, James Lemon, Janis Crystal Lipzin, Donna Logan, Leslie Lopez, Justine Lucas, Diogo Martini, Steve McKinley, Wally Mersereau, Catherine Njeri, ARobin Orden, Luned Palmer, Joan Platt, Benita Purifoy, Linda Quan, Nicholas Rau, Michael and Sheila Rokreach, D.B. Rowden, Pilar Rubin, Sheila Schwartz, Saarika Sharma, Malini Singh, Bette Spencer, Jennifer Spencer, Shaye Starkey, Richard Tirtoprodjo, Tish Valva, Shelton Vaughan, Julie & Michael Whitcomb Fund

Amazing Acorns ($99 or less): Meghan Arnold, Patricia Aveni, Marilyn Bancel, John Beech, Nathan Brennan & Kathleen McNamara, Lara Charneco, Dorothy Cook, Jeanette Cool, Christine Curry, Tigran Demurjian, Betsy Ditmars, Linda Drenik, Krista Farey, Diane Fulton, Malcolm Gissen & Judith Cohen, Holly Gosselink, Thomas Graves, Susan Grote, Marc Ellen Hamel, Deborah & Bennett Jacobstein, Sue Kim, Bonnie Kirkland, Paul Kleyman, Gabriella Kula, Mary A. Kumar, Carol Law & Charles Amirkhanian, June Lee, Ling Mai, Linda Mann, Julie McKellar, Kira Morgan, Elaine Myers, Catie & Dennis O’Leary, Paul Orselli, Nelly Palmer, Bina Patel, Veronica Pitbladdo, Misty Potter, Richard Quan, Edward Ranchigoda, Joe and Letetia Rodriguez, Yoni Rosenbaum, Paul Saiki, Joshua Sam, Florence Schwartz, Frank Shum, Patricia Smiley, Ute Stohner, Tatiana Tilley, Saskia van der Wal, Misha & Charles Vaughan, Maysoun Villagracia, Fiona Westphal, Ann Wettrich, Jill Winegardner

Donations in Support of, or to Honor: For Edna Arterberry: Dorothy Cook, Josefa Vaughan; For William Arterberry: Dorothy Cook; For ArtSeed: Patricia Aveni, Matt Boriskin, Thomas Graves, Marissa Kunz, Luned Palmer, Joshua S., Jennifer Spencer, Shaye Starkey, Josefa Vaughan; For Patricia Aveni: Tony & Caroline Grant, Josefa Vaughan; For Bill Bicknell: Josefa Vaughan; For Charles Boone: John Beech, Betsy Ditmars, Josefa Vaughan; For Matthew Boriskin: Apple, Tony & Caroline Grant, Josefa Vaughan; For Jill Brindel: Josefa Vaughan; For Diana Canant: Josefa Vaughan; For Caitlin Contreras: Tigran Demurjian; For Chili Corder: Tony & Caroline Grant, Josefa Vaughan; For James Dailey: Felicia and Ryan Gallagher, D.B. Rowden, Josefa Vaughan; For Dara E.: D.B. Rowden; In honor of the Drenik Grandchildren: Linda Drenik; For Amity G.: Budding Artist Foundation; For Thomas Peter Graves: Josefa Vaughan; For Claudia Grubler: Tony & Caroline Grant; For Sabine Gysens: Ravi Agarwal, Anonymous, Apple, Clara Basile, Frank Baumgarte, Hava Berman, Theresa Berta, Lara Charneco: “Dear Sabine, What you do for this organization is inspiring. Glad to contribute in my own way. And appreciate the positive and unexpected role you and ArtSeed have played in my life. Hugs, Lara”, Susan Commins, Beth Cook, Christine Curry, Cherie Evans, Aaron Feeney, Candace Forest, GAP, Fatima Hassan, John King, Philip & Sally Kipper, Diogo Martini, Julie McKellar, Catherine Njeri: “Great job that Sabine continues to do”, Bina Patel, Edward Ranchigoda, Yoni Rosenbaum, Paul Saiki, Saarika Sharma, Frank Shum, Malini Singh, Ute Stohner, Richard Tirtoprodjo, Saskia van der Wal, Josefa Vaughan, Fiona Westphal, Julie & Michael Whitcomb Fund, Jill Winegardener; For Mark Harris: Josefa Vaughan; For Justin Hoover: Carol U Barnes; For Jade Kikuchi: June Lee; In honor of Kiyoto’s Birthday: John Burke; For Bill Klingelhoffer: Josefa Vaughan; For Susanna Kohn: Karl & Margaret Kohn; For Marissa Kunz: Sue Kim, Josefa Vaughan, Maysoun Villagracia; For Tyler L.: Marsha Felton; For Peter Mann: Linda Mann, Josefa Vaughan; For Moselle M.: Budding Artist Foundation, Ling Mai, Wally Mersereau, Josefa Vaughan; For Sasha M.: Anonymous (Benevity), Budding Artist Foundation, Josefa Vaughan; For Tawan M.: Budding Artist Foundation; For Jessica Nascimento: Ronald Chase, Tony & Caroline Grant, Josefa Vaughan; For Luned Palmer: Holly Gosselink, Nicole Halbreiner, Gabriella Kula, Justine Lucas, Nelly Palmer, Rosamund Palmer, Joan Platt, Josefa Vaughan; For Kevin Quan: Linda Quan, Josefa Vaughan; For William Scott: Josefa Vaughan; For Adisa Sefic: Deborah & Bennett Jacobstein; For John Sheib: Josefa Vaughan; In honour of Joan Frances Isadora Smith: Rosamund Palmer; For Jennifer Spencer: Bette Spencer, Josefa Vaughan; For Darshini Stark: Josefa Vaughan; For Shaye Starkey: Tony & Caroline Grant; In memory of Mary Taylor: Benita Purifoy; For Aberswyth van Bueren: Josefa Vaughan; For Josefa Vaughan: Chris Bigelow & Livia Blankman, Nathan Brennan & Kathleen McNamara, Rose & Gabe Ireland, Carol Law & Charles Amirkhanian, Leslie Lopez, Julianne Mehegan, MarySue Murphy, ARobin Orden: “Honoring Josepha’s inspiration and dedication.”, Misty Potter, Joe and Letetia Rodriguez, Michael and Sheila Rokreach, Jennifer Spencer: “In honor of Josefa and all the great work she does.”, Shaye Starkey, Tatiana Tilley: “Grateful for Josepha’s vision and mission!”; In memory of Mary Jane and Monica Vaughan: Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone; Dedication to the Veterans Program: “Thanks for allowing Veterans to participate in ArtSeed” Thor Hansen; In memory of Michelle Vignes, From Paul and Susan; For Lillian W.: Budding Artist Foundation, Florence Schwartz, Josefa Vaughan; For Dorothy Yuki: Josefa Vaughan

Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Flying Cloud Retreat, Inn at the Presidio, Presidio Bowl Center, Photograph & Frame, Causwells Restaurant, Asian Art Museum, Café RX, Books Inc., Hand Touch Nail Care, Cobbler’s Bench Shoe Repair

Core Volunteers: Patricia Aveni, Chili Corder, Michelle Echinque, Thomas Peter Graves, Claudia Grubler, Juan Carlos Mascorro De la Rosa, Jessica Nascimento, “Linh” Ha Khanh Nguyen, Shaye Starkey

Youth Council: Willow L., Moselle M., Sasha M., Shoshana P., Josh S., William S.

Board of Directors: Edna Arterberry, William “Bill” Bicknell, Kevin Quan, Josefa Vaughan

Advisory Board: Charles Boone, Matthew Boriskin, Annette Brinton, Tony Grant, Sabine Gysens, Jeff Hastings, Marissa Kunz & Peter Mann, Bryant Lui, Arwen Vaughan, Ann Wettrich

Apprentices & Interns: Kaila A., Patricia Aveni, Karina K., Moselle M., Sasha M., Tarah McGonigle, Marion Umpleby

Core Veteran Participants: Daniel Evenhouse, Thomas Peter Graves, Thor Hansen, Brent Rowden, David Stokes, Janet Walker

Core Staff: Josefa Vaughan, Founder, Executive and Artistic Director, Lead Artist, Summer Intensive; Jennifer Spencer, Office Manager (3/2/17 to present)

Teaching Artists & Guest Presenters

Partnerships: Tides Inc./Tides Converge, The Point Studios at Hunters Point Shipyard, California Lawyers for the Arts, Budding Artist Foundation, BATS Improv, Waypoint Wealth Partners, San Francisco Department of Veteran Affairs, LifeSpheres (formerly Ardicare Foundation), Think Round, Inc.