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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.
Spectacular Sequoias ($5,000 or more): Cultural Equity Grants, San Francisco Arts Commission (2003), LEF Foundation (2000), San Francisco Education Fund LPD Grant, Burnett Child Development Center (2004), Sherman Elementary School PTA (2008, 2007 & 2006)
Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Anna-Lisa & Steven Froman (2004), Levi-Strauss Foundation Employee Matching Gift (2004), Alison McKleroy’s “Young Art Lives!” Art Auction (2004), Robert & Betty Klausner Philanthropic Fund, United Way (2003), Shipyard Trust for the Arts (2004 & 2003), Lydia & Martin Titcomb (2003)
Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Bob Boone (2004), Marion Greene (2003), Coquelicot Hall (2004), Sherri King (2004), Cris Larson (2004), Jim Schlobohm (2004), Subito Grant Program, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Composers Forum (2003), George & Mary Vaughan (2004), Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone (2004, 2003 & 2002)
Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499 by year): Anonymous (2004 & 2003), Sally R. Allen (2004), Marilyn Bancel & Rik Myslewski (2004), Isabelle Beekman (2004), Bob Boone (2003), Matthew J. Boriskin & Greg Paxton (2004), Joe & Julia Brajkovich (2004), Nathan Brennan (2004), Jim Campbell & Tessa Wilcox (2003), Dalia & Graham Challis (2004), Elizabeth Clark & Steve Camahort (2003), Carolyn Cooke & Randall Babtkis (2003), Mary Sue Edwards (2003), Richard & Rita Feliciano (2003), Jane Galante (2003), Andres Grechi & Veronica E. Bachman-Grechi (2004), Beth Grinberg (2004), Justin Hoover (2004), Rose Ireland (2004 & 2003), Otis C. Johnson (2004), Laura Kamain (2003 & 2002), Betty & Bob Klausner (2003), William Klinglehoffer (2004 & 2003), Marissa Kunz (2004, 2003 & 2002), Cris Larson (2003), Brian & Raquel Leary (2004), Sergio & Rebecca Maggi (2004), Ava & Isaac Miedzinski (2004), U.B. Morgan & Will Shank (2004), Brendan Neutra (2004), Jeanne Newman (2003), Jim Newman & Jane Ivory (2003), Stephen P. Pezzola & Twila L. Foster (2004), Diane Scarritt (2003), Darlene Saunders (2004), Merrill Randol & Stephen Sherwin (2003), Charles & Lindsey Shere (2003), Laetitia Sonami (2003), Leo Steinberg (2004 & 2003), George & Mary Vaughan (2003), John & Marcy Vaughan (2004 & 2003)
Amazing Acorns (under $99): Edna Arterberry (2004), Claire Bain (2002), Susanne Barry (2004), Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten (2003), Jim Billings (2003), Agnes Bourne (2003), Laura Brun (2003), M. Regina Cagle (2004), Beau Casey (2004), Remy Charlip (2004), Patty Deuter (2004 & 2003), Linda & Steve Dever (2004), Tony Gnazzo (2003), Myles Goodman (2003), Leah & Steven Hall (2004), Rebecca Haseltine (2004), Jim Horrocks & Beryl Striewski (2003), Pam Hyland (2004), Dana Jackman (2004), Christine Jegan (2002), Fran & Bud Johns (2003), Kathleen Kamian (2003), Bonnie Kirkland (2003), H. John Kobayashi (2004), Mary Agnes & Asok Kumar (2004, 2003 & 2002), Carol Law & Charles Amirkhanian (2003), Jane & Jean-Louis Le Roux (2004), Donna Logan (2004), Leslie Lopez (2004), Sam Losh (2003), Denise Martin (2004), Kira & Joe McKeown (2004), Winifred McLaughlin (2003), Devan Miller (2004), Kira Morgan (2004), Dennis & Caty O’Leary (2004), Rebecca Rothfusz & David Macy (2004), Pilar & Walter Rubin (2004 & 2003), George B. & Dorothy Saxe (2003), Betsy Shafer (2004 & 2003), Gabrielle Thormann (2004), Julie Katylnn Vawter (2004), Michelle Vignes (2003), Randy Zamarra (2004), Michele Zimmerman (2005)
ArtSeed Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Aim High provided snacks for the Summer Camp at Benjamin Franklin Middle School; Ann & Guy Flores donated a studio refrigerator; Anna-Lisa Froman gave us T-shirts; Arwen & Heather Vaughan designed our website; Bayview Hunters Point Shipyard Studios contributes space for private lessons and shows; Bud & Fran Johns donated art supplies; Charlie Marx at Kinkos printed postcards; Cheap Pete’s Frame Factory Outlet; Christine Jegan, documentary photographer, gave us photos; David Marchant, CEO of PocketMail gave us two 2 PM-32 units; Edna Arterberry brought food to William Scottâ€™s City Hall reception (2005); Elisabeth Beaird, Administrative Director The LAB assisted in grant preparation; Emily Huges, photographic documentation; Gabriela Falcao Vieira & Peter Carson of Bingham McCutchen, LLP revised our Bylaws; Grace Saadeh & Hilda Field at Bona Vita CafÃ©, catered receptions; Graphic Arts Workshop, hosting ArtSeed Intensive Workshops and other use of the facility; Harlow Newton, SF Station web publicity; Jeff Olson & Marlo Swann with Utrecht Manufacturing Corporation (art supplies); Jeffrey Chow & Victoria Tseng of Jeffrey Chang Associates incorporated ArtSeed as a 501(c)(3); John at Franciscan Hobbies donated balsa wood; John Varn of ChromeWorks develops slides; John Weber, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, complimentary tickets; Julie Blankenship at Visual Aids contributed art supplies; Kacie King at Kingâ€™s Kustom Kreations printed T-shirts; Linda Dever donated arts and craft supplies; Lisa Hoffman â€“ Non-Profits Consulting, supervised Lynn Lampkey in pro bono grantwriting and obtained Scholarship for us to go to the Moscone Center Fundraising Day; Lori Kossowsky, toys and prizes for kids; Lydia Titcomb donated art supplies and computer with printer; Mattias Karlsson and Soho Galleries provided frames; Michelle Vignes, documentary photographer, gave us photos; Mitsuru Akashi of Moshi Moshi Restaurant hosted gatherings; Pearl Arts and Crafts gave us brushes; Romina Tiperia at Danteâ€™s CafÃ© provided refreshments; San Francisco Art Institute Swell Gallery donated class and exhibition space; Simpson Paper Co. (paper); The Graphic Arts Workshop has given us paper and the use of their facilities.