Benefactors 2010

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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): Sustainable Arts Foundation, California Arts Council, Artists in Schools Program, Open Circle Foundation and East Bay Community Foundation, Sherman Elementary School PTA

Courageous Cottonwoods ($1,000 to $4,999): Allen Kikuchi and June Lee, Anonymous Friend of ArtSeed, Matt Boris and Greg Paxton, Jeff Grubler, Roddy McNally, Eileen and Joxer’s Daly, James Joves, First Unitarian Universalist Society, Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund Inc., Tony and Caroline Grant

Sacred Cypresses ($500 to $999): Marissa and Peter Mann Kunz, Benjamin and Elaine Mann, Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Affinity Grant, Kevin Quan, Keith and Velvet Van Bueren, Josefa Vaughan and Charles Boone

Magical Manzanitas ($100 to $499): Mary Armstrong and Barbara McIntosh, Carol Barnes, Joan Barnes, Ana Bastias and Mercedes Castano, Christopher Bigelow and Livia Blankman, Marilyn Bogerd, Manon Bogerd-Wada, Linda and Matthew Bookman, Wendy and Jerry Boriskin, Derek and Crystal Brown, Vincent Buccola, Thad M. Van Bueren and Donna M. Traycik, Ian Campos, Jana Cook, Patti Noel Deuter, Elizabeth and James Flack, Ann and Guy Flores, Andrew Funk, Yolanda Garcia, Tony and Caroline Grant, Nicole Alfandre and Carl Halbreiner, Marilyn Hayward, Henry Howell, Linda Huynh, Ben Jasper, William Klinglehoffer and Jill Brindel, Mary Agnes and Asok Kumar, Donna Logan, Elain and Benjamin Mann, Elissa Matross, Alex and Molly Mauler, Yitschak and Ava Miedzinski, Joan Nelson, Rosamund Palmer, Thomas Palmer, Janna and Andrew Parsons, Joseph Prendamano, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, The RHE Charitable Foundation, Michael Scott, Susanne Wortmann Shibley, Leo Steinberg, Barbara B. and Robert T. Stenson, Darian W. Swig, Terzian Family and The Point at Hunters Point Shipyard, Josefa Vaughan and Charles Boone, Idell and Otto Weiss, Elizabeth and Thomas Zeidel

Amazing Acorns ($99 or less): Jeffrey J. Adams and Susan Raffanti, Adobe Systems Incorporated Matching Gift Program, Myriam and Carlos Alonso, Tim Armstrong, Molly Austin, Becky Bacon, Claire Bain, Susan Baittle, Roxana Bahar, Charles Ball, Belen Patricia Barrera, Nyela Basney, Adrean and Donny Becker, Richard A. Berger, Branwyn Bigglestone, Lauren Bloom, Suzanne Bloom and Ed Hill, Scott Bravmann, Samantha J. Breach, Andrea B. Brewster and Seyed J. Alavi, Sheri Brown, Arlyn Bull, Dale M. Butler and Tina E. Panziera, Diane Buxton, Karyn Shore and Samuel S. Campbell, Richard J. Canoll, Joseph Celli and Jin Hi Kim, Sherry Chan, Chang Family, Elizabeth Charles, Christopher V. Chua, Jennie Chuang, Catherine and Francis Collins, Dorothy and Alvin Cook, Julie Cowley, Katherine Cunningham, Bonnie Dahan, Beatriz Davila-Cornejo, Sean and Jennifer Deming, Linda and Steve Dever, Samuel C. Dicker, Amy Lin Dobay, Edward B. Doctoroff, Mica Doctoroff, Richard Doctoroff, Molly Dodge and Stefan Minasian, Arturo Duarte, Agnes P. Dulay, Alexander Duncan, Melissa L. and Jacqueline Ehlers, Nancy and James Engard, Robert Evenson, Nathaniel Fernhoff, Sarah G. Fortman, Twila Foster and Stephen Pezzola, Rebecca Singer Fox, Pamela Frame, Kathleen George, Wayne T. Gibson & Karen Jacobs, Joyce and William Gifford, Judith Gordon, Magda Grant, Claudia Grubler, Mario Guarneri, Vicki J. Gutgesell, Maria E. Guzman, Robert and Martha IM Harris, Susan and Robert Hersey, Lisa A. Hillstrom, Bernadette Ho, Justin Hoover, Meidor Hu, Whitney Huang, Erica and Brian Hunt, IBM Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign, Joseph Illick, Dana Isaac, Christopher Isidro, Virginia and Philip Jardim, Nancy Adams Johnson, Kathryn M. Kain, Miriam Kasdan, Dori and Gary Kasternakis, Cece Kaufman, Sue Kim, Joseph Kimmel, Julie Kirsner, Jon and Michelle Kishimoto, Richard E. and Katherine J. Klein, Dawna Knapp, Barbara Korn, Halina Kovel, Jimmie Kukua, Larry & Arleen Kukua, Gina Landon, John Lawler, Linda F. Lau, Tho Q. Le, Philip and Fern Leitman, Gina Leung, Winifred Leung and Stephen Tong, Winnie Yee Leung, Dave Levin, Kevin Lind, Ellen Little and Howard Klein, Somer Loen, Allison Loh, Leslie Lopez, Rachel M. and Todd J. M.D. Lorenz, Andrew Luchansky and Elisabeth M. Reed, Christa Luft, Judith R. Lujan, Eve and Niall Lynch, Robert M. Manson IV, Elizabeth Martin-Craig, Susan Matross, Andrew Mayen, Palmarin Merges, Scott Mignola, Robert Miller, Joan Miro, Richard Mitchell, Katherine Morales, Richard and Nining I. Muir, Elaine Myers, Ayako & Yasumasa Nagamine, Elizabeth K. Navone, Jeanne Newman, Roberta Newsham, Andrew Nixon, Marianne and Steve Noll, Richard Olsen, Victoria Olsen, Laura O’Neill, Michael Orland and Henry Spiller, Barbara Orlowski, Edwana Ortiz, Luned Palmer, Maureen Penman, George Pericht, Alexandra Petek, Jennifer and Carmen Peterson, Deborah Pippin and Gregory Stangl, Benita Purifoy, Linda Quan, Doreen Rambke-Hartz, Simeon Realov, Friederike Reschke, Sarah & Jeffrey Ringer, Cristina Rivera, Sheila and Michael Rokeach, Michelle Roderick, Gabriella Roff, Esther Rogers, Maia Rosal, Heather Rothert, Pilar and Walter Rubin, Marilyn Rumble, Christopher M. Santeramo, Mary Saunders, Thomas Schneider and Susan Stroman, Linda and David Shaffer, Caitlin Shanley, Betsy Shafer, Rebecca Shearin, Sara Shenkan-Rich, Nicholas Shilling, Malia C. Sias, Helen “Betty” Skwarek, Nili and Josh Sommovilla, Sheryl Sparks, Eugene E. Spector, Jay Spix, Ann Squires, Ross Stewert, Alyssa Stone, Beryl  Striewski and Jim Horrocks, Chiradaporn Supaporn, Julie Elizabeth Sussman, Scott and Stefanie Takemoto, Kathy Y. Tam, Stacey Tanabe, Irene Tsatsos, Florence M. Tse, Ashley Ungermann, David Koh Urban, Jeff Van Bueren, Keith Van Bueren, Mary K. and George M. Vaughan, Misha and Charles Vaughan, Ms. Julie Vonbergen, Clare Miller Watsky, Jeffrey Winchester, Shoshana Winkelstein, Catherine Wong, Lily Wong and Philip H. Semler, John Wysmuller, Livia W. Yan, Termah Yeghiazarian, Joseph S. Yeh, Jennifer York, Deena Zacharin and Ralph Carney

Donations in Support of, or to Honor: For Meegan Barnes: Julie Kirsner, Bonnie Dahan, Wayne T. & Karen Jacobs Gibson, Jennifer York, Adrean & Donny Becker, Malia C. Sias, Scott Bravmann, Dale M. Butler & Tina E. Panziera, Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone, Joan Barnes, Belen Patricia Barrera. For Alexandra Bastias: Ana Bastias & Mercedes Castano, Joseph Prendamano, Myriam & Carlos Alonso. For Aliece Lecesne Battiste: Somer Loen. For Manon Bogerd-Wada: Edwana Ortiz, Virginia & Philip Jardim. For Kelsey Cheyenne: Christopher M. Santeramo. For Jana Cook: Sherry Chan. For Julia Doctoroff: Richard Doctoroff, Elissa Matross, Susan Matross, Barbara Korn, Elizabeth Martin-Craig. For Vincent Kukua: Jimmie Kukua, Joseph Kimmel, Rebecca Singer Fox, Mica Doctoroff, Ms. Julie Vonbergen, Dana Isaac, Alyssa Stone, Molly Austin, Christa Luft, Gina Landon, Alexandra Petek, Katherine Cunningham, Rebecca Shearin, Lauren Bloom, Edward B. Doctoroff. For Robert Hendrickson: Caroline & Tony Grant honor the hard work and dedication of this Town School teacher. For Michael Holmes: In loving memory from Darian W. Swig for his role in developing the skills of young, Bay Area artists. For Charles “Trey” Houston: Keith & Velvet Van Bueren. For Sasha Kharag: Bernadette Ho. For Marissa Kunz and Peter Mann: Marianne & Steve Noll, Deborah Pippin & Gregory Stangl, Betsy Shafer, Derek & Crystal Brown, Eve and Niall Lynch, Roxana Bahar & Dave Levin, Ellen Little & Howard Klein, Meidor Hu, Joan Miro, Termah Yeghiazarian, Diane Buxton, Michelle Roderick, Benjamin & Elaine Mann, Elizabeth Charles, Nathaniel Fernhoff, Scott Mignola, Luned Palmer, Halina Kovel, Agnes P. Dulay, Mary McCain Saunders, Linda Huynh, Sean & Jennifer Deming John Lawler, Josh Sommovilta, Karyn Shore & Samuel S. Campbell, Jon & Michelle Kishimoto, Winnie Yee Leung, Robert & Martha Harris, Richard E. & Katherine J. Klein, Amy Lin Dobay, Florence M. Tse, Beatriz Davila-Cornejo, Clare Miller Watsky, Linda & David Shaffer, Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone, Linda & Matthew Bookman, Ross Stewart, Thomas Schneider & Susan Stroman, Judith R. Lujan, Linda F. Lau, Gabriella Roff, Justin Hoover, Melissa L. & Jacqueline Ehlers, Cece Kaufman, Kathleen George, Scott & Stefanie Takemoto, Arturo Duarte, Friederike Reschke, Irene Tsatsos, Elisabeth Navone, Ben Jasper, Stacey Tanabe, Vincent Buccola, Henry Howell, Sue Kim, Nicholas Shilling, Ian Campos, Nili & Josh Sommovilla, Chiradaporn Supaporn, Palmarin Merges, Janna & Andrew Parsons, Andrew Funk, Maureen Penman, Claire Bain, Dawna Knapp, Alexander Duncan, Heather Rothert, Sara Shenkan. For Mary Kunz: Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone. For Vincent Kukua: Larry & Arleen Kukua, Richard & Nining I. Muir, Branwyn Bigglestone, Jennifer and Carmen Peterson. For Susan Laurita: The RHE Charitable Foundation. For Christine Le: Philanthropic Ventures Foundation Affinity Grant. For Kevin Lind: Adobe Systems Incorporated Matching Gift Program. For Maddy and Joey Marquez: Lisa Hillstrom. For Lauren Menschel: Caroline & Tony Grant honor the hard work and dedication of this Town School teacher. For Luned Palmer and Brett Engard: Nicole Alfandre Halbreiner and Carl Halbreiner, Julie Elizabeth Sussman, Josefa Vaughan & Charles Boone, Molly Dodge & Stefan Minasian, Nancy & James Engard, Roberta Newsham, Simeon Realov, Rosamund Palmer, John Wysmuller, Thomas Palmer, Maria E. Guzman. For Kerrie Paussa: Jeffrey J. Adams & Susan Raffanti, Robert M. Manson IV, Marilyn Rumble, Judith Gordon, Vicki J. Gutgesell, Christopher V. Chua, Sarah G. Fortman, Kathy Y. Tam, Cristina Rivera, Jennie Chuang, Jay Spix, Barbara Orlowski, Laura O’Neill, Shoshana Winkelstein. For Kevin Quan: Andrew Mayen, Chang Family, Andrew Nixon, Linda Quan, Caitlin Shanley, Doreen Rambke-Hartz, Susan Baittle, Christopher Isidro, Gina Leung, Whitney Huang, Winifred Leung & Stephen Tong, Kevin Lind, Joseph S. Yeh. For Esther Rogers: Ann Squires, Sarah & Jeffrey Ringer, Ashley Ungermann, Joyce & William Gifford, Nyela Basney, Sheri Brown, Mario Guarneri, Katherine Morales, Andrew Luchansky & Elisabeth M. Reed, Pamela Frame. For John Scheib: Catherine Wong. For William Scott: Dorothy and Alvin Cook. For Zoe Semler: Lily Wong & Philip H. Semler. For Leslie Terry: Caroline & Tony Grant honor the hard work and dedication of this Town School teacher. For Sydney Van Bueren: Thad M. Van Bueren, Donna M. Traycik, Keith Van & Jeff Bueren, Magda Grant, Marissa Kunz. For Josefa Vaughan: Elaine Myers, George Pericht, Luned Palmer, Mary Agnes & Asok Kumar, Philip & Fern Leitman, Becky Bacon, Charles Ball, Charles Boone, Eugene E. Spector, Arlyn Bull, Robert Miller, Richard Mitchell. For Leslie Winchester: Ayako & Yasumasa Nagamine, Jeffrey Winchester.

ArtSeed Pro Bono/In-kind Donors: Arizmendi Bakery Cooperative – San Francisco, Artisan’s of San Francisco raffle gift certificate, Artist & Craftsman Supply – Berkeley, Ashley Thomas – Massage Therapy raffle gift certificate, Bakesale Betty – Oakland, Blick Art Materials – Oakland, California College of the Arts, Canson Paper, Chapeau – a French Bistro raffle gift certificate, City of Oakland: Walking Tours, Exploratorium raffle gift certificate, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco raffle gift certificate,  General Nutrition Center on Chestnut Street raffle gift certificate, Haas Center for Public Service – Stanford University – internship sponsorship, Japanese Community Youth Council – internship sponsorship, Judy’s Café raffle gift certificate, La Mediterrane, Landmark Theaters raffle gift certificate, Laney Community College, Leslie Ceramics Supply Co. – Berkeley, Michael Merrill – Interior Designs raffle gift certificate, Noah’s Bagels – Berkeley, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Peet’s Coffee – Milbrae, Terra Mia Ceramic Studio, The Cheeseboard Collective – Berkeley, Trader Joe’s Oakland – Rockridge, The Photograph Store on Chestnut Street, Pizzeria Avelino, Sam’s Diner raffle gift certificate, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Anna and Erich Sylvester, Terra Mia Ceramic Studio, The Armada, Tattoo and Gallery raffle gift certificate, Tides, William Scott raffle gift certificate, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts raffle gift certificate