Arts Enabler Awardee Spotlight - On April 12, 2018 at the inaugural State of the Arts event, we honored and recognized a few individuals and organizations in our arts community who go above and beyond. From 130 community-chosen nominees, 12 were selected to be honored as the 2018 Arts Enablers. These individuals and organizations represent movers and shakers in our community.
We put out the call to our inner circles and to the broad ABBA community. From 130 community-chosen nominees, 12 were selected to be honored as the 2018 Arts Enablers. These individuals and organizations represent movers and shakers in our community. Those who wear many hats and pave the way for the artists around them, and enable the arts in the work that they do and the creative lives that they live. These are the 2018 Arts Enablers.
The following accomplished individuals and organizations were recognized as the 2018 Arts Enablers.
Stay tuned for a bi-weekly blog that will showcase each awardee in detail, the Arts Enable Spotlight for 2018.
Tracy Camp, Actor/Educator (Activism/Advocacy)
Michelle Holdt, Founding Executive Director, Arts Ed Matters (Arts Education)
Anne Huang, Development Director, World Arts West (Heritage)
Beatrice Thomas, Artist/Consultant, Authentic Arts and Media (Impact/National)
Peacock Rebellion (Impact/Local)
Jason Bayani, Poet & Artistic Director, Kearny Street Workshop (Literary Arts)
Māhealani Uchiyama, Founder & Artistic Director Māhea Uchiyama Center for International Dance (Dance)
Shawna Virago, Artistic Director, San Francisco Transgender Film Festival/ Musician (New Media)
Allison Snopek, Program Director, ArtSpan (Visual Arts)
David Bustamante, Musician & Director of Da Island Way (Music/Heritage)
Krissy Keefer, Artistic Director, Dance Brigade and Dance Mission Theater (Legacy)