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Shipyard Trust for the Arts
February 16, 2011

Here at Hunts Point Shipyard, one of the largest artist colonies in the US, we would have all been displaced, and without a place to do our art without the tireless services supplied by STAR.

Primarily a volunteer service, their work has enabled the artists of Hunters Point,. San Francisco to stay in their studios and have a secure place to work as well as giving us the ability to interface with the city of San Francisco as they redevelop this area that was known a toxic waste dump. We have lived and worked through most of the clean up and now find ourselves in a redevelopment that will create a new city around us.

Most of Star's financing has come from the artists themselves, donating art that is sold though a yearly auction.

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