Shipyard Trust for the Arts
February 17, 2011
I am a professional artist at Hunters Point Shipyard. We are a collective group of over 300 artists working at the shipyard since 1986. The Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) is our board that has labored to insure our continued presence there, integrate with the community by sponsoring an artist in residence from the neighborhood, help coordinate our Fall and Spring Open Studios, work with the City of San Francisco and the redevelopment agency as well as the Developers Lenar to insure legal and appropriate disposal of asbestos and other toxins present on the Naval Shipyard. This is a volunteer board and work tirelessly to support and sustain the arts and artists in Hunters Point Naval Shipyard.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in the form of direct support of my ability to continue to create my art and have an art community where we collaborate, encourage and fortify one another in our artistic endevors.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would provide stipends for the board members.
Client Served & I recieved support to continue my wark as an artist.
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