Thank You for Making #EJS17 a Success!


Thank you for making our 17th anniversary gala a success!


Special thanks to our sponsors and donors whose generosity, leadership, and solidarity helped make our event possible:



17Our appreciation to the following individuals and companies:

Sharon Bell
Robert Demmons
Kelly Dermody
Karen Francois
Raymundo Jacquez
Gyöngy Laky
Tom Layton
Naliyah Martinez-Truso
Cheryl Stevens
Sheila Warren
Leftwich Event Specialists
Marina Stamas and James Long, UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
Sam Renaissance – Routes artwork
Jennifer Keith, Sheridon Keith Design – Program booklets and sponsor boards
Franco Finn – Auctioneer
Dr. Renel Brooks-Moon – Event emcee
Michael Harris – Introduction of honoree Chinaka Hodge
Jayashri Srikantiah – Introduction of honoree Lisa P. Mak
Alfred Fraijo – Introduction of honoree George Hofstetter
Mona Tawatao – Introduction and award acceptance on behalf of honoree Jacqueline Scott Ramos
Travis Kuhl, Kuhl Frames + Art – Award plaques
Bob Hsiang – Photography
Volunteers: Nicole Oveisi and Sydney Mosier


Visit us on Facebook to see all of the event photos!

In continuing the theme of using art as a strategy for healing and survival, read about Asia Society’s new exhibition, After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History.


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