Awards and Benefactors
Survivors Art Foundation is proud to announce their Laureate status as a member of the “Year 2000 Computerworld Smithsonian Collection.” The Medal Presentation took place at the National Mall in Washington DC, on April 3, 2000. SAF formally received recognition and a gold medal from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and the Director of the National Museum of American History.
Epson America, Inc. Technology Day
Survivors Art Foundation was honored to participate in Epson America, Inc. Technology Day, on Thursday, October 19, 2000. SAF would like to thank the Epson America corporation and in particular Ms. Janette Reynolds for their continued support of Survivors Art Foundation and trauma survivors worldwide!
Left to right:
Janette Reynolds, Director Public Affairs, Epson America, Inc.
Patrick Brown, Smithsonian Museum of American History, Washington DC. Patrick will represent several archivists who are using Epson digital cameras, scanners and printers to digitize artifacts for their growing database and virtual exhibit projects. They’ve completed about 250,000+ items with only a few million to go!
Karen Dorame, PictureME Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Glendale, AZ, that has created the Image Builders Scrapbooking Program for terminally ill and disabled children. PictureME works with hospitals, camps and other organizations to facilitate this ‘digital only’ program.
Candyce Brokaw, Survivors Art Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Westhampton, New York, whose mission is to promote healing through the arts.
Mac Holbert, Nash Editions (Mac is co-founder with Graham Nash), based in Manhattan Beach, California, was the world’s first digital printmaking studio that established electronic techniques of imaging as the artistic equals of traditional methods. Nash Editions has placed artworks in the permanent collections of leading museums worldwide.
Survivors Art Foundation has been honored to receive the 1999 “Chase SMARTS Grant” funded by Chase Manhattan Bank and administered by the Huntington Arts Council, Inc.
Survivors Art Foundation has been honored to receive consecutively for the past two years the 1999 and the 2000 “Grants for the Arts” Award and Funding from the New York State Council on the Arts. The Huntington Arts Council, Inc. administers the award in Suffolk County.
Special Thanks To:
SAF would like to thank the Epson America Corporation for their generous support in providing essential computer scanning, printing and digital photography equipment for the artwork installations on the SAF Internet Art Gallery.
The “Suffolk County Legislature”, Legislator George Guildi
Bridgehampton Hampton National Bank
The Long Island Community Trust
Pine Barrens Printing