Sean Dorsey Awarded YBG Festival Seed Commission

We’re thrilled and honored to announce that Artistic Director Sean Dorsey was awarded a Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Seed Commission by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival!

And just LOOK AT THIS INCREDIBLE cohort of 20 artists who were awarded Seed Commissions this year!⁠



Tiffany Austina⁠

Anaís Azul⁠

Charya Burt

John Calloway⁠

Minna Choi⁠

Sean Dorsey

Aireene Espiritu⁠

Mark Izu & Brenda Wong Aoki⁠

Jackie Gage⁠

Yayoi Kambara


María José Montijo⁠

Ziek McCarter⁠

Ahkeel Mestayer⁠

Jessica Maria Recinos⁠

Jasmine Robinson⁠

Maya Songbird⁠

Amara Tabor-Smith

Māhealani Uchiyama⁠

Learn more about these exceptional artists and the uplifting work they are pursuing on the YBG Festival website:

Learn more about Sean Dorsey’s new project: