Arts Consulting

IMG_4670As an arts consultant, I help artists and arts organizations to access resources and build structures to better implement their vision.

With a background in grantmaking, nonprofit administration and artistic self-production,  I offer a unique cross-cultural perspective to cultivating creative careers and community organizations.

While I am able to adapt to your individualized needs in varying areas, my expertise lies in:

  • Strategizing and Writing Grants
  • Grantmaking: Processing, Evaluating, and Disseminating
  • Individual Artist Development & Support
  • Program Evaluation and Metrics
  • Event Design and Implementation

For more information or to inquire about contracting with me, please email me at with a brief synopsis of your needs.

Bio: Kevin Seaman is an artist, curator and consultant with 11 years experience working with Bay Area arts communities. He was named one of SF Weekly’s 16 Artists To Watch in 2016 and is currently an Association for Performing Arts Presenters’ Leadership Fellow. Kevin has been commissioned by RADAR Productions and THEOFFCENTER, has been in residency at Atlantic Center for the Arts and with SAFEhouse’s AIRspace program, and has received grants from Endeavor Foundation for the Arts and San Francisco Arts Commission. He has performed/exhibited at artistic venues including Brava, CounterPULSE, de Young Museum, The LAB, Intersection for the Arts and Victoria Theater (FRAMELINE35). Kevin formerly worked with San Francisco Foundation’s Art & Culture program and has reviewed applications for San Francisco Arts Commission, City of Berkeley and Endeavor Foundation for the Arts. He has led artist-focused workshops for the National Queer Arts Festival, Intersection for the Arts, Center for Cultural Innovation and San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and brought Bay Area queer arts to the attention of national funders by co-facilitating Queering the Arts: Aesthetics and Economies at the Grantmakers in the Arts annual 2012 conference.