Magic Art Academy, & More! Enroll today!
Curated By: Jeanne Vaccaro and Stamatina Gregory
One Night Event: Wed, Jun 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
2nd Sat Reception: Sat, Jun 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Exhibition Dates: Jun 6, 2018 to Jun 30, 2018
With your support, Root Division has been cultivating community-minded artists and arts-minded community, with growing impact, year after year.
Root Division's Adult Education Program offers highly innovative and affordable art classes. Root Division's Studio Artists, as well as other Bay Area professional artists, guide students through a variety of art processes, and it all happens in a friendly and engaging environment. The classes and workshops are the perfect length for the busy and non-committal, while allowing enough time for students to leave with a handmade masterpiece and sense of accomplishment.

Our Programs

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Check out our Square Store to shop for art from our current exhibition, art by our Studio Artists, exhibition catalogues, and Root Division merchandise!

Studios Program

Our artists receive studio space at below market rates and valuable professional and creative development opportunities in exchange for service in the organization.

Youth Education

We recruit, train, and place artists to teach free art classes in one of our eight after-school partner programs.

Adult Education

We offer highly innovative and affordable art classes in a friendly and engaging environment.

Opportunities & Open Calls

View current open calls, fellowships, internships, and other opportunities.

Exhibitions & Events

This program provides a platform for innovative artwork in an engaging environment. Our Second Saturday Exhibition Series showcases over 350 artists annually.


Summer 2018
May 1 - August 30, 2018

It's almost summer! Sign up for an art class today!


Renae Moua is a queer Hmong American womxn, artist, curator, writer and Ethnic Studies M.A. candidate at San Francisco State University (SFSU). They received a dual bachelor degree in Ethnic Studies and Sociology from UC San Diego in 2014.

Anh Bui is a San Francisco-based visual artist and curator. Born in Hanoi, Vietnam, and traveling to the United States at the age of 10, Anh uses art to confront his trans-cultural experiences, and place these experiences within a wider sociopolitical and cultural context. The resulting bodies of work investigate and subvert dominant narratives concerning nationhood, race, the immigrant experience, and masculinity.

Phi Tran is a designer, writer, and former architect whose career has spanned digital, analog, and culinary mediums. Before joining Root Division, Phi worked with independent chefs and food purveyors in the Bay Area to develop their businesses through digital marketing and visual media. Phi has a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and completed coursework toward a master’s degree in architecture at UC Berkeley.