Our Community

Root Division is a true collaborator. We create connections between diverse constituencies and build strong partnerships, including those with 20 schools/community centers and over 150 businesses.

Schools / After School Partners:

Root Division partners with local schools and after-school partner sites to provide free and affordable visual arts instruction. Some of our current (*) and past partners include:  

Bayview Hunter's Point YMCA
Buena Vista Child Care*
Cesar Chavez Elementary*
Everett Middle School
Fairmount Elementary
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Horace Mann Middle School*
James Lick Middle School
KIPP Bayview Academy
Larkin Street Youth*
Mission Education Center*
Seven Tepees Youth Program
St. Peter's School
Street Styles
Yick Wo Elementary School

For more information email education@rootdivision.org or call 415.863.7668.

Non-Profits:

Just like local businesses, area non-profits make San Francisco a vibrant place to live. Root Division collaborates with various non-profits and institutions, in the arts and beyond, to resource share and amplify our impact in the community. Some of our current (8) and past non-profit partners include:

826 Valencia
Asian Art Museum
BAASICS*
Bay Area Community Resources*
Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive
California College of the Arts*
Children's Creativity Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Creativity Explored
Cuicacalli Escuela de Danza
Golden Gate Philharmonic
Intersection for the Arts
Jamestown Community Center*
Kelly Cullen Community*
La Cocina
Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble
Litcrawl
Mills College*
ODC Theatre*
Performing Arts Workshop
Queer Cultural Center
San Francisco Art Institute*
San Francisco State University*
San Jose State University*
SFMOMA
SOMArts Cultural Center
Southern Exposure
Stanford University*
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Coorporation*
University of California Berkeley*
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts*

 

Galleries:

Root Division's gallery operates as a nexus for artists, other art venues, and alternative spaces. With a commitment to keeping art and artists in the cities, we work with a variety of gallerists, art dealers, writers, and curators. Some of the galleries and other art venues we have worked with include:

111 Minna Gallery
Aggregate Space
Catharine Clark Gallery
Chandra Cerrito Contemporary
Eleanor Harwood Gallery
 
Gregory Lind Gallery
Guerrero Gallery
Hespe Gallery
Jack Fischer Gallery
Johansson Projects
 
Paul Thiebaud Gallery
Spare Change Artist Space
Untitled Gallery


 

Businesses:

Root Division works with local businesses to leverage cross-promotional benefits and revitalize our neighborhood. This takes form through event sponsorships, media partner, venue rentals, partner exhibitions, and more. Some of our current and past business partners include:

7x7
SF ABC 7 KGO-TV
Absinthe Brasserie & Bar
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Aesop AFAR Magazine
Airbnb
Aldea
Alegrias
Alfred's Steakhouse
Alite Designs
Allpointe Insurance Systems*
Alysian Wines
American Craft Council
Andalu
Anthony’s Cookies
Arch Art and Drafting Supply*
Arizmendi
Arkay Workshop / Foxglove
Arlequin Wine Merchant
Asiento
Atlas Cafe*
Automotive Marketing Consultants
Babberly
Back to the Body Yoga
Bad Seed Printing
Balboa Café
Ballast
Bar Crudo
Bare Escentuals
Batter Bakery
Beach Blanket Babylon
Beast and the Hare Beauty Company
Benefit Cosmetics
Beretta*
Berkeley Naturopathic Medical Group
Bi-Rite Market*
Bird and Boar
Blue Bottle
Bluestem Brasserie
Bonhams
Boon Resort & Spa
Bourbon & Branch
Box Dog Bikes
Braun Interior Design
Broken Shed Vodka
Built by Wendy
California Shakespeare Theater
Cantina Lounge
CatSynth
Charles Zukow Associates
Chef’s Warehouse
Chino City Picture Frame
Cocobella Chocolates
Coastal Mexican
Cole Hardware*
Colibri
Community Thrift Store
Cook Club
Cottage Farm
Curator Clothing / She-Bible
Cynthia Percy Skincare
Dan Herrera Studio
Dandelion Chocolate
Deal Tracker SF
delarosa
Delfina/ Locanda
Denise DeShetler Massage
Distillery No. 209*
Dosa
Dossier Journal
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem*
Dynamo Donuts*
E&O Asian Kitchen
East Bay Express
Edible San Francisco
EHS Pilates
El Buen Comer
El Rio
El Techo de Lolinda
EOS
Eric Kent Wine Cellars
Everest Waterproofing & Restoration
Evil Signtist
Farella, Braun + Martel*
Farley’s Coffee House
Fess Parker
Flavorpill Productions
Flour & Co.
flour + water
Fong Brothers Printing*
Four Barrel Coffee
Frames on 3rd
Frjtz
Gangs of San Francisco Tshirt Co
Gap Co.
Gastronomica
Get Flasky
Giggling Lotus Yoga
Goat Hill Pizza
Golden Paints
Google
Grand Coffee
Green Twig Salon*
Haighteration / Hoodline*
Hanna and the Handsomes
Hanson Bridgett LLP*
Heart Gallery & Wine Bar
Hodo Soy Beanery
Honest Tea
Hotel Biron
Ike's Place Sandwiches
In the Make
Jane on Fillmore
Jenna Moo Photography
Jeremyriad
Jon Casey Caricatures
Jungle Red
Justice Grace Vineyards
Kama Food Lab
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group*
Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ
Korbel Champagne Cellars
KQED Arts
Lahlouh
Left Bank Brasserie
Lightfeather Acupuncture
Lila B. Design
Little Giant
Local Mission Market
Lolinda
Lydia S. Gonzales Photography
MacKenzie Automotive Parts Warehouse
Madrone Art Bar* Magnolia Wellness Center
Matrix Fillmore
McKesson Foundation
McSweeney's Publishing
Mediums to Masses*
Melissa Hutton Design
Method Home
Michael Merrill Design Studio
Michael Thompson Framing*
Mini Bar SF
Mission Bowling Club*
Mission Chinese
Mission Local
Mission Minis
Mission Pie
Mission Yoga
Monarch
Monks Kettle
Mosto Munchery
Nancy Boy
Nest Collective
Numi Tea
Oracle
Otis Lounge*
Ozawa Investment Management
Pacific Catch
Papalote
Park Chow
Pasta Pomodoro
Patxi's Pizza*
Paxton Gate
Peet's Coffee
PESCE
Pet Camp
Photography by Emily Payne
Pig & Pie
Planetizen
Potrero Chiropractors & Acupuncture
Presidio Golf Corse
Print Temps
ProLocal
Public Works*
Q the Stylist
Qatalyst Partners*
Rainbow Grocery Cooperative*
Red Circle Tea
reFRAME
Retzlaff Vineyards Winery
Rickshaw Stop
Rumba Time
Rye
Safeway
San Francisco Acupuncture Group
San Francisco Arts Quarterly*
San Francisco Chronicle
Sanchez Street Studio
Say Cheese
See, Inc.
Serpentine
SF Art Enthusiast
SF Gate
SF Weekly
Shoe Shine Wine
Sift Cupcake & Dessert Bar
Skool
Slow Club
Sol Food
Somatic Body Work
Southpaw BBQ
Spare Change Artist Space / Rhodes Fletcher LLC*
Sports Basement
St. George Spirits*
Starbelly
Stephanie Breitbard Art Consulting
Stian Rasmussen Photography
Stork Skin Therapy
Studio O+A*
Tablehopper
Tacolicious
Tartine Bakery
Templeton Rye
Terra Mia
The Blues Jean Bar
The Bold Italic
The Chapel
The Daily Californian
The Good Life Grocery*
The Local Foods Wheel
The Making Of...
The Night Bakery
The Ramp
The Whole Pet
The Winery SF
Three Twins Ice Cream
Timothy Asher, LAc
Total Skincare by Andrea
Trader Joes
Trumer Brauerei*
TRUVE
Uber
UBS
Unka Lynee's Skool for Dogs Playgroup
UpOut
Vaughn Duffy Wine
Velo Fromage
Verbena
Virginia’s Vintage
VM Ware
Voice Places
Wachovia
Wayward Seamstress
West of Pecos
Whole Foods Market San Francisco
Workshop SF
Yoga Tree
Zazil
ZipCar