Root Division is thrilled to partner with our former neighbors at ODC by curating the theater lobby with the work of our Studio Artists and Affiliates. This season, we will present a series of shows addressing the shifting landscape of San Francisco. Our first features a new body of work by Evan Barbour, former Studio […]


  Former Root Division Studio Artists Julia Sackett and Tom Loughlin discuss Tom’s work in anticipation of his solo exhibition “This Space Intentionally Left Blank,” opening at the Spare Change Artist Space this Thursday, February 19th.    It seems appropriate that two artists working with manipulating the urban landscape are in conversation, even if one landscape […]


We at Root Division love to create the opportunity for solo exhibitions of our Studio Artists‘ work at partner offsite spaces! Julia Sackett’s State of Change, is a new body of work currently on display at the Spare Change Artist Space.  In playful work informed by is the historical facts of California’s boom and bust economy, Sackett  connects and […]

Inside-Out, oil on canvas, 51" x 55", 2013

Root Division may have moved out of our long time location on 17th Street, but our artists will continue to have a presence in the neighborhood.   Root Division’s Exhibitions and Events Director, Amy Cancelmo has been curating the lobby of  our former neighbor, the ODC Theater  with the work of our Studio Artists and Affiliates since 2011. […]


  We may be going through some major transitions at Root Division with upcoming move, but that doesn’t slow us down! We are still continuing to produce high quality shows both on and offsite!  For our current exhibition at the Spare Change Artist Space current RD Studio Artist Space Mie Hørlyck Mogensen has created a new body […]


Jennie Lennick is a Studio Artist at Root Division where she teaches art to adults and children. Lennick’s work reinterprets traditionally domestic and feminine imagery into collages, sculpture, animations, and drawings. Her current solo exhibition at the Spare Change Artist Space is on view through April 4th. Amy Cancelmo:  When Jennie first approached me with a proposal […]

Root Division at Spare Change Artist Space John–Mark Ikeda: Downtown Interviewed by: Amy Cancelmo, Exhibitions & Events Coordinator, Root Division About six months ago, Michelle Mansour (Executive Director of Root Division) and I, were called into the offices of Rhodes & Fletcher, a financial planning office in downtown San Francisco for a meeting about curating […]


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