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Root Division's 12th Annual Art Auction

Thursday, October 24, 2013
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Event Type:
Amy Cancelmo
Location Details:
Root Division
3175 17th Street (at S. Van Ness)
San Francisco, CA 94110

Come support art, artists, & arts education in San Francisco! This fundraising event presents an eclectic mix of quality artwork from over 100 established and emerging local artists. Take a chance, throw your hand up in the air, and return home with an inspiring, affordable, and original work of art. Proceeds benefit local emerging artists, as well as Root Division’s free after school art classes for Bay Area youth.

Featuring specialty cocktails by Otis Lounge!

Root Division’s 12th Annual Art Auction
Thursday, October 24th, 2013

6:30 –7:30 pm -- VIP Cocktail Hour with DJ’s Basic A, Mixed Greens & Roll (Early) &
TS (Good Life)

7:30 –10:00 pm -- Regular Admission/ Silent Auction

8:15 pm -- Live Auction with Auctioneer Wes Sparling of Bonhams

AUCTION TICKETS: $35 ($25 before October 22)
VIP TICKETS*: $80 ($70 before October 22) / 4 VIP tickets for $250!
*Includes early viewing and bidding, complimentary appetizers, live DJ, and a
limited-edition artist-designed tote filled with goodies and gifts!
HOST LEVEL TICKETS: Starting at $125, you receive VIP benefits, reserved seating, and more!

Buy tickets now! Space is limited, so reserve your spot now.
Visit or call 415.863.7668 to purchase tickets or for more information.

3175 17th Street (at S. Van Ness)
San Francisco, CA 94110
415.863.7668 /

Alexis Arnold
Evan Barbour*
Elisheva Biernoff
Alyssa Block
Nicholas Bohac
Jennifer Brandon
Pegan Brooke
Jamie Brunson
Mary Burger
Ryan Carrington
Elizabeth Cayne
Colleen Corcoran
Susanna Corcoran
Susana Cortez*
Lauren DiCioccio
Jeff Eisenberg
Amy Ellingson
Yvonne Escalante
Laura Fischer
Selene Foster
Sarah Frazier
Peter Foucault
Blake Gibson
Paul Glenn
Jon Gourley*
Jessalyn Haggenjos
Lauren Hartman
Victoria Heilweil
Adrienne Heloise
Dana Hemenway
Plinio Hernandez
Pete Hickok
Joshua Highter*
Rhonda Holberton
Melissa Hutton
John-Mark Ikeda*
Clint Imboden
Rachael Jablo
Ryan Jones
Patricia K. Kelly
Sarah Klein
Andrew Kleindolph
Mary Anne Kluth
Keira Kotler
Michael Krouse
Angie O. Lee*
Meredith Leich*
Jennie Lennick*
Crystal Liu
Steven Vasquez Lopez
Tom Loughlin*
Cathy Lu
Kija Lucas
Michelle Mansour
Dennis McNulty
Masako Miki
Robert Minervini
Doris Mitsch Mie
Hørlyck Mogensen*
Elizabeth Moran
Tom Mueske
Kate Nartker*
Jacqueline Norheim
Raphael Noz*
Ramekon O'Arwisters
Daniel Ochoa
Scott Polach
Tim Power
Terry Powers
Mel Prest
Nicholas Price*
Amanda Quiroz
Rachelle Reichert
Christopher Reiger
Philip Ringler
Aaron Rosenstreich
Julia Sackett*
Jenny Salomon
Aimee Santos
Owen Schuh
Dimitra Skandali*
Kate Stirr
Lindsay Stripling*
Julie Sutherland*
Weston Teruya
Adam Thorman
Chris Thorson
Tobias Tovera
Jessica Tyler
Lauren Visceglia*
Brooke Westfall
Nancy White
Raymond Wong
Bijan Yashar
Rochelle Youk
Rene Yung
Nyssa Zinn
* Root Division Studio Artist

SPONSORS (to date):

Platinum Sponsors & Hosts

Allpointe Insurance Services
Bridgeport IPA
Mission Bowling Club
Otis Lounge
Shiner Bock
Trumer Brauerei

Gold Sponsors & Hosts

Brett & Cindy Greenberg
Broken Shed Vodka
Distillery No. 209
DJ’s Basic A, Mixed Greens & Roll (Early) & TS (Good Life)
Hespe Gallery
Ike’s Place Sandwiches
San Francisco Acupuncture Group
Susanna Corcoran Photography

Gallery Sponsors

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary

Silver Sponsors & Hosts

Braun Interiors
Dandelion Chocolate
E&O Asian Kitchen
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Mel Prest & Andrew Kleindolph
SF Opera
Stephen Bowden & Joe Kowalke
Timothy Asher Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Bronze Sponsors & Hosts

Asian Art Museum
Cole Hardware

Other Sponsors To Date

Arkay Workshop / Foxglove
Beach Blanket Babylon
Children’s Creativity Museum
Four Barrel Coffee
Golden Paints
Jane on Fillmore
Mediums to Masses
Patxi's Pizza
The Night Bakery


Root Division is a visual arts non-profit located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Root Division's mission is to improve appreciation and access to the visual arts by connecting personal inspiration and community participation. We provide subsidized studio space to working artists in exchange for their service in creating shared learning opportunities for the community. Artists develop creatively and professionally by teaching art to underserved youth, leading adult education classes, and producing exhibitions that showcase local emerging artwork. By combining multiple opportunities for creative exchange, Root Division cultivates an artistic ecosystem that enriches life throughout the Bay Area.

Root Division is supported in part by grants from the The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, San Francisco Arts Commission: Cultural Equity Grants, Grants for the Arts: San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Drusie Davis Family Fund, Walter & Elise Haas Fund, Zellerbach Family Foundation, W A Gerbode Foundation, Art4Moore, A Better Place Foundation, and the Bill Graham Memorial Fund.

For further information regarding events and/or press materials, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Cancelmo at 415.863.7668 or events [at]
Added to the calendar on Mon, Sep 9, 2013 4:59PM
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