SCRAP is proud to serve the Bayview and the greater San Francisco creative community with arts education for public school children, sustainability-minded programs for corporate teams, and dynamic workshops for our community members.
Our art supplies are repurposed from the SCRAP depot where we divert over 220 tons of materials from the waste stream each year.
Bret Harte Beacon, Good Samaritan, Latino Taskforce, Boys & Girls Club, Mission Neighborhood Centers, SF Recreation and Parks, YMCA
Public School Sites
Bret Harte Elementary, Malcolm X Academy, MLK Jr. Middle School, San Francisco Community, Thurgood Marshall High School, Willie Brown Middle School
We serve hundreds of kids each year with thousands of creative enrichment hours through a social and environmental lens.
SCRAP in a Box works only with the participation of our community through material and fiscal donations. Help SCRAP give our children a voice!
MEET OUR TEACHING ARTISTS!
Mark Harris is an award winning artist, activist and educator. His artwork examines critical issues facing America today. He has established a strong independent voice and is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most controversial artists. The Metro Silicon Valley News called his work “brilliantly subversive.”
Harris has exhibited at the de Young Museum, the Exploratorium, the USF Thacher Gallery, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Ohio Wesleyan University and Linn Benton College among others.
Mark has mentored at-risk youth through art education programs, as well as teaching art at schools. In 2017 he received the Teacher 4 Social Justice award, he currently teaches painting at University High School in San Francisco. A native of Durham, N.C. Harris grew up in Atlanta, Georgia; he now lives in San Francisco, California. You can follow his work on IG @markharrisart or visit his website artofmarkharris.com
Danielle received her Early Childhood Education Certificate from CCSF and in 2008 she earned her BA in Studio Art with an emphasis in both photography and ceramics from California State University Chico. She has taught ceramics and 3D Art at Mercy High School SF, worked as a Ceramics Lab Technician at the City College of San Francisco and at Ruby’s Clay Studio and continues to teach mixed media art for local non-profit organizations.
Ella Rochelle-Lawton is a multimedia installation artist and designer from San Francisco. She received her BFA and certificate in design from UC Berkeley and developed her skills for arts education through local residencies and museum positions. Ella's practice surrounds local issues of connectivity, mental health, technology, and housing. As a teaching artist at SCRAP she aspires to support her community, in these areas, through creative connectivity and problem solving.
Jasmine Zhang is an interdisciplinary artist based in oakland CA. They are originally from Suzhou, China, moved to the state in 2014. With a background in photography, Jasmine gradually stepped out of this specific medium and calling themselves as “conceptual art dealer” which celebrates and critiques their practice at the same time. They have been showing their work in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Milan, Ningbo, and so on. After realizing the margin of contemporary art, they start to consider teaching as an art form. Jasmine is also an adjunct teacher at CCA.