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.

For inquiries, email:
Danielle Grant / Programs Director
danielle@scrap-sf.org

Sustainability

Our art supplies are repurposed from the SCRAP depot where we divert over 220 tons of materials from the waste stream each year.

Nonprofit Partners

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

Growing Impact

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!

Ximaps Dong

Ximaps Dong is a Queer Chinese-American interdisciplinary artist. Through utilizing several art forms including ceramics, paintings, wood-working, and sculpture, Ximaps’ artistic process they seek to transform the everyday into abstracted patterned space through which others can map their own relationships to the quotidian. Ximaps received their BA in Art History with a concentration in Studio at San Francisco State University.

Diego Gómez

Diego Gómez is a multidisciplinary artist, muralist & comic book creator that has performed & shown art in Paris, New York City, Mexico City, Hollywood, Providence & San Francisco. Also known as DesignNurd, they have taught art, design, makeup & fashion @ Apple, Notre Dame HS, City College of San Francisco & California College of the Arts.

Mark Harris

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 Hoang

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.

Elena Slivnyak

Elena has a BFA in Fashion Design and Product Development from Academy Of Art University in San Francisco. For more than a decade Elena has been working on many different projects with futuristic costume design as her backbone. Some of her clients include Lady Gaga, Tyra Banks, and many other celebrities/ performers. Some of her costume work has also been featured in movies like Hunger Games: Mockingjay, tv commercials and on many Sci-Fi network series shows. The highlight of her career is when she was featured in fashion books like “Otherworldly” and “High-Fructose: New Contemporary Fashion” along with other iconic designers. For the past 6 years Elena has been teaching fashion design at Academy of Art University. Sustainability, innovation, and optimism for a better future, have always been the main focal points in her body of work and also in her approach as a teacher. She believes that any student can succeed with the right tools and the right people by their side.

Jasmine Zhang

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.