Root Division is a visual arts nonprofit that connects creativity and community through a dynamic ecosystem of arts education, exhibitions, and studios. The organisation's mission is to empower artists, promote community service, inspire youth, and enrich the Bay Area through engagement in the visual arts. Founded in 2002 by three MFA graduates, over the years Root Division has offered subsidised studio space for more than 130 emerging artists, more than 4,000 hours of free art classes for neighbourhood youth, training for artist-teachers, onsite adult art classes for 1,500 students, exhibitions of work by more than 1,700 artists, and has partnered with public schools, community centres, and more than 150 local businesses.
This spirited new addition to the 642 series encourages young artists to let their imaginations run wild. Filled with hilarious, awe-inspiring, and over-the-top drawing prompts, this outrageously awesome sketchbook will inspire budding artists to reach new creative heights ¢the stranger and sillier, the better!