SINCE 1965

Providing Artists
With Resources
To Grow

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Become a member with fiscal sponsorship and take your creative projects to the next level. In addition to fiscal sponsorship, members get discounts on workshops, arts coaching, coworking and event space, and dedicated staff support.

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Take creative projects to the next level. Get access to funding and expert staff support.

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Find beautiful coworking and event space in San Francisco.

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Learn the business side of creative work with workshops and mentorship.

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“Intersection doesn’t just provide us with the logistical support for accounting and grant management, they keep us connected with other arts organizations in our community so that we can all work together make sure the arts are valued in San Francisco and the Bay Area.”

Todd Berman

Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area

“Through the support of Intersection, I’ve received numerous grants for my creative work and curatorial projects. These grants have also enabled me to support collaborating artists, thus spreading the support to the larger arts community. I’m grateful for Intersection in helping me make my dreams and aspirations real.”

SARAH KLEIN

SARAH KLEIN PROJECTS

“Arts Ed Matters has been fiscally sponsored by Intersection since 2011. We LOVE Intersection. Their fiscal sponsorship, professional support, strategic planning, and space rentals have all been instrumental in the growth and expansion of our work and outreach. We simply could not exist without Intersection!”

Michelle Holdt

Arts Ed Matters

“As an independent artist and founder I’m constantly spread thin, but Intersection gives me the tools and resources to feel supported and keep my head above water. Intersection goes above and beyond and I appreciate it every single day.”

Anna Smith

The Quinan Street Project

“Intersection has galvanized our organization to focus on what matters and build our professional capacities. ”

Justin Hoover

Collective Action Studio

 

Who we are

Intersection for the Arts is a bedrock Bay Area arts nonprofit that’s dedicated to helping artists grow. Our staff provides people with useful resources to realize creative and cultural projects. We’re a passionate team of artists helping artists.

Wonderful news! After six months of serving in an interim status, Yesenia is joining Intersection as our permanent Executive Co-Director, Membership & Programs. We are delighted to have her at the helm of our organization alongside Executive Co-Director Scott Nielsen. As part of Intersection's leadership team, Yesenia oversees Intersection's programs, including Membership, Professional Development, and Community Engagement.Yesenia brings over 20 years of experience as a coach and consultant who works at the intersection of arts, culture, and social justice. Yesenia has a long-standing relationship with Intersection the Arts. In 2004, she led Intersection's Artists' Incubator. From 2004-2019, Yesenia served as the Director of Finance and Organizational Development. Since then, she has worked closely with the organization as a coach, consultant, and trainer. Yesenia is also a holistic coach with 25 years of experience in integrating creativity and spirituality as tools for personal healing and liberation.We are thrilled to have Yesenia in this capacity and for the exciting future of Intersection. Meet all of our staff here: theintersection.org/about-intersection/ ... See MoreSee Less
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We are thrilled to welcome Vicky Cassis (they/she) as Intersection for the Arts' Finance Manager!Vicky leads Intersection's payroll, audits, and insurance for Intersection’s members. Outside of work, Vicky is a musician, writer, dog parent, DIY enthusiast, and overall multi-passionate goofball.Join us in giving Vicky a warm welcome; we are so excited to have them as a part of our growing team. Meet the entire Intersection staff: theintersection.org/about-intersection/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you a creative looking for a productive place to work? Join us for drop-in coworking on Tuesdays, 10 am - 6 pm! ⁠We offer a light-filled open floor-plan office⁠,lightning-fast internet⁠, printing, copying, and scanning⁠, a friendly arts community⁠, complimentary tea, and flexible access throughout the day⁠. ⁠We are centrally located at 1446 Market Street. Advance tickets are not required; however, there is a limited capacity of 40 coworkers per day, so we encourage you to reserve your spot via theintersection.org/drop-in-co-working/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Intersection for the Arts respectfully acknowledges that we are based in Yelamu: the traditional, unceded lands of the Ohlone people. We pay our respects to elders both past and present.