Art Shows & Events

This is a selection of art shows and live events in which Francesca Borgatta has participated.

Views of the River Styx

View of the River Styx Art Exhibit

An Exhibit of Sculpture by Francesca Borgatta Legend has it that the River Styx was the last barrier in the soul’s trip to Hell. In this version however, Hell has burned itself out. Other myths and icons, such as the cherubic cloud and the tree of life are explored in this startling display of...
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Travellers on a Pathway Exhibit

Travellers on a Pathway, an exhibit by Francesca Borgatta

Exhibit at the Bridge Art Space, Richmond, CA I was invited to Bridge as Artist in Residence for the month prior to my show. This meant I could build the installations for the puppets on site. The materials were the wreckage from the self-storage station. I welcomed the artists to try the puppets and...
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Travellers on a Pathway

Travellers on a Pathway

At The Bridge Art Gallery 23 Maine Ave., Richmond CA 94804 Travellers on a Pathway An inter-active exhibit with masks and puppets by Francesca Borgatta from November 15th to December 30th. Opening Night: November 16th, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Puppet Workshop: November 24th, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mask Workshop: December 14th, 4...
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History of the Shy Dugong

In 1991, Francesca performed and directed “History of the Shy Dugong” with the Drum Song And Dance Company. Other performances included: “House is a Far Jungle,” “Nightmares and Unicorns,” and “Land of the Walking Trees.”
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Solano Stroll Parade

Francesca was a regular at the Solano Stroll Parade. During her tenure—1994-2006—she created Dinosaurs, Fish Umbrella, Monkey with Mother of Pearl and other fantastical creatures to entertain the East Bay crowds.
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Ceramic Families

Ceramic Families

In 2008, Francesca and Michael Devere had a joint performance and a gallery show, “Ceramic Families,” at Peerless Gallery, Oakland.
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Show at Rentsdorff House

Show at Rentsdorff House

Francesca participated in the “Geneologies and Memories” show at the Rentsdorff House in September of 2010. Her pieces were entitled “Mexican Family” and “Altar to my Father.”
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