Residencies

Residencies are places where Francesca Borgatta has worked to complete a project

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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San Francisco Montessori School

From 1978 to 1980, Francesca developed a multicultural Arts program at San Francisco Montessori School under the grant from California Arts Council.
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Washington School Environmental Yard

From 1980 to 1982, Francesca developed a multicultural Arts program at Washington School with grants from the California Arts Council and the Packard Foundation. She made art installations and events with students on the Environmental Yard.
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Multicultural Arts program at Longfellow School

From 1982 to 1986, Francesca developed a multi-cultural Arts program at Longfellow School under a grant from the California Arts Council.
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Emerson Art Garden

2004, Francesca worked with Emerson School’s students and parents during their summer program to build an art garden with puppets.
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Puppets from the Waste Stream

Puppets from the Waste Stream

In 2008, Francesca was an Artist-in-Residence for the Society of St. Vincent Paul in San Leandro. The purpose of this project was to to find art uses for re-cycled materials. The final show was called “Puppets from the Waste Stream”.
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What is an Artist-in-Residence?

What is an Artist-in-Residence?

As artist-in-residence, Francesca researches each location, to identify its resources for materials, and the significant social and environmental concerns. Using demonstrations, workshops, and displays to build interest, she constructs site-specific installations with the collaboration of the community. As art teacher, she provides the materials and sets the theme, and teaches participants to find their...
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Artist-in-Residence for Schools

Artist-in-Residence for Schools

Francesca developed multi-cultural arts programs at San Francisco Montessori, Washington, and Longfellow schools.
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