bio

Emily Francisco is a sculptress specializing in the creation of interactive objects that generate sound. Born in Honolulu, raised in the lead belt, educated in Saint Louis and the District of Columbia - she exhibits work internationally and occasionally performs around Washington DC. Emily has exhibited with Gallery Neptune & Brown (DC), Transformer (DC), The Fridge (DC), Flashpoint (DC), The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery (Saint Louis, MO), Artisphere (Arlington, VA), Area 405 (Baltimore, MD), Vilnius Academy of Arts (Vilnius, Lithuania), GlogauAIR Project Space (Berlin, Germany), Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts (Saint Louis, MO), The Goethe-Institut (DC), The Kennedy Center Hall of Nations (DC), and The Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center (DC). Emily is currently an Audio Visual Technician for The Phillips Collection, a Gallery Support Specialist for the National Gallery of Art, an Adjunct Assistant Studio Art Professor for Northern Virginia Community College, and a mom. Emily just completed Arlington’s inaugural “ART TRUCK” project in collaboration with Alex Braden.