Francesca Roccaforte is a photographer and teacher living in San Francisco, California. This collection contains photographic
prints from several of her projects ranging from documenting horse races to Italian historical sites.
Francesca Roccaforte was born and raised in New York City, where her early love of photography and aesthetics was nurtured
and developed by her parents and environment. Her first solo show was at an organization called the "Door" in the West Village
in the 1970s. The "Door" nurtured her creative teenage energy and enabled her to prepare for both intense photographic studies
at the School of Visual Arts and Creative Writing at Hunter College in New York. She spent four years immersed in photo studies,
and working part time as a documentary photographer, performing arts photographer and darkroom technician. She has taken workshops
and classes with W. Eugene Smith, Ansel Adams, Eve Sonneman, Cora Wright Kennedy, Dena, and Alice Beck at the School of Visual
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