Motoko’s recent school residencies include:


Creative Writing


The following residencies in Massachusetts were funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s STARS Residency Grant. Motoko thanks the MCC for their dedication to supporting arts in education in Massachusetts!


Pakachoag Elementary, Auburn MA

Mapleshade Elementary School, East Longmeadow MA

Plains School, South Hadley MA

Taft Early Learning Center, Uxbridge MA

Whitin Elementary School, Uxbridge MA

Westhampton Elementary School, Westhampton MA

Williamsburg Elementary School, Williamsburg MA

Elm Park Community School, Worcester MA

Jacob Hiatt Magnet School, Worcester MA


Griswold Elementary School Kensington CT

Hubbard elementary School, East Berlin CT


Beekman Elementary School, Poughquag NY

Vail Farm School, LaGrangeville NY


Japanese Culture


Swift River School, New Salem MA (Funded by the MCC’s STARS Residency Grant)


Beekman Elementary School, Poughquag NY

Noxon Road School, Poughkeepsie NY

Overlook Primary School, Poughkeepsie NY

Traver Road Primary School, Pleasant Valley NY

Vail Farm School, LaGrangeville NY

Charlton Heights School, Ballston Lake NY

Lenape Elementary School, New Paltz NY

Oak Grove Elementary School, Wappingers Falls NY


Marion Cross School, Norwich VT


The Henniker Community School, Henniker NH


Parkway School, Tupelo MS


Ancient China


Beekman Elementary School, Poughquag NY

Oak Grove School, Wappingers Falls NY


Origami Adventure


Samuel Huntington School, Norwich CT

Thomas Mahan School, Norwich CT


Funded by the MCC’s STARS Residency Grant

Erving Elementary School, Erving MA

Lincoln Street Elementary, Northborough MA

R H Conwell Elementary, Worthington MA

Sanderson Academy, Ashfield MA

Thomas Prince Elementary, Princeton MA

Westhampton Elementary, Westhampton MA

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