Pedro Pacheco's artistic career encompasses over forty six
years of creativity with paintings and photographs exhibited around the world.
He was born and educated in Spain, and studied at the Fine
Art University of Barcelona (Spain).
His exhibitions have included the following cities around the world from 1970 to
present: London, Antwerp, Glasgow, Venice, Barcelona, Madrid,
Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem and New York. These exhibitions number 23 solo and 58 select group exhibitions.
He has received 16 awards in his career starting with the
Silver Medal SENAL 70, where he exhibited with Miro. He received The Card of Gold given to the Best Foreign Artist in Treviso, (Venice) Italy.
In 1973 The BBC in London
filmed a report on his life and artwork. In 1995 he was invited by the Municipality of Jerusalem as a guest to work in a studio
in the International Cultural Residence Mishkenot Sha'ananim.
He created an art installation located in The Caves of
Qumram by burying one of his large paintings there. His most recent awards are: First Prize, 70th
Annual Open Exhibition National Art League, Douglaston, NY, Second Prize from
the Catholic Archdiocese of NY for the 2nd Annual Open Exhibition,
and a special award to his career in 2001 from THE POLLOCK KRASNER FOUNDATIONOF NEW YORK.
His painting “When the Morning was Broken”, about September 11, is in permanent exhibition in THE PATRIOT MEMORIAL HALL in Washington DC. As an artist-photographer he worked for the
previous New York Senator, Mrs. Hillary R. Clinton. In 2006 he received recognition for the quality of his photographs by The Professional Photographer's Society of The State of New York.
2009: Exhibition in Seoul (Korea)
A&C Contemporary Art Fair, Artist of the month in NAL New York, Solo Exhibition ,NY.
Museum Exhibition 3
artworks (early paintings), also included in Catalogue.
2011 Award of Merit, Open Exhibition in NAL. New York.
His other positions involving art include as gallery
director, curator, judge and art critic. He
is presently a member of the Flushing
Council on Culture and the Arts in Queens NY,
affiliated with The Smithsonian Institute, where he worked as an exhibition
curator in 2008.
Two of his paintings in the Glasgow Museum are included in National Patrimony of U.K. in 2011, and also in the National Catalog.
His artwork is
located in Museums in Glasgow, Venice, Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem and Barcelona, also
in private collections throughout the world, and in The Collections of The
Queen of Spain, Elizabeth Taylor, Stanley Kubrick , Yossi and Shai Carmel (Israel),
Juan Sanahuja (Spain) and Arthur C. Clark. He presently lives and works in New York City.