Ana Maria Pacheco
Ana Maria Pacheco was born in Brazil. Following degrees in both Art and Music, she taught and lectured for several years at Universities in Goiás before coming to London in 1973 on a British Council Scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art. Since 1973 she has lived and worked in England.
From 1985-9 she was Head of Fine Art at Norwich School of Art; she has lectured widely and has been on various educational boards.
In 1999 she received the prestigious Ordem do Rio Branco from the Brazilian Government. She has received Honorary Degrees from the University of East Anglia and Anglia Polytechnic University and in 2003 was made a Fellow of University College London.
From 1997 to 2000 she was Associate Artist at the National Gallery, London. This residency culminated in a major exhibition of her work that toured on to further venues in the UK.
Pacheco has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad and her work is in a number of public and private collections.