ANA MARIA PACHECO

Biography

ANA MARIA PACHECO (sculptor, painter and printmaker) was born in Brazil. Following degrees in both art and music at the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás and the Federal University of Goiás she went on to complete a postgraduate course in music and education at the Federal University of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. She taught and lectured for several years at the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás and the Federal University of Goiás before coming to England in 1973 on a British Council Scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art. Since 1973 she has lived and worked in England.

Awards and appointments include

2015

Mário Pedrosa Award for Contemporary Artist from the Brazilian Association of Art Critics (Associação Brasileira de Críticos de Arte (ABCA).

2012

Comenda do Anhanguera from the State of Goiás, Brazil

2003

Fellow of University College London

2002

Honorary Doctorate, Norwich University of the Arts

2002

Honorary Doctorate, University of East Anglia

1999

Ordem do Rio Branco from the Brazilian Government

1996

Appointed fourth Associate Artist, National Gallery London (1997-2000)

1986

Invited to Burgdorfer Bildhauer-Symposion, Switzerland - The Human Image of Today

1985

Head of Fine Art, Norwich School of Art, Norfolk (1985-89)

1973

British Council Scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art, London

1970

First Prize, Goiás Biennale. Selected to represent Brazil at the São Paulo Biennale

Works