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A Spanish artist, Pedro Pacheco has developed his career in New York. His work, recognized internationally, is equally strong in black and white, or using strong color to highlight an object against a dark background.
Apart from his career as an artist Pacheco has worked as a director, art consultant, and curator. He also opened two new galleries in New York. He currently gives art classes at the Douglaston National Art League, and at various public schools throughout New York.
Pacheco studied at the University of Fine Arts in Barcelona, Spain, and has exhibited his work throughout the world, including in London, Antwerp, Glasgow, Venice, Tel-Aviv, Barcelona, Jerusalem, and New York. His work can be found in museums internationally, as well as in the private collection of the kings of Spain, in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, in Madrid.
In 2001, the artist donated a piece to the people of the United States in memory of those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
Selected Awards AND HONORS:
2004 - Selection of one of his paintings to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Flushing Council Culture and the Arts.
2002 - Certificate of Excelence. Town Hall Hempstead - Selection for the Biennial. Town Hall Flushing, New York, USA. - Honourable Mention. National Jury Exhibition. Ceres Gallery. Soho. New York, USA.
2001 - Second Prize. National & International Open Exhibition National Art League. New York, USA. - The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award, USA.
2000 - Selection for the Discovery Program. The NY State Council for the Arts, USA. - Segundo Premio. Archdiocese of New York. 2nd. Exhibition Religious Hispanic Art, USA. - First Prize, Open Exhibition. National Art League. Douglaston. New York, USA.