About the Artist
Born: July 17, 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Second of five children of Vinenzia Giglio, housewife, and John James Pacheco, technical illustrator, painter.
Education: Watertown public schools; Yale College, BA, studio art (William Bailey); Boston University, MFA, painting (James Weeks, Philip Guston)
Work: 1980 to 2015, professor of art, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Ma; now retired, adjunct professor
2004 to 2015, Director of the East Wing Gallery, Gardner, Ma.
Married, six children, home and studio in Gardner, Ma. and Washington, DC