Ana Maria Pacheco


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.

VIEWING ROOM – A Journey Through Print

Her work has been widely exhibited and is in a number of private and public collections in the UK and overseas including Arts Council England; British Museum; British Library; Ashmolean Museum Oxford; Victoria and Albert Museum; Cass Sculpture Foundation Chichester; Linacre College, University of Oxford; Blackburn Museum; Towner, Eastbourne; Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery; Oldham Art Gallery; Norwich Castle Museum; Castle Museum, Nottingham; Whitworth, Manchester; Wolverhampton Art Gallery; Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum, Braunschweig, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Fredrikstad, Norway; Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway; New York Public Library, USA; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA; Sweet Briar College, Virginia, USA; The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland Art Museum, USA; Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA; Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Itaú, São Paulo, Brazil; Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil; Universidade de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil; Municipal Museum, Goiania, Brazil.

Awards and appointments include


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


Comenda do Anhanguera from the State of Goiás, Brazil


Fellow of University College London


Honorary Doctorate, Norwich University of the Arts


Honorary Doctorate, University of East Anglia


Ordem do Rio Branco from the Brazilian Government


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


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


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


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


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