Born: July 17, 1949, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Second of five children of Vincenzia 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, Mass; now retired, adjunct professor
2004 to 2015, Director of the East Wing Gallery, Gardner, Mass.
Married, six children, home and studio in Gardner, Mass. and Washington, DC
Self portrait 1977, oil on board, 18x24"