São Paulo, SP, 1961
Lives and works in São Paulo
Nazareth Pacheco studied Plastic Arts at Mackenzie Presbyterian University in 1983. Since 1980, she has developed 3-D artwork that connect with processes the human body experiences. Feminine, historical, literal or symbolic. The artifacts that surround the body are transmuted into objects and facilities whose beauty and glow often traverse into pain and suffering. She attended monitoring course at São Paulo’s 18th Biennial under the guidance of historian and art critic Tadeu Chiarelli back in 1985. While in Paris in 1987, she attended École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts’ sculpture shop. Between the years 1990 and 1991, she participated in workshops from artists Iole de Freitas, Carmela Gross, José Resende, Amílcar de Castro, Nuno Ramos and Waltercio Caldas. In 1998, Nazareth participated in the 24th International Biennial of São Paulo. In 2002, she mastered at the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo (ECA / USP) where she lectured about Seductive Objects, under Carlos Fajardo’s supervision. Her work Gilete Azul in 2003 was made into a documentary, produced and launched by psychoanalyst Miriam Schnaiderman. Over recent years, she has displayed her work at several exhibitions in Brazil and abroad, as well as having attended “Salon” of Louise Bourgeois in New York, between 1999 and 2006. Nazareth’s career’s production over the past three decades has been present at galleries and museums in Brazil and abroad, individually and collectively.