Ana Maria Pacheco
Born in Brazil in 1943, Ana Maria Pacheco is an artist of extraordinary diversity. Her work ranges from painting and sculpture to printmaking, and draws on a wide variety of cultural references that include Brazilian folklore, classical myth, mystical Catholicism and medieval satire. Pacheco uses her source material to create works that play with the art of storytelling. Since 1980 she has exhibited widely internationally and from 1997-2000 was the Associate Artist at The National Gallery.