Curriculum Vitae

JOHN PACER

EDUCATION:

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA – MFA – 2008

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA – BFA – Fine Art – 2004

Barnstone Studios, Coplay, PA, 1997 – 1998

EXPERIENCE:

October 2008 – October 2009 – Studio Assistant,  Assistant to artist Osvaldo Romberg.

Summer 2004 – Internship, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA, Summer 2004.  Worked with internationally renowned artist Patrick Dougherty on a monumental-sized sculpture and installation.

AWARDS:

April 2013 – Honorable Mention – 150th Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

January 2013 – First Place – Train Your Brain Competition by The Art Department and Deviant Art, Online.  Won A full scholarship to a 3 week TAD workshop and 3 TAD classes.

June 2011 – First Place – Sequential Art, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  Juror: Jamar Nicholas

June 2006 – Second Place – W.P.C.A. Art-In-The-Park, Allentown, PA

November 2005 – Special Recognition – 7th Annual Painting, Drawing and Print International Juried Online Art Exhibition

June 2005 – Honorable Mention – W.P.C.A. Art-In-The-Park, Allentown, PA

University of the Arts Promising Artist Award – $24,000.00 Scholarship

PUBLICATIONS:

June 2011 – CMYK # 50 – 15th Anniversary Issue, Top 100 New Creatives Showcase

COLLECTIONS:

11 Private Collections

CLIENTS:

Fantasy Flight Games

The Review, Roxborough, PA

Vinga Ladonna, L.L.C. , Yorba Linda, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

March 2010Bonnie’s Capistrano, Philadelphia, PA

SELECTED JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

April 12 – 27, 2013 – 150th Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.

April 6 – 21, 2012 – 149th Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.

July 29 – October 23, 2011 Environmental Perspectives – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.  Jurors: Bill Scott and Pat Stewart

June 25 – July 17, 2011 – Phillustration 2011, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  Juror: David Palumbo

June 19 – September 11, 2011 – Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2011, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.  Juror: Maxine Gaiber

June 8 – July 17, 2011 – Images 2011, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Penn State University.  Juror: Ron Rumford

June 5-12, 2011 – Sequential Art, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  Juror: Jamar Nicholas

June 3-5, 2011 – Harmony For Peace Foundation, 1st International Juried Peace Art Competition & Exhibition.  Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY.  Jurors: Julien Robson, Senju Hiroshi, Dr. Joe Zammit-Lucia, Mark Di Paolo

April 8 – 23, 2011 – 148th Annual Enhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  Jurors: James J. Himworth III, Julien Robson, Alexandra Tyng

June 28 – September 20, 2009 – Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2009, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.  Juror: Patricia Bellan-Gillen

June 10 – July 12, 2009 – Images 2009, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Penn State University.  Juror: Judith H. O’Toole

July 15 – August 18, 2006 – 71st Annual National Juried Exhibition – Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

June 11 – July 22, 2006 – Annual Juried Exhibition – Lancaster County Art Association, Strasburg, PA

May 13 – June 15, 2006 – 78th Annual National Juried Exhibition – Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

June 3 – August 15, 2011 – Soweto Festival Art Exhibit, Gallery at Grace, Wilmington, DE

June 5 – August 15, 2010 – Soweto Festival Art Exhibit, Gallery at Grace, Wilmington, DE

June 5 – August 15, 2009 – Soweto Festival Art Exhibit, Gallery at Grace, Wilmington, DE

May 1 – May 31, 2009 – Second Annual Figure Drawing Exhibition, Dupree Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

May 10 – June 1, 2008 – 107th Annual Student Exhibition – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

October 8 – October 27, 2007 – Blink Art Gallery – Philadelphia, PA

August 10 – September 2, 2007 – Smile Café and Gallery – Philadelphia, PA

September 2005 – November 2005 – DogStarr Café, Allentown, PA

November 2004 – “Oculus”, Academy of Art University Gallery, San Francisco, CA

July 2004 – DogStarr Café, Allentown, PA

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