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WOH Art Show: Rita Pacheco

"Life and Landscape of Southwest Colorado"
Rita Pacheco

Featuring her original contemporary impressionist oil paintings

Through April 14

Rita Pacheco

Rita Pacheco is a contemporary impressionist oil painter residing in Ridgway, Colorado.

She was born in Southern California, and began her formal training at Art Center College of Design there in Pasadena. Rita worked for 15 years as an architectural draftsman/ creating perspective renderings and as a fine artist for another 23. She continues to hone her craft through daily study en plein air and in her Colorado studio. In the past several years, Rita has been invited to some of the most prestigious plein air invitationals in the country, including the Plein Air Easton in Maryland, Laguna Plein Air Painters, Borrego Springs, The Central Coast, Kern County in California, and Telluride, Estes Park and Aspen Plein Air in Colorado. Rita’s paintings grace the walls of many homes and businesses across the country and internationally. She is an active member of the Oil Painters of America, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and the California Art Club.

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