Joseph Pace | Biography

Joseph Pace is a 3d artist and art director. He was born in Morbegno, Italy in 1959. He followed literary, legal, social and psychoanalytic studies at the Sorbonne University of Paris, Sapienza and Uniroma Tre Rome Universities.

Since his first solo exhibition in 1988, Pace’s work has been shown in major museums and institutions throughout the world. His work was the subject of a major exhibition held at the Pantheon of Rome, Joseph Pace, Sacra Sacrorum (23 november 2018 – 13 january, 2019), which traveled to the National Historical Librairy of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture in Rome (1 – 20 march 2019). An exhibition of his work is on view at the Castello Svevo, Polo Museale della Puglia, Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Libri d’artista (25 may – 9 september, 2019). 

Joseph Pace earn renown for his iconic jewelry sculptures, shown at the Museu de Arte do Parlamento de São Paulo, CRC in São Paulo, Boncompagni Decorative Arts Museum of the National Gallery of Modern Art of Rome, and installed at the Museu Afro Brasil in São Paulo for the FIFA Football World Cup Brazil 2014.

Others sculptures, previously installed at the Venanzo Crocetti Museum in Rome, Florence Biennale, and Circolo Italiano in São Paulo, were most recently on view at Cà Foscari University of Venice, and Câmara Municipal de Itapevi in 2018. 

Also due to his international art oriented experience achieved abroad, Pace taught Sociology of Knowledge and History of Sociology at the Faculty of Sociology of the Sapienza University of Rome for twelves years (1996 – 2008). 

Joseph Pace has received numerous awards and honors in recognition of his cultural achievements, notably by the Instituto de Recuperação do Patrimônio Histórico de São Paulo, University of Konstanz, Superintendência do Patrimônio Cultural do Parlamento de São Paulo, Sapienza University of Rome, Associazione Nazionale Sociologi.