Art and Art History
Title: Faculty Emeritus
Department: Art and Art History
Building: ARC 122
DegreesM.F.A. Arizona State University
B.F.A. University of Oklahoma
Pace is a retired CAS Distinguished Professor of Visual Art at the University of Texas
at Tyler, where he taught beginning in 1985. He holds an MFA from Arizona State University,
and a BFA from the University of Oklahoma. Pace was appointed to the Oge' Professorship
in Visual Art, White Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, was nominated as the Piper
Professor, the Regents' Fellow, and received the Chancellor's Council Teaching Award.
He was award a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and multiple University
research grants. Pace trained in the Tamarind Summer Printmaking Program, and participated
in the International Artist Residency Program in Budapest, Hungary. He continues
to serve as juror, lecturer, and visiting artist at museums, galleries, art centers,
and universities throughout the states as well as in Germany and Japan.
Pace has exhibited his work nationally and internationally since 1976 and has received numerous awards for his paintings, drawings, prints, and mixed media work. His work is found in collections from Los Angeles to New York, from Paris to Punjab.
He maintains an active practice in a studio located in the forest of East Texas, where he lives with his wife, Philana Oliphant, daughter Aza, and their rescued dogs.
Curriculum Vitae James Pace