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When It All Started

Jorge Pacheco has been an artist/cartoonist since age 2, but a professional artist for the past 30 years. He is a graduate of the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Arts in Dover, New Jersey. Mr. Pacheco has worked on many famous characters such as Bugs Bunny, the Power Puff Girls, Jonny Quest, Space Ghost, Garfield, Tom and Jerry, and even had his own syndicated comic strip, "CEO DAD". In addition, he has illustrated 10 children's books. He was also staff artist at Harvey Comics from 1990-1995 and staff artist at "JUNCO/Flamehead" Clothing from 2002-2003.

2016 has been an extraordinary year not only as an artist, but as a father and husband. The highlight has been the adoption of a daughter" Elizabeth Christina Pacheco". The Pacheco family is now complete. A few of Mr. Pacheco's more recent projects included illustrating author Charles Sheppard's book "The Specialist", along with illustrating the cover for his newest book "Flint of Dreams", illustrating the cover of Angry Birds' Transformers & Strawberry Shortcake for IDW Comics. Mr. Pacheco also found time to volunteer for various charity organizations such as the Birch Aquarium, the San Diego Blood Bank, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation by doing live caricatures, along with contributing to a local community outreach program by donating several pieces of his published artwork . In addition to being a full-time comic book artist/illustrator, Mr. Pacheco also spends many of his weekends drawing live caricatures at children's birthday parties, holiday parties, weddings, graduation parties, and proms, as well as various corporate functions etc. Some of his past clients include Walmart , COSTCO , Target , SHARP Business Systems, Cinepolis Theaters and Power Automedia just to name a few. Mr. Pacheco has also been a guest speaker at both the Charles Schulz Museum and the Chuck Jones Gallery. He has spoken at dozens of schools from K through College about his career and his work. Finally, he was an instructor at the UCLA Extension Program for 2 semesters teaching basic cartooning. Listed are a couple of links with more sample of his work: www.presidentsbaseball.com - www.channell.com - www.moofyandtiki.com- www.dontbethatkid.net

 

On a personal note, Mr. Pacheco continues to be a work-from-home daddy/house husband together with his loving wife to his beautiful son J.J. (Jonas-Jorge) and gorgeous daughter Lizzie.

 

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