The Management of Scholar Promotion, Culture and Sports of the Ministry of Education gave to Verito, a Honorary Diploma in recognition to her outstanding contribution in the International Ballet Festival “Elogio a la Danza” organized by the Ballet Joven de Lima. October 2009.
The group of recycled or derived paintings is the result from diverse pre-existing models or sources of inspiration. She does what she wants; she chooses the model freely from her visual surroundings. She uses the colors that attract her. The visual reference of the model contributes to encourage enthusiasm for the teaching-learning process.
The degree of abstraction of the resulting image regarding to the model depends on the technique and the degree of detail applied. The fantastic characters, unreal, very adorned, are added to the iconography that has her personal stamp. They express her inner world: the relationship between her fantasy and her visual surroundings, shown in the details.
Verito’s development, from being deeply mentally challenged in her first years, to the slight mental challenge that she has nowadays, goes parallel to her painting. It has been enriched by the information of the context that surrounds her. Nevertheless, she maintains intact her spontaneity and naivety.
"...Veronica, I love your paintings. I study art and psycology in NY. I am going to share your life and paintings with my family, friends and teachers. I'd like to meet you someday..."
“The Innocent Art of Veronica Pacheco”
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