Paul Pratchenko was born in 1944 and raised in East Virginia. He has lived and worked in Northern California since 1965, completing art studies begun at the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C. at San Jose State University (BA 1969 and MA 1972 in Painting). Professor Pratchenko has taught painting and drawing since 1978 at San Francisco State University.
His work in painting and drawing has been shown extensively in national galleries, museums and alternative spaces as well.
To learn more about Paul and his art, visit his website https://www.paulpratchenko.com/