Jack Pakenham (b. Dublin, Ireland, 1938) studied at Queen’s University, Belfast.
He has exhibited widely including solo shows at the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh (2010); The McKenna Gallery, Omagh (2010); Alternative Entertainments Gallery, Tallaght (2009); The Engine Room Gallery, Belfast (2009); Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast (2004); and Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast (1997, 1995). He has exhibited at eva International, Limerick (1985) and Irish Exhibition of Living Art (1987). Pakenham was commissioned by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon to produce work for the touring school show ‘Heroes’ (1986).
His work is held in the collections of The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon; Arts Council of Northern Ireland; National Self Portrait Collection, University of Limerick.