John Pacheco

BA (studio art), Yale College, New Haven, CT., studied under William Bailey. MFA painting, Boston University, Boston, MA, studied under James Weeks.

1972-78 Art teacher, Watertown, Ma: St. Patrick’s High School, 9-12; East Junior High School, 7-9; Browne School, K-6. Thorpe, England – Tasis School 8-12. 1980 to present: Art professor, painting, drawing, design, art history, Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA. John is married with five children.


Joyce Miller

Joyce Miller is a Professor of Art at MWCC and instructs ceramics and drawing courses.  She received her B.F.A. in painting from Illinois State University and her M.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Upon graduating, she studied ceramics for 8 years in a production studio. She was a member of Soho 20 gallery in New York City, has exhibited at East West Gallery in Chicago, and has participated in many invitational and juried exhibitions at colleges and galleries throughout the United States. Her recent work includes sculptural clay pieces and mixed media drawings.


Thomas Matsuda

Assistant Professor

BFA, Drawing and Painting, Pratt Institute.
MFA, Sculpture. UMass, Amherst

Printed artist’s lithographs in New York City,
studied with renowned Buddhist sculptor, Kokei Eri in Japan, where he lived for thirteen years. Previously taught at Pratt Institute. He has exhibited widely throughout the US, Japan, and England. His works have been internationally commissioned at such places as UMass Amherst, Smith College, Syracuse University, Western Carolina University, Franconia Sculpture Park, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, the Grafton Peace Pagoda, the Leverett Peace Pagoda, and the Syracuse Zen Center.



Adjunct Art Faculty


Gene Cauthen

BFA, University of Texas.
MFA, Sculpture. Yale University

Gene in the Art Department of Mount Wachusett Community College for 34 years where he headed the sculpture curriculum of the Art Department. Retired in May of 2005, he is now adjunct faculty in drawing at Mount Wachusett.

He has done several sculpture commissions in Boston’s Back Bay and South End as well as community neighborhoods in Cambridge. He resides in Royalston, Massachusetts where he maintains a studio and continues his sculpture work.


Susan Montgomery

BFA, Printmaking. Hartford Art School
MFA, Painting. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Represented by Bernard Toole Gallery, Boston


Joyce Conlon

Joyce Conlon has a B.F.A. in painting from Pratt Institute, M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, and M.F.A. in painting from Hartford Art School (May 2010). 2009 participant in International Symposium of Contemporary Art, Carei, Romania, awarded a travel grant from University of Hartford 2009, member Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA.


Donalyn Schofield

Donalyn Schofield graduated from Marygrove College, Detroit Michigan and received a M. F. A. from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in Printmaking and Drawing. She is currently teaching art history at Anna Maria College in Paxton as well as Mount Wachusett Community College. She also lectures in art history and teaches collage classes at the Worcester Art Museum. She works in paper media, found objects and also alters books as the structure for some of her work. In 2009 she was the Artist In Residence at Eagle Hill School in Hardwick and is a member of ArtsWorcester.