Joseph Pace was born in Morbegno, Italy, in 1959. Grew up in Congo-Kinshasa, he studied at Art and Litterature at the Sorbonne University before receiving a Doctorate in Sociology, a Master in Peacekeeping and a Specialization in Neurosociology from the Sapienza and UniRomaTre Universities or Rome.
Pace is widely known for his large paintings and his iconic sculptures shown for the first time showed and installed at the Afro Brasil Museum for 2014 FIFA Brazil World Cup.
His work was the subject of a major exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Modern and Art of Rome L'Eva Futura, held at the Museum Boncompagni Ludovisi of Decorative Arts of the National Gallery GNAM (October, 2014 - March, 2015).
Since his first solo exhibition in 1988 in Paris, Pace's work has been shown in museums and institutions throughout the world, such as the Câmara Municipal de Itapevi, Brasil (2018), Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto (2017), Cà Foscari University in Venice (2016), Venanzo Crocetti Museum in Rome (2015), Afro Brasil Museum in São Paulo (2014), National Gallery of Modern Art of Rome, Boncompagni Ludovisi Museum of Decorative Arts (2014), Italian Embassy in Brasilia (2013), Museo Diocesano in Amalfi (2012), Forte Sangallo, Nettuno (2011), Museum of Art of the Parliament in São Paulo (2010), Centro Regional de Contabilitade in São Paulo (2010), Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Ostia (2009), Autoren Galerie 1, Munchen, Germany (2009), Exposicion Universal de Sevilla (1992).