Paccarik Orue was born and raised in Lima, Peru and currently resides in San Francisco. As a photographer, he is interested in creating work that stirs emotion about his subjects and that leave the viewer with more questions than answers. He earned his BFA in photography from the Academy of Art University in 2011.
Paccarik's work has been featured in Conscientious, Feature Shoot, Hey Hot Shot Blog, Aint-Bad Magazine and Visura Magazine Spotlight. His work has been honored by En Foco and American Photographic Artists. Paccarik has exhibeted work at SF Camerawork, Carte Blanche Gallery and Book & Job Gallery. His first monograph, There Is Nothing Beautiful Around Here, was published by Owl & Tiger Books in 2013.