Joachim Pissarro once studied for the degree in art history at Paris-Sorbonne University and Courtauld Institute of Art in London, was awarded with the doctorate of University of Texas at Austin, and are currently living and working in New York, US.

Since 2007, Dr. Joachim Pissarro has served as a professor at Hunter College, New York, and the director of the Hunter College Art Galleries. Dr. Joachim Pissarro once served as the curator of the Department of Painting and Sculpture of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and the senior curator at the Campbell Museum of Art and Yale University Art Gallery.

Important exhibitions planned by Dr. Joachim Pissarro:

Vincent Van Gogh: Starry Night (Museum of Modern Art (New York) and Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam), Jeff Koons: Painting/Sculpture (Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt and Ancient Sculpture Museum),Pioneering Modern Painting: Cezanne and Pissarro (Museum of Modern Art (New York), Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Orsay Art Museum in Paris), Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein: In Search of the Absolute (Gagosian Gallery in London), Notations: The Cage Effect Today (Hunter College Gallery in New York),Elsworth Kelly and Claude Monet (Museum of Impressionism of Giverny), Concept Abstract(Hunter College Gallery in New York), Beyond Time: Contemporary Vision (Museum of Modern Art (New York)), Jasper Jones's Recent Paintings (Yale University Art Gallery), Picasso and Matisse Ferocious competitors (Campbell Museum of Art), etc.; Wild Art (Phaidon Press) recently coauthored by Joachim Pissarro and Professor David Carrier.