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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez invited to the collective exhibition "Blessed damned"

Camaguey- With a work from the series "Gossipers", the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez took part in the collective exhibition "Blessed damned", inaugurated on October 20, declared as Cuban Culture Day. In the context of the Visual Arts Salon "Fidelio Ponce de Leon", the exhibition was open to the public at the Gallery "Jorge Santos Diaz", at the Academy of Arts "Vicentina de la Torre", and was organized by the Provincial Council of the Fine Arts (CPAP). The work of Jimenez Perez was taken to the bronze in the tec...

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Artworks from Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez embellishes printed publications in Camaguey

Camaguey- Several publications, printed by Editorial Acana, have used as a cover the artwork of the painter, engraver and ceramist based in Camaguey, Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez. An example of this are the books: "Streets and alleys", by the writer Marcos Antonio Tamames Henderson. In its first edition was used the painting "The longing of my mother I"; while in the second edition the cover was illustrated with the work "The yearning of my mother II". In addition, the work of Martha Petrona will be used in the cover of the volume "...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez exhibits in the Superior Institute of Art at Camaguey

Camaguey- The personal exhibition of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, entitled "In the name of the goats", was inaugurated on Friday, July 14, at the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Camaguey, located in the vicinity of Plaza del Carmen, where this artist has her Studio-Workshop and her well-known sculptural set. The exhibition counted, among other personalities, with the presence of the Rector of ISA in Havana; and took place in the context of a new graduation of students, belonging to different specialties, in this educational center. Are exhibited to the...

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Recognition for Martha Petrona Jimenez of the XV Conference on Gender, Family and Society

Camaguey - The outstanding ceramist and painter Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, resident in the city of Camaguey, has been awarded a Recognition, for her important support in the realization of the XV Conference on Gender, Family and Society, event that took place in this city during the current month of June. The prize was awarded by the Organizing Committee of the VII International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, on behalf of the President of the XV Symposium on Gender, Family and Society, Maribel Almaguer Rondon. This scientific ev...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez participates in a collective exhibition dedicated to nature

Camaguey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to participate in the collective exhibition "Flowers, Fauna and the Environment", inaugurated this Thursday, April 13th at the Julian Morales Gallery, located at the UNEAC headquarters in Camaguey. The exposed work by Martha was one belonging to the series "The Secret of my Goats", elaborated in mixed technique on canvas, and created in the year 2016. "We wanted that in the month of April, when the flowers should bloom, to summon a group of artists to make us a gift by means of the crea...

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The pilgrims of Martha Petrona Jimenez: tribute to a writer from Camaguey

Camaguey - The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez, Unesco Prize for the Best Architectural Ensemble, paid homage to the poetess Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, on the 203th anniversary of her birth, with an exhibition of prints and colographies, shown at the Nicolas Guillen Gallery, at the headquarters of the newspaper Adelante. With the title The Pilgrims of Martha, it is alluded to the pseudonym of La Peregrina, used by the poetess and playwright based in Spain, one of the reasons why part of the literary criticism tried to deny her Cubanism, a condition vindicated with extensive ...

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Artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez honors La Avellaneda with her art

Camaguey- With an exhibition of prints and colographies, Martha Jimenez embraces the birth 203 of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, one of the most notable Latin American writers, a transgressive woman who was born here, on March 23, 1814, then Puerto Principe. A few minutes ago, was opened to the public, the exhibition The Pilgrims of Martha, which alludes to the pseudonym of La Peregrina, used by the poetess and playwright based in Spain, one of the reasons why part of the literary criticism tried to deny her Cubanism, a vindicated condition with extensive research in recent de...

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Newspaper Adelante welcomes exhibition of engravings and colographies by Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey - An exhibition of engravings and colographies of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez has been inaugurated at the newspaper Adelante, and pays homage to the celebration of the birth of the famous poetess Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda. The Provincial Book and Literature Center, the Acana Publishing House and the Adelante newspaper decided to pay homage to the writer, with the tactical agreement that the artist Martha Jimenez is an excellent choice for this, said the specialist Juan Carlos Mejias Ruiz, of the Provincial Council of the Fine Arts. Martha, w...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to a collective exhibition of female potters

Camaguey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to participate in the collective exhibition of female ceramists, entitled Ceramic is a woman's name?, opened to the public this March 8th in the Midas Gallery, of the Cuban Association of Artisans Artists (ACAA), in Camaguey. There can be appreciated the artworks "Twins", "Hope" and of the series "The Dinner" and "Tribute to the stool". Ana Elia Gutierrez Fernandez, Sandra Navarro Valdes, Belkis Alvarez Leon, Annia Rosa Perez Olivera and Albertina Maria Cortada Malfa also ...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez invited to collective exhibition "A tremendous animal II"

Camaguey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to take part in the collective exhibition "A tremendous animal II", inaugurated in the Julian Morales Gallery, located at the UNEAC headquarters in Camaguey. "The work of Martha Jimenez, self-referential and with a generic and identitary complement, flirts with the domestic and socially active view of women, while identifying with seductive, sensual and erotic women," said the curator and critic of art Pavel Alejandro Barrios Sosa, in his words to the catalog. To that magical and compl...

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Gossipers by Martha Petrona Jimenez in the closing of a collective exhibition of Camagueyan artists

Camaguey - A performance, inspired by the work Gossipers - by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez - located in the Plaza del Carmen, was enjoyed by those who attended the closing of the fifth edition of the collective exhibition 8 + 1, Flowers on the Wall. In the exhibition, wich had the artist Leonardo Pablo as curator, took part Martha Jiménez, Alejandra Silvera, Osmara Alberteris, Jenny Hernandez, Odalys Ochoa, Yasbel Perez, Yaneya Acosta, Maidelina Perez and Katisleivys Sedeño. Under the slogan "Nine artists, nine experiences, nine pr...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez participated in a visual arts project with a performance

Camaguey- A performance inspired by the sculptural set Gossipers, authored by the ceramist based in Camagüey, Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, took place in the Studio-Workshop Larios, located in that city. The work was presented in the context of the fifth edition of Project 8 + 1, by the artist Leonardo Pablo Rodriguez Martinez. This edition of 8 + 1, "Flowers on the Wall" presented nine creators from Camaguey, some new or emerging in the world of art, along with others with great national and international recognition. In the exhibition, eight women s...

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Third anniversary of links between tourist delegation and Studio-Workshop of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey - The celebration of the third anniversary of the links between the Road Scholar group and the Studio-Workshop of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was recently celebrated. This was the first North American tourism agreement that made regular visits to that place, which is located in the Plaza del Carmen. In the meeting were present, in addition to the members of the tourist delegation, the artist Martha Jimenez and her collaborators. For three years, Road Scholar has held a permanent exchange and visit to the Studio-Workshop, based on artistic and cultural interaction. ...

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Gallery-Workshop of Martha Petrona Jimenez at the Camaguey's Culture Week

Camaguey- As part of the activities carried out in the context of Camaguey's Culture Week, the Office of the City Historian dedicated a cultural space to children. There was an incidence of the Studio-Workshop of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez. Like all the years, the appointment took place in the Plaza del Carmen, on February 6 in the afternoon. Funny jokes, multicolored clowns accompanied the day. In addition the Studio-Workshop of the mentioned artist developed a cultural action of fine arts. This time, the institution joined the contest with a collective exhib...

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Impact of the new personal exhibition in Havana by Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey- A broad impact on the media and specialized criticism has had the most recent exhibition of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, entitled "In the name of the goats", and opened to the public in the "Carmen Montilla" Gallery, Havana. This sample will remain until January 27 of this year. A large audience attended the meeting; this proposal was well received by the media, specialized critics and embassy personnel that were present. The diplomatic corps was composed of representations of five embassies: United States, Germany, Spain, Peru and Ven...

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In the name of the goats: exhibition in Havana by Martha Petrona Jimenez

Havana - The renowned artist Martha Jimenez, who lives in Camaguey, returned to the historic center of Havana on Tuesday, January 10, with the personal exhibition «In the name of the goats», exhibited until Thursday 26 at the Carmen Montilla gallery, located in Plaza de San Francisco de Asis. There are 15 pieces among paintings, engravings and small format sculptures, which have as leitmotiv the mythological figure of goats, correlated between power and freedom of the feminine: "A way of representing the difficult of being a woman, always willing to sacrifice,...

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The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez motivates expectations in the Cuban capital

Havana - The outstanding artist Martha Jimenez, resident in Camaguey, motivates expectations in the Cuban capital with a exhibition of painting and pottery that suggests female power and inner freedom through a mythological animal: the goat. "In the name of the goats", inaugurated in the Carmen Montilla gallery, at the historical center of Havana, includes canvases, cards, and ceramic sculptures in diverse formats that reflect an unusual discursive style of the creative. According to curator and researcher Maydelin Leiva, the search for an expressive passi...

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Artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez will exhibit her work again in Havana

Camaguey - The inauguration of the most recent personal exhibition of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, entitled "In the name of the goats", will take place in the Carmen Montilla Gallery, in Havana. The exhibition will be open to the public next January 10 at 4:00 pm, in this cultural entity, located in the street Oficios, number 162, between Amargura and Teniente Rey, Habana Vieja, in front of the Plaza de San Francisco. Jimenez Perez has won the UNESCO Prize and she is specialized in ceramic terracotta sculptures. She graduated as Bachelor of Fin...

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New place to find the art works from Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey- A site, located in the Plaza del Carmen, will be used to commercialize the work of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, by the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods (FCBC), in various supports of applied arts. This place is an extension of the Studio-Workshop of Martha Petrona, in operation since 2006, and resides in Hermanos Aguero street # 257, between Honda and Carmen. The objectives of this entity are to market a set of works by Martha Jimenez, in addition to expanding and differentiating the lines of work of that artist, through applied arts. Th...

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Ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was awarded with a prize and a scholarship

Camaguey - The renowned ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, resident in Camaguey, was awarded a prize and a scholarship in the context of the Biennial of Ceramics, Sculptures, Installations and Projects, in this year's edition. The award was presented by the National Council of Fine Arts (CNAP), at the National Museum of Cuban Contemporary Ceramics, on December 9, 2016. The award-winning work of Martha Petrona was the enamelled ceramic sculpture "Equilibrist", from the series "Challenge", one of the most controversial of the artist, for it...

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University of Arts and Project Mundo A acknowledged Martha Petrona for donation of her artistic work

Camaguey - The University of the Arts in Camaguey, and the pedagogical art project "Mundo A" acknowledged the collaboration of the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, for the donation of her collography "The Breakfast", used as part of the Audiovisual Exhibition "El Almacén de la Imagen". In this event, the short film "Tilín tilín", by the student Violeta Ampudia, from the Faculty of Audiovisual Media of Camagüey (FAMCA), was awarded with the work of this famous creative, who has earned, among others, the ...

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Acknowledged contributions of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez to ceramics in Camaguey

Camaguey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was recognized at the International Hall of Artistic Ceramics in the city of Camaguey, by the Provincial Council of Fine Arts (CPAP) and the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). The prize was given to Tania Estrada Jimenez, daughter of the renowned ceramist. In addition, under equal conditions, diplomas were awarded to Nazario Salazar Martinez and Oscar Rodriguez Lasseria, renowned ceramic artists in this province. The CPAP congratulated Jimenez Perez on the 40th anniversary of the Mouvement of New ...

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The Cuban contemporary art is enriched by the work of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey- The personal exhibition from Martha Jimenez "The secret of my goats" is opened. It will be available to the public from October 18 to November 10 in the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods, located in the city of Camaguey. The Cuban contemporary art is enriched and exalted with the paintings of Martha Jimenez, who gives us this time a sample of watercolors with ink drawing on cardstock, with similar formats. The curator, the specialist Yaniel Perez Guerra, said that "once again Martha Jimenez clothes herself with her ingenuity, her artistic fl...

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Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods welcomes new personal exhibition from Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey- The personal exhibition "The secret of my goats", by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, was inaugurated on Tuesday October 18 at the Amalia Gallery, at the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods, subsidiary in Camaguey. "With this particular delivery of gouaches with ink drawing, Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez uses goats based on the distinctive typology they hold: its mythological origins, their physical characteristics, lifestyle and aesthetic significance. So now overlook these beasts, tamed by the conceptualization, as vital elements of the sample but li...

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Artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez shared experiences with the wife of US Vice President

Camaguey- Dr. Jill Biden, wife of US Vice President Joseph Biden, his daughter and niece, Ms. Catherine Russell, US Ambassador for Global Women's Issues, the Ambassador of the United States in Cuba and his wife, visited the Studio-Workshop of Martha Petrona, last October 8. After a tour of the authentic Plaza del Carmen (declared World Heritage by UNESCO), accompanied by the artist Martha Jimenez and Jose Rodriguez, historian of the city, the academic Jill, accompanied by her delegation, visited the nearby studio. "Like you, I defend the freedom of women,&q...

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American academic Jill Biden visited the Studio-workshop of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camaguey- The north american university professor and doctor of pedagogical sciences, Jill Biden, concluded on Sunday, with a visit to this city, her permanence in the country. At the Museum Quinta Simoni, declared National Monument, the academic met with women in charge of community projects and health. During her tour, she also visited the headquarters of the Ballet of Camagüey, the Studio-workshop of the artist Martha Jimenez, UNESCO Award, and toured sites of interest in the historical center of the city, declared as World Heritage Site. The Studio-workshop...

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The secret of my goats: new exhibition of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camagüey- The personal exhibition of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, entitled "The secret of my goats" will be opened at the Gallery Amalia, in the Cuban Fund of Cultural Goods, next October 18 at 5:00 pm, in the context of the Cuban Culture Day. "Once again Martha Jimenez clothes herself with her ingenuity, her artistic flight and mastery of the craft, and take this time the goats as a pretext to refer to issues such as interpersonal relationships, protection, defense, shyness and sacrifice", as said about this exhibition the curator Yaniel Pérez...

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Collection Arte en Casa from Artex promotes the works of Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez

Camagüey- A work of the renowned Cuban artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez integrates collection Arte en Casa, developed by the Commercial Lauros, a division of the company Artex S.A. dedicated to the distribution and marketing of handicraft products that show the Cuban culture through the art. Jimenez Perez has specialized in ceramic terracotta sculptures. She graduated as Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1991. She also made a specialty in Creation of Fine Arts for Children. She completed studies at the National School of Art Instructors in 1965. She also graduated in Painting, ...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez participates in the collective exhibition "The Cubans and Her"

Camagüey- The artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez takes part in the exhibition "The Cubans and Her", inaugurated on September 8 at the Miranda Gallery, at the sociocultural institution Ejo Project, in the city of Camagüey. This exhibition "acts as a confluence of different techniques, styles and visual languages (...) Martha Jimenez surprises with a concentrated reformulation of signs: alpha and omega, Juanes and sacred fish, while the Virgin is held in a stylized island", as said Dr. Olga Garcia Yero in her words to the catalog. The wr...

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Project Brush with Kiss' Soul: an approach of the community to the Visual Arts

Camaguey- The Project Brush with Kiss' Soul, sponsored by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez in the city of Camaguey, constitutes an attractive option of artistic development for the children that want to approach to the wide world of Visual Arts. It takes place every Saturday morning. This Saturday, the Studio-Workshop of the famous Cuban ceramist, located in the vicinity of the Plaza del Carmen hosted one of these interesting encounters, during which community's children received lessons about working with tempera, in an artistic creation with free theme. ...

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Artist Martha Petrona Jimenez joins the community with cultural activities

Camagüey- A sociocultural action of the Office of the Historian of the City, where participated the project "Brush with soul kiss" of the Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez, took place on Sunday July 17 at Plaza del Carmen, City of Camaguey. Children from the community of El Carmen and other guests enjoyed an art contest with free theme, in the drawing, and three themed murals. Infants, aged between 4 and 12 years, participated actively. The jury was composed by the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez and specialists from her studio-workshop. This evening ...

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Convention Center in Camaguey is honored with paintings by Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- With the work of the prominent artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, represented this time by the triptych "Advent", is honored the Santa Cecilia Convention Center Santa, located in the historic center of Camagüey city, declared by UNESCO in 2008 as Cultural heritage of Humanity. "This triptych is basically identified by two flattering aspects: the right choice of an extra format and an accomplished management in the preciousness of color. It is for this reason that the system is not designed to look closely, it technically requires a distance from...

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Creative Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez conversed with members of association and American project

Camaguey- The renowned artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to an exchange by the Wisconsin Project Medical and Madison-Camaguey Sister Cities Association, which have close relations with the province. The creative has visited various places of interest and has conversed with officials and personalities; she also had the opportunity to see in action the Wisconsin Medical Project, which sent medical supplies and equipment to Camaguey. Martha is a sculptress and painter, and she is also a good friend of Madison people who have visited the Cuban city where she lives. ...

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Martha Petrona Jiménez's sculpture in exhibition 50 Women: A Celebration of Women's Contribution to Ceramics

Camaguey- A work of the serie "Sorcery of the fish", authored by prominent ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez is part of the exhibition "50 Women: A Celebration of Women's Contribution to Ceramics", open to the public at the American Jazz Museum, Kansas city, in the United States. The piece was conceived in the technique of glazed ceramic. The social network facebook, where this work was published, accompanied that showpiece with that suggestive text: "Mother, from your belly was born and I grew up in your chest, to fly from your arms, and meet you in...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez's works will embellish Convention Center in Camaguey

Camaguey- The triptych "Advent", authored by the prominent ceramist and painter Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, will become part of the heritage of Santa Cecilia Convention Center in the city of Camaguey. Of the three works, one was donated by the artist to the referred cultural institution. "Connoted by an excellent expressive enunciation, is qualified the triptych of the remarkable artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez. It is composed of three-dimensional large pieces, the focus of a poetic projection, and an assented workmanship. "Advent", as it has bee...

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Renowned artist Martha Petrona Jimenez is invited to Congress LASA 2016

Camaguey- The creative of the visual arts, Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, resident in Camaguey, has been invited to LASA'2016 event, which will run from 27 to 30 May in New York, United States. In 2007, Martha Petrona took part with a personal exhibition in the Congress LASA'2007 based in Montreal, Canada; also she participated in the LASA'2009, developed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Recently, Perez Jimenez served as moderator of the panel "Art, and political participation", held in cont...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez gives life to new work of the Gossipy series

Camaguey- A new sculpture has emerged from the hands of the creative and ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez, resident in Camaguey and with a diverse career. The work was taken to the bronze in the lost wax technique at the prestigious Studio and Bronze Foundry Art and Sculpture Unlimited, in Miami, United States. Currently the piece has been exhibited at the Studio-workshop of the artist, located in Plaza del Carmen. The work is part of the popular series called "Gossipy". This is the most renowned serie of the artist, wich "mixes contemporary codes, with regional ...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez's Harlequins present in Day for the Elimination of Violence

Camaguey- To mark the international celebration of the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls, was celebrated a concert organized by the "Mundo A" Project, event where was present also the artistic work of the ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, who owns her studio-workshop in the vicinity of the Plaza del Carmen in the capital city of the province. This artistic and pedagogical proposal of the University of the Arts in Camaguey promotes a change from the various manifestations of art, to patriarchal traditions inherited by Cuban society, to c...

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Martha Petrona Jimenez represented Camaguey in the Aqua Art Miami Fair

Camaguey- With the bronze sculpture "Open Roads", the ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez represented Camaguey and the Cuban nation in the Aqua Art Miami Fair, held at the Art Center Allapattah from 2 to 6 December 2015. Aqua Art Miami arrived to its eleventh edition, the third since it joined the family fair of Art Miami. As one of the biggest exhibitions of emerging art, Aqua Art Miami introduced several galleries with their artists. This event showed a selection of only 46 national and international exhibitors, who presented the work of more than 100 creators. ...

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Outstanding works of ceramist Marta Petrona Jimenez Perez are exhibited in Turkey

Camaguey- Recently, the Cuban ceramist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, who lives in Camaguey, concluded a monumental sculpture currently shown in the Turkish city of Eskisehir. This work was done at the request of the Mayor's Office that European city and is located in a relevant place of that demarcation. In addition, Martha took part in the sixth National Art Workshop, which ended with the execution of the painting "Spring Series" which was shown to the Turkish public with great acceptance. During 2015, this artist also served as moderator of the panel...

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Without losing the line: artistic proposal of Martha Jimenez in Camaguey

Camaguey- The artist in Camaguey, Marta Jimenez, knows where the beauty lies, needing the creator's treatment to pass to posterity. From her hands, modeled in clay or from the wonder of the brush on the canvas, sprout as in irrepressible flow magnificent works, thanks to art placed in them by this woman, simple and talented. Her latest release is an exhibition that she called "Without losing the line" and which is open at the Gallery Julian Morales, at the UNEAC Headquarters in Camaguey. Martha is characterized by her intensive search for new...

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Hotel in Camaguey beautified with Marta Jimenez's sculpture

Camaguey- The monumental bronze sculpture "Translation", work of artist Martha Jimenez, UNESCO Award for Best Architectural Complex "Plaza del Carmen", is appreciated here today by those who observe the dome of the Hotel Santa Maria. In addition to the author, participated in the assembly of the work, the Caguayo Foundation and Real Estate of Tourism, who made reality a project that began in 2012, and was presented to the public in patinated plaster during the festivities for the 500th anniversary of Camaguey. The piece at the dome of that instit...

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Cafe Ciudad in Camaguey embellished with artworks of Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- Works of the artist Martha Jimenez, UNESCO Award for Best Ensemble Sculptural, complement the decor of one of the main tourist facilities of this city, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Cafe Ciudad. This time, the creative surprises the visitors with three glazed ceramics, each one placed on a swing metal, which are part of the appeal of this place, reserved for the privacy of coffee tasting, combined with a colorful vegetation and other elements of ambience. The author of the famous sculptures of the Plaza del Carmen, located in one of the best ...

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Martha Jimenez takes part in the collective expo Camagueyanas

Camaguey- The Cuban artist Martha Jimenez, UNESCO 1997 Best Ensemble Architectural Prize for his works installed in the Plaza del Carmen, participates in the United States in the exhibition "Camagueyanas", reported here the Provincial Department of Culture. This laureate of the V International Symposium of Terracotta, in the city of Eskisehir, Turkey, has created several series during her career that have earned her a recognition space beyond the limits of the island. Recognized as one of the most important representatives of Contemporary Art in Cuba, Jime...

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Martha Jimenez shows the art from Camaguey in the United States

Camaguey- The prominent sculptress, ceramist and painter from Cuba, Martha Jimenez, traveled to the United States to participate in a collective exhibition entitled "Camagueyanas", where also will be presenting works another three artists of the fine arts. For the event, the author of the sculptural group of the Plaza del Carmen, now recognized as one of the most important representatives of Contemporary Art in Cuba, was accompanied by works such as "Ask for all", a large canvas belonging to the series "The Gossipy" newly created, and anthological...

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Marta Jimenez sculptures add beauty to hotel in Camaguey

Camague- Monumental sculptures of the Cuban artist Martha Jimenez, UNESCO Prize for the best architectural set, complement the ambience of the lobby and the dome of the Santa Maria hotel, located in the segment of the historic center of the city of Camaguey, declared Cultural Heritage Humanity. With the name of the hostel, located in a mansion with architectural value, whose first construction phase was completed in the context of the festivities for the half millennium of the town of Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe, it is a work that fascinates the visitors. It...

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In Camaguey: view of women by artist Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- An universal vision of the woman reflects the artist Martha Jimenez in the sculptoric project “Eva's speech. Them, we, you?” available to tu public en the Midas Gallery, located in this Cuban city. Winner of the UNESCO Prize for the best architectural ensemble for the authenticity of his work, Jimenez told Prensa Latina that the Cuban, Latin American and universal women are protagonists and are always present in her artistic work. This time, there are 25 ceramic pieces of human figures in small format. Of these, there are seven plates with ...

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Martha Jimenez and her exposition Woman Without Neighbour in Camaguey

Camaguey- The artist Martha Jimenez -member of the artistic vanguard and the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba- will allow the opportunity to enter another facet of her creation, by opening her exhibition of serigraphs titled "Woman without Neighbour". The Gallery "The New Muse" of the Provincial Library Julio Antonio Mella, will host 13 works conceived with that technique, another aspect of creation in the fruitful career of the artist, honored with the Prize awarded by UNESCO in the corresponding edition of year 1997. Without abandoning her ...

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Camaguey has new sculpture of the sculptress Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- "Mata'o" the famous scultpure of the water carrier, is now in bronze, as part of the project by artist Martha Jimenez to move to lasting materials the whole set of the Plaza del Carmen. This piece becomes the second sculpture transferred, after the trilogy "The Gossipy" as are known the three fat mulatto women, awarded by UNESCO since more than a decade. Martha thanked the Office of the City Historian of Camaguey that has supported the project by the Foundation Caguayo Santiago de Cuba, where is located the foundry workshop. ...

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England admire the creative work of Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- The work of the outstanding Cuban artist Martha Jimenez Perez, a resident of Camaguey, was recently presented during the celebration of International Women's Day, held in the English town of Derby. Perez Jimenez offered to women her work in a variety of media, including sculpture, painting and murals. In the event took part many followers of that creative's  work, in addition to the audience who admired her work. Among the most important actions taken, was the planting of the tree of the city, with the mayoress. QUAD Cultural Development Cente...

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Reinforcing of cultural links between Camaguey and English city of Derby

Camaguey- Martha Jimenez, renowned artist in the Cuban and foreign area, was recently invited to the celebration of International Women's Day in the city of Derby, England. This British city and the city of Camaguey maintain cordial relations since 2003. Mayors of both towns have exchanged visits; meanwhile, they have created educational projects and links of friendship during that time. Among the actions of that day, Martha planted the tree of the city with the mayor of Derby. She made an interesting discussion with women and local students and showed an audiov...

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Martha Jimenez presented her artwork at the Emerson College Library

Camaguey- On the afternoon of November 3, 2010, the Cuban artist Martha Jimenez presented her work at the Presidential Hall of the Emerson College Library, which is an institution dedicated to the teaching and promotion of communications and the arts in the city of Boston. At the event, was presented a small format sculpture and seven paintings of the series "Longing", which had already been exhibited in the Gallery of the Lombillo Palace, in the City of Havana. The meeting was attended by the director of the Library, Robert Fleming; the rector of the Facu...

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Taken to bronze sculptures in the Plaza del Carmen in Camaguey

Camaguey- One of the segments of the sculptural group of the Plaza del Carmen was transferred to bronze, at the starting of a plan to convert to this material all components of the series, located in the area declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity in this city. Originally made in terracotta by the artist Martha Jimenez Perez, born in Holguin but now resident in Camaguey, the group of works is distributed without pedestal, at various points of that space, whose dominant building is the Iglesia del Carmen, only with two towers in the city and completed in 1825. The si...

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Initiative in teaching of the artist Martha Jimenez in Camaguey

Camaguey- The ceramist Marta Jimenez, who holds a UNESCO Prize, develops teaching in this artistic manifestation in the province of Camaguey. The project with 17 children is called Brush with soul of kiss, metaphor that starts from an expression of Jose Marti on the local patriot Ignacio Agramonte, whom he described in an article like Diamond with a soul of kiss. This initiative aims to lead and encourage the appreciation of the visual arts in children, who will be able to understand and represent the environment that surrounds them, today reflects the digital page ...

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Artist Martha Jimenez shows her work in the United States

Camaguey- The gallery Gran Cafe, in the city of Newark, United States, will be inaugurated with an exhibition of original works by the artist Martha Jimenez Perez, who recently completed her fourth visit to the northern country. As planned, the facility will open at the end of the current month or in early July, told to AIN Jimenez, born in Holguin, based in the capital of Camaguey, and who seals her creative career with elements such as cuban traditions and manners. The last trip of the author to US territory included participation in the preparation of the exhibit...

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Relevant artwork returns to the Provincial Museum in Camaguey

Camaguey- After a detailed restoration and being exhibited in the House of Cultural Diversity, returns to the Provincial Museum Ignacio Agramonte the work "For Sale" by the artist Martha Jimenez Perez. This emblematic work, authorship of that creative, joined the group awarded the 1997 UNESCO Prize and won the prize of the Biennial Ceramics Museum. Soon the piece will occupy a space in the permanent room, with authors like Sosabravo, Sicre and others. "For Sale" was donated to the Provincial Museum for Martha, during the Sculpture Symposium, whic...

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Art of Martha Jiménez in the Dominican Republic

Camaguey- Local artist Martha Jimenez Perez, invited by the Foundation Cultural Center of the Dominican Republic, will exhibit her works at the Altos de Chavon Gallery, this April, along with two other painters, who also recreate landscapes, local folklore and Caribbean heritage. Martha, a sculptress and ceramist, has exhibited her works in various cities and nations since 1967, among which are the exhibitions presented in Chile, El Salvador, France, the Dominican Republic and the United States. The work of Martha Jimenez is characterized by large-scale monuments an...

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Artist Martha Jimenez joins festivities for 494 anniversary of Camaguey

Camaguey- Women that fly, personal exhibition of the artist Martha Jimenez in Camaguey, was inaugurated this Tuesday in the Provincial Library Julio Antonio Mella, as part of the activities for the 494 anniversary of the founding of the city. Martha Jimenez, who is also known for her sculptural work, uses acrylic on canvas this time to express her concerns and reflections on women, their country and their lives. As in previous productions, the artist retakes the feminine theme, and loads of meanings with symbols like the buffoons, the wings, the fishes, and Cuba. Ba...

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New artistic delivery to Camaguey by the outstanding ceramist Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- With ceramics as a protagonist, was inaugurated in Camaguey a personal exhibition of the outstanding artist Martha Jimenez, entitled "Between two centuries, the ceramics of Martha" in the House of Cultural Diversity in Camaguey. The pieces "show the simple ordinariness of any Cuban neighborhood, ethics careless black women as fashion magazines (...) Passionate couples in love, where chastity imposed rigorously transgressed the senses also appear there." "In a simulated path, the works of the century we are living hide behind philos...

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Inaugurated in Camaguey the Studio-Workshop of the artist Martha Jimenez

Camaguey- One of the most anticipated events among those planned to celebrate the 495th anniversary of the once Villa de Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe was the inauguration of the Studio-Workshop Marta Jimenez, a well-known artist here, located in Plaza del Carmen. With the presence of Jaime Crombet, vice president of the National Assembly of People's Power; Juan Vela Valdes, Minister of Higher Education; Eusebio Leal, Historian of the City of Havana, among other personalities, opened the doors of the exhibition Our Lady of Voluptuousness, to continue in this new head...

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Martha Jimenez will present her artworks in House of Cultural Diversity in Camaguey

Camaguey- The exhibition "Creole and everyday life," by the artist Martha Jimenez Perez, will be exhibited in the House of Cultural Diversity in Camaguey, since Saturday February 4, at 5:00 pm. The opening of the exhibition will be part of the activities dedicated in the city of Camagüey, to the week of culture. The exhibition of the painter and ceramist Martha Jimenez will be dedicated to 498 anniversary of the founding of the Villa de Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe, and to the third anniversary of the declaration of the historic center as a Wor...

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Top prize for artist Martha Jimenez at International Symposium

Camaguey- The Cuban creative Martha Jimenez Perez, who resides in Camaguey, won the top prize of the call for a sculptural work in the context of the Fifth International Symposium on Terracotta, in the city of Eskisehir, Turkey, where she represents Latin America and the Caribbean. In the event, have participated five invited foreign artists, and the artist highlighted the Cuban art with her sculptural work, with two meter high, created in metal and terracotta, which will occupy the most important park of the town. Martha explained via email the acceptance they have...

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Ceramist Martha Jimenez participates in International Symposium on Terracotta

Camaguey- The renowned ceramist Martha Jimenez Perez represents Cuba at the 5th International Symposium on Terracotta, which takes place in Eskisehir, Turkey. Perez Jimenez received the Distinction Fidelio Ponce de León in 2008, recognition granted in the context of Salon of Visual Arts, for the work of her life. She has also received other international awards; and due to the maturity of her work, she was invited to exhibit her artworks abroad. The City Council of the city of Eskisehir, in Turkey, celebrates the 5th International Symposium on Terracotta, fro...

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Promoted in Quebec the work of Martha Petrona Jiménez

Camagüey- A cultural action with the artist Martha Petrona Jimenez Perez, with the Cirque du Soleil, took place in Canada, with the promotion of her art. The presentation of a multimedia about this Cuban creative based in Camagüey, in addition to the visual display, included her Curriculum Vitae and a catalog of her works. Jimenez also participated in the Days of Culture of Québec in the region of Lanaudière in St. Alphonse de Rodriguez. Some of the characters of Martha, including painting and sculpture, have a reminiscence of the harlequins ...

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