Camagüey, Mar 31.- Taking with her the best of her talent and vast experience as plastic artist, Camagüey-born Martha Jiménez is visiting the Dominican Republic.
Accepting an invitation by Centro Cultural Altos de Chavón Foundation, a non-profit cultural organization based in that neighbouring nation, Jiménez is there working in an international project involving artists from various countries.
According to Jiménez the project pursuits a collective exhibition of paintings and sculptures, in addition she also takes part in events and workshops training young students.
Ceramist Martha Jiménez is ranked among top professionals in her field in Cuba, and was chosen for establishing teaching and cultural collaboration with Centro Cultural Altos de Chavón Foundation, in La Romana, where important cultural institutions, like the National Museum of Archaeology, are located.
Other important personalities linked to fields such as graphic design, fashion industry, architecture, photography, plastic arts, history and fine arts; and particularly affiliated to New York-based Pearsons School of Design and other schools of its kind in France and Japan are working in the project.
Martha Jiménez' work has been part some 60 exhibitions, personal and collective ones, has been awarded by the UNESCO and is the author of Plaza del Carmen sculpture complex.
This Camagueyan artist has been recipient of important awards such as Fidelio Ponce de León Acknowledgment and won the Pedagogic Merit Award. (Alex López Almaguer/Translation: Gualveris Rosales Sánchez/ Radio Cadena Agramonte).