Marta Petrona Jimenez Perez invited to participate in the Christmas Salon of Religious Art

Camaguey- The artist Marta Petrona Jimenez Perez was invited to participate in the sixth edition of the Christmas Salon, of Religious Art, inaugurated this Friday, December 15, 2017 in the República 289 Gallery, of the Provincial Council of Visual Arts (CPAP).

The competitive exhibition of this salon, where participated 33 artists, took place in the CPAP. Along with Martha, were present in the exhibition, among other valuable creators, Maydelina Perez Lezcano, Carlos Alberto Casanova and Joel Jover. In addition were shown, works by Eberto Escobedo Lazo and Hector Molne, from the Fine Arts Collection of the Ignacio Agramonte Provincial Museum and the Monsenor Adolfo Museum, respectively.

This edition of the Christmas Salon begins a new stage in the recognition of the religious art of our city, not only in regard to this festivity, but open to different contents that are related to the iconographic or theological tradition of Judeo-Christian origin", expressed in the Words to the Catalog the M.Sc. Juan Carlos Mejias Ruiz, specialist from CPAP.

He added that "Camaguey has the largest number of artists that develop this theme in the country, from a great multiplicity of styles and ways of doing, especially from painting, a genre that -for historical reasons- has been the most favored".

This meeting of the Visual Arts is organized annually, by the Pastoral of Culture, of the Archdiocese of Camaguey; meanwhile, the event was inaugurated by the local archbishop, Wilfredo Pino Estevez.

As its main contribution, "the salon constituted the confluence, in the same space, of the work of several artists of several generations, who work in the thematic line of Religious Art", said the specialist and curator of the Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez, Yaniel Perez Guerra.

Author: Roger Rodriguez Martin
Source: Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez
Published: Friday, 22 Dec, 2016