Positive impact on tourism by Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez from Camaguey
Camaguey- The project Studio-Workshop of the Office of the Historian of the City of Camaguey, represented by the Martha Jimenez Gallery, has had a positive impact on the tourist life. It is one of the preferred destinations and referenced by travelers who visit this demarcation, a fact highlighted in the recently concluded FITCuba Tourism Fair 2018.
The aforementioned Studio-Workshop has become an important space, which has shown Cuban art to the more than twelve thousand tourists who have visited it, since 2008. It is located in the historic center of the city of Camaguey, declared a Heritage Cultural of Humanity by UNESCO.
In this place you can enjoy a collection of paintings, sculptures and engravings. These pieces are also for sale and show different periods of work of Martha Jimenez. Some works have been worthy of important prizes, during the wide artistic career of this creative. The building where the Studio-Workshop is located was built in the 18th century and belongs to the Cuban colonial architecture.
Martha Jimenez is one of the most representative creatives of contemporary Cuban art. She has worked sculpture, painting and engraving. She has more than 250 personal and collective exhibitions in her curriculum. She deserved the UNESCO Prize, for a set of her works, in 1997.
Author: Roger Rodriguez Martin
Source: Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez
Published: Monday, 21 May, 2018