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 had from residents in Esksehir during the various activities, since September 16. Among these actions are exhibitions and exchanges of experiences on techniques and materials for the ceramic work.

The prestigious artist has won, among numerous awards, the Distinction for National Culture and the UNESCO Prize, awarded in 1997. She was also honored at the International Handicrafts Fair of Havana and was the only Latin American awarded in 2010 at the Biennale of Modern Art in Shanghai, China.

Author: Lazaro David Najarro Pujol
Source: Radio Cadena Agramonte
Published: Tuesday, 04 Oct, 2011