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 Artistic Ceramics in Camaguey; for her vision to identify and promote and for her role as paradigmatic creator, in award given by its president, Ernesto Escobar Escobar.

Also, Sergio Morales Vera, president of the UNEAC, encouraged Martha's work, "in the 40 years after the emergence of the New Ceramic in Camaguey, to identify and define the movement and become one of its most prominent protagonists".

At the event, took place the launching of Pauta, a Cuban magazine for handicrafts and design. In addition, was presented the article "Camagüey: a city for ceramics" written by the art critic Pavel Alejandro Barrios Sosa. Meanwhile, Norma Rodriguez Derivet, director of Pauta, shared her experiences.

Author: Roger Rodriguez Martin
Source: Studio-Workshop Martha Jimenez
Published: Monday, 14 Nov, 2016