Carmen Gimenez

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Biography

Carmen Gimenez was born in Zaragoza in 1958, to a family with many art interests. While studying Art History at the Zaragoza Philosophy College, Carmen also took lessons at the Fine Arts School in Zaragoza. He training was completed with courses on the treatment of stone and other materials.

“I believe the artist, even though he is not sculpting or painting with his hands, does it with the thought or the look. And somehow, it always is part of his life,” says the artist.“The creative act belongs to the individual’s deepest corner, to an absolute solitude and there is a moment in which it ceases belonging to oneself.”

Carmen currently lives in Jaca, near the French border. She has exhibited throughout Spain and France, and her works can be found in many countries all over the world. She has also received numerous awards for her vibrant contemporary works.

Carmen’s love for color, light and matter translates into her paintings. Her lines and compositions are lively and confident, always urging search and freedom.

Carmen’s works share a perfect alchemy between strength and emotions; her pure lines show the viewer only what is essential and releases us to venture further into our imaginations.

Quote

“The creative act belongs to the individual’s deepest corner, and there is a moment in which it ceases belonging to oneself.”

Personal Statement

I believe the artist, even though he is not sculpting or painting with his hands, does it with the thought or the look. And somehow, it always is part of his life. The creative act belongs to the individual’s deepest corner, to an absolute solitude and there is a moment in which it ceases belonging to oneself.