Sara Jimenez: Invisible Narratives

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Sara Jimenez Itinerant Maladies (2018), Inkjet prints of colonial photography, paint, LED lights, 11" x 11" x 7". photo / Sara Jimenez


Jimenez is a Filipinx-Canadian interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Jimenez received her B.A. from the University of Toronto in 2008 and her M.F.A. from Parsons the New School for Design in 2013. Jimenez has exhibited at the Pinto Art Museum (Philippines), El Museo del Barrio, Rush Arts Gallery, BRIC Gallery, BronxArtSpace, FiveMyles Gallery, The Brooklyn Museum, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Smack Mellon, among others. She has performed at numerous venues including The Dedalus Foundation, The Noguchi Museum, Jack, The Glasshouse, and Dixon Place. She has been an artist in residence at various organizations, including Brooklyn Art Space (2014), Wave Hill's Winter Workspace (2015), a full artist fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center (2016), the Bronx Museum's AIM program (2016), Yaddo (2018), BRICworkspace (2018), Art Omi (2019), Project for Empty Space (2019), LMCC's Workspace (2019-2020) and Bemis (upcoming). She is the recipient of the Cecily Brown Fellowship and has been listed as Smack Mellon's "Hot Picks" in both 2018 and 2019. Her work was recently acquired as part of the permanent collection of the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice. She has received grants from NYFA for the Candian Women's Artist Award, as well as from Canada Council for the Arts. Upcoming, Jimenez will have solo shows at Irvine Fine Arts Center (Irvine, CA), Smack Mellon (Brooklyn, NY), and The Center for Chinese Contemporary Art (Manchester, England). Jimenez teaches at Parsons the New School for Design, New York University, BMCC, and mentors graduate students at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and the School of Visual Arts, New York City.

Supported by the Tenaglia family.

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