mercredi 21 octobre 2015
Tony Jiménez, born in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Feburary 1978, at the age of 19 he started sculpture. Today he is a well known artist that has participated in numerous exhibitions, collectives and personal including 'The national symposium of Sculptors, Barva 2002' and 'The Biennial of sculpture BTC' in the national Gallery where he received an honorary mention.
His creations have easy to recognize characteristics; in his sculptures we find movement and dynamics, fine finishes that bring out the texture, quality and color of the wood he uses.
Tony uses various woods, which he obtains from trees that have fallen of natural causes. Some of the woods that he uses are: Rosewood, black wood, corteza, amongst others, which are of quality and very durable.
One particular characteristic of his art, is that it integrates materials such as chains, wires and stones combats or sculpted, elements that stand out in their dynamic and surrealist style.