Sara Jimenez is a contestant on Bravo’s reality TV show, Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, season 2 on Bravo.

Sara Jimenez is a Filipina-Canadian artist who currently lives and works in New York City. Having received her BA from the University of Toronto in 2008, Jimenez moved to New York to continue her career as a multi-media artist. Over the past ten years, her work has shifted from ink and watercolor to installations and sculpture. She has received training not only at the University of Toronto, but also at RISD (2001), Parsons (2006), and SVA (2007-2010). In 2011, Jimenez returned to Parsons to recieve her MFA.

In New York, Jimenez has worked with Thom Sokoloski as a performance and installation artist in The Encampment (2007). Between 2008 and 2010, Jimenez has shown her work at exhibitions such as the EstroGenius Visual Art ExhibitionLive Love Live Art Exhibition, and Space Womb.  In summer 2010, Jimenez received the Citizen Committee for New York City’s grant New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods Award for her collaboration in the art workshop MUSE (Movement to Uncover Self-Expression), a 6 week course for women in the Lower East Side. She also exhibited and co-curated two group shows called Salon, September and December 2010.As evident in her paintings, Sara explores and deconstructs concepts in womanhood, identity, spirituality, and the subconscious in her unique works of art.

On Episode 6 the remaining eight artists were randomly paired and they have to create a piece of street art on a brick wall under the Brooklyn Bridgein Dumbo. Sara and partner Kymia Nawabi (Iranian-American) decided to do a graphic piece about the displacement of their parents from their native lands.

Title: Reroot

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twitter: SaraEGJ
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All art is original and may not be reproduced without the artists consent. © 2011

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