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December 16, 2020

Jiménez shows he’s a heavyweight contender

Printmaking alum notches high-profile solo show, Art in America cover

By Michael C. Butz

Clotilde Jiménez had quite a summer.

A solo exhibition of new work, The Contest, opened in July at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery in Chicago following a months-long delay due to COVID-19. The show received critical praise and was met with as much fanfare as social-gathering restrictions allowed. A small afterparty for collectors and artists drew renowned fabric sculptor and performance artist Nick Cave, with whom Jiménez discussed his work and developed a friendship.

Jiménez considered The Contest—which, with 15 pieces, sold out—a success.

“It was everything I wanted, basically, but the Great...

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October 21, 2020

CIA Animation wins recognition in worldwide competition

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September 14, 2020

CIA student highlighted as an emerging artist at SculptureX



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