In his use of mixed and unconventional mediums, as in his technique, Jimenez's sources and materials carry meaning in themselves.
My Mexican heritage is embraced in this new body of work, a series that describes my own development; my journey.
The King's Rose shifts Cruz's drawn images from implication to clarity; the surety of the process moving Jimenez's hand fully into the light
A new ovoid form dominates his recent work, and these egg-like shapes bring to mind the basest of forms â€“ amoebae or cells.
Although dealing with an essentially irresolvable theme of human mortality and the hopelessness surrounding this, there is a warmth and thanksgiving as well as humour.
Jimenez's practice is the perfect distillation of the definition of abstraction. Ask him what he sees in his current work and he points to a branch supporting a bird - here a feather, there a tree.