Cruz Jimenez

 Born: California, USA

Lives: Auckland

Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, Art Institute of Southern California, USA; Yale University, New York; Parsons School of Design, New York; The New School for Social Research, New York

Awards/Distinctions: Nominated for New York Studio Scholarship as part of Bachelor of Fine Arts over a 2 year period (1993-95) - studying at Yale University, New York (Summer program - Art Theory); Parsons School of Design, New York; The New School for Social Research, New York (Art History); Board of Trustees Scholarship of Merit, Art Institute of Southern California, California (1993-95)

Collections: Irvine Fine Art Centre, Southern California, USA

Public Exhibitions: Mixed Metaphors, Corbans Estate Art Centre, Auckland (2007); Scope Art Fair, New York (2003)

Articles: ‘Industrial Revolution’ by Lee Ann Yare, Homestyle New Zealand, Issue 54, Jun/Jul 2013, pp 31-38; ‘Experiment with light lets energy shine through’ by Terry McNamara, The New Zealand Herald, Apr 2011; ‘Steel in the Spotlight’ by Catherine Smith, Viva, The New Zealand Herald, Mar 2011 (Cover feature)

Artworks featured in: New Zealand House and Garden, Jun 2008; Sunday Magazine, Mar 2005

Courtesy of Sanderson Contemporary Art www.sanderson.co.nz