B.1966 in Ciales, Puerto Rico. After completing a BA in Humanities from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Jiménez moved to New York City, where she lived and worked for 20 years. She has an MFA in Studio Arts from New York University. Her work has been presented in more than 30 exhibitions at museums in the United States, Europe, and the Americas, as well as Puerto Rican galleries, biennials, art fairs, and institutions. She has received numerous awards in the US, PR, and Europe, including the Joan Mitchell Award for painters and sculptors. Highlights of her work as an educator and academic include New York University, Kent University, Boricua College, University of North Carolina, University of Puerto Rico, Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño de Puerto Rico, and University of Puerto Rico's Humacao Campus. Her work investigates abstract considerations in dialogue with the inhabited space through paintings, installations, and assemblages. She now lives and works in San Juan, PR.

LatchKey Gallery currently represents Jimenez.

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