Self-taught photographer with studies in advertising and film, graduated from the Instituto Peruano de Publicidad – IPP (Peruvian Institute of Advertising) in 1996. For the last 20 years he has been devoted to photography, whereas portrait is the photographic gender where he performs best.
From the beginning of his career, the daily life and the relationship between the human behavior and the environment have been the main interests on his work. Evidence of this are his series "Luz de las entrañas" (Light from within), 2007 – 2008; and “La gran comedia de la vida” ("The Great Comedy of Life"), 2010-2014.
His work has been exhibited at several festivals and institutions in countless places such as France, Italy, Croatia, Poland, USA, India, Spain, Argentina, among others.
Awards and honours:
Second place at the “European Union Contest” in Peru, with the photowork “Mis padres” ("My parents") from the series "Lo (ir)real" (“The (un)Real”), Lima – 2020.
“Luces Award” for "Cerros de Lima" (“Lima Hills”) as the best photographic exhibition in 2019, Diario El Comercio de Lima, Lima – 2020.
Bronze Lion for advertising photography Cannes Lyons Festival, France – 2015.
Finalist of the "IV National Salon of Photography ICPNA", Lima - 2014
First prize of the "Latin American Photography Award 2012", portrait category, Buenos Aires – 2012.
Finalist of the “III ICPNA National Photography Salon”, Lima – 2012.
Second prize “Repsol - Lima Photo 2011”, Lima – 2011.
First prize “Hasselblad Masters Award - Portrait Category”, Sweden – 2008.
First prize "Images of Population" - United Nations Population Fund UNFPA, Lima -2004.
Jimenez lives and works in Lima. He is represented in Peru by the gallery Espacio Fotográfico Carlos Caamano.