Jaime Valencia

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Jaime Valencia (1916[1] in Quito – 2010[2]) was an Ecuadorian painter[3] and sculptor. He studied Art at Escuela de Bellas Artes. He achieved 3rd prize in the Mariano Arguilera contest in 1957 and the 1st prize the following year. His artwork has been exhibited throughout Latin America. Valencia sculpted the principal facade for the Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana Benjamin Carrion in Quito.[2] He also sculpted the busts of two former presidents of Ecuador which are located on the corner of Amazonas and George Washington streets in Quito.

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  1. ^ Adoum, Jorge Enrique (2001). Cronología del siglo XX : cultura y política en Ecuador y el mundo (in Spanish). Quito: Eskeletra Ed. p. 30. ISBN 978-9978-16-035-0. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Marco Antonio Rodríguez (7 November 2010). "Jaime Valencia, el maestro y el artista". Diario Hoy (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Christopher Isherwood (1949). The Condor and the Cows, a South American travel-diary. Random House. p. 106. Retrieved 27 January 2011.