Chetumal in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
Paseo de los Héroes
Elio Carmichael Jiménez, nació en Payo Obispo, en 1935, un año antes de que la ciudad cambiara su nombre al de Chetumal. Aquí y en Belice hizo sus estudios elementales y en el Distrito Federal la carrera de pintor, egresado de la Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, de la UNAM. Regresó a Chetumal en 1979 y dedicó siete lustros a perfeccionar su arte. Es considerado como el máximo exponente del muralismo en Quintana Roo, siendo sus obras más destacadas “Forma, Color e Historia” y “Ley”, ambos en el Congreso del Estado, así como “Defensa del Fuerte de San Felipe de Bacalar”, en el propio fuerte.
Elio Carmichael Jiménez was born in Payo Obispo in 1935, a year before the city changed its name to Chetumal. Here and in Belize he did his elementary studies and in Mexico City he studied for a career in painting, graduating from the National School of Plastic Arts of the UNAM. He returned to Chetumal in 1979 and dedicated the next 35 years to perfecting his art. He is considered to be the greatest exponent
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 18° 29.636′ N, 88° 17.835′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Othón P. Blanco. Marker is on Avenida de los Héroes just north of 22 de Enero, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal QR 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of Chetumal 1918-1919 (a few steps from this marker); Government Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clock Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Clock Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Ávila Camacho Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Musical Band (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of Chetumal 1898-1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on May 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on May 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.