Biography

 

B. Mexico City, 1980

Izaac Enciso is an artist working across disciplines including photography, film, sculpture and music. His work oscillates between the abstract and conceptual art. Formally his work intends to expand perception and aesthetics. Enciso’s work draws inspiration from environmental, political, health, scientific, human and animal rights, ethical matters and is interested in the expansion and development of the human potential. With his work Enciso tries to stimulate the audience to help make the world a better place. Across all disciplines, the works depict these subject matters tied to personal experiences and emotions with an underlying spiritual subtext.

Enciso utilizes drawings and computer software from which he conceives work that is turned into physical pieces. When making images, the artist does experimental visual research, exploring with “on camera” techniques such as filters, light and visual illusions. When working with sound he writes, plays guitar, synths and produces his own demos.

Born in 1980 in Mexico City, Enciso attended Business, Advertising and Film Schools in Mexico and Spain. His interest in music and film led him to start a career in the film industry with special interest in music videos; writing, concepting and executing videos, for which Enciso usually found inspiration in the art world, which eventually became where his main interests lived.

After having travelled broadly, in 2007 Enciso established himself in Los Angeles where he began working with photography and art direction. Enciso stablished his company FOG for media services and developed a career as an art director creating commercial art for major clients while continuing to work on his art projects.

In 2012 Enciso established his studio In Glendale, CA. Where he continued his projects and started making music. In 2016 Enciso published his first photography book Symbols which has earned him international recognition as a photographer. Also in 2016 Enciso was granted an Artist Visa in the United States.

Izaac Enciso lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Mexico.


CV


Selected Group Exhibitions
Chroma - Pop-up Exhibition @ ONCA Gallery, Brighton, UK. Nov 2017
Street - Pop-up Exhibition @ BANK Gallery, Shanghai, China. Nov 2017
Focus PhotoLA - Summer ' 17 @ Elizabeth Houston Gallery, NYC, July 2017
New Flesh @ Rubber Factory, New York, 2016
AVLA Los Angeles, CA, Oct 2015
AVLA, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 2014
Despacio Noto @ Casa Paraíso, Guadalajara, MX - 2014
AVLA, Los Angeles, USA , June 2014


Press Publications
Vice Magazine, USA
Flaunt Magazine, USA
This Is Paper Magazine
Oranbeg Press, Boston
Standard Vision, USA
Closing Ceremony, China
Yahoo News, USA
Cultura Colectiva, MX
Revista Farenheit, MX
Milenio, MX
Reforma, MX
Excelsior, MX
La Razón, MX
Noice Magazine, Texas
Tunica Magazine, NY-BCN

Featured in
Printed Matter
Self Publish Be Happy
Paper-journal
This is Paper
Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos
Wandering Bears
Justified Magazine
Feature Shoot
Chroma Magazine
 


Books
Symbols, Izaac Enciso - 2016

Bibliography
Un'apparizione di duperfici, book by Art Critic / Curator Luca Panaro
Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan - 2017

Education
Universitat de Barcelona - MBA Audiovisual Production
Universidad de Monterrey - BAC Marketing / Advertising

Awards & Honors
• 3rd Place at the Los Ángeles, CA. - FocusPhotoLA - Summer ‘17 Photography Contest
• On December 1, 2016 the United States Immigration Services department granted an O-1 Artist Visa, to work as a Visual Artist in the US.


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