Izaac Enciso, (b. Mexico City, 1980) is an artist working across different mediums including: sculpture, film and sound in order to create interdimensional projects and multisensorial experiences. He is interested in using samples of personal experience and intrapersonal matters among global contexts such as the climate change, the migrant crisis, gender and race equality, mental and physical health, economy, politics and power; whilst mixing humor, spirituality, erotism, and other relevant subtexts in his work.
His research based work can be described as abstract, conceptual and anecdotal, and it feeds from his field work by documenting and investigating locations, spaces and social groups with iconic identities. Formally, his visual work intends to expand perception where aesthetic research and design are at the core of his exploratory practice.
Enciso has exhibited his work at different galleries in the US, Europe and China, BANK Gallery, Shanghai; Rubber Factory and Elizabeth Warren Gallery in New York, ONCA Gallery in the UK, among others, and his work has been published in fine art catalogs, international magazines and trade journals around the world. He is a published author with several books and recordings under his sleeve. His book SYMBOLS was launched at the LA Art Book Fair at the MOCA Geffen in Los Angeles in 2016, CA. Through his work, Enciso has won awards and accolades in both the commercial and the fine art world which has helped him being granted an O-1 Visa in the USA (2016-2019) under the sponsorship of the gallery Visual Artist Group, and (2019-2026) with LIXA Inc, an Art and Media Artists Rep Company. Enciso attended business, advertising and film schools in Mexico, Spain and the US and he has continued to expand his education through several certificates of advanced studies, courses and continuing education in art history, photography, film, music and sustainability, and is currently interested in starting a postgraduate Art Program.
Enciso works commercially as a director and art director / designer since 2006.
In 2012 Studio Izaac Enciso was established as a personal space for artistic research and practice.
Izaac Enciso lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Mexico.
Editing Street - @ ABC Art Book Fair, Beijing, China. 2021
Small Steps - @ Nous Tous Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. 2018
Chroma @ ONCA Gallery, Brighton, UK. 2017
Street @ BANK Gallery, Shanghai, China. 2017
Focus PhotoLA - Summer ‘ 17 @ Elizabeth Houston Gallery, NYC, 2017
Standard Vision @ Marriot LA Live, 2016
New Flesh @ Rubber Factory, New York, 2016
Orange Beg @ Boston, MA. 2015
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
ZAK1 - 2022
DropResponse - 2013 / Released in 2019
Bibliography & Catalogs
“New Flesh” by Curator Efrem Zelony-Mindell
Gnomic Book, NY. USA, 2019
“Un’apparizione di Superfici”, by Art Critic / Curator Luca Panaro
Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, 2017.
A NEW GLASS - Oranbeg 1.14 By Rozana Azar & Ginevra Shay
Oranbeg Press, Boston, MA. USA, 2015
Vice Magazine, USA
Flaunt Magazine, USA
LA Weekly, USA
Ruperto Carola, Germany
Paper Journal Mag, USA, UK
Standard Vision, USA
Closing Ceremony, China
This Is Paper Magazine, Poland
Oranbeg Press, Boston, USA
Yahoo News, USA
Cultura Colectiva, MX
Revista Farenheit, MX
La Razón, MX
Noice Magazine, TX, USA
Tunica Magazine, NY-BCN
Self Publish Be Happy
Paper Journal Magazine
This is Paper
Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos
• The State Library of Victoria, Australia
• The National Library of New Zealand
• The Self Publish Be Happy Collection, UK
• Biblioteca Mauricio Magdaelno, Zacatecas, MX
Awards & Honors
• 3rd Place at the Los Ángeles, CA. - FocusPhotoLA - Photography Contest, 2017
• O-1 Visa (2016-2019) sponsored by Visual Artists Group, Los Angeles, CA.
• O-1 Visa (2019-2022) sponsored by LIXA Inc., Los Angeles, CA.
• O-1 Visa (2022-2025) sponsored by LIXA Inc., Los Angeles, CA.
• SYMBOLS Bronze at New Zealands Best Design Awards, 2016.
• Commercial Work Awards include several Effies, 4A’s Jay Chiats, Shortys, ANA Multicultural, Telly, Mark, among others.
University of Barcelona - MBA Communications, Information and Audiovisual Enterprises
University of Monterrey - BAC Marketing / Advertising
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Studio Izaac Enciso
Los Angeles, Calif. & México.