Henry Asencio was born in 1971 in Los Angeles and raised in Santa Maria, California. He painted as a self-taught artist up until his mid-twenties. Asencio experimented with elements of realism, specifically photorealism.
After years of experimentation with various global influences, Asencio developed a unique artistic style of his own.Style:He Finds solace in chaos he finds calm in the human form in the crazy busy world that surrounds us. Asencio’s painting style is loosely defined in a contemporary format, combining elements of expressionism and realism with abstract painting techniques.
Asencio’s art has been described as “abstract expressionism” and “abstract realism”. He says of his own style:My strongest influences as far as technique are the Abstract Expressionists. I like very much that they had their own philosophy.