American painter Henry Asencio has emerged as one of the most intriguing young artists working today. His work blends the classical ideals of figurative painting with a unique style. Merging introspection and visual spectacle, Asencio's personal investigations of the figure, spirituality and abstraction possess the power to transform todays ideals of elegance and sensuality.
Abstract expressionism or Abstract realism Asencio's work cannot be categorized by style or semantics. His open brushwork, sweeping color, use of texture and precise drawing has resulted in a body of work that has earned him international accolades. Asencio's work is influenced by themes of transformation and spontaneous beauty and has fast become the artist's hallmark in creating the excitement of his masterful works of art. Recently his work has been showcased in a number of museums in California. Asencio seeks to portray his female figures as strong and contemplative. Henry Asencio paints his impressionistic/expressionistic oil paintings and is inspired by women, life, experience and nature.