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Henry Asencio Biography

Henry Asencio was born 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.

Henry Asencio (born 1971 in Los Angeles) is an award-winning contemporary American painter who works largely in the medium of oil on canvas. Asencio is widely known for his paintings of the female form on abstract backgrounds. His works’ “personal investigations of femininity, spirituality and abstraction possess the power to transform today’s ideals of contemporary sensuality and simple elegance”