ISMAEL DE ANDA III
(b. El Paso, Texas) lives and works in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ismael de Anda III received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Using interdisciplinary practices including painting, drawing, sculpture, video, installation, and site-specific projects involving viewer participation, de Anda’s work focuses on re-interpretation of memory, and cultural history inspired by the pluralistic existence he experienced growing up on the U.S./Mexico border and living in Los Angeles.
As a teaching artist, de Anda has lead art-making workshops for all ages, in communities throughout the world and within the Education Departments of LACMA, MOCA, MOLAA, the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, and the J. Paul Getty Museum.
De Anda is represented by La Estación Arte Contemporáneo, Chihuahua, Mexico. His selected exhibitions include: Department of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; Church of the Epiphany, Los Angeles; Side Street Projects; Torrance Art Museum; Walter Maciel Gallery; La Estación Arte Contemporáneo, Chihuahua, México; The Marfa Book Company, Marfa,Texas; Sumida Riverside Hall Gallery, Asakusa, Tokyo; El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Museo de Arte Ciudad Juárez, México; Museo de Arte de Sonora MUSAS; Avenue 50 Studios; Wintergarten, Vienna, Austria, and the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock.