Contemporary Painter Henry Asencio is a master of painting the female form. Henry Asencio is naturally drawn to paint the human figure for its timeless sensitivity. Henry Asencio's works blends the classical ideas of figurative painting with a unique contemporary style that is reminiscent of the impressionists. Henry Asencio works with either live models or photographs, seeking to portray his female figures as strong and contemplative. Henry Asencio paints in a very aggressive and loose style, often painting with a palette knife. The artist states, Painting for me is very cathartic and is the most articulate way for me to express my passion and internal dialogues. Merging introspection and visual spectacle, Henry Asencio's personal investigations of femininity, spirituality and abstraction possess the power to transform today's ideals of elegance and contemporary sensuality.