(b. El Paso, Texas) lives and works in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ismael de Anda III received his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts.
Using mutant practices including drawing, painting, sculpture, video, installation, and site-specific projects involving viewer participation, de Anda’s work focuses on re-interpretation of memory, inhabitation, and cultural history inspired by the pluralistic existence he experienced growing up on the U.S./Mexico border and in Los Angeles.
De Anda was awarded the 2010 Japan-United States Arts Program Fellowship by the Asian Cultural Council and the 2017 Ryla T. & John F. lott Endownment for Excellence in the Visual Arts Artist in Residence. Texas Tech Universtiy School of Art/Department of Human Sciences. He received a 2019 California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists.
De Anda is represented by La Estación Arte Contemporáneo, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico.
His selected exhibitions include:
- Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA.
- Texas Tech School of Art Satellite Gallery at C.A.S.P, Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.
- Breezeway, Dept. of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas, U.S.A.
Agua Fuerte, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México.
- Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, U.S.A.
- Sala Subterranéo, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México.
- La Estación Arte Contemporáneo, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México.
- Museo de Arte de Sonora MUSAS, Hermosillo, México.
- El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, U.S.A.
- Museo de Arte Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, México.
- Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan.
- Las Cienegas Projects, Culver City, CA, U.S.A.
The Marfa Book Company, Marfa, Texas, U.S.A.
- Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
- Kellogg Art Gallery, Cal State Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA.
- Church of the Epiphany, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
- Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
- San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
- Shoshona Wayne, Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.
- Sumida Riverside Hall Gallery, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan.
- Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
- Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.
- Wintergarten, Vienna, Austria.