Mario De La Isla

Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography

October 20 - November 9, 2017

Reception: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6-8 PM

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Mario De La Isla uses the power of photography to transform the real world into a fully realized dreamscape. Seeking an opportunity for quiet reflection, he approaches unfathomable places with his lens: gargantuan craters, calm seas, and truly endless skies.
 
He photographs with a focus on the shape and connection of color fields. The compositions are minimal and often split by the simple horizon line, depicting water, land, and clouds in the sky with softened textures. With vivid, yet natural colors, he uses the harmonious blues, yellows, and pinks of natural light to their most poetic effect.
 
De La Isla was born in El Paso, Texas and counts National Geographic, BBC nature documentaries, and Ansel Adams' work in Yosemite among his main influences.

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Mario De La Isla

Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography

October 20 - November 9, 2017

Reception: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6-8 PM

Golden Gate Bridge 1
Golden Gate Bridge 1

Photograph on fine art paper
13" x 19"

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Mario De La Isla uses the power of photography to transform the real world into a fully realized dreamscape. Seeking an opportunity for quiet reflection, he approaches unfathomable places with his lens: gargantuan craters, calm seas, and truly endless skies.
 
He photographs with a focus on the shape and connection of color fields. The compositions are minimal and often split by the simple horizon line, depicting water, land, and clouds in the sky with softened textures. With vivid, yet natural colors, he uses the harmonious blues, yellows, and pinks of natural light to their most poetic effect.
 
De La Isla was born in El Paso, Texas and counts National Geographic, BBC nature documentaries, and Ansel Adams' work in Yosemite among his main influences.

Golden Gate Bridge 1
Golden Gate Bridge 1
East Peak 1
East Peak 1
Treasure Island Pier
Treasure Island Pier
East Peak 2
East Peak 2
Salton Sea 2
Salton Sea 2
Salton Sea 3
Salton Sea 3
Salton Sea 4
Salton Sea 4
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Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography | October 20 - November 9, 2017

The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas