Using a precise free-hand technique, Warren Isensee creates geometric abstractions that appear mechanical in nature. Forming the composition of his works with a process similar to automatism, Isensee’s work focuses on investigations of color and reductivist abstraction. Inspired by his early studies of architecture, and reminiscent of hardedge painting, Isensee’s dizzying structures of line and color illuminate, what the artist describes as, the electric “space between two solids.”

Warren Isensee was born in 1956 in Asheville, North Carolina and received his degree in Architecture from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.  Isensee has shown his abstractions in a number of solo exhibitions including Danese/Corey, New York, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Massimo Audiello, New York, and Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami. Group exhibitions include Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, among others. In 1999, he received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant.  He currently lives and works in New York, New York and is represented by Miles McEnery Gallery, NYC.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Jack S. Blanton Museum, Austin, TX
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Neuberger Berman, New York, NY
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 
Nerman Museum of Art, Overland Park