Lou Izunza

Lou Izunza is a visual artist graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver Canada, she also studied architecture at the Iberoamerican University in Mexico City.

 

From her Mexico City based workshop she focuses in design, the creation of architectural surfaces and creating her own collection of author pieces and clay sculptures. Regarding ceramics, her main influences are: Hans Coper, Walter Keeler and Andy Blick, the later being her teacher for ten years in Vancouver. Her most important work till this date has been: the façade for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics ice rink, interiors for the Dream Home in Chicago (2009), and the interiors for several Las Vegas hotels and residential homes.  Through her work Lou has become specialized in using different materials; among these the use of engravings and photography, and curating the work of Ross Penhall, Robert Bateman, Susan Point, Gordon Smith, among others. Her first solo show was in Mexico City (2010) and in 2013 she was invited to participate in the collective show at Chelsea Town Hall in London. Currently her work is being exhibited in galleries in Mexico, Canada and USA.

Pieces by Lou Izunza