Meet the MFA Team
Abraham Gomez-Delgado teaches Sound Art and Production at Bloomfield College.
Professor Gomez-Delgado attended Massachusetts College of Art (BFA) and Bard College (MFA). He comes to Bloomfield College with an accomplished background as a composter, multi-instrumentalist, and performance Artist.
Born in Puerto Rico, Gomez-Delgado relocated to the U.S. as a child. He leads the experimental Latin music group Zemog el Gallo Bueno, as well as co-leads the avant-latin jazz big band Positive Catastrophe, and has a Performance Art group under the name Eje. Gomez-Delgado is also a vocalist in his own compositions as well as in composer saxophonist Fred Ho’s Green Monster Big Band. He is the recipient of the New Jazz Works grant from Chamber Music America and the Doris Duke Foundation (2010), and has been awarded a Meet The Composer MetLife Grant (2010) and the USArtists International Award, National Endowment for the Arts grant (2010). Learn more
Yuichiro Nishizawa is an associate professor and the chair of the Division of Creative Arts & Technology.
Professor Nishizawa attended Rhode Island School of Design (BFA in Film/Animation/Video) and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and MFA in Art and Technology).
Working with the diverse population of students and like-minded peers at Bloomfield College fuels Nishizawa. He regards his position as a privilege. He is “committed to the practice of knowledge as trans-disciplinary, teaching/learning as non-hierarchical, experiential and collaborative, and education as critical reflection, liberation and social action.”
He has enjoyed teaching regularly the following classes:
Nishizawa, born in Tokyo, is interested in the complexity of the technological influences on and beyond everyday experience. He employs a wide array of media and methods in his work and inquiry. His hope is to provide an experience that brings the viewer to questions, furthers their own spirit of inquiry, engages their curiosity, and prompts them to imagine. His innate interest in function and form, conjoined with his investigation, has also led him to pursue furniture design and fabrication.Learn more