Artist: Nick Bamford
Media: Foam, Wood, Plaster, Cement
Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov-East
Nick Bamford is an undergrad senior graduating this fall in BFA Ceramics at California State University, Long Beach. He grew up in Huntington Beach and his whole life revolves around art. His love for art started in high school ceramics and from there his passion grew even more.
Bamford’s art pieces were tall structures. They included many different objects, all of which had different textures and curves. He used bright, vibrant colors to “pop” out to the audience. To enhance the colors he used a back light which only amplified the colors and brought attention to the exhibit.
Bamford’s intention was to bring different context of objects together to bring a different meaning of them. He wanted to create something different, and did so though the different arrangements of objects. He also told us that he puts things of himself into his work.
I really liked Bamford’s artwork. It was different. It was vibrant and the back light was very cool. It brought emphasis to his pieces and brought meaning to everyday objects.