Meet the MFA Team

Joanne Christiansen
Joanne Christiansen
Division Coordinator
Center for Technology and Creativity

Bio Forthcoming

Abraham Gomez Delgado
Abraham Gomez-Delgado
Associate Professor, Co-Coordinator
Center for Technology and Creativity

Abraham Gomez-Delgado

Abraham Gomez-Delgado is an Assistant Professor in the Creative Arts and Technology division at Bloomfield College. He is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and performance artist born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Bandleader Abraham Gomez-Delgado, of Peruvian descent, left his native Puerto Rico as a child and relocated to the US. 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. Currently, he teaches Sound Art and production at Bloomfield College in New Jersey and is composing a Plena suite entitled Debrujo, Debrooho, debrewjo. •Recently he was awarded the New Jazz Works grant from Chamber Music America and the Doris Duke Foundation (2010). •Abraham has been awarded a Meet The Composer MetLife Grant (2010) •USArtists International Award, National Endowment for the Arts grant (2010).

Gomez-Delgado has his MFA with honors from Bard College and holds a BFA from Mass College of Art.

Yuichiro Nishizawa
Yuichiro Nishizawa
Division Chair, Associate Professor
Center for Technology and Creativity

Yuichiro Nishizawa

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:

  • Design Thinking & Practice
  • Interaction & Interface: Introduction to Physical Computing
  • Process && Interaction: An Introduction
  • Japanese Culture and Language
  • Post-Studio: Collaboration
  • Geographies of Experience

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.

Devrim Ozgur
Devrim Ozgur
Creative Arts & Technology IT Director
Center for Technology and Creativity

Bio Forthcoming

At a Glance

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MFA Tuition, Full Program:
About $30,000

Housing: $150 per week

Completion time: 2 ½ years

  • Three 6-week summer terms
  • Two 2-week winter terms
  • Two fall Independent Study terms
  • Two spring Independent Study terms

Transdisciplinary degree program for artists and practitioners in all areas.

  • Categrafica Digital Print Shop
  • Digital Production Studios
  • Audio Recording Studios
  • Motion Capture Studio
  • Fabrication Studios - Woodshop, 3D Printer, Laser Cutter, etc.
  • Fine Arts Studio

  • Campus location:
    Bloomfield, New Jersey, 15 miles west of New York City

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