“This series of Assemblage/Sculpture is the result of a process called Intuitive Collecting. Elements are combined to form an esthetic whole, using metal, wood, glass, stone, plastic and other materials of natural or manufactured origin. Their original function known or unknown, their status now elevated to the state of art.”
Richard Bohn was born in Ames, Iowa, USA, His family moved to Berkley California where Richard grew up. Richard’s academic pursuits led him to Southern California where he attended college in San Luis Obispo, San Diego and Pasadena. Rich settled down in Orange County, making a home in the quiet coastal town of Costa Mesa for the last 32 years. Richard’s chose a profession in Advertising Art Direction. Art Direction has provided a seamless connection to his life’s passion as an artist, musician, hiker, woodworker and gardener. Richard’s skill set as an artist covers a broad array of expression including; Painting, Printmaking, Collage, Photography, Mixed Media Assemblage, Sculpture & Jewelry.
Richard earned a Bachleor of Arts degree in Painting & Printmaking from San Diego State University in 1973. He also studied Architecture, Art & Graphic Design at California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo & attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, studying advertising design & design concept.