Sustainable Sonic Sculpture: Sherwin Banfield's Unique Artistic Approach

πŸŽ™οΈ Welcome to The Truth in This Art podcast hosted by Rob Lee. In this episode, Rob is joined by Queens-based multimedia contemporary artist Sherwin Banfield. They delve into the topics of identity and ancestry, discussing Sherwin's innovative use of light, sound, and cultural references in his sculpted figures. They also explore Sherwin's experiences at Parsons and the impact of hip-hop on his career.


Episode Highlights:

-Childhood memories of competing with his brother in drawing cars (00:02:24) πŸš—
-Creating his own toys as a child and the connection to his artistic inclinations (00:04:40) 🎨
-Sherwin's experiences at Parsons and the influence of hip-hop culture (00:09:09) 🎀🎢
-The impact of Sherwin's recent sculptures, "Skies to Limit" and "County of Kings" (00:30:55) πŸŒŒπŸ‘‘
-Sherwin's approach to staying motivated and overcoming creative dry spells (00:36:51) πŸ’ͺ


Key Takeaways:

Sherwin's early experiences with art and competition shaped his creative path 🎨
Creating his own toys as a child fostered his artistic inclinations 🧸
Hip-hop culture has had a significant influence on Sherwin's career 🎡
Sherwin's sculptures have received positive responses for their unique and innovative approach πŸ‘
Sherwin stays motivated by embracing the process of creating art and problem-solving πŸš€


πŸ”₯ Don't miss this engaging conversation with Sherwin Banfield as he shares his journey as a multimedia contemporary artist and the impact of hip-hop on his work.

πŸ”— Check out Sherwin Banfield's work on Instagram @sherwintheartist and his website sherwinbanfield.com.

Other Social:
Twitter: @LeozineStudio
Facebook: Sherwin The Artist

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
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Sustainable Sonic Sculpture: Sherwin Banfield's Unique Artistic Approach
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