BODIL FOX

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Jan 4th 2016 to Mar 27th 2016
  • FROM : USA
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Bodil Volmer Fox is a textile artist and sculptor. She holds an MFA and BA in Art with an emphasis on textiles from San Francisco State University, an AA in Visual Communication from Shoreline Community College in Seattle and has studied at Engelsholm Hojskole Textile College, Vejle, Denmark. She works with unusual materials such as wire, fortune cookie notes and lampshades. She has shown her work at numerous Bay Area locations including Thoreau Center Art Gallery, California Crafts Museum, Arts Benicia, Art Rise Gallery, Vorpal Gallery and SFSU Gallery. Collaborations with her artist/husband Larnie Fox include a giant working Dragonfly Ornithopter for the DuPage Museum, Naperville, Il, and 23 ft. bamboo and muslin airplane/kite for Burning Man, 1998. Bodil has also created a giant clothesline and laundry hanging near the SF airport for viewing by airline passengers, and has worked with Contraband for their Religare 2 public housing installation and ritual. Bodil is a member of the new music group "The Crank Ensemble" and sings alto for the Golden Gate Symphony Chorus. Originally from Denmark, she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband Larnie.