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Erin Bodfish

b. 1997




MFA Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Merit Scholar, Summa Cum Laude


MA Critical Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Merit Scholar, Summa Cum Laude


BA Art History, Oregon State University, Cum Laude

Minor, Applied Visual Arts



Disability Access Services Teacher Training Certificate, Oregon State University

OTC-Online Teaching Certification, Central Oregon Community College



2023-Current Instructor of Art, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon

2023-Current Stylist, Dutch and Bow Boutique, Bend, Oregon

2022-Current Instructor of Art History, Oregon State-Cascades, Bend, Oregon

2021-23 Percent for Art Program, Oregon State Reser Stadium and Student Health Center project committee, Corvallis, Oregon 

2022 Student Life Assistant, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon 

2022 Stylist, Free People, Portland, Oregon

2019-22 Keyholding Manager, Sloan Boutique, Portland, Oregon

2019-22 BFA Thesis Panelist, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon

2020 Seasonal Florist, Old Towne Florist, Portland, Oregon

2020 MFA Visual Studies Social Media Coordinator, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon 

2020 Teaching Assistant, Sculpture Carving, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon

2019 Teaching Assistant, Art History Survey of Modern and Contemporary Art, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

2019 Stylist and Florist, Restyle Renew, Corvallis, Oregon

2019 Social Media Manager Chair, Order of Omega, Corvallis, Oregon

2019 Intern, Percent for Art Program, Documentation and archiving of the Oregon State University, Percent for Art Program campus collection, Corvallis, Oregon

2018 Florist, Stargazer Premiere Florist, Corvallis, Oregon

2018 Independent Study in archival practices, Oregon State University Historical Clothing Collection 1890-present, Corvallis, Oregon

2018 Community Outreach Art Educator Volunteer, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, Oregon

2018 Watercolor Workshop Coordinator and Educator, Girl Scouts of America, Corvallis, Oregon

2017 Panhellenic Delegate, Oregon State Panhellenic Council, Corvallis, Oregon

2017 Seasonal Florist, Fitzgerald Flowers, La Grande, Oregon



ART 101: Introduction to Visual Studies (lecture)

ART 117: Introduction to 3-D Design (studio)

ART 131: Drawing Core (studio)

ART 181: Beginners Painting (studio)

ART 222: Time based Art (studio)

ARH 269: Design and Illustration History (lecture) 

ART 281: Intermediate Painting (studio)

Art 339: Professional Practices for Artists (lecture)

ART 366: Art Since 1945 (lecture)

ART 367: History of Design (lecture)

ART 386-388: A Cultural History of American Art and Literature, Parts 1-3 (co-taught lecture)



2023 Recent Situation, Scalehouse Gallery, March 21-May 20, Bend, Oregon

2023 Faculty Spotlight Show, Mailbox Gallery, January-March, Bend, Oregon

2020 Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk, Banshee Shop Boutique, Portland, Oregon

2019 Up In Smoke, West Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon



2024 Abstraction, Oregon Society of Artist, Portland, Oregon

2023 Faculty Show, Pinckney Gallery, Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon

2023 Alumni Show, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon

2022 Flora and Fauna, Oregon State University MFA Creative Writing,  Online Exhibition

2022 Land Art Show, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2022 Home, Playground Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Maddox Building, Portland, Oregon

2021 Along These Lines, Alberta Abbey, Portland, Oregon

2020 I’m going to need some time, Alberta Abbey, Portland, Oregon​



2024 Fresco Painting Exchange, Belluno, Italy

2024 Watershed Studios Artist in Residence, Bushy end, Galway, Ireland 

2023 Scalehouse Gallery Artist in Residence, Bend, Oregon

2021 MFA Thesis Retreat, Sou’wester, Seaview, WA (Collaborative Residency)

2020 Caldera Artist Residency, Sisters, OR (Collaborative Residency)



2022 Ephemeral Body Art as a Form of Mourning: A Conversation with Janine Antoni

2022 Love Letter to Julie Green, Variable West,



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