Bodil Volmer Fox is a fiber 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 Textile Højskole College, Vejle, Denmark.
She works with unusual materials such as concrete, wire, fortune cookie notes, sewing threads, copper, and lampshades. Bodil is especially interested in "counting" and how to count/express time in a visual format. She has shown her work at numerous Bay Area locations including Thoreau Center Art Gallery, California Crafts Museum, Arts Benicia, NY2CA Gallery, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Art Rise Gallery, Vorpal Gallery, Sanchez Art Center, BridgeWorkARTS, and SFSU Gallery.
Collaborations with her artist/husband Larnie Fox include a giant working Dragonfly Ornithopter for the DuPage Museum, Naperville, Il; a 23 ft. bamboo and muslin airplane/kite for Burning Man, 1998; “Time Sensitive Materials” at Cricket Engine in Oakland, CA; and set design and construction for Theatre of Yugen’s “Cycle Plays” at Theatre Artaud (now Z Space). 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 groups "The Crank Ensemble" , "Contraption Quartet", and sings alto for the Golden Gate Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Originally from Denmark, she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband Larnie.