This is an image of the artist, Matt Bodett, in his studio. It is a portrait from the chest up, and the artist is looking out a window toward the right of the photo, which is not in the frame. Behind the artist is a large painting covering the wall.

Image credit: Elaine Suzanne Miller

After being diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder in 2005, Bodett graduated with an MFA from Boise State University in 2011 and moved to Chicago shortly afterward to pursue a more full time studio practice. He has been a 3Arts/Bodies of Work Fellow, a 2019 Incubator Artist with High Concept Laboratories, a 2019 3Arts/MacDowell Fellow, and has performed at the No Limits Festival in Berlin, at the Freud Museum in London, and with VAE in Religh. Matt Bodett serves on the Advisory Board for the Institute for Therapy Through the Arts and on the 3Arts Artist Council.

Honor the act of Seeing
Attention as the Creative Act
Realize Self and Other as one
Affirm Life
Be Generous
Honor the Body
Explore the intimacy of all things