David Bodlak received the MFA degree from Claremont Graduate University in California and has exhibited his work in galleries, universities, and museums in the U.S.A. and in Europe.
From 1979-'92 he lived and worked in Spain where major exhibitions of his paintings and drawings were presented throughout Andalucía and in the cities of Granada, Toledo, and Madrid. His work is represented in the collections of numerous distinguished institutions and in private collections here in the United States and abroad.
In addition to his work as a professional painter, he has taught painting, drawing, art history and art appreciation at Ohio University, California Polytechnic State University, Cuesta College, and the renowned Chouinard Art School of the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles.
In Spain, he was the head of the Art Department of the English International College of Marbella.
He taught art history and drawing courses for Manchester Community College in Connecticut for 17 years. In June 2010 he was honored with the naming of a drawing studio at MCC.
The David Bodlak Drawing studio is located in the Arts, Sciences and Technology building, room D109.