Eric Broadwater is an artist and an educator who is currently Chair and Head of Scene Design at the California State University Stanislaus since 2007. He is also an active freelance set designer whose work can regularly be seen at the Sacramento Theatre Company, Capital Stage, Palo Alto Children's Theatre, and on occasion at store-front theaters in the Chicago area including Redtwist, The Den, and Fox Valley Rep.

As a Digital Artist/Painter he has worked on freelance projects providing digital renders for theatrical and live-event productions, interactive and museum designs, and commercial property developers.

Eric received his BFA in Scenic Design from Southern Oregon University where he interned with Richard Hay and William Bloodgood at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival,

and he received his MFA in Scenic Design from Penn State.