Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Dan Socha

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
Region: Champaign-Urbana, IL
MacDowell Fellowships: 1987

Lithographic artist Daniel Socha was born in Indian River, MA. He studied at the University of Hartford in Connecticut where he received his B.F.A. in 1966. He graduated with a M.A. in 1971 from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Through the University of Illinois, where Daniel became a professor of art emeritus, he received an appointment to the Center for Advanced Study and a Faculty Fellowship for Independent Research. Solo exhibitions included The Galveston Arts Center, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois State Museum, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, the Marian Locks Gallery in Philadelphia and Exhibit/208 in Albuquerque as recently as 2017.



Dan Socha worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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