Born 1951 in Springfield, Missouri
Richard Finch interned at Chicago's Landfall Press in 1973, while still a student at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (B.A., 1974 and M.F.A., 1976). Shortly after arriving at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois in 1977, he established the Normal Editions Workshop and its visiting artist program. Over the years, he has collaborated with and printed for a variety of artists both at his own facility and as a master printer invited to oversee editions printed at UNO. Students Matt Leahy and Marc Manriquez assisted Finch during his own Visiting Artists residency April 6-9, 1998.

Niche, X
1998; color lithograph on Rives BFK White; image: 18 x 24 (45.72 x 60.96), sheet: 22 1/4 x 28 (55.88 x 71.12); edition of 22