Richard Notkin is a full-time studio artist who lives and works in Vaughn, Washington. He received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1970, and M.F.A. from the University of California, Davis in 1973. He has held visiting artist positions and conducted over 300 workshops worldwide. Among his awards are three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and in 2008, the Hoi Fellowship from United States Artists. In addition to the articles listed on his profile page, Notkin has articles in Vol. 29, No. 1 (2000), Vol. 21, No. 1 (1992) and Vol. 16, No. 1 (1988).