Daniel F. Socha was born in Indian Orchard, Massachusetts in 1943. He is an artist, lithographer, and educator living and working in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.
MA, University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM (1971)
Trained at Tamarind Institute; Los Angeles, CA
BFA, University of Hartford; West Hartford, CT (1966)
Roswell Artist-in-Residence (RAiR); Roswell, NM (1985, 1993)
Professor or Art Emeritus at the School of Art and Design, University of Illinois; Urbana-Champaign, IL (since 2004)
Socha participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop during a short term residency at the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1978.