Richard Minsky is widely acclaimed as a pioneering book artist whose work is collected internationally by major museums and libraries. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant and the prestigious US/UK Bicentennial Fellowship, awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts and The British Council. In 2010 Yale University, the repository of The Richard Minsky Archive, presented an exhibition of fifty years of Minsky's work. You can download the free PDF version of the catalog at
Richard is the Founder of the Center for Book Arts (1974), which has mounted over 250 exhibitions during the past 41 years, and currently offers 100 classes and workshops. He has lectured at many institutions, including Brown University, The London College of Printing, Washington University, and The Wizard Academy.
He has published three limited edition volumes on American Decorated Publishers' Bindings, 1872-1929, which are in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Morgan Library, and other great institutions.