Richard Moninski has been at UW-Platteville since 2001, teaching courses in Painting, Drawing, 2-and 3-D Design and Art Survey.
As a painter, Moninski is strongly influenced by textile and surface design, having studied surface design at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Awards include a grant from the American-Scandinavian Foundation for research in Norway, and artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Ragdale Foundation. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited nationally. Solo exhibitions include the Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa, and the Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, Wis. Notable group exhibitions include the Wisconsin Artists Biennial, as well as shows at the Drawing Center, Curt Marcus Gallery and New York University, all in New York City.