Born and raised in Massachusetts, Rick Fleury has enjoyed an exhilarating career as an artist and environmentalist – merged with successful careers as a journalist and an executive officer and creative director in New York agency advertising and marketing communications.
His minimalist, contemporary style of landscape is widely associated with Cape Cod and coastal New England, achieving national and international recognition. He has used his work as a platform to speak on the issues of conservation, preservation and environmental awareness.
The artist was honored with a solo exhibition at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in 2006 and included in invitational exhibitions at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Harvard Club of Boston, Boston International Fine Art Show and the Copley Society of Art, the oldest art association in the United States.
His work is in the permanent collections of the Cape Cod Museum of Art, the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, the Cahoon Museum of American Art, Dana-Farber / Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Bessemer Trust Company, North America, Ritz-Carlton Luxury Hotels,John Hancock, Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center, the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, and other corporate and private collections worldwide.
He has served on the faculties of two museum schools, the Cape Cod Museum of Art and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Museum School, and has offered workshops at the professional level through the Copley Society of Art, Boston.