Rick Fleury's minimalist, contemporary style of landscape is widely associated with Provincetown, Outer Cape Cod, and coastal New England, he continues to establish a growing reputation nationally and internationally. 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. He was later included in An Exhibition from the Permanent Collection at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and in recent invitational exhibitions at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, The Cotuit Center for the Arts, The Harvard Club of Boston, the Boston International Fine Art Show, Art & Design 20/21, Boston, and the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival.
He is an Artist Member of Boston's Copley Society of Art, the oldest art association in the United States. His work has been selected for numerous juried and invitational exhibitions with Copley, and a near-sellout solo exhibition in 2008.
His work is in the permanent collections of Cape Cod Museum of Art, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana-Farber / Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Cape Cod Hospital, Bessemer Trust Company, N.A., Ritz-Carlton Luxury Hotels, John Hancock, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, and other corporate and private collections worldwide. He teaches at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum Museum School, Creative Arts Center, Chatham, the Copley Society of Art, Boston, and at his studio.
He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder and has studied at the Arts Students League of New York, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown with the late Gregory Gillespie and pursued post-graduate studies at New York University.
The artist lives and works in Liberty, Maine, and maintains strong relationships with Boston, Cape Cod, and Provincetown, Massachusetts, Hartford and Westport, Connecticut, Naples, Florida and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.