(1916 - 1983)
Rick (Richard) E. Fletcher was active/lived in Illinois, Iowa. Rick Fletcher is known for comic-strip illustration-Dick Tracy, commercial art.
Biography Rick Fletcher
The following information is from Richard Ross Fletcher, son of the artist. He wrote: "I have compiled this biography with my father's files, family discussions and biographical information he used while working for the Chicago Tribune.
Rick Fletcher was born in Burlington, Iowa on June 1, 1916 to William and Maude Fletcher. He was the second of four children: Russell, Richard, Martha and Edward. At an early age, Rick had a keen interest with drawing. Encouraged by his mother, he drew everyday and studied art and anatomy books from the local library teaching him perspective, composition, color and technique. Frequently asked how he learned his art skills, "I say that I go to art school at the library."
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