Richard Fleischner

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Richard Fleischner
Born New York, U.S.
Occupation artist
Years active 1960s–present

Richard Fleischner is a Providence, RI based environmental artist. Born in New York in 1944, he received a BFA and MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and began working in the 1960s.[1]


Year Name Location Description
1974 Sod Maze, for the exhibition Monumenta Château-sur-Mer in Newport, Rhode Island
1977 Floating Square Documenta 6 in Kassel, Germany
1984 La Jolla Project Revelle College near Theatre District
1985 Untitled Alewife station, Cambridge, MA A three-acre large environmental work containing an artificial pond and large granite blocks
1986 Columbia Subway Plaza Broad and Cecil B. Moore, Philadelphia, PA


  • Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts
  • The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
  • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships (1974, 1980, 1990)

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