Michael Flecky, SJ

Fr. Michael Flecky, SJ

Fr. Michael Flecky, S.J.

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Michael Flecky SJ was born in Omaha and has taught fine art photography at Creighton University for 34 years. He holds an MFA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and BA and MA degrees from St. Louis University.

His photographs have appeared in over 30 one-person exhibitions and more than 50 group shows throughout the US, including recent one person shows at the Museum of Nebraska Art and the Lewis and Clark Center in Sioux City, as well as group shows at the Ucross Foundation and the Castellani Gallery of the University of Niagara. He has received grants and residencies from public and private arts foundations including the Ucross Foundation; the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony; the Hambidge Center; the New York, North Carolina and Nebraska Arts Councils, and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

While teaching at Creighton, he has received the Deans Teaching Award. His photography has taken him to the UK and Ireland, Scandinavia, Italy, the Dominican Republic, and North Africa.

His feature illustrations and articles on photography have appeared in numerous national publications. His book Hopkins in Ireland: Pictures and Words, was published by the Creighton University Press in 2008.