1907 South Bend, Indiana – 2002 Saint Paul, Minnesota
George Rickey was an American sculpture who grew up in Scotland and studied history at Oxford followed by art in Paris. After travelling through Europe he returned to America and worked as a teacher. After a period with the military, he went on to renew his art studies at several universities after which he then went on to teach at s number of diverse institutions. His work is strongly influenced by David Smith and Alexander Calder’s sculptures.