Rick Berry (b. 1953) is a contemporary American expressionistic figure artist based in the Boston area. His father, an air force fighter pilot, was frequently stationed in China. Berry’s childhood home was populated with Asian art which fascinated Berry and later found its way into his works. Frequently moving in his youth, he left behind friends, homes and communities, but he never let go of art. Self-taught, drawing was the constant in his life. He learned from comics, book covers,and anything available from the streets. Berry creates art for galleries, illustration, and paintings for theatrical performances Berry’s work has appeared in many science fiction, fantasy and comic books.