Michael J. Flecky, MFA, SJ
Michael J. Flecky, SJ, MFA

Michael J. Flecky, SJ, MFA

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Fine & Performing Arts

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • Rochester Institute of Technology (MFA) M.F.A. (Studio Art Photography), 1981 Rochester, New York 1978-80
  • Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley M. Div (Ministerial Theology), 1977 Berkeley, California 1974-77
  • St. Louis University M.A. (English), 1971 St. Louis, Missouri 1968-71 A.B. (Philosophy and Letters), 1969
  • St. Louis University M.A. (English), 1971 St. Louis, Missouri 1968-71 A.B. (Philosophy and Letters), 1969

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Handcrafted: The Art and Practice of the Handmade Print. Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang Photographic Press, 2014. Sam Wang, Sandy King, Christina Z Anderson, Zhong Jianming, eds., Cover illustration, pp.162-169, 327., 2014
  • Christianity in Roman Africa: The Development of Its Practices and Beliefs. Patout Burns and Robin Jensen. Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans Publishing., Plates 56, 125., 2014
  • Flecky, Michael S. Cover Photograph, Augustine of Hippo: Philosopher, Exegete, and Theologian, 2009

Articles

  • Flecky, Michael S. Cover Photograph for Jensen, Robin M. Ashes, Shadows, and Crosses: Visualizing Lent, Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology, 64, 38, 2010

Publications

  • . “Confessions of St. Augustine” Study Application. Philadelphia, PA: Villanova University, 2016. http://www.villanova.edu/augustinesconfessions. 8 photographic illustrations., 2015

General

  • “In the Presence of Trees”: Catalogue of Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, 2011,, 8, 17 (unnumbered)

Presentations

  • Norfolk Arts Center Norfolk, Nebraska Juror and Awards Presentation, 9th Annual All-Media Juried Art Exhibition, 2016
  • Norfolk (NE) Nebraska Art Center Norfolk, NE 50th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition 2-28 April 2015, 2016
  • Senior Perspective Presentation of Original Artwork: "In the Presence of Trees", 2016
  • Museum of Nebraska Art Kearney, NE MONA’s Recent Acquisitions 15 December 2015-28 February 2016, 2015
  • 50th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition Omaha, NE Creighton University Gallery 2 November-5 December, 2015
  • “Art on Stage” Omaha, NE Celebration of Visual and Performing Artists Students, Faculty, and Alumni For the 50th Anniversary of the Fine and Performing Arts Department Creighton University 2-5 October 2015, 2015
  • Ratio Studiorum Class Presentation: "Our Spirits in Matter: Photography as Jesuit Education", 2015
  • Museum of Nebraska Art Kearney, NE “Kearney Drive-In, 2000” “Picture This: Nebraska Poet Laureate—William Klefkorn” 18 August-18 October 2015, 2015
  • “Sunset Drive-In” Norfolk NE Norfolk Arts Center 7 May-27 June, 2015
  • Senior Perspective Presentation of Original Artwork: "Heart and Soul"" Portraits from Niagara Falls Dining Site and Food Pantry, 2014
  • Selections from the Collection of Robert and Karen Duncan Curated by Anne Pagel Opening of Historic Library Renovation Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum Clarinda IA 8 October-Current, 2014
  • “In the Presence of Trees” Sioux City IA Betty Strong Encounter Center Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center 15 June-31 August, 2014
  • Betty Strong Encounter Center Sioux City IA Artist’s Exhibition Opening Lecture 15 June 2014, 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Studio Art Photography Black and White Fine Art Photography History and Aesthetics of Photography 19th Century Photographic Print Processes Fine Arts Book Design and Printing

Awards and Honors

  • Artist-in-Residence Fellowship (Juried), Ucross Foundation, 2016
  • Faculty Chapter Induction, Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society, 2015