Rick Nease

Rick Nease is an award-winning art director and illustrator for the Detroit Free Press.

For over 26 years, Rick has worked as an artist in the newspaper industry, first with The Toledo Blade for 10 years and then the Free Press. Known for his conceptually creative and diverse styles, Rick is often tapped for the large display illustrations and portraits that adorn the Free Press. Rick’s work has also appeared in newspapers across the country including The New York Times and Chicago Tribune as well as Time, Entertainment Weekly, Crains and other national magazines. 

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