Ray Frost Fleming, American (1938-2012)

Ray Frost Fleming was born and raised in Albany, Georgia. He moved to Michigan to obtain his Master’s of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art. It was there that he met his life partner, Robert Kidd. Both men went on to become noted studio artists before opening their contemporary art gallery “Robert Kidd Galleries” on Townsend Street in Birmingham in 1976. The gallery continues in its original location to this day.