He worked in the fields of painting, illustration and advertising. He is the only Australian artist to have been a part of the New York School. Vickery was born in Bunyip, Victoria in Australia in 1906.
He relocated to New York, New York in the United States in 1936.
He died in Califon, New Jersey in 1983. Halo, 1970, synthetic polymer paint on composition board.
In the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.