Charles Ritchie


Charles Ritchie's drawings and sketchbooks find inspiration in the artist's home, using watercolor and graphite to investigate images in series. The artist's journals have tracked his dreams and creative process steadily since 1977.

Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions, Lectures and Publications

30 Years of Printmaking: James Stroud and Center Street StudioGrimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Jackson Arts Center, Bristol Community College, Fall River, Massachusetts, 30 October to 11 December 2014.

Charles Ritchie: Drawings, Journals and Prints, Ortlip Gallery, Houghton College, Houghton, New York, 4 November 2014 to 23 January 2015. Public lecture by the artist: "Traveling in Place,"  6 pm Thursday, 6 November. Opening reception, Friday, 7 November 2014, 6 to 8 pm.

E/AB Fair '14Center Street Studio booth, New York, New York, 6 to 10 November 2014. 

Untitled Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL, BravinLee programs booth, Charles Ritchie, Steven Charles, Jeffrey Beebe, 3 to 7 December 2014.

A Muse and A Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic, a new book by Peter Turchi to be published November 2014 by Trinity University Press includes nine illustrations of works by Charles Ritchie.

AD 20/21 The Boston Print Fair, Center Street Studio booth, Boston, Massachusetts, March 26 to 29 2015.

Recent Reviews and References

Charles Ritchie, Open Lab No. 10, Spring/Summer 2014
Edited by Katherine Nonemaker with John E. Rice and Juan Rodas.

Monthly Notes, Labletter, 11 February 2014
Three Snow Studies: Journal studies from Book 139, 12-15 December 2013

Ritchie's Watercolor Time Machines, 5 September 2013
Amanda Wynter, The Georgetown Voice

Charles Ritchie: Reflections, Spring 2013
John A. Parks, Drawing, Volume 10, Issue 37

Charles Ritchie, BravinLee programs, January 2013
Sylvia Hochfield, Artnews

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