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 and Lectures

Public Lecture, Looking Back on a Two Month Painting Fellowship in Ireland, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, 24 April 2014, 7 pm.

Select Fair, Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, New York, New York, Center Street Studio Booth, May 8 to 11, 2014. 

Bader Fund, Group Exhibition, American University Museum, Washington, DC, 14 June to 17 August 2014.

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

Charles Ritchie: Drawings, Journals, Prints, Houghton College, Houghton, New York, Early 2015. 

Recent Reviews and References

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

All Over the Map: The Best of 2012, 25 December 2012
John Haber, Haber's Art Reviews,

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