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. 

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 published in 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, 26 to 29 March 2015.

A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters, The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD, 15 January to 1 March 2015.

Recent Reviews and References

A Muse and A Maze: The Mysteries of Fiction Writing, 23 November 2014
Author Peter Turchi Discusses His New Book on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC

Discovering a Symphony in Silence, 20 November 2014
Hope McKeever, The Houghton Star

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

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