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

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

A Sense of Place, Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA, 22 March to 15 May 2015. 

Capital Art Fair, Center Street Studio booth, Holiday Inn-Rosslyn Westpark Hotel, Arlington, Virginia, 21 to 22 March 2015.

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Center Street Studio booth, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 28 to 29 March 2015.

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


Recent Reviews and References

A Muse and A Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery and Magic by Peter Turchi, 23 January 2015
Joanna Scutts, Washington Post Book Reviews

Chasing Light. Hiding from Shadows. Photography, Drawings and Prints, 5 January 2015
Marta Staudinger, Online Exhibition,

New BravinLee Programs Web Site, 5 December 2014
Karin Bravin and John Post Lee,

Less-Crowded Sattelite Fairs Reveal Labors of Love, 5 December 2014
Jan Sjostrom, Palm Beach Daily News

A Muse and A Maze: The Mysteries of Fiction Writing, 23 November 2014
Author Peter Turchi discusses his new book touching on the art of Charles Ritchie on North Carolina Public Radio, WUNC

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