Biography

Charles Ritchie
Born 21 November 1954, Pineville, Kentucky

Education:
1980 Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, MFA Painting
1977 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, BFA Graphic Design 

Selected Collections:
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
Art Bank Program Program, US Department of State, Washington, DC
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Berea College, Berea, KY
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The Cartin Collection, Hartford, CT
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
East Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
Fannie Mae, Washington, DC
Fidelity Investment Corporation, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
Gregg Museum of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Lauinger Library, Rare Books and Prints Division, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, Westchester, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The New York Public Library, New York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Permanent Collection for the School of Art and Design at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
The University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Solo Exhibitions:
2017
Charlie Ritchie: 16 Pages, BravinLee programs, NY (forthcoming)
2014
Charles Ritchie: Drawings, Journals and Prints, Houghton College, Houghton, NY
2013
Night and Reflection: Drawings by Charles Ritchie, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2012
Charles Ritchie: Drawings and Journals, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
2011
Dust and Shade, Drawings by Charles Ritchie, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA, traveling to the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
2009
Charles Ritchie: Books and Pages, 2004-2009, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
Charles Ritchie, The Cartin Collection @ Ars Libri, Boston, MA
2008
From the Inside Looking Out: The Journals, Drawings and Prints of Charles Ritchie, Gregg Musuem of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, traveling to Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Charles Ritchie: Drawings and Journals, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
2006
Charles Ritchie and Joianne Bittle: Bioluminescence, Akus Gallery, East Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
Charles Ritchie: Works on Paper, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC
Charles Ritchie: Suites and Pages, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2004-5
Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings, and Prints of Charles Ritchie, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA and traveling to the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD and the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
2000
Charles Ritchie: 21 Twilights and Nocturnes, Spheris Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Prints and Drawings by Charles Ritchie, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
Charles Ritchie: Recent Work, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
1996
Charles Ritchie: Works on Paper 1983-1996, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1993-95
Charles Ritchie: The Interior Landscape, Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond. Traveling exhibition coorganized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1980
Charles Ritchie, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017
Sitting Still, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
2016
Time Well Spent: Art and Temporality, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Introspective, BravinLee programs, New York, NY
2015
Bye Bye, Old City, The Last Picture Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
The Language of Line, Neptune Gallery, Washington, DC
Sense of Place: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters, The Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD
2014
30 Years of Printmaking: James Stroud and Center Street Studio, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery, Jackson Arts Center, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
Passionate Collectors: The Washington Print Club at 50, Group Exhibition, American University Museum, Washington, DC
The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act, Group Exhibition, American University Museum, Washington, DC
2013
Real and Remembrance, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD
2012 
Small Scale: Expansive Visions, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Watercolors, Group Exhibition, Phillips de Pury & Co., New York, NY
Falling Through Space Drawn by the Line, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY
2011
Idea to Image: Process, States and Proofs from the Print Collection, Joel and Lila Harnett Musuem of Art, University of Richmond, VA
Summer Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2010
New at the Harnett, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
The Fifth Genre: Considering 21st Century Still Life, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
The 185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Surface Tension: Pattern, Texture, and Rhythm in Art from the Collection, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
Prints by Gallery Artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2009
50 Very Small Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Preparations: Artists' Sketchbooks and Journals, The College at Brockport: State University of New York and traveling to University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Drawings and Prints, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, VT
Home, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
2008
Print Exhibition of the Sciascia Prize, traveling to the following Italian cities, Catania, Formello (Rome), Fabriano (Ancona), Florence, Venice, and Milan between November 2008 and February 2010
Recent Prints from Center Street Studio, Galerie Mourlot, New York, NRevealing the Light: Mezzotint Engravings at Georgetown University, Fairchild Gallery, Washington, DC
Publishing Prints: Selections from the Center Street Studio Archives, Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA
2007
Ornament: Ho Hum All Ye Faithful: Ornament, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY
Made in America: Washington Print Club 19th Biennial, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC
New England Impressions: The Master Printers, Concord Art Association, Concord, MD
Landscape: A View from Maryland, in celebration of 25th Anniversary of Maryland's Sister State Program with Kanagawa, Earth Plaza, Yokohama, Japan, Lowe House of Delegates Building, Annapolis, MD and traveling to Maryland State Arts Council, Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD and The University of Maryland, University College, Adelphi, MD
2006
The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Artists of the First Three Years, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Lasting Impressions: Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
Gifts to the Permanent Collection: The Woolsey Collection, Department of Art and Design, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Subject: Contemporary Portraiture, The Cartin Collection, New London, CT
Natural Selection: Landscape Print Portfolio, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA
2005
Art Noir, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD
Water color: Current Views, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Corcoran 2005 Print Portfolio: Drawn to Representation, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Society of American Graphic Artists 90th Anniversary Exhibition, Art Students League, New York, NY
Intimate Treasures, Washington Print Club 18th Biennial Exhibition, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery of George Washington University, Washington, DC
Drawing with Light and Graphite, James Backas Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore MD
State of the Art, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2004
Small Treasures, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, DC
20 Years of Prints for the Washington Print Club's 40th Anniversary, Lauinger Library, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2003
Summer Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Value and Presence: Works on Paper, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
2002
Works on Paper: Gallery Artists, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA
2001
Lichtenstein and Beyond: Recent Acquisitions of Modern Prints, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Saints and Sinners: A Portfolio, in Honor of the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
65th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
75th Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, Award
2000
Seven Washington Printmakers, Washington Art Club, Washington, DC
1999
63rd Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Outward Bound: American Art on the Brink of the Twenty-first Century, Meridian International Center, Washington, District of Columbia, and traveling to The Museum of Fine Arts Hanoi, Vietnam, The Painting Institute, Shanghai, China, The Working People's Cultural Palace Beijing, China, The CIPTA Gallery, Jakarta Arts Center, Jakarta, Indonesia, The Metropolitan Museum, Manila, Philippines, and The Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1998
More Than One: Prints and Portfolios from Center Street Studio, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
The Second National Minnesota Print Biennial, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1997
The Distinct Still Life, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA 61st Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The 40th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, NY, Marion A. Rahm Award for Landscape
Prints Washington '97, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Group Exhibition, Forni Gallery, Bologna, Italy
1996
Treasures for the Community, The Chrysler Collects, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
The 39th Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, NY
171st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1995
59th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
14th Annual September Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA, Award
1994
The Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition 1994, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA, First Prize
New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
American Drawing Biennial IV, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
1993
57th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1992
Washington Project for the Arts at the Hemicycle, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Awards:
2013 Ballinglen Fellowship
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1998 Individual Artist Award, Maryland State Arts Council
2005 The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund
2005, 1996 Individual Artist Fellowship, Arts Council of Montgomery County, MD
1999 The MacDowell Colony Fellowship
1978-80 Graduate Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 

Bibliography:
2016
Groff, Larry, Interview with Charles Ritchie, Painting Perceptions, 16 June 2016, http://paintingperceptions.com/interview-with-charles-ritchie/
2015
Inventory of Works in the Collection, Charles Ritchie, The Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection,
http://www.ld-collection.org/
Zug, Charles U., What is a Perceptual Painter? Entertainment, Capital Gazette, Annapolis, MD, 25 January 2015
Scutts, Joanna, Book Review, A Muse and A Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery and Magic by Peter Turchi, Washington Post Book Reviews, 25 January 2015
2014
Sjostrom, Jan, Less-Crowded Satellite Fairs Reveal Labors of Love, Palm Beach Daily News, 5 December 2014
McKeever, Hope, Discovering a Symphony in Silence, The Houghton Star, 20 November 2014
Rice, John E. and Katherine Nonemaker, Charles Ritchie, Open Lab Magazine 10, Spring/Summer 2014
2013
Wynter, Amanda, Ritchie's Watercolor Time Machines, The Georgetown Voice, 5 September 2013
Parks, John A., Charles Ritchie: Reflections, Drawing, Spring 2013, Volume 10, Issue 37
Hochfield, Sylvia, Charles Ritchie, BravinLee programs, New York, January 2013
2012 
Zevitas, Steven, New American Paintings #100, South Edition, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, pp 108-111 (10 June 2012)
Martin, Del, Meet Charles Ritchie, Cortona '76, Cortona Italy Alumni Organization Newsletter, Athens, GA, www.ciao-uga.org (29 April 2012)
Dust and Shade: Drawings by Charles Ritchie, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Gallery Guide, Southeast Edition, Cover and Feature Article, artinfo.com (12 March 2012)
Schwartz, Michael, Charles Ritchie: Where Dreams and Reality Collide, The Arcadia University Bulletin, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA (27 January 2012)
2011 
MacGregor, Marilyn, New Art - Old City, Marilyn MacGregor, www.artsmarttalk.com (13 October 2011)
Newhall, Edith, Into the Light, The Philadelphia Inquirer (2 October 2011)
Iversen, Portia, Dust and Shade: Drawings by Charles Ritchie, Escape into Life, www.escapeintolife.com (27 October 2011)
Stanley, Donovan, American Contemporary Art, Charles Ritchie, Philadelphia, Gallery Joe, www.acamagazine.com, page 47 (21 September 2011)
Shinn, Phebe, The Art Start of the Year in Philly, Weekly Press, Philadelphia, PA (14 September 2011)
2010
Fallon, Roberta and Libby Rosof's Artblog, Big Bang, Small Bang at Gallery Joe, www.theartblog.org (26 February 2010) 
2009
Gopnik, Blake, Head north and follow the signs of contemporary times, The Washington Post, Washington, DC (22 November 2009), p.E5
Zevitas, Steven, New American Paintings 81, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
Aho, Eric, Home, exhibition catalogue, 62 pages, full color, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
2008
Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof's Artblog, Charles Ritchie's Shadow World at Gallery Joe, (7 December 2008)
Newhall, Edith, From His Window, A Distinctive View, The Philadelphia Inquirer (9 November 2008)
Hill, Lori, Philadelphia City Paper, First Friday Focus: Arts, Charles Ritchie at Gallery Joe (4 November 2008)
Ennis, Lynn and Brad Thomas, From the Inside Looking Out: The Journals, Drawings and Prints of Charles Ritchie, exhibition catalogue, 28 pages, full color, The Gregg Museum of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
2007
Cotter, Holland, Mequitta Ahuja and Charles Ritchie at BravinLee programs, The New York Times, Weekend Arts, Last Chance (1 June 2007), p. E1
Filson, Joan Pinkerton, Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Nurtures Mid-Career Artists, The Washington Print Club Quarterly, Spring 2007, pp 4-6, Volume 43, No. 1
O'Sullivan, Michael, Galleries: The Quiet Pull of the "Bader Fund" Show. The Washington Post, Washington, DC (12 January 2007), p.WE21
2006
Fallon, Roberta, Charles Ritchie's Shadow World at Gallery Joe, Artblog, www.theartblog.org, 7 December 2008
Miller, Lenore D. and Johanna Halford-MacLeod, The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Artists of the First Three Years, exhibition catalogue, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, DC, pp. 3, 7
Bostic, Connie, Slow Hand, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC (September 6, 2006)
Zevitas, Steven, New American Paintings 63, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA (Spring 2006)
Newhall, Edith, Two Fine Painters, One Show The Philadelphia Inquirer (March 10, 2006)
2005
Sozanski, John, Eclectic Watercolors, The Philadelphia Inquirer (November 11, 2005)
Fallon, Roberta, Not So Sketchy, Philadelphia Weekly (October 19-25, 2005)
McGinty, Johnathan, Museum Exhibits Work of Alumnus, The University of Georgia Columns, Volume 32, No. 7 (July 11, 2005), p. 3
Denker, Eric, The Corcoran 2005 Print Portfolio: Drawn to Representation, exhibition catalogue, pp. 3, 22, Washington, DC, 2005
Amedori, Kari, Charles Ritchie, Baltimore Magazine, Catch It, Volume 98, No. 3 (March 2005), pp. 18, 33
McNatt, Glenn, Ritchie Gives Familiar Suburbs an Artist's Touch, The Baltimore Sun, Arts (March 3, 2005)
McCabe, Bret, Night Moves, Arts, Baltimore City Paper, (February 10, 2005)
Giuliano, Mike, Critic's Pick, Baltimore City Paper, Suburban Journals, (February 5, 2005)
2004
Turchi, Peter, Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer, Trinity University Press, San Antonio, TX (illustrations pp. 47, 48, 213)
McQuaid,Cate, "Exhibit Showcases Studio's Exploration of the Art of the Print: Founder Fuels the Talents of Many," The Boston Globe, 24 October 2004
Turchi, Peter and Charles Ritchie, Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings, and Prints of Charles Ritchie, 72 pages, full color, with an preface by Marjorie B. Cohn, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
Roberts-Pullen, K. Paulette, Sleepwalking in the Suburbs: An Artist Awakens After Years of Practice Looking, Style Weekly, Richmond (April 7, 2004) Vol. XXII, No. 14, p.25
2003
Donohoe, Victoria, Value and Presence Exhibition Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 2, 2003 Fallon, Roberta, "Drawing Conclusions", Philadelphia Weekly February 19, 2003, Volume XXXII, No. 8 2002
Hirsch, Faye, Charles Ritchie, Working Proof: Reviews of Prints, Photographs, and Multiples, Art On Paper, Volume 7, No.1, September-October 2002, p.55 2001
Shaw-Eagle, Joanna, Print Masters at Corcoran, The Washington Times, Washington, DC, December 8, 2001
Kurtz, Robert L., 65th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, exhibition catalogue
Zevitas, Steven, New American Paintings 33, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA
2000
King, Loren, Pressing Matters, artsMEDIA: Bostons monthly Guide to the Visual Arts, April 15 - May 15, 2000, p.8-9
Hirsch, Faye, Charles Ritchie, Working Proof: Reviews of Prints, Photographs, and Multiples, On Paper, Volume 3, No.2, March-April 1999, p.55
Gliick, Herbert, New American Paintings 21, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA
1998
Protzman, Ferdinand, Galleries: Holzberg and Ritchie at Numark, The Washington Post Washington, DC (29 January 1998), p.B7
Godwin, Kurt, Karen Holzburg Charles Ritchie Numark Gallery, Articulate, March-April 1998, pp 9-10
1996
Fanning, Gabriella, Charles Ritchie, Working Proof: Reviews of Prints, Photographs, and Multiples, On Paper, Volume 1, No.1, September-October 1996, p.29
Brodie, Jacqueline, Charles Ritchie, Prints and Photographs Published, The Print Collector's Newsletter, Volume XXVII, No.1, March-April 1996, p.29
Protzman, Ferdinand, Minimalists with Maximum Skill, The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 8 June 1996, p D2
1995
Kurtz, Robert L., 59th Annual Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, exhibition catalogue, Youngstown, OH, cover illustration / p.6
1994
Annas, Teresa, Visions of Inner and Outer Worlds, The Virginian-Pilot and The Ledger Star, Norfolk, VA (October 16, 1994) , p.E7
Pappas, Brian, A Peach of a Leache, City Magazine, Norfolk, Virginia, 15 July - 15 August 1994, p 21
1993
Erickson, Mark St. John, Ordinary View Assumes Epic Proportions, At a Glance, Hampton, Daily Press, Hampton, VA (June 20, 1993) p.1/13
Bullard, CeCe, From the Ordinary, Pure Poetry Art Review, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA (February 2, 1993) p.C3
Roberts-Pullen, K. Paulette, Home-Made Art Style Weekly, Richmond, VA (January 12, 1993) Vol. X, No. 36, p.20-21

Lectures, Panels, and Presentations:
2016
Charles Ritchie: Time and Place, Lecture, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
2015
Charles Ritchie: Traveling in Place, Lecture, Houghton College, Houghton, NY
Watercolor Technique Demonstration, Edmond J. Safra Colloquy, American Watercolor Painting 1850–1950, National Gallery of Art, Washington
2014
Charles Ritchie: Time, Place, Shadow, Reflection, Lecture, Towson University, Towson, MD
2013
Charles Ritchie: Time, Place, Shadow, Reflection, Lecture, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
Charles Ritchie: Time, Place, Shadow, Reflection, Lecture, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Charles Ritchie: An American Aritist in Rural Ireland, My Ballinglen Adventures, Lecture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Charles Ritchie: Journals to Drawings to Prints, Lecture: The Model, Sligo, Ireland
Charles Ritchie: Journals to Drawings to Prints, Lecture, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland
Charles Ritchie:Journal as Sketchbook, Lecture, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia
2012 
Charles Ritchie: Making and Keeping a Journal, A Personal View, Lecture, 12th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference, Silver Spring, MD
Charles Ritchie: Drawing the Limits of Vision, Cornell Fine Arts Museum Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
Lecture, 34 Years of Keeping a Journal: Notes on a Daily Practice for Artists and Writers, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
2011
"Charles Ritchie: Journals to Drawings to Prints", Lecture, Towson University, Towson MD
2010
"Why Make Prints? An Artist's Epiphanies", Lecture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2009
Matisse as Printmaker, Panel Discussion, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2008
Charles Ritchie, Journals, Drawings, and Prints, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Charles Ritchie: Thirty Years of Drawing, Gallery Talk, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Charles Ritchie: Staring Back, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Charles Ritchie, The Invisible, Gregg Musuem of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Charles Ritchie, Staring Back, Gregg Musuem of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Charles Ritchie: Journals, Drawings, Prints, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
2007
"Quiet Normal Life" 30 Years in Journals, Works in Progress Lecture Series, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2006 
Charles Ritchie: Journals, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Charles Ritchie: Bioluminescence, Gallery Talk, Akus Gallery, East Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
Keep Your Heart in Your Pocket, Keynote Speaker, Southern Graphics Council 2006, Madison, Wisconsin
2005 
Private Astronomies: Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings, and Prints of Charles Ritchie, five presentations delivered during exhibition tour at the following venues University of Richmond, Richmond Virginia, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
1993 
Three Themes: Interior, Exterior, and Reflection, Lecture, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
Panel on Censorship in the Arts, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
Experimental Film Program and Discussion, Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
1988 
Charles Ritchie: Works 1982-88, Lecture; University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

Professional Experience:
1988 - Present: Associate Curator, Department of Modern Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC