Time Well Spent

Published on: 16 August, 2016

A exhibition of works at The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio includes the print, Night I.  The show, entitled Time Well Spent: Art and Temporality, will be on view from 26 July to 23 December 2016. &n...

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Saturn and Antares

Published on: 22 February, 2016



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(Above) Book 144, Saturn and Antares in Early Morning Sky, 5 am, 21 February 2016, watercolor, graphite, and pen and in on Arches paper in bound volume, page size: 4 x 12"

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Snow

Published on: 15 February, 2016


The Page

The white page is snow. Planning preserves it. I compose the sheet with pencil, then pre-dampen sections with clear water. Then I paint watercolor into the wet. 

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New Work On View: Early 2016

Published on: 22 January, 2016

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Above, photograph of drawings-in-progress, summer 2015.

BravinLee programs, New York, NY will reopen for spring season on February 4th with

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New Web Site

Published on: 18 December, 2015

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Welcome to my newly renovated web site that has been adapted to the various contemporary screen formats. Accompanying the redesign are cleaner layouts and larger thumbnails and images. An

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UNTITLED Miami 2014

Published on: 5 December, 2014

UntitledAbove, photograph of drawings on view at the UNTITLED Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL. 3 to 7 December 2014, BravinLee programs booth.  Many thanks to John Lee and Karin Bravin for a very successful presentation ...

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Video Walkthrough of Dust and Shade: Drawings by Charles Ritchie Exhibition

Published on: 17 October, 2011

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A Saturday morning visit to Philadelphia afforded this ...

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Dust and Shade: Drawings by Charles Ritchie

Published on: 24 September, 2011

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(above) Works in progress photographed in the artist’s studio before framing, July 2011. These drawings, now complete, are to be featured in the exhibition at Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

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Charles Burchfield

Published on: 11 October, 2010

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(Top and below) Charles Ritchie after a watercolor by Charles Burchfield, from an uncatalogued sketchbook, 1986, page size: 6 x 9', wat...

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Writing: Part 1

Published on: 13 July, 2010

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Note: The following discussion is adapted from correspondence with composer Roger Reynolds, whose music I admire. I thank Roger for his interest in my art and for h...

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