Charles Ritchie - Biography

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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 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
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
The Permanent Collection for the School of Art and Design at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
The New York Public Library, New York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
The University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
The Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection, Mt. Kisco NY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Solo Exhibitions:

2017
Charlie Ritchie: 16 Pages, BravinLee programs, NY
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:

2016
Introspective, BravinLee programs, New York

2015
The Language of Line, Neptune Fine Art, Washington, DC
Bye Bye Old City: The Last Picture Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA 
A Sense of Place, Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA 
A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters, The Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD

2014
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, DC2013
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