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Britt Ritchie

I have always had an appetite for the arts. There have been and are many influences that craft my interests, development and fascination with art. But without a doubt the most influential are  those who instilled me with the love of art by having done so with their craft, through love, acquired knowledge and practicality. I have studied the art of my matriarchs and they have shown me the joy and love of their home crafted artistry. The art of hand sewn dancing costumes (bright, be-speckled

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About My Work:

Designed oil on canvas.

My paintings are expressions of  color through layers, graphical elements and botanical impressions. Developing relationships between elements, creating a depth of layers balanced throughout the foreground and background that contrast and compliment  a colorfully designed image with an abstract approach. The use of layering techniques that allow the image to transform between viscous and transparent in application creates a desired harmony in my paintings.

Education:

Ball State University, Muncie, IN   Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2000

Previous Professional Experience

Principal and Designer –PB&J Design, Inc.  Indianapolis, IN

Substitute Teacher –South Madison School Corp.  Madison County, IN

Ballet Instructor –Crandall’s Physical Arts Center, Pendleton, IN

Skills and Knowledge

Oil Painting

Art Direction

Project Management

Concept and Idea Presentation

Print | Web Design

Photography

Classical Ballet

Activities and Organizations

Committee Member for Bulldog Bash Fundraiser

Fund-raising Event Volunteer for Haiti Twinning Mission

Portfolio Review Volunteer for Ivy Tech Design Program Students

PARTNERS

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Durham NC | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | KeepMovingOKC | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Niagara County NY | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA