Bright's Grove, ON
Bruce's body of work encompasses photography; computer imaging; oil and acrylic painting; video; sublimation imaging on metals, ceramics, fabric and other materials; sculpture in soapstone, serpentine, metal and wood; jewellery design. He has pioneered new imaging technologies and continues to be an innovator. He is a musician (keyboards and classical guitar), composing, performing and producing his own works.
A life-long naturalist, Bruce's graphic and photographic images have been published since 1959 when he was a student member of an archaeological expedition to the Yukon Territory.
Bruce is CEO and Moderator of FASlink Fetal Alcohol Disorders Society (faslink.org). He has founded and operated his own businesses since 1972, (new technologies, manufacturing, imaging, and software), set precedents in family law and courtroom procedure, developed software for business, medical, investigative, and law offices, and led the Great FASD Horseback Ride and Trek across Canada. For his pioneering work in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders he has received awards and been recognized by St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto), First Nations (Eagle Feathers) and with the Métis Honour Sash. He is a social activist, involved in both community and national issues.
Bruce is a member of the Artists Co-op By the River, and The Sarnia Photographic Club. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Symphony Orchestra, Community Concerns for the Medically Fragile, and the Sarnia Lambton Federal Liberal Association.
His work can be seen and purchased by appointment at his gallery at 2448 Hamilton Road, Bright's Grove, ON. Contact the artist by email at LBruceRitchie@gmail.com or phone 519-331-6408 or through acbr.com for an appointment or to discuss a project or image.
Original Mixed Media Paintings are available directly from the artist. Prints are available online here. These mixed media paintings combine photography, computer imaging, and acrylic painting/sculpting on canvas.