Tuesday 8 December 2020
New Collectors Art & Applied Arts
6:15PM 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland
Art+Object’s final art auction for the year will take on place December 8th and will include a collection of watercolours, paintings and prints from the estate of local artist couple John and June Ritchie. John Ritchie was the recipient of the QE II Arts Council Grant in 1965 and head of the art department at Auckland Teachers College for many years. He exhibited at John Leech Gallery, and his work is held in the collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. June Ritchie is known predominantly for her works as a printmaker and also exhibited extensively, especially in the 1970s and 1980s.