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Paul Ritchie

Studied:  Manchester (BA Fine Art); Croydon (Advanced Printmaking).

Helped establish the etching department of Peacock Printmakers in Aberdeen.

Elected to the Council of Manchester Academy of Fine Art in 1997.

Owned and ran the Two Rivers handmade paper company for three years.

In 1978 established and ran Manchester Etching Workshop until moving back to Scotland in 2000. 


Royal Academy (13 occasions)   

Scottish Academy

Bradford International Print Biennale

Whitworth Art Gallery: ‘7 Artists’

Manchester Academy

Hunting Group Prize

Discerning Eye


Not the Turner Prize

Oakham Gallery (St James's London)

Oldham Art Gallery (Solo)

Rochdale Art Gallery (Solo)

Riverside Gallery (Solo)

Tolquhon Gallery (Solo)

Loft Gallery, Orkney (Solo)



First British Print Open (First Prize)

Prize winner Elf Oil

Leeds Art Fair 2003 (First Prize)

Beatrice Royal Art Gallery, ‘The Sea’, (Prize winner)

The Gourley Award, Manchester Academy of Fine Art

Small Print Prize, Manchester Academy of Fine Art

Crovie Art Exhibition 2006, (First Prize)

North West Arts



Arts Council of Great Britain

Scottish Arts Council

Victoria and Albert Museum

Johnsonian Museum, New York

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Elf Oil UK


Aberdeen Art Gallery

University College, Wales

Grampian TV

Bradford Art Gallery

Bolton Art Gallery

Inverness Art Gallery

Livingstone Development Corporation

Tayside Regional Council

Salford Art Gallery

Oldham Art Gallery


Eastern Airlines

Hunting Group

John Walker