J. Harlan Ritchey

J. Harlan Ritchey is a self-taught artist who received his BA in Filmmaking from Penn State in 1999, with Honors in Visual Arts. He has been commissioned for illustrations by local and national clients, exhibits regularly in central Pennsylvania galleries, and is currently an instructor and Visiting Artist at the C. Barton McCann School of Art. An avid draftsman, he uses graphite, ink, watercolor and digital media to work in genres from landscape and still life to abstraction and cartooning, infusing each image with a wide range of art-historical, cultural and personal influences. He lives and works in State College.