Drew McRitchie is a international artist currently living in Vancouver, BC. His artwork is in many prominent private and corporate collections around the world. McRitchie has exhibited internationally and has recently been selected to represent Canada at the Florence Biennale International for 2003.
The work of artist Drew McRitchie is a synthesis of ATUVA a contemporary syndetic art movement that is dedicated to the themes of Fluxuating Dimensions, Neo Perennial Philosophy, Evolving Consciousness, Holistic Medicine, Psychology and Cultural Phenomena.
McRitchie's ethereal images are expressed in the mediums of paintings, drawings, digital photography, photomontage, text, installation and sculpture.
Webis in Dresden, Germany listed McRitchie in their file of "Artists to collect from 1945 to present". Artists include Dali, Beuys, Chihuly, Picasso, Khalo, and Christo among others. Drew McRitchie is represented by Barakat Gallery in Beverly Hills California, and ATUVA in Canada.
WEBIS - ARTISTS TO COLLECT (from 1945 to present)
Ansel Adams 1903-1984
Francis Bacon 1909-1992
Joseph Beuys 1921-1986
Christo & Jeanne Claude
Jean Cocteau 1889-1963
Salvador Dali 1904-1989
M C Escher 1898-1972
Alberto Giacometti 1901-1966
H R Giger
Keith Haring 1958-1990
Rene Magritte 1898-1967
Henry Moore 1898-1986
Alice Neel 1900-1984
Isamu Noguchi 1904-1988
Man Ray 1890-1976
Jean Tinguely 1925-1991
Andy WArhol 1928-1987
William Weston 1887-1967
- as well as other artists -
"Conscious art requires the confluence of ontology, reconciliation and participation."
"Art and life is an inseparable confluence."
National Gallery of Canada - Library and Archives
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Winnipeg Art Gallery - Clara Lander Library
In addition to being a full time artist Drew has 35 years of experience in Martial Arts and Yoga. He is the chief instructor of the Clear Pond Institute providing private instruction in TU Style Tai Chi and TU Kung Fu which is a synthesis of Yang style Tai Chi, Hsing-I, Pa Qua, Chi Gung and integral Yogas.
International Alternative Medical Association, Fellow
Alternative & Integrative Medical Society, UBC, Professional Member
Founder & Director of the Clear Pond Institute
Founder & Director of the TU Kung Fu Association
Founder of ATUVA
Copyright © 2000 Drew McRitchie. All rights reserved world wide. All images and writing belong to and are property of the artist. No part of an image, the artwork, digital representation of the art, or writing can be used without written permission from the artist.