BIOGRAPHY  
Born July 9, 1917, Point au Pic, Quebec. Grew up in Montreal, Point au Pic and Montebello.
Married Fred Ritchie in 1942 and moved to Baie d’Urfee, Quebec in 1949. Moved, in 1956, with Fred and
their four children to Naramata, British Columbia where she lived and worked until her death, May 14, 2004.
   
STUDIES  
1945 – 1950 Sculpture with Gisella Lamprecht
1947 Drawing with Jacques de Tonnancourt
1937 – 1941 Art School, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts with: Edwin Holgate,
Will Ogilvie, Lilias Newton, Goodrich Roberts, Jacques de Tonnancourt
1940 Robert Redford Scholarship in Painting
1935 - 1937 Paris, drawing with Sculptor, M. Muguet, student of Bourdelle
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS  
2005 Layers of Light, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, British Columbia
2002 Percival Ritchie, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1999 Ireland, A Connection, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, British Columbia
1997 Ireland, A Connection, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, British Columbia
Ireland, A Connection, Kootenay Gallery of Art History and Science, Castlegar, British Columbia
1994 Paintings and Sculpture, Vernon Art Gallery, Vernon, British Columbia
PM Ritchie, Retrospective, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, British Columbia
1991 A Sense of Place, Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, British Columbia
1990 A Sense of Place, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, British Columbia
1989 A Sense of Place, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia
1987 As I See It, Richmond Public Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia
1986 As I See It, Art Gallery of the South Okanagan, Penticton, British Columbia
1984 As I See It, Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, British Columbia
1981 PM Ritchie, Circulating Didactic Painting Exhibition, throughout Okanagan Similkameen, British Columbia
1980, 1975 PM Ritchie, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, British Columbia
1974 Vernon Art Gallery, Vernon, British Columbia
1969 Summerland Public Library, Summerland, British Columbia
1968 PM Ritchie, Faculty Club, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
1965 Kelowna Branch Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1964 Penticton Art Club, Jubilee Pavilion, Penticton, British Columbia
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS  
1999 A Rose is a Rose is a Rose, Grand Forks Art Gallery, Grand Forks, British Columbia
1996 The Land, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia
1996 Kin, The W.I.N. Art Gallery, Summerland, British Columbia
1987 Exposition des Étudiants de Ethel Seath, L’atrium, Maison D’Alcon, Montreal, Quebec
1981 It Figures, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, British Columbia
1980 Council of Jewish Women, Ottawa, Ontario
1974 Okanagan Image, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia
1973 Eight Women Painters of BC, travelling exhibition
1972 Western Tour of British Columbia Painters
1969 Inter-Fauna Exhibition, Dusseldorf, Germany
1967 Manitoba Society of Artists, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1946, '43, '41, '40, '39, '35 Spring Exhibition, Art Association of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
   
COLLECTIONS
In several private and corporate collections
Most recently two paintings were accepted into the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Hamilton in Ontario.
Mural, Naramata Centre, Naramata, British Columbia
Mural, Naramata Community Church, Naramata, British Columbia
Triptych, United Church, St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
 

TEACHING
Naramata Centre, Naramata British Columbia
Adult Education, Okanagan College, Penticton, British Columbia
Okanagan Summer School of the Arts, Penticton, British Columbia
Painting in the Parks, Naramata, British Columbia
Art Classes, St. Andrews Youth Centre, Montreal, Quebec