Breann Ritchie had a keen interest in the arts from an early age. She actively pursued her passion for creating and in 2011, graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art and Art History from the University of Toronto and a Diploma in Visual Arts (specializing in Sculpture and Drawing) from Sheridan Institute.
Breann has actively sought creative spaces to connect with other artists, art collectors and gallerists. She was involved with a number of prominent galleries in Hamilton and the surrounding communities such as Hamilton Artists Inc., Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. She worked extensively with the Hamilton and Mississauga arts communities by acting as a jury member for public art installations, local exhibitions and arts award ceremonies. She was Chair of the Hamilton Arts Council’s Visual Arts Committee for several years raising awareness for artists exhibiting locally by creating a series of artist talks and providing informational support for businesses exhibiting original art.
Breann worked with an artist agency for several years to liaise with galleries to further market and celebrate the work of their artists. Breann now works as our Gallery Director where she has had the opportunity to work with brilliant collectors all over the world and some of the most influential artists in Canada.