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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

James Ritchie (fl. 1988–1993)

Sculptor. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 1988, and taught in the sculpture department there and at Napier University, Edinburgh. His Cornish granite Wave (c.1988) is on the Heriot-Watt University campus, Edinburgh. He abandoned sculpture in about 1993 having been unable to make it pay.

Principal source: telephone conversation between the artist and Dianne King, c.2000.

Bibliography: A History of the Craigleith Hill District; R. McKenzie, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh (2 vols), Liverpool, 2018, vol. 1, pp. 433–34, 443, vol. 2, pp. 398, 496.

Ray McKenzie 2018; rev. Terry Cavanagh October 2018