North Wales Whole Foods artist custom creates stores hangings

Jennifer OConner, The Reporter
In the midst of working, Ryan Ritchey sometimes gets mistaken for a frustrated, illegal graffiti artist. Sometimes, as customers enter the North Wales Whole Foods and Ritchey is at work creating visual expressions of the store’s deals and the seasonal produce, they will tell him to “stop tagging” on the store’s windows. “People often don’t know that there is someone behind all of the art throughout the store,” Ritchey, North Wales Whole Foods’ artist, said. “After I explain, I think they walk through the store with new eyes.”…READ MORE