Illustration

The Art of Richie Pope

June 26, 2013

 

Richie Pope's illustrations intertwine reality with a fractal, imaginary world with blurred edges and soft flushes of light. Pope's visuals are sensitive and thoughtful, expressing a delicate sensibility through crushed chalk and smears of paint. Pope grew up in Newport News VA and played outside in neighborhoods of odd characters, patchy grass, abandoned lots and forgotten alleyways. This feeling of wandering thoughtfulness shows through strong in his work.