Gail Ritchie is a bay area ceramic artist and instructor. She received her BA in art education from San Jose State University and MA in ceramic sculpture from San Francisco State University. She has taught ceramics, china painting and watercolor at the Sharon Art Studio in San Francisco, and ceramics at Mission and West Valley Colleges in Santa Clara County. She currently teaches in the ceramics department at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz County.
She has exhibited nationally. Her work has been represented by the former Dorothy Weiss Gallery in San Francisco and Winfield Gallery in Carmel. She has work in private collections as well as the Mint Museum Collection in Charlotte, North Carolina. An example of her work can be found in The Artful Teapot by Garth Clark.