Birds & Flowers

IMG_3780South Texas College’s Starr County Campus Library Art Gallery presents “Birds & Flowers,” an exhibit featuring paintings by Minerva Hinojosa Ritchie. The exhibit will go on display from Sept 5 to Dec 4, 2014, with an artist talk featured on Wednesday, Sept 17 at 1 p.m. at STC’s Starr County Campus Library (Bldg. F), located at 142 FM 3167 in Rio Grande City. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ritchie is a La Grulla native and Brownsville resident who has been painting for over 50 years. She has studied oil and watercolor techniques under teachers from Raymondville and Corpus Christi, and has been a member of the Brownsville Art League since 1951.

“Minerva Ritchie has a very keen eye on the natural world around her,” said Dawn Haughey, STC Library Art Gallery associate. “She specializes in painting birds and floral subjects and does so with such precision and sensitivity. Ms. Ritchie continues to be an inspiring member of our local valley artist community.”

STC’s Library Art Gallery exhibits regional, national and international artwork, explores new visions and theories of creativity, and introduces innovative artistic expressions to the South Texas region.

For more information, contact Terri Rosalez at (956) 488-5822 or; or Dawn Haughey at (956) 872-3488 or, or visit