Anthony Richichi is an award-winning illustrator and painter from Upstate New York who has showcased his work in museums and national art publications throughout the world. His publishings include artwork for well over a dozen children’s books with Saratoga Springs Publishing where he’s won 9 national book awards including the Outstanding Creator Awards 1st Place “2022 Book of the Year” for the 6x award-winning “Withches, Bats, & Mystical Cats” written by famed news anchor Julie Chapman. Some of his other books include his Colorworld series and the sequel Colorworld: The Adirondack Adventure, which he also wrote. 

Anthony also works in the theater, film, and music industries where he’s done artwork for clients such as Marvel, 20th Century Fox, and his award-winning music group, Lock 9. Most recently he was commissioned by the City of Glens Falls to paint an Adirondack Chair that is being permanently displayed in Japan’s Saga City Hall as part of their 35th Anniversary of the Sister Cities program. Other paintings of his can be seen on permanent display at the historic Wiawaka House, the oldest women’s art retreat in the United States, where he has portraits of Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, as well at Glens Falls’ Muralgarten at the Shirt Factory where he was a featured 2023 muralist.