The Top Ten Galleries

The top ten galleries in Charlotte
The top ten galleries in Charlotte

Charlotte’’s art scene is the best in the South, and these ten galleries are responsible for showcasing the finest talent around.

SONIA & ISAAC LUSKI GALLERY

Located in uptown Charlotte at the Foundation For The Carolinas, the Sonia and Isaac Luski Gallery showcases one of the biggest and best collections of museum pieces in the entire South and perhaps the whole country. On showcase in the gallery are amazing pieces by some of the finest glass artists in the country including Chuck Close, Richard Jolley, Carlos Estevez, John Kuhn and other renowned artists. While visiting be sure to experience the vertical garden by Patrick Blanc.
• www.fftc.org

SHAIN GALLERY

Shain Gallery, located on the booming Selwyn Avenue, offers some of the most classic and timeless pieces available in the city from the best artists in Charlotte and beyond. This relaxed and welcoming gallery prides itself on finding its customers art that fits their home, their personality, and pieces that they truly enjoy.
• www.shaingallery.com

Hidell Brooks

Hidell Brooks prides themselves on exhibiting regional and nationally well- known artists that work in a contemporary narrative. Tucked in the Southend steelyard, Hidell Brooks rotates solo and group exhibitions every six to eight weeks.
• www.hidellbrooks.com

Picture House

Picture House has been around since 1974 providing a full service art gallery experience. From start to finish, Picture House makes sure you get the perfect piece of art that fits you and your home. From consultations to appraisals, they have their clients taken care of.  Located on East Fourth Street in uptown Charlotte, Picture House offers a variety of traditional and contemporary art in a variety of medias from oil paintings to ceramics and sculpture to lithographs and fine poster art.
• www.picturehousegallery.com

Twenty-Two

Located in the trendy neighborhood of Plaza Midwood, Gallery Twenty-Two is a contemporary setting with a hip bar serving beer, wine and sake. The best part though, is the rotating monthly art exhibitions. Regional and National artists are featured in solo and multi artist exhibitions in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
• www.facebook.com/pages/twenty-two

Mona Gallery

Located right outside of uptown Charlotte on Brevard Street, Mona features the best regional, national, and international artists. There are bimonthly exhibitions, private events, and Pour+Paint art classes for private parties only.  
• www.monacharlotte.com

LARK AND KEY GALLERY

The Queen City is home to many types of galleries, each different in their own right.  The Lark and Key located in the historic South End is a good example.  Opened in February of 2008, co-owners Sandy Snead and Duy Huynh work hard to create a gallery featuring local, regional, and national artists. Showcasing approximately forty artists and artisans, the Lark and Key offers curated artwork, pottery, and jewelry.  
• www.larkandkey.com

LACA PROJECTS

Uptown Charlotte’s LaCa Projects is truly becoming an acclaimed and international resource for Latin American culture while supporting and promoting Latin American art and artists in our city and around the world.
• www.lacaprojects.com

JERALD MELBERG GALLERY

For 30 years Jerald Melberg Gallery has been showcasing some of the finest art in the city. As a nationally and internationally renowned gallery the Jerald Melberg Gallery is a member of the Fine Art Dealers Association and the only gallery from North Carolina to be consistently invited to participte in international art fairs.
• www.jeraldmelberg.com

ELDER GALLERY

Elder Gallery brings in high-quality artwork at an affordable price.  His recipe for success is based on “appealing to a broad spectrum of tastes,” understanding your audience and acknowledging that art must have “staying-power.”
• www.elderart.com