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The French Quarter Galleries, the oldest association, was established twenty-two years ago. These local artists have been known nationally and internationally. In the original walled city, the French Quarter, plays host to art walks in March, May, October, and December, and private showings and public receptions.
Adele's Pottery Studio and Gallery
Featuring hand-thrown and hand built clay works by Adele Deas Tobin, each one of a kind piece reflects her love for the sand and sea. Her work has been enjoyed by patrons worldwide for 38 years. Stop by or call for appointment.
Atrium Art Gallery
Atrium Art Gallery is one of the largest Charleston Galleries, in an exciting Atrium Space, renovated in one of the French Quarter's Historic old buildings. Located on Queen Between Meeting and Church, we feature local and regional artists and a variety of styles.
Charleston Crafts Gallery
The Chaleston Crafts Cooperative is a fine craft gallery carrying only items made by South Carolina artisans, including pottery, fused glass, photography, jewelry, wood, fiber and basketry. Established in 1989, the CoOperative is owned and operated by the 30+ artist members.
Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association
CFADA member galleries support the future arts with two major events - Palette & Palate Stroll (July) and the Charleston Fine Art Weekend (November) raising funds for art scholarship and art supplies for the Charleston County High schools.
City Gallery at Waterfront Park
Open Tu-F 11am-6pm; Sa & Su 12pm-5pm; closed Mondays. A venue for work that is new, vital, and innovative – with a focus on broadening the Charleston art outlook to include up and coming local, regional, national and international contemporary artists who specialize in cutting edge contemporary art. This gallery aims to do for fine arts in Charleston what Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto have achieved for performing arts.
City of Charleston City Gallery
Open Tu-F 11am-6pm; Sa & Sun 12pm-5pm; closed Mondays. The City Gallery at Waterfront Park is a venue for work that is new, vital, and innovative – with a focus on broadening the Charleston art outlook. This gallery aims to do for fine arts in Charleston what Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto have achieved for performing arts. Francina Smalls-joyner, City Gallery Coordinator at 843.724.7305
COCO VIVO Fine Art & Design
COCO VIVO -A coastal inspired lifestyle gallery that reflects a comfortable, well lived life. Fine art by Local and Nationally known plein air artists, Fine Craft, Kinetic Sculpture, Folk Art, Jewelry, Coastal fabrics ,furniture, interior design, vintage finds.
Corrigan Gallery, LLC
Corrigan Gallery presents local, contemporary fine art with presence and a future of museum quality. Works are available for all budgets and discerning collections. Second market Charleston Renaissance works are also handled. 26 years experience behind the gallery.
Dog & Horse Fine Art
Dog & Horse Fine Art & Portraiture represents leading talent by US and European artists. Along with extensive inventory, the gallery is a matchmaker for portraits as well as a consultant building important collections of 19th - 21st century works for clients.
Edward Dare Gallery
Edward Dare Gallery & sister gallery, Sandpiper Gallery on Sullivan’s Island feature beautiful paintings, pottery, sculpture & jewelry. Visit these galleries for works that celebrate the colorful tapestry of the southern coastal culture including crashing waves, lush marshes, wildlife & sensitive portraits.
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art
Established in 2001 we specialize in classically trained Russian impressionist and Dutch realist as well as top award winning regional and national artists. Offering museum quality works that are both investments as well as a source of enjoyment for a lifetime.
Gallery Chuma
Features investment grade Gullah Art by Jonathan Green and John Jones. Gullah quilts, books and crafts. Gullah Tours start and end at the gallery. Meet owner and artist Mr. Chuma for a personal tour. Take a piece of Gullah Culture home with you.
Gallery Row on Historic Broad Street
Charleston's destination for fine art, Gallery Row is located on Historic Broad Street. A "must see" for serious art collectors. A year-round schedule of fine art events, including First Friday Art Walks, A Taste of the Arts, Blues on Broad and Spoleto Soleil.
Helena Fox Fine Art, LLC
French Quarter of historic Charleston. Specializes in fine contemporary representational art. Established in 2004, the gallery is a compilation of national and international artists, including Southern painter, West Fraser. The work mingles impressionistic landscapes, maritime paintings, still lifes and more.
Hilarie Lambert
Charleston artist, Hilarie Lambert, is nationally recognized for her paintings of the landscape, figure and still life. Her work can be seen online or at the studio on James Island. Visitors are always welcome to come see the new work. lambertpaintings@gmail.com
Mary Martin Gallery of Fine Art
Mary Martin Gallery offers fine art from over 50 renowned local, national, and international artists. Located at 103 Broad Street on the corner of King and Broad Streets. Artist shows are hosted every month on First Fridays from 5-8pm.
North Charleston City Gallery
Located within the Charleston Area Convention Center. Monthly shows feature a wide range of fine art and photography from local, regional, and national talent. Admission is free. Gallery desk is staffed on Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays. Gallery hours are Mon-Sat. 9am-5pm. Call 843-740-5854 for more information or visit www.northcharleston.org under Cultural Arts.
Sandpiper Gallery
On charming Sullivan’s Island this casually elegant gallery features breath-taking paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, and unique works in wood, glass & metal. Shake the sand out of your shoes, journey into the world of fine art and experience a gallery like no other.
Smith Killian Fine Art
In the historic French Quarter, these galleries feature carefully selected contemporary fine paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs and marquetry. A broad range of media, subject matters, and artistic styles are presented.
Spencer Art Gallery I & II
On Gallery Row in the historic French Quarter, over 500 works of contemporary fine art by over 50 artists are shown salon style. Friendly settings to view the art and meet attending artist. Browsers welcome. Wedding gift registry available.
Wells Gallery
The Wells Gallery is the premiere gallery at The Sanctuary Resort on Kiawah Island. It provides original oil paintings, bronze & glass sculpture, and hand-crafted jewelry. The Wells Gallery is the region's only to specialize in works that celebrate Kiawah Island.