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The Gallery

Since our founding in 1985, Gallery C has established itself as one of the Southeast’s leading fine art galleries. Located in Raleigh, NC, Gallery C brings talented artists and important artwork to the attention of serious private collectors, corporations and museums. Our North Carolina gallery features over thirty contemporary artists as well as historically important North Carolina art, Haitian art, folk art, animation art and antique prints. Use the links below to learn more about us:

Appraisal & Resale

Gallery C specializes in examinations, appraisals, and the resale of historically important North Carolina painters and sculptors from the 19th and 20th Centuries. We are actively seeking artwork by these artists for our annual Best of North Carolina exhibition and welcome all inquiries regarding this show. Please call or send us an email if you would like our assistance in valuing your artwork.

Art Fairs

Gallery C participates in the following art fairs:

The Staff

  • c-headshotCharlene Ferrell Newsom, Founder/President Charlene Ferrell Newsom, a native North Carolinian, founded Gallery C in 1985. Her early passion for art led her to Wake Forest University and a degree in art history. The gallery reflects her studied expertise in both contemporary art, as well as historic Southern painting, cartography, and antique prints. Charlene enjoys research and writing on topics of historic North Carolina art, and was a regular columnist for ArtSee magazine.
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    Chris Edwards, Head Framer Chris Edwards is the head of Gallery C’s framing department. She has been associated with the gallery since 1989.
  •  Brittany Shea, Registrar  Brittany is a North Carolina native who earned her BA in Art History with a Minor in Painting from East Carolina University. She is also a professional artist and teaches several classes throughout the Triangle.
  • Julia Harmon, Picture Framer and Designer Julia is the newest addition to the Gallery C team. She first studied at Guilford College in Greensboro NC, later she went on to receive her MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design.
  • sharonSharon Bell Glazener, Design Consultant Sharon is a Raleigh native, the daughter of local landscape architect, Dick Bell and Mary Jo Bell, owner of the Garden Gallery (1963-2006). She has a degree in Design and grew up working in her mother’s gallery. Her knowledge of North Carolina art is extensive.


  • Member of Downtown Raleigh Alliance
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Cumming Map Society
  • Philip Lee Philips Society
  • Professional Picture Framers Association
  • Preservation North Carolina

Other Services

Gallery C offers the following services:

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Visit Us

Raleigh Location 540 N. Blount St. Raleigh, NC 27604 East Location: Atlantic Beach 1010 W. Fort Macon Rd. Atlantic Beach, NC 28512


Our Hours

Raleigh Location: Mondays Closed Tues - Fridays 12pm - 6pm Saturdays 11am - 5pm Sundays 1pm - 5pm East Location: Mondays Closed Tuesday Closed Wed - Sun 11pm - 5pm Sundays 1pm - 5pm


Contact Us

Please email or call us for pricing and availability. 888-278-3973 (toll free) 919-828-3165 (Raleigh) 919-828-7795 (fax) 252-773-4481 (Atlantic Beach)

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