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Charles Rice



My name is Charles Rice, I am a fine artist whose original concepts and styles represent the diversity and uniqueness of today’s urbanesque market. My vision is to paint the world as I see it and at any early age, I developed my talent drawing on everything from walls to cars. As a result, I won numerous awards locally and nationally for my contemporary urban paintings and illustrations. I received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Kentucky. My unique style and contemporary style opened up the opportunity for me to be one of a few undergrad fine arts students to have solo art exhibitions during their collegiate years.

After college, I returned to Louisville, Kentucky where I worked as an artist and associate of E&S Galleries, one of the prestigious African American Art Galleries in the country. I eventually moved to Orlando Florida where I worked at Walt Disney World before returning back to Louisville to pursue my vision in hip-hop/urban art. I specialize in fine and two-dimensional arts. My works mostly consist of chalk pastels on suede boards and acrylic on canvas. During my tenure at E&S Galleries, I also studied the intricate art of picture framing and began to incorporate framing with my unique style. Ultimately, this allowed me to have complete control over the presentation of my work. Original pieces include Waiting on my wings and First Sight.

A number of major arts have showcased my original works including New York’s Art Expo and Oprah Winfrey’s First Annual Art Exhibition and Harlem Fine Art.

The taste for art is as personal as the taste for wine and it is nearly impossible to appeal to everybody, which is why it is crucial to create a harmony between house and art and to assemble an art collection instead of trying to decorate.

Your participation in purchasing my art enables me to continue creating visual testimonies of GOD’s power and the world around us.

If you live in the Louisville or Chicago, we offer a complimentary “home show”, meaning we will deliver any work on approval to your home so you can see it in person. If you don’t live locally, we can use the “Virtual Home Show”, which enables us to superimpose any work you are considering onto an image of your space, to provide you with a virtual preview. We ship on approval anywhere in the US, and a “Virtual Home Show” will help you during the decision making process.

If you are an interior designer and you are looking for ideas for a client, you are welcome to send us images by email and we will send you our suggestions.

If you would like to try a “Virtual Home Show”, please contact us by email or phone before you take or submit any pictures.