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About Charlotte Russell Contemporary.

Charlotte Russell Contemporary is an online collection of contemporary artwork by emerging, underrepresented, and female artists. We promote and exhibit contemporary art through online art exhibitions, curatorial projects around the Triangle, North Carolina, and through arts writing. 


Founded by Charlotte Russell in 2021, Charlotte Russell Contemporary operated in two Raleigh, North Carolina brick-and-mortar locations (the Village District and Five Points) before transitioning their programming online in November 2022. 


About Charlotte Russell.

Curator and arts writer Charlotte Russell brings over thirteen years of contemporary art world experience to Charlotte Russell Contemporary Art + Curation. Working with underrepresented, emerging, and mid-career artists, Charlotte Russell Contemporary creates an inclusive art experience that is simple and approachable. 


Charlotte Miller Russell is passoniate about telling the story behind artists and the works they create. Charlotte holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Virginia. She holds an M.A. in Exhibition and Museum Studies from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is trained in ISA Appraisal Methodology. Charlotte has over 13 years experience working in arts administration. Her experience includes art galleries, art fairs, artist representation, and nonprofit arts organizations. Art Practical and SFAQ featured her art writing. She sat on the board of the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco CA. She sits on the board of the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. She is a member of the Art Society at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.






  • About Lydia Edmonds, Gallery Associate

    About Lydia Edmonds

    Gallery Associate

    Gallery Associate Lydia Edmonds was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. She pursued her B.A. in Art History at Appalachian State University before beginning work at Charlotte Russell Contemporary in spring of 2021.