Established as Galerie L’Asietique in 1999, Calvin Charles Gallery has grown from a modest Asian antique dealer to a premier contemporary art destination. Calvin Charles Gallery is situated on North Marshall Way in the center of the contemporary art district of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Housing works from artists dotting the globe, Calvin Charles Gallery has proven to be a prime destination in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area for local and international art collectors. Our new building, constructed in 2002, offers plenty for all tastes. From the spectacular glass front of the main gallery space on ground level, to the specious salon style gallery upstairs and roof top sculpture terrace, Calvin Charles Gallery provides the variety of exhibition space necessary to compliment artwork from around the world.
In a contemporary art world struggling with issues of globalization and pluralism, Calvin Charles Gallery has embraced the differences and likeliness of art and artists throughout the world. Blending together international artists living and working in China, Vietnam and Japan, modern masters of Europe and the America’s, mid-career nationally recognized artists, and local emerging treasures. Calvin Charles Gallery offers a unique perspective on the state of world of art. The works of Kyoko Ibe, Ju Ming, Hou Rong, and Viet Dung are included in our ever-rotating collection of contemporary Asian work. Beyond the works included in our collection, Calvin Charles Gallery has participated in traveling exhibitions highlighting works by Fernando Botero and Aurora Canero.
We are also pleased to represent nationally renowned artists such as Pascal, Jennyfer Stratman and Michael Kessler who have been represented in museum exhibitions and have been key additions to dynamic public collections. While enlisted in a dialogue of international and historic art, Calvin Charles Gallery also works diligently to discover and expose artists from around the United States to the growing local art community.
In the summer of 2003, Calvin Charles Gallery was pleased to announce our ‘Partnership in Art’ with the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, a distinguished resort and spa in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The peaceful grounds at the Sanctuary have proved to be a magnificent exhibition space for large scale sculpture. The diverse lounging areas and spa settings provide the perfect atmosphere to compliment more intimate works of art.