I received my artistic training at the College of Charleston and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Following an early focus on abstract painting, in 2000 I began painting portraits, and narrative works shortly thereafter.
My father, also named Charles (known affectionately about town as "Cholly D"),
enjoyed a long, robust career as a painter
in Charleston. Having passed away in 2018,
his life and work are a great inspiration
Born in New Orleans, La., I grew up in and around Charleston, SC. I find this beautiful city with its rich history, the surrounding towns