Charlie Newton

Chattanooga Native

I have been painting professionally for 50 years having received my BA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1975 and MFA from Old Dominion and Norfolk State Universities in 1987.

I have exhibited in London, Italy, New York, and throughout the Southeastern United States. My works hang in public and private collections all over the world including The Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art, the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, the Norfolk Zoo, Norfolk Virginia, The Beatties Ford Road Library, Charlotte, NC and Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN.


North River Civic Center, Chattanooga, TN
ArtsBuild Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
Association for Visual Arts

The Decatur Artway, Decatur, GA
Athens Arts Center, Athens TN
AVA Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
City Hall Mayor’s Office, Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Theater Cente

Exum Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
FBC Arts Festival Purchase Award, Nashville, TN
Art at the Airport, Metropolitan Nashville Airport, Nashville, TN
2002 Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum, Huntsville, AL
2001 Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
2000 Boundless Expressions: Renewal of the Spirit. H. Lee Moffit Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL


College of Saint Elizabeth, Annunciation Center, Morristown, NJ
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Norfolk Zoo, Norfolk, VA
Piedmont Circle, Housing Auth, Winston Salem, NC
Sunnyside Elementary,
Fayetteville, NC
Wallace H Kuralt Center,
Charlotte, NC

Paul R. Jones Collection, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
Carver Recreation Center, Chattanooga, TN
American National Bank, Chattanooga, TN
James A. Henry Community Center, Chattanooga, TN
Olivet Baptist Church, Chattanooga, TN
Integon, Winston Salem, NC
Methodist Group Homes, New Bern, NC
Beauties Ford Road Library, Charlotte, NC
City Hall, Chattanooga, TN
Southwest Area Recreation Center, Charlotte, NC
Reid Street Comm. Center, Wilson, NC



Oil on canvas; 2014

painting in a brown frame

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