Charles Porter’s drawing style is very distinctive. He layers one color after another to create a drawing that resembles geological strata. Occasionally, Charles incorporates more representational imagery of animals. Charles has worked in many mediums including painting, ceramics, illustration, and textiles.

Key Skills

• Figurative Painting: Acrylic, watercolor
• Drawing: graphite, color pencil, pen, charcoal, marker

Exhibitions

2018
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
Animal Kingdom – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Horizons – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2017
Efflorescence – Franklin Park Conservatory Cardinal Health Gallery
German Village Meeting Haus – Columbus, OH
Open Door Collection – 1650 Watermark
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Masterpieces – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
All You Can Eat- Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Human- Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Are You Afraid of the Art- Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
All That Glitters- Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2016
Alladin’s Exhibition – Alladin’s Eatery
America – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Complementary – Carnegie Gallery
Frame of Mind – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2015
Are You Afraid of the Art?– Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Don’t Be Square – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Rock, Paper, Scissors – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
The Plot Thickens – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2014
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Big and Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Flora & Fauna – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Red Hot – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2013
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Home – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Small Wonders – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
2012
Are You Afraid of the Art? – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Columbus Arts Festival – Emerging Artist – Columbus, OH
Pieces of Me – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
Outside/In – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
This Inspired That – Open Door Art Studio & Gallery