Feb 5

Mar 15

Opening Event
Feb 5-7 

“Pain is Growth too.”

Exhibition ft. Tyler G. Capel

Inspired and created through a series of traumatic events.  Co-Curated by Joanne Rogers and Justin Hicks

While it may serve as his first solo exhibit, North Carolina born photographer Tyler G. Capel doesn’t look at it that way.

This collection of art saved him from what may have been one of the darkest times of his life. 

“Pain is Growth too”, unpacks the vulnerability and raw emotion of a young black man that never considered healing as an option.

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PIGT Catalog Link

Click or Scan the QR code with the camera app on your phone to view the complete online catalog of works 

Schedule Your Tour

Sep 25

Oct 31 


Exhibition ft. Gil Horne, Jr.

BlackBoy, an exhibition narrating the black male reality, its perils to the identity, healing, and memory of Black Male Beauty.

I’ll be dressing the walls of 9189 Studio Gallery with my most recent collection of work, “BLACKBOY” and giving you all a walkthrough of my process with an immersive view of my studio and an extended array of previous works dating back as early as 2012.

BBOY Catalog QR Code

Click or Scan the QR code with the camera app on your phone to view the complete online catalog of works 

Featured Videos

Enjoy this recap of the opening nights for “BlackBoy” by Gil Horne at 9189 Studio Gallery.

See more from the event to include the catalog of works at http://www.9189studiogallery.com

Curator: Joanne Rogers
Video: ProFoundHouse Media

About Us

9•18•9 Studio Gallery is a private venue located in Charlotte, NC. founded in 2020.

We aim to provide an accessible platform from which to nurture the relationship between the artist, collector, and community.

The venue provides mentorship, skills training, networking, and representation for emerging artists.

While we do offer services to all of our local artists, our mission is to have the largest & most diverse collection of work from Fine Artists of color.

Our Initiatives


The Palette Table is a “roundtable” type group created to provide information and increased opportunities for artists of color through administrative support and networking.


A LIVE Streaming Art Show that will focus on the selling of Art LIVE! IT will feature visual and performing artist from the Charlotte and surrounding area.


I recently had the honor of participating in an amazing show at 9•18•9 Studio Gallery. The theme was joy.

Today I was given a private tour by

Joanne Rogers, owner and curator as well as an accomplished photographer. It’s a great feeling seeing my work on the walls of such an amazing space surrounded by so much amazing art!

-Michael Maxwell

What a “joy” it was to be a part of this show and to be in the number of such incredible talent.

I am humbled and thrilled and have all the good feels. And big ups to visionaries Joanne Rogers and Arthur Rogers Jr for bringing this to life.

Love you guys and welcome to the art world 9.18.9 Studio Gallery! #ArtLivesHere #AHomeForArt

-Ani Todd


9189 Studio Gallery

8838 Balsam Bay Road

Charlotte, NC, 28227


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We are open Monday to Friday, for private tours. Please contact us to schedule a tour.

Sat – Sun 

12 – 6 pm