Charlie James Gallery was founded in 2009. The gallery is known for discovering emerging artists and bringing them to an international audience. It has a strong concept-driven roster that embraces all artistic media. Works by the gallery’s artists have been acquired by museums such as LACMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Orange County Museum of Art, the Crocker Art Museum, and others. The gallery has participated in many art fairs, including EXPO Chicago, Paris Photo LA, Zona Maco (Mexico City), Art Toronto, and Dallas Art Fair. Charlie James founded the gallery after a 12 year career in telecommunications, consulting and software product management was productively detoured by art collecting. The gallery is located on Chung King Road in the Chinatown Arts District of Los Angeles.