A native of Belmont, NC, Charles has been drawing and painting since the age of ten. His formal study began with studio art classes at Sacred Heart College in Belmont while in high school. He augmented his skills with art design courses while studying music at UNCG. He has also participated in many art workshops throughout the years.
Charles likes drawing and painting, especially in oils. He has recently begun experimenting with acrylics, water color and colored pencil. His favorite subjects include landscapes, still life and flowers. His natural emphasis has always been on color.