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Ridge Gallery


Meet Ridge Gallery!

146-C E. Main St. Spartanburg, SC

Ridge Gallery, situated in the heart of downtown Spartanburg, is an exciting new addition to the city’s artistic landscape. Serving as a vibrant hub for the creative community, this gallery is poised to become a central meeting place for artists and art enthusiasts alike. Its mission is to foster a dynamic space where people can gather, engage, and discuss various forms of art, from traditional painting and sculpture to cutting-edge digital and multimedia art. The gallery is committed to promoting a diverse range of artistic expressions, making it an inclusive platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their work and share their ideas. With its dedication to nurturing creativity and cultural exchange, Ridge Gallery is set to play a pivotal role in enriching the artistic dialogue of Spartanburg.

Gallery Events

First Friday, April 5th from 5-8pm

Catch the work of award winning artist Frank “Chip” Mayes at Ridge Gallery. His realistic landscapes depicting scenes from the SC lowcountry to the southwest have been shown nationwide, as well as in Canada. As a world traveler and adventurer, Chip has seen much of the United States and several countries, making friends and painting the various landscapes as he moves through. Be sure to ask him about his recent safari adventure during his reception! Find out more about the event below.

Art Walk, April 18th from 5-8pm

See a vibrant collection of photography by Nick Trainor, Carrie Caldwell and Mike Ethridge. These three photographers may have different styles, but they all share a dedication to their craft. Talk to the photographers and find out what has inspired them in the past and what projects they’re working on next!

Open Doors Studio Tour, April 20th-21st

Stop by Ridge Gallery as you make your way around Spartanburg County for the 2nd Annual Open Doors Studio Tour! Photographers Nick Trainor, Carrie Caldwell and Mike Ethridge will be in house discussing their processes, giving demos and providing guests with a special interactive opportunity! Find out more about the tour below.

Spartanburg Day School AP Art and Design Portfolios Show, April 23rd – May 1st

Reception Wednesday, April 24th, 5:30-7:00pm

Celebrate the future of art during this phenomenal show by Spartanburg Day School’s talented AP Art students. This show features a variety of styles and mediums and encapsulates the talent of the next generation of artists.

Ridge Gallery Interior

Carrie Caldwell: Gallery Manager

Carrie Caldwell has been an avid photographer since the age of 11, when she was given her mom’s old brownie camera. As an adult, she has built a career as a professional photographer; shooting weddings, family sessions, and documenting her worldwide travels. Carrie has worked closely with  the local arts community in Spartanburg since 2019, and has always been impressed with the number of talented creatives in the area. She is excited to help build a new space that will serve artists of all mediums by offering a unique location for them to show and sell their artwork.

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