Contact us

Gaby Shain - Owner

Gaby Shain is celebrating her 20th year as owner of the Shain Gallery.  Born and raised in Charlotte, NC, Gaby went on to attend the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From there she moved to Kentucky, where she owned and operated an acting theater for years. Upon moving back to Charlotte in the early 90s, Gaby's love of the arts pushed her towards opening her own art gallery. She has since worked hard to establish not only one of the best galleries in Charlotte, but one of the best galleries in the Southeast. With a devoted client base, and a diverse range of artists, Gaby prides herself in finding the right piece of art for your home.

Sybil Godwin - Director

Sybil Godwin has been in the art world for close to 15 years now. She is a Charlotte, NC native, and attended college at North Carolina State University. After graduation, Sybil moved to Atlanta, GA, where she managed and directed art galleries for 10 years. She joined forces with Gaby in 2013, after she moved back to Charlotte to marry her husband. Sybil works hard to connect her clients with the right works of art - and always has an eye out for up and coming, and emerging artists.



Shain Gallery
2823 Selwyn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28209



Gallery Hours:  Monday - Saturday, 10-5








Shain Gallery accepts artists submissions. Please note the following before submitting your art for consideration:

Do not send original artwork. Do not send anything in the mail. We will not be responsible for returning anything. Do not bring work in the gallery, unless you have made a specific appointment to do so with either Gaby or Sybil.

If you’d like to submit, please email ten or more low-res jpegs only, plus one detail.

Include the title, year executed, medium and dimensions of each piece submitted in the body of the email.


Include a brief description of your work, written in English, as well as a resume, biographical history, artist statement, reviews and other material that supplements your work.