Lyons Fine Art Consulting

3206 North Davidson Street
Charlotte, NC 28205


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Lyons Fine Art Consulting was created by Ruth Ava Lyons who owned one of the southeast’s most important galleries for 22 years along with sculptor Paul Sires. Center of the Earth Gallery was voted Best Gallery by publications for over two decades, and was highly regarded by critics and collectors for its eclectic selection of museum quality contemporary art. After closing the gallery in 2010, Lyons Fine Art Consulting continued the history of the award winning gallery by featuring original paintings and sculpture by emerging and established artists in the “Window On Noda”, a storefront viewing location located in the heart of the NODA arts district Lyons and Sires pioneered.

Lyons Fine Art Consulting is pleased to advise both seasoned and novice collectors in acquiring fine art for their collections.Advisory services for the acquisition of an individual artwork to an entire collection are provided through a diverse range of styles that meet each clients needs.The goal for each client is to assist them in discovering art that holds personal significance while providing quality and value with their choices.The process of selecting artwork is guided by several factors that include client preferences,budget, and site specific design considerations.The guidance begins with a highly developed aesthetic expertise to evaluate and provide a direction for the journey of selecting artwork .This is complemented by an access to a large diverse network of artists. Having over 30 years of experience as an arts professional, Ruth Ava’s reputation has earned her accolades for providing superior quality, service , and value. Her background as a professional artist whose works are sold internationally also enhances her knowledge in the field. She received her MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art and has taught art at several colleges. She is a Fulbright Fellowship recipient and has also received several grants and awards in support of her work.Her own paintings are contained in several prestigious museum, corporate, and private collections worldwide.

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