Paul Paletti Gallery

We exhibit historic and contemporary photographic artworks of museum quality in which the photographer combines a superlative degree of technical virtuosity along with a distinctive vision.

Recent Exhibits

Splendor, Myth & Ritual

We are pleased to announce the Keynote Speaker for the 2021 Louisville Photo Biennial is Texas photographer Keith Carter. Dubbed both a “a transcendent realist” and “a poet of the ordinary,” Carter’s work has been featured in over 100 shows in 13 countries and he has 14 published monographs including Keith Carter: 50 Years (2018).

The Persistence of Beauty

In 1967 a group of West Coast artists, frustrated by the lack of support for photography and a Western center like the George Eastman House or the Metropolitan Museum of Art to showcase it, banded together to form the Friends of Photography. The goal of the group was to encourage the growth of photography as a great creative medium by creating a center in California that would highlight and foster talent through exhibitions, workshops, and lectures…

Our Mission

The mission of the Paul Paletti Gallery is to educate the public about photography as a sophisticated art medium that is varied, beautiful, and highly collectible.

Visit Us

We are open week days from 9am to 5pm and also by appointment.

Every first Friday the gallery, along with 20+ Louisville galleries on Main and Market Streets extend their hours, offer refreshments, and welcome thousands to view the artwork.