Contemporary Galleries is a 2nd generation family and locally owned furniture store operating in Louisville Kentucky since 1971. We have been furnishing Louisville for 48 years!
We sell unique contemporary furnishings for the home and office. Located in the East End at 220 N Hurstbourne Parkway in the Forum Center, our showroom offers a vast selection of contemporary and modern furniture, lighting, mattresses and accessories. Our website only provides a small selection of products we carry, so come browse our wonderful showrooms at your leisure. Our sales personnel are here to assist you but will never pressure you as they are not on commission sales. Come on in and make yourself at home!
Co-owner of Contemporary Galleries, Todd Mason has over 35 years experience in the home furnishings business. He graduated with a degree in marketing from the University of Kentucky, and began working with the company in furniture preparation and assembly. He currently focuses on the sales and buying end of the business. He finds inspiration while attending furniture markets to see new designs, and traveling to different parts of the world. Married with two children, in his free time Todd enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
Co-owner Bob Mason has been working at Contemporary Galleries since high school. He worked his way up through the ranks from maintenance and warehouse positions to sales and operations. Bob graduated with a marketing degree from the University of Louisville and is currently the operations manager. Bob handles all customer services related issues, and prides himself in making sure the customer is completely satisfied. Always concerned with the quality and selection of their products, both Bob and Todd must agree on buying a new product or it won't be purchased. Bob enjoys working with customers and seeing those who have been shopping with the store since his parents started the business. Bob has two sons who are active in sports.
Kate has been a part of the Contemporary Galleries sales team since 2003. During this time, Kate has gained an extensive wealth of knowledge of our product offerings and for contemporary design. She also has acquired a large customer loyalty base. Kate has assisted countless customers in creating custom spaces for their homes and businesses. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio Kate owned a family floral business that was open for 89 years. “That’s where I started the love for color and design.” She spends her free time chasing 4 grandsons, along with rehabbing her “new” old house. Contact her at Kate@ContemporaryGalleries.com
Chris joined Contemporary Galleries sales team in 2013, bringing a wonderful customer service aspect with him. A Louisville native, he graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in creative design in advertising and a minor in psychology. He has previously worked in several specialty retail businesses from the ground level up to management. “It's during these times that I learned what can make or break a business is the customer service element.” He enjoys working with customers and appreciates their interests and uniqueness as an individual. Chris is a "big kid at heart”, enjoys being an awesome uncle and is a collector of many childhood memories. Contact him at Chris@ContemporaryGalleries.com
A recent addition to the Contemporary Galleries team, Mark brings over 30 years of experience from the Local Luxury Auto World in sales & management. A person has many passions, his is a car collector, boater, preservationist, and is also heavily into Art & Music, a rather eclectic individual. Having been trained in Interior Design in the 1980's, Mark is a life-long enthusiast of Modern Design. Being exposed to Frank Lloyd Wright at the age of 6, he was hooked. Married to a very patient wife of 30 plus years, & having raised 2 sons with their own keen eye for great homes, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge from an industry that demands excellence, as well as decades of freelance design history. He has the ability to help with your home's challenges, while ensuring you have a shopping experience at Contemporary Galleries that is second to none in Louisville. Contact him at Mark@ContemporaryGalleries.com
Michelle has joined the Contemporary Galleries sales team in early 2020. She brings a vast variety of selling skills with her from a family owned business & the floral industry. She loves spending time with her family of 3 children, 5 grandchildren & dogs. She enjoys gardening, creating floral designs of which you will see many within our store, cooking, baking, camping & fishing. She collects pieces of wood & rocks & enjoy's making people laugh! That's Michelle in a nutshell. Contact her at Michelle@ContemporaryGalleries.com
Kyle has been on the Contemporary Galleries Delivery team since 2014. He began with us as our Delivery Manager & recently was promoted to our Warehouse Manager. He now schedules deliveries for customers as well as prepares merchandise for delivery. Kyle takes great pride in making sure that the product is in perfect condition before it gets loaded onto our delivery truck. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys canoeing, hunting and working on engines.
3rd Generation Owners?
Could this be the next generation of owners? We will have to wait a few years before we know that answer. You'll see Zack, Leland & Evan helping out on our delivery crew & all 4 of them within our advertising throughout the year.