RALEIGH (WTVD) — A local man has become the first African-American to own a cultural art gallery in Raleigh.

Jason Franklin opened the art gallery along with his daughter, Ashley, who is the Art Director.

The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Triangle Cultural Art Gallery on Friday.

“We’re pleased to have the Triangle Cultural Art Gallery as a Chamber member,” said Chamber Chair Greg Winkler. “We welcome them to the business community and wish them much success going forward.”

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