Robert Carter Bio


Robert Carter was born in Louisville, Kentucky, where at an early age he was receptive to line, color and form, having an intuitive feeling for design. His sensitivity to detail became the legacy and abiding thread that connects the continuum of his art and that especially distinguishes his art of today. The dignity of the human spirit reigns within the people of Robert Carter’s compositions, uplifted by the virtuosity of his hand and his privileged understanding of human nature.


Carter earned his Master of Fine Arts Degree at the prestigious Pratt Institute of Fine Arts in New York. His paintings, drawings and illustrations are consistently in demand by collectors throughout the United States. As an artist/illustrator his work is in the permanent collections of museums and private collectors throughout the United States, while being represented in numerous art books and other related publications, as well as a his work as a contract illustrator for major New York publishers.


Robert is a distinguished professor of art at Nassau Community College, The State University of New York, where he teaches drawing, painting and design. He is a sought-after lecturer and demonstrator in numerous public schools, universities and private art organizations.


Recent exhibitions include: Dallas, Texas (one person show); Atlanta, GA.; Philadelphia, PA.; New York City, Harlem Fine Arts Show; New York City, Black Art Legends and other New York area exhibitions.


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