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
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
numerous art books and other related publications, as well as
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.
exhibitions include Dallas, Texas (one person show); Atlanta, GA. ; Philadelphia, PA. ; New York City, National Black
Art Exhibition and other New York area
Carter lives in Dix Hills, New York, on Long Island, about an hour
East of Manhattan and is married to the fine art
jeweler, Panchita Carter.