Artist Talk - Andrew Carter
Thursday 28 January 5pm for 5:30pm
at Butter Factory Studios
The artist talk will focus on Carter’s career as a visual artist and designer spanning nearly 40 years highlighting the fact that his work has evolved from not just one discipline but many. He will discuss the advantages of conceptual development through diversity.
$5 to cover drink and nibbles.
Andrew Carter was Born in Goomalling in rural Western Australia in 1957. He has committed himself to the study and practice of the visual arts since he started tertiary studies in 1977, dividing his time between Fine Art and Design. Carter received a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design from Curtin University in 1979 and his Masters Degree (MFA) from Yale University in the United States in 1984. He has received many grants and awards for his contribution to the visual arts which includes a Creative Development Fellowship for The Visual Arts and a Green Room Award for design in Melbourne. Carter has been represented by many leading commercial art galleries with numerous solo and group exhibitions over his career. His works hang in private collections both in Australia and overseas. As well as Painting, Carter has produced work for every International Arts Festival in Australia and worked with every major Dance company including The Australian Ballet, WA Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Chunky Move and Australian Dance Theatre. Overseas, he has created Set and Lighting Designs for the Nederland’s Dans Theatre, The Royal Ballet (Covent Gardens) the Royal Danish Ballet, the Dutch Nationale as well as working for the Bermuda Festival, Amsterdam Festival, The Heerlen Festival and Denver Arts Festival. As a result Carter has had work tour North and South America, much of Europe, and South East Asia. http://www.carterstudios.com.au/