Greg Carter is a native Atlantan who was exposed
to art from an early age. As
a young teenager he was able to travel to Europe and while visiting
relatives was exposed to European history and artwork.
He also credits his father, a graphic designer, illustrator,
and fine artist who has been in the art field his entire life.
interest in the arts was maintained through high school where he
decided to pursue it as a career in college.
After one year at the University of Georgia in 1989, he
transferred to Georgia State University in Atlanta.
After working two more years at Georgia State, Greg was
accepted to the prestigious Art Center College of Design in
At Art Center he majored in illustration and graduated with
honors in 1997.
primary subjects include landscapes, cityscapes, and the figure, and
he continues to work and explore these genres through
experimentation in technique, texture, and paint quality, as well as
through the study of such masters as George Bellows, John Singer
Sargent, and contemporary Wolf Kahn.
His oil paintings are so rich with paint and texture they
sometimes take weeks to dry. His
style is a wonderful and unique combination of representational,
impressionistic and abstract, allowing the viewer to look deeper
into the image. The
interpretation of one viewer is often different from the other,
making his work thought provoking and emotional.
February 2002, Carterís work was introduced to the public at the
New York Art Expo where every one of his paintings sold.
He is now shown in galleries throughout the United States and
the United Kingdom.