Dave Carter: OPUS 68
Opening Reception: Friday July 5, 4-8 p.m.
Artist Talk: Friday July 5, 6:00 p.m.
A retrospective look at Carter’s eclectic mix of genres, incorporating landmarks, portraits, and abstracts.
“On the one hand I enjoy producing traditional paintings of land and seascapes, portraits, and wildlife—surface considerations of what is pleasant to the eye and comforting to the spirit. On the other hand, I am moved by a desire to produce larger, abstracted works of strident colors and bold design—efforts to tickle the eye and stimulate the soul with something unexpected.”
Carter received a BFA in Studio Art from Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, with concentrations in Painting, Ceramics, and Photography. He worked for a newspaper for six years, he was graphics manager for a sign company for 15, and he has been self-employed since 2011. dave and his wife, Dr. Sally Carter, moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri in 2014 where she is Director of Testing for Southeast Missouri State University.
One University Plaza, MS 7875 (mailing address)
518 S. Fountain St. (physical address)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701