Born on April 25, 1909 near Murphysboro, IL. Carter earned his degree in art at Syracuse University. He taught art at Miami (OH) University for 12 years. While serving in WWII, he came to California and, while stationed in Monterey, became active with the Carmel Art Ass'n. After his discharge he moved to San Francisco where he worked as a commercial artist while exhibiting with the Thirteen Watercolorists. He had homes across the Golden Gate in Mill Valley and Corte Madera until his demise on July 22, 1979. Exh: Ohio WC Society, 1934; Washington WC Club, 1939; Butler Art Inst., 1940-43; PAFA, 1940, 1941; Grand Rapids Art Gallery, 1940; Virginia Museum, 1940; Dayton Art Inst., 1943.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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