(1930 - 1998)
Melvin Whitsett Carter was active/lived in Colorado. Melvin Carter is known for abstract landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Melvin Carter
Following is the obituary of the artist, published in the Rocky Mountain News, January 22, 1998
Mel Carter, Denver artist, teacher and advocate for the arts
Mel Carter, who urged his colleagues to not forget the artist behind the art, died at home several days ago of what the coroner's office called natural causes. His body was found Tuesday by police after a neighbor notified them that he had not seen the artist in a few days. Mr. Carter was 67.
Those who worked and studied with Mel Carter remembered him as much for his tenacity as an arts advocate as for his artwork.
"He probably had the most effort on our students because of how much he cared for them as a person and as an artist," said Nancy Steinfurth
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