Saturday, February 13, 2010
This vibrant painting is a lovely contribution by multi-award winning artist Alice Carter. A professor in the School of Art and Design at San Jose State University in California, Alice, also affectionately known as 'Bunny', is also an accomplished and admired illustrator and published author. As an illustrator Alice has exhibited in the New York Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts Art Annual, Print Regional Design Annual and The Japan Creators Annual, her clients have included LucasFilm Ltd., Rolling Stone magazine, and The New York Times and she has won Best of Show Honors from the AR Show USA: 100 Best Annual Reports, the Hatch Awards of the Boston Ad Club, Simpson Printed Paper, and the Western Art Directors West Coast Show. As a fine artist Alice has exhibited at numerous galleries and museums including the New York Society of Illustrators, the Museum of American Illustration, and The Norman Rockwell Museum, to name just a few. As an educator Professor Carter was selected in 1997 as Outstanding Professor at San Jose State University, and in 2000 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship which took her to Cairo as lecturer at Helwan University. Her recent publications include, The Art of National Geographic: One Hundred Years of Illustration, The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love, The Essential Thomas Eakins, and Cecilia Beaux: A Modern Painter in The Gilded Age. In conjunction with her publications, Professor Carter has curated exhibitions at the Woodmere Art Museum, The Norman Rockwell Museum (where she was elected a trustee in 2004) and The Society of Illustrators’ Museum of American Illustration.
To see more of Alice's artwork including publications please visit her website.