Rob Carter creates multidisciplinary artworks concerning human impacts on our shared environment. He received his BFA from The Ruskin School of Art at Oxford University and an MFA in Studio Art from Hunter College in New York. He lives and works in Richmond, Virginia, and teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University.
He has shown his work internationally, with solo exhibitions at Art In General in New York, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere in Rome, Galerie Stefan Röpke in Cologne, Station Independent Projects in New York, and Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco. Carter has also exhibited at the ICA in Philadelphia, König Galerie in Berlin, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, ICA in San Jose, Espacio Artkunstarte in Madrid, Centre Pompidou-Metz in France, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art in Japan, Traneudstillingen in Copenhagen, The Field Museum in Chicago, and Museum of Arts and Design in New York.
His videos have been selected for many screenings and festivals, including: In Light festival in Richmond, VA, an award winner at Beijing International Short Film Festival in China, winner of the Best Film award at Move Cine Arte in Venice/Sao Paulo/Paris, The 18th Japan Media Arts Festival in Tokyo, PUMA Films4Peace (worldwide screenings), Festival NARRACJE in Gdansk, Poland, and in the Creative Time/MTV collaboration, 44½, in Times Square, New York.
Rob Carter has been awarded residencies and fellowships at the McColl Center for Art+Innovation in Charlotte, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace in Manhattan, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation in Brooklyn, and Art Omi International Arts Center in Ghent. In 2010 he was the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.