Q+A with visual artist & photographer Robert Carter (The Truth In This Art Beyond: Philadelphia)

Q+A with visual artist & photographer Robert Carter (The Truth In This Art Beyond: Philadelphia)

Join host Rob Lee in a captivating conversation with Robert Carter, a visual artist, photographer, and writer whose work beautifully portrays brown skin in a vibrant array of hues. Discover how Robert's art serves as a bridge, connecting us to history, culture, and the shared human experience.

Raised in a colorful home adorned with Black art, Robert found inspiration in museums, magazines, movies, and music, shaping his artistic journey. Learn how these influences have culminated in his mission to use creativity as a tool for fostering equity, awareness, and compassionate empathy.

Delve into Robert's creative process, both in his commercial/advertising work and his fine art, as he shares insights into his techniques and the emotional challenges he's faced. Explore his role as an arts educator, teaching photography workshops and inspiring others at Fleisher Art Memorial and Mural Arts.

Discover the significance of being a Mural Arts Black Arts Fellow and gain insights into the vibrant arts community of Philadelphia. Join us for an engaging discussion that explores the transformative power of art with the talented artist, Robert Carter.

National Photo Month

This episode of The Truth In This Art is part of National Photo Month, which is celebrated every May by professional and amateur photographers alike, as well as selfie enthusiasts. During this month-long celebration, people dedicate themselves to learning about the rich history of photography, honing their skills and techniques, and researching which cameras to invest in.

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Rob Lee
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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.