John Carter was born in 1942 and attended the Twickenham School of Art before graduating from the Kingston School of Art in 1963.
His work mainly explores the relationship between painting and sculpture and in the mid sixties he began to concentrate of the production of three-dimensional works.
Carter has taught regularly at the London College of Printing, Hornsey School of Art, Colchester Institute, Reading University, Wimbledon School of Art and Chelsea College of Art. He was awarded with travel bursaries to Italy and the States in 1963-4 and 1966-7 respectively.
Buckman D., 2006, Artists in Britain since 1945, Vol 1, Art Dictionaries Ltd, Bristol