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My artwork explores allegory, suggesting interpretation without dictating meaning. It is my hope that the images transport the viewer to a place where fantasy and reality can merge into a cohesive story of your own imagination.

Education:

1974 Bachelor of Fine Art, UNC-CH
2011 Photogravure Workshop, Café Press, Carolina Beach, NC
2009 Bromoil Workshop, Penland School of Craft, NC

Selected Exhibits and Publications:

2018

Orange County Artist Guild: Juried in as a New Member
Orange County Artist Guild, Chapel Hill NC, spring group show
Horse and Buggy, Durham, NC: “Click” Photo Book Show finalist
Bamboo Wind Project, Durham, NC: Multi-media presentation with Images (words by Coke Ariel, dance by Shaleigh Comerford Company)
Cary Photographic Artist, Cary NC, guest Speaker and artist talk
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middleburg, VT, Juried group show, “ Fictional Narratives”
SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC. Juried group show, “Altered Worlds”
Orange County Artist Guild, Chapel Hill, NC, Fall group show
Orange County Artist Guild Annual Open Studio Tour, Chapel Hill, NC

2017

11th Annual Spider Awards, Images nominated in the category of Fine Art
CLICK Photography Festival, Durham, NC, group show “Resist”
Orton Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, 8th Annual Self-Published Photo Book Show
Horse and Buggy Press Gallery, Durham, NC, group exhibit
The Light Factory Charlotte NC Membership Group Show

2016

Tyndall Galleries, University Place, Chapel Hill, NC, exhibit, artist talk and book
release, “Journey”
CAM, Raleigh, NC, exhibit and book talk
10th Annual Spider Awards, images nominated in the category of Fine Art
Tyndall Gallery, University Place, Chapel Hill, NC, “The Collective Memory Series”
SE Center for Photography, Greenville, SC, juried group show “Nocturne”
SE Center for Photogrpahy, Greenville, SC, juried show “Portals”

2015

Tyndall Gallery, University Place, Chapel Hill, NC, “The Collective Memory Series”
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middleburg, VT, juried exhibit and online catalog “Going Places”
The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC, guest speaker for “Tour with Two” at
“PhotoVisions”
The FRANK Arts Collective, Chapel Hill, NC, group show “ Local Inside and Out”
The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC, multi-media presentation for the one act play,
“Life without Water”
The Compass Center, Chapel Hill, NC, “Through Woman’s Eyes, By Woman’s Hands”
ArtField 2015, Lake City, SC, accepted and exhibited at the festival
NYC4 Photographic Arts, New York, NY, group show “The Wandering Curve”

2014

Home Gallery Show, my home/studio in Chapel Hill, NC
Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC, group show, “100 Under 1000”
Critical Mass 2014 Photography Competition, top 200 finalist
The Compass Center, Chapel Hill, NC, “Through Woman’s Eyes, By Woman’s Hands”
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, exhibit and On-Line Catalog.
“Water, Elemental and Fundamental”

2013

Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC, group show, “100 Under 1000”
Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC, exhibit and artist talk
Black & White Magazine “Spotlight: Catharine Carter”, Issue 96, Pp. 86-89
The Compass Center, Chapel Hill, NC, “Through Woman’s Eyes, By Woman’s Hands”
PhotoPlace Gallery. Middlebury, VT, “Mysterious Visions: Dreams, Fantasies,
and Mirages”

2012

Silvershotz International Journal of Contemporary Photography, “Catharine Carter: Waking Dreams.” Vol. 8, Ed. 1. Pp. 56-66.
The Framer’s Corner, Carrboro, NC, featured artist
Diffusion Magazine, juried exhibit, “Enchantment”, Pp. 46
Black & White Magazine, Portfolio Contest Winner 2012
Critical Mass 2012 Photography Competition, top 200 finalist
Bill Hester Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, painting and photomontage exhibit
CENTER, Santa Fe, NM, photographic portfolio review
Chapel Hill Historical Society, “Town Treasures” photographic exhibit
The Compass Center, Chapel Hill, NC “Through Woman’s Eyes, By Woman’s Hands”

2011

Silvershotz International Journal of Contemporary Photography, 2011, “Catharine
Carter: Waking Dreams” Pp. 16-17. (One of 20 international winners)
Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC, featured artist
Bill Hester Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC. “Three Woman Show”
Chapel Hill Historical Society, “Town Treasures” photographic exhibit

2010

Bill Hester Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, “Waking Dreams”
Chapel Hill Historical Society, “Town Treasures” photographic exhibit
Bill Hester Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, acrylic paintings, group show

1974-2009

Catharine Carter Photography, Chapel Hill, NC, gull time portrait studio

Awards:

Professional Photographers of America, Photographer of the Year (silver), 2009
South Eastern Professional Photographers, Best of Show, 2009
South Eastern Professional Photographers, 1st Place, 2009
Professional Photographers of America, Kodak Gallery Award, 2009
Professional Photographers of America, Photographer of the Year (bronze), 2006

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