Patrick Carter and Friends: Variations on the Human Image

Endicott College School of Visual and Performing Arts presents the works of Patrick Carter, studio art professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and Tufts University, along with the works of his “students” in a group show focusing on the human figure.  The exhibition is on display in the Spencer Presentation Gallery, Center for the Arts, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly from now through December 10; Monday through Thursday from 3:30-8:00 pm, Friday 1:30-5:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 2:00-4:00 pm.  The show resumes on January 3 through January 14; Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Reception for this exhibit is on Thursday, December 2, from 5 – 7:00 p.m.    Patrick Carter and many of the artists will be present.  The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Patrick’s work as well as his students will provide the viewer an opportunity to experience the styles and techniques of artist’s interpretations of the human figure. Patrick Carter and Friends: Variations on the Human Image is a 30 piece exhibit varying in media, ranging from charcoal, pastels, gauche, and graphite to oil painting, yet they all have the commonality of pertaining to the human form.  Patrick and his “students'” work include portraits, nudes, and psychological expressions of figurative drawing. 

The exhibit Patrick Carter and Friends: Variations on the Human Image is displayed in the Spencer Presentation Gallery, which is a teaching-gallery classroom. This allows the faculty members and students to view the works and use them for discussion and example. The other artists included in Patrick Carter and Friends: Variations on the Human Image are; Meg Andersen, Melinda Beach, Ric Haynes (art professor at Endicott), Greg Kanter, Suzanne Kreisen, Christopher Love, Elisabeth Meurer, Wendy Moran, and Jenny Olsen.

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