In Pam Carter's paintings a sense of place is important. Pam does not however seek to capture a scene with complete accuracy and she often interprets her paintings with abstract brushstrokes. Sometimes it is the elements and the untamed force of nature which inspire her, but most importantly she focuses on the essential qualities of the light which is present in the Scottish land and seascapes. Colours are often bold but there is always a sense of subtlety and balance in the works. Pam’s aim is to ultimately create a visual sensation and pleasing image in her oil paintings.
Pam Carter was born in Tanganyika, East Africa in 1952 to an Austrain mother and Scottish father. From the mid 1980’s she taught in various colleges, including Falkirk College when she was instrumental in developing the HND Public Art and helped write BA Design. In 2004 Pam decided to give up lecturing to concentrate on painting full time. Today Pam Carter has an international reputation for her strong, expressive paintings of the Scottish landscapes. Her highly sought after oil paintings have been exhibited at many group art shows including the Royal Scottish Society, the Royal Glasgow Institute, Visual Arts Scotland, and the Paisley Art Institute. She is the recipient of many art aw ...
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