Welcome to the blog of Derek James Carter: Visual Artist, Author and Linux enthusiast. Member of NAVA (National Association of the Visual Arts). You can purchase artwork and books direct from this site as well as books on Amazon and Kindle.
- This blog is a place I use to develop ideas for my stories and visual art.
- You will find ideas on Street Art, Graffiti, Mental health and technology among other things.
Derek Carter started as a graffiti artist in the late 1980s. Trained at UNSW College of Fine Arts receiving Honours for Painting and Drawing in 1999. Has worked in various media such as aerosol, acrylic on canvas, as well as using microcomputers to exhibit video and sound art. Published author and writer. Specialises in abstract portraits and deconstructed lettering. His work is accessible in Newtown and Redfern Sydney. Normally collaborates with ZapGalaxy in a loosely retrospective anarchist style full of reverie. Can be found bemoaning the state of the world on http://www.derekjamescarter.com