Carter Smith: Unwrapped

Hubbell, Leesa
April 2001
Surface Design Journal;Spring2001, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
The article presents the works of artist Carter Smith. Smith was engrossed in fabric dyeing, and eventually turned it into a business that paid for his Master in Fine Arts (MFA) degree in sculpture from the University of California and which in turn, kept him out of the graduate school of Vietnam. Smith spent 20 years perfecting pleating, twisting, and marbleizing techniques to create mostly mandalic imagery on silk banners, scarves, and stretched panels. In 1995, House of Carter has become a creative collaboration between Smith and accessory designer Teri Jo.


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