Approved: 16.08.2006

Charlie Carter

Artist, Maker

Approved: 16.08.2006

I am a maker, project manager and lead artist with thirty years’ experience of leading creative projects in the public realm. I specialise in creating site-specific sculpture and applied art; I have made work for streets, roundabouts, schools, hospitals, libraries and churches and worked closely with commissioners in all of these places to make art that creates atmosphere and sense of place. A meaningful

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    I am a maker, project manager and lead artist with thirty years’ experience of leading creative projects in the public realm. I specialise in creating site-specific sculpture and applied art; I have made work for streets, roundabouts, schools, hospitals, libraries and churches and worked closely with commissioners in all of these places to make art that creates atmosphere and sense of place. A meaningful engagement with the locality and community forms an integral part of my research and design development process from which the physical results evolve as a logical outcome.

    CV & Education

    Public realm (last ten years):

    2013 - 2014 - Watervole Trail, Winchester for Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and Wild Play Project for National Trust at Mottisfont Abbey. 

    2012 - Virtual Fountain, Printing House Square, Guildford Borough Council.

    2011 - Celestial Microscope, Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth

    2010 - Oyster Pond Sculptures, The Oyster Pond, Littlehampton

    2007 - 2009 Lead Artist, Arthur's Hill Regeneration, Newcastle upon Tyne.

    2007 - Artpoint commission for Red Oaks School, Swindon.

    2006 - Kare Koru, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton

    2006 - Observatory, Hanwell Fields Housing Estate, Banbury

    2005 - King John's Charter, Union Street, Andover

    2005 - Playground Redevelopment, Soho Parish School, Soho, London

    2005 - Street Performance Space, Commercial Road, Portsmouth

    2004 - Gimme Shelter, Hanger Farm Park, Totton

    2004 - Olfactotem (Five Senses Project), Commercial Road, Portsmouth

    2003 - Lead Artist, , Horndean Technology College, Campus Regeneration,