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Patke Room inside Missouri Extension Center
255 Market St., Ste. Genevieve MO  63670
9 to 12am, 1 to 4pm - 6 hours per day.

Goals:  1.  Learn oil painting terms, materials & techniques.
2.  Discuss compositional issues.
3.  Produce a finished 18x24" oil portrait from a photo of your choosing.

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Dave Carter's Bio: 

dave carter received a BFA in Studio Art from Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, with concentrations in Painting, Ceramics, and Photography. dave served as graphics manager for a sign company from 1996 through 2010. In February of 2011 he and his wife, Sally, opened dave’s studio—Visual Art Services in Kirksville. His wife having accepted a position at Southeast Missouri State University, the couple moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, during the summer of 2014.

Organizations: Juried Member, The Best of Missouri Hands (BOMH); Founding Member/past Vice-President of Missouri & Southern Iowa Art Guild (MOSI); the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri; Visual Arts Cooperative (VAC); Ste. Genevieve Artist Guild; and Art St. Louis

Shows: 2010 Best of 2D Artwork Red Barn Arts & Crafts Shows; Kirksville, MO (2009-13)

One Man Show: ‘The Haiti Paintings’; Leawood, KS (Apr. 2011)

One Man Show: ‘Points of Rest’; Kirksville Arts Association (Mar. 2014)

VSA Missouri art & poetry magazines and state-wide art tours (2012/13 and 2014/15)

Best of Missouri Hands (BOMH) invitational show; Hannibal, MO (spring 2013)

Featured Artist Cape area: Public Library (2015); Chateau Girardeau & the Conservation Center (2016)

Honorable Mention ‘Missouri Top 50’ juried art show; Sedalia (Aug. 2014)

‘Subliminal: Hidden Messages’(2016) & ‘Wild Things’(2015) national juried shows; The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau

 Regional Juried Show (2012/13/16); The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau

 "With These Missouri Hands’ juried show BOMH/Lillian Yahn Gallery, O’Fallon, MO (Jul. 2015)

 "Art St. Louis XXXI & XXXII—The Exhibition’ juried regional shows (Nov.-Dec. 2015/16)

 First Place ‘From Earth’ juried show; Tall Grass Art Association, Lake Forest, IL (May 2016)

 2016 Best of Show ‘Art For the Health of It’; Southeast Regional Hospital, Cape Girardeau (2013-16)

 Five Month Exhibit Branson, MO Convention Center (15 paintings); Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017

 Best of Show ‘Doubt’ regional juried show; Gretchen Brigham Gallery, St. Louis, MO (Aug./Sep. 2016)

 First Place ‘2016 Members Exhibit’; Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Cape (Sep. 2016)

 First Place ‘32nd Annual Bootheel Regional Art Show’; Sikeston, MO (Sep./Oct. 2016)

 Featured Artist ‘Fall 2016 Professional Artist Exhibit’; Capital Arts Gallery, Jefferson City, MO

 ‘Personal Space’ (Jan.-Feb.2017) & ‘Mix Tape’ (Sep.-Oct.2016) regional juried shows; Art St. Louis


To contact dave carter call 660-216-8669, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or write 630 Red Bud Circle, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Like us on Facebook ‘dave’s studio—Visual Art Services’.