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EMMA CARTER

EMMA CARTER

EMMA CARTER

Emma Carter is an award winning artist with a successful career spanning twenty years. Her expressive and emotive work has earned her loyal collectors on home and foreign shores. In recent years Emma was chosen to represent the Southwest in a commission for the then Prime Minister Gordon Brown and has since shown in prestigious galleries locally and regionally with an annual major ISLAND ARTIST solo show every year at Harbour House Gallery in Kingsbridge.

'Big stormy seas, wild winds and the raw coastline of the South west inspire me. My happiest moments are spent on a South Hams beach or cliff path at any time of the year, alone or with company, young or old.

Burgh Island is a very special place, somewhere I can come home to with my family. Since a young child I've carved out an imagination fed by tides and elements, sea journeys and sea fables told from the seats of ancient mariners in the Pilchard Inn. Anyone that has been there will understand the attraction to this unique island 200 meters from the English mainland, sometimes it feels like a different country.

I like the hidden empty beaches where I can swim on hot hazy summer English days, and big wide winter skies that offer up a myriad of colours. I like tides coming in and watching tides going out. I try to translate that free spirited essence that I think we all crave from time to time.

I like to express emotion in my practice, to let loose with a brush, rag or hands on a canvas, to give relief from all that ties us down to an otherwise ordinary life. I paint natural wild places that I myself return to time and time again, and as I paint from my mind in my studio, I have at least a thousand paintings waiting to be painted. I hope I am lucky enough to grow old enough to fulfil that ambition and have the courage to always challenge myself as an artist..


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WILD SEA BREEZE

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CALL OF THE WILD

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DARTMOUTH AT DUSK

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