Keith Carter is an award-winning photographer, who currently holds the position of Endowed Welles Chair of Visual and Performing Arts at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. His work has been exhibited in over 100 solo exhibitions and is found in the public collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the National Gallery of Art, and the private collection of President Obama. He is the recipient of Duke University’s Lange-Taylor Prize and The Texas Medal of Arts.
Carter has often been called a “poet with a camera.” His work encompasses the simple and elegant elements of nature, and captures intimate portraits of everyday people. He is committed to capturing the life and scenery of his native Texas. His beautiful images have been published in 12 monographs.