Keith Carter was born in 1978 in Tacoma, WA. He attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, receiving his BA in Fine Art. He later moved to Portland, OR to get his BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art. During the summer before his Senior year he participated in an internship at the Seattle design firm Ames Bros, where he chose to forgo his final year of school to become a full-time employee. During his two years at Ames Bros he worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from T-Shirts for their clothing line, logo and layout design, and poster design for high profile music festivals.
While at Ames Bros he worked on projects for clients that include: Pearl Jam, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Lollapalooza Music Festival, Outside Lands Music Festival, Vegoose Music Festival, Mtv, Wired Magazine, Linkin Park, Total Cereal, Harley Davidson, The Police, Billboard Magazine and Washington State Lottery.
Keith has created many different T-Shirt designs that have been worn by people across the globe, and can be found at retail stores including Nordstrom, Palmer Cash and Fuego. Recently, one of his shirts was worn by a character on the TV show "LOST", as well as on the show "The Big Bang Theory" and the show "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia".
His freelance clients include: Threadless.com, Design By Humans, The Pickford Cinema, Campfire USA, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Tally Hall, University of Washington Medical Center, Bright Antenna, Gleukos Sports Drink, The Hollywood Theatre, BioMerieux Industry, Red River Records, and Willamette Week.
Keith currently lives in Portland, OR and is available for commissions both large and small.
To see more work by Keith please visit his website at: www.kcarterart.com