Derrick Carter (AKA The Art in Carter) blends dreams with reality to interweave pop-culture figures with visions from his own mind, encouraging onlookers to live life unrestricted. Carter uses sand as his medium to combine his graphic design training and penchant for fine art to create visually intriguing pieces. His IndianAPolis has been designated an official Bicentennial Project by the Indianapolis Bicentennial Commission.
- Artist: Derrick Carter
- Materials: Sand and acrylic on canvas
- Installation: February 2021 - May 2021
- Location: Ticketing Hall
About the Artist: Derrick Carter, an Indianapolis resident, graduated from the Art Institute of Indianapolis with a B.A. in Graphic Design. He is one of two Robert D. Beckmann, Jr. Emerging Artist Fellows recognized in 2016 by the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Carter has been able to merge his graphic design training and fine art inclination to create a new style that has brought his own dreams to reality.