Pam Carter was born in Tanganyika, East Africa in 1952 to an Austrian mother and Scottish father. She graduated from Glasgow School of Art in the seventies and began a career in teaching.
In 1996 Pam Carter won the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Award at the Royal Glasgow Institute and in 1998 she was awarded First Prize at the Paisley Institute. Carter’s paintings have also been selected for the Laing Calendar.
Pam Carter’s subject matter is to be found in the rugged West Scottish Coast with its isolated cottages and wild colors of the landscape. Pam also paints East Scottish Coastal scenes with majestic cliffs, fishing villages and farm land.