Carter is a graduate of AUT University with a Master of Art and Design (Hons) 2013 and has been a regular finalist in the Wallace Art Awards (2018, 2017, 2016, 2014), the international HeadOn Portrait Prize (2018, 2016 and
Carter graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts(distinction) in 2010, a Postgraduate Diploma(Distinction( in 2011 and a Master of Art and Design (Hons) in 2013.
Finalist Walker and Hall Waiheke Art Award 2016
Finalist in the 25th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2016
Finalist in 'Head On' International Portrait Competition 2016
Final selected photographer of the Fifth Annual Exposure Award. 2015
Finalist Head On, International Portrait Competition 2015.
Finalist 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards 2014
Nominated for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards 2013
Nominated for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards 2012
Awarded the AUT Visual Arts Photography Prize 2010
Carter has exhibited in successful solo and group shows in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, India, Paris and NYC.