Michael Carter is an LA-based artist, researcher, and educator working in painting and performance. He holds an MFA in Studio Art from Claremont Graduate University. His work is an investigation into metaphysical theories of art and the cultural histories of science, philosophy, and religion in modernity to the contemporary. Recent exhibitions include Hansell Art Gallery of the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, Ruscha & Co. in Los Angeles, and Nicodim Gallery in Los Angeles and Bucharest. He is currently a lecturer at the Geffen Academy at UCLA.