AC Carter is a multi-disciplinary artist and curator working in music, performance, and visual arts from Birmingham, AL. AC’s work deals with gender identity, fluidity, and disruption. A 2020 University of Georgia MFA Fine Arts Graduate, AC makes music as Klypi, a queer pop artist, and runs Ad•verse, a musical festival which focuses attention on LGBTQ artists in Athens, GA. AC has also made sculptural garments for of Montreal’s music video “No Plateau Phase/ No Careerism, No Corruption” and Jennifer Vanilla’s performance at MoMA PS1. They have been featured in publications such as WUSSY Mag, PASTE, New American Painting, and TomTom Magazine, and have performed/ shown work at galleries such as Zeitgeist, bitforms, Chinatown Soup, and ZieherSmith. They have been accepted into the Vermont Studio Center Residency for 2021.
Recently, AC has does portraits and product photography for local artists such has Baby Tony and the Teenies, Nicholas Mallis, META, and Abby Deschenes, graphic design for Lamar Dodd and Athens Mutual Aid Network, and portraits for Los Angeles BLM organizations to give remembrance and visibility for those lost due to racism and police brutality.