Alice Carter is an award winning illustrator and a professor in the Animation/Illustration Program in the School of Art and Design at San Jose State. Her illustration clients have included Lucas Film Ltd., Rolling Stone Magazine, and The New York Times. Her illustrations have been exhibited at the New York Society of Illustrators, in the Communication Arts Art Annual, and the Print Regional Design Annual. She has won Best of Show Honors from the AR Show USA: 100 Best Annual Reports, the Hatch Awards of the Boston Ad Club, Simpson Printed Paper, and the Western Art Directors West Coast Show. Her recent publications include: The Art of National Geographic, The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love, Thomas Eakins, and Cecilia Beaux: A Modern Painter in the Gilded Age.

Ms. Carter was a Visiting Artist in the Department of Communication Arts in 2005.