Charles Axt was born in New York, NY and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Ceramic Design from Alfred University in 1957. He studied at the Art Students League in New York with Will Barnett. He received his Masters Degree in Art Education from Kean College in Union, New Jersey; painting large color field abstract paintings. He has shown extensively in the Caribbean in particular, Mr. Axt's works have been featured in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He has also had works on display in Europe and Africa. Mr. Axt is now retired from teaching and is realizing his lifetime dream of being a full time artist.