ART on the Square Gallery

associate artist

Carlos Bilal

Artist Carlos Bilal is a native of Columbia, South Carolina, he’s self-taught painter. His
inspiration comes from traveling abroad as an airmen in the U.S. Air Force. Also, being an 80’s
kid, he was influence by Saturday morning cartoons, 1980’s hip-hop, and sneaker culture.
Being color blind, Carlos find uncanny ways to coordinate hues, tints, shades, and tones.
Currently residing in the Low Country, he can be seen painting and selling art at the famous
Charleston City Market and the Charleston Night Market. Mr. Bilal now get his inspiration from
the geechee/gullah culture, beaches and the architecture of Charleston’s traditional homes.