Born in Italy 50 years ago, Carver is a self taught artist now living in the Scottish borders. He has been in the UK for over 25 years. He has studied various art courses, the most recent at the Leith School of Art in Edinburgh.

Carver studied an HND in furniture making and designing in Kirkcaldy 15 years ago. This enabled him to gain skills to become proficient in picture framing, his current work.