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Carl Rice Embrey, American artist. Member Texas Fine Arts Association.


Embrey, Carl Rice was born on October 28, 1938 in Hamilton, Texas, United States. Son of Carl Denby and Margaret Ellen (Rice) Embrey.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas Austin, 1962. Master of Fine Arts, University Texas Austin, 1964.


Mus. assistant, University Texas Austin, 1961-1964;teaching assistant, University Texas Austin, 1963-1964;instructor, Laguna Gloria, Austin, 1963-1964;president and exhibition chairman, Men of Art Guild, San Antonio, 1965-1968;president, Contemporary Art Group, San Antonio, 1969-1970;professor drawing and painting, San Antonio The Art Institute of Chicago, 1964-1992;member of faculty, San Antonio The Art Institute of Chicago, 1964-1993. Juror Jewish Community Center, Houston, 1968, Houston Metropolitan Exhibition, 1968, Rio Grand Art Festival, Laredo, Texas, 1970.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include University Texas Austin, 1964, Gate House, San Antonio, 1965, Men of Art Guild's Galleries, San Antonio, 1965, 66, 68, N. Star Gallery, San Antonio, 1968, Courtney Gallery, Houston, 1969, 71, Fairmount Gallery, Dallas, 1969-1972, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, 1974, Meredith Long and Company, Houston, 1976, 79, 81, 83, 85, Harari-Johns Galleries, Limited, London, 1984, San Antonio Art Insurance, 1988, numerous others. Retrospective exhibition at Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, 1997. Exhibited in group shows at Beaumont (Texas) Museum Fine Arts, 1964, TFAA Circuit Exhibition, 1964-1966, Isaac Delgado Museum, New Orleans, 1967, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, 1964-1965, 67, Institute Texan Cultures, San Antonio, 1968, 10th Annual Invitational Exhibition 40 Texas Artists, Longview, 1970, 72, Odyssey Gallery, San Antonio, 1970, 72, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1977, San Antonio Art Institute, 1977-1982, 84-85, Chicago International Art Dealers' Exhibition, 1984-1986, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, 1988, Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, 1992, 94, Meredith Long and Company, 1992, Eva Cohon Gallery Limited, Chicago, 1993, numerous others.

      Represented in permanent collections Contemporary Art Museum, Sylvan and Mary Lang, American National Life, San Antonio Art League, Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, others. Numerous private collections.


Member Texas Fine Arts Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fly-fishing, environmental restoration, vehicle restoration.


Married Peggy Jo Teehee, December 27, 1962. Children: Dawn Marie, Rhys Mayo.

Carl Denby Embrey

Margaret Ellen (Rice) Embrey

Peggy Jo Teehee

Dawn Marie Embrey

Rhys Mayo Embrey