Born in Palo Alto, CA on Sept. 2, 1904, Carey began painting at age ten under the guidance of his neighbor, John Stanton. He later studied at the CSFA where he was greatly influenced by Gertrude Albright. At one time he shared a studio with Maurice Logan. In 1945 he began teaching at the CCAC.
A lifelong resident of the San Francisco Bay area, he lived in Piedmont until his demise on July 17, 2001.
Member: Bohemian Club; Thirteen Watercolorists.
Exh: SFAA, 1925-40; SFAA, 1930-40; Oakland Art Gallery, 1930-50; Calif. WC Society, 1944-46; East Bay AA, 1944; United Nations, 1945; CPLH, 1945, 1958; Holy Names College (Oakland), 2000 (retrospective). In: Oakland Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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