Emily De Cantebrana Edwards
(1888 - 1980)
Emily De Cantebrana Edwards was active/lived in Texas. Emily Edwards is known for landscape and figure painter, woodblocks, mural.
Biography Emily De Cantebrana Edwards
Emily Edwards is not only known as a fine art painter and block printer, but also known as a writer and art historian. She authored several publications and was responsible for establishing the San Antonio Conservation Society.
Edwards, who also painted under the name of Emily De Cantebrana, was born in San Antonio, Texas and was educated in the public school system, followed by studies at the Ursuline Academy. For a short period of time, she was a student of Robert Julian Onderdonk. In 1905 she started studies at the Art Institute of Chicago under the instruction of John H. Vanderpoel, Harry Mills Walcott, Ralph Elmer Clarkson, and Enella Benedict.
In 1917 Edwards returned to San Antonio, Texas to begin teaching at the high s
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