Alice Carrington Foultz is President of Carrington Gallery, Ltd., an art consulting firm. With over twenty of years of experience in the visual arts, she has served in the capacities of art consultant, curator, educator, gallery owner, radio host and entrepreneur. She works personally with large and small clients and helps each client create a “vision statement” for their collection.
Her higher education began at Sophie Newcomb College and was completed at The University of Texas at Austin where she earned her B.A. in Spanish with a minor in art history and graduated with honors. She continued her education in the MBA program at the University of Texas. Her career led her to Governor Bill Clements’ office of Regional Development, an economic development program for the border region. This job led to an opportunity as an “advance person” for the Governor. Mrs. Foultz advanced the Governor in cities along the Texas-Mexico border, building the skills of logistics, scheduling, and intergovernmental affairs.
Alice has had a lifelong interest in international business. As a shareholder of one of the oldest family owned ranching businesses in the country, King Ranch Inc., she has a unique understanding of issues that relate to family owned businesses such as diversification, employee relations, succession planning, marketing, global markets, branding, and family dynamics.
Foultz has an extensive background with cultural institutions across Texas. She worked with the San Antonio Museum of Art and the San Antonio Art Institute; she served a six-year appointment to the Texas Commission on the Arts multi-cultural committee; she served on the Texas State History Museum and the University of Texas Architecture Advisory Council; she was selected for the curatorial team by the First Lady of Texas, Laura Bush, with a mission to create a permanent collection of early Texas artists to be displayed at the state capitol.
Alice Foultz currently serves on two national committees – the President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities and the White House Historical Association. She also currently serves on the advisory board for JPMorgan Chase Bank and the Museo Alameda Smithsonian’s Center for Latino Arts and Culture in San Antonio.