Born in Conshohocken, near Philadelphia, USA. Studied art at Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. Took a studio in Paris and was elected societaire of the Salon d'Automne. Solo show in 1910 at the Baillie Gallery, London. In Paris she was associated with the production of J.D.Fergusson's magazine Rhythm in 1911-13. Exhibited regularly at Leicester Galleries and Wildenstein, number of solo exhibitions took place after her death, including at University of Hull in 1969 and Browse & Darby in 1980. In 1997 major exhibition of her work, 'Expressive Fauvism of Anne Estelle Rice', was held at the Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York.