1967 - ?

Sula Rubens

Sula Frances Rubens, was born at Westminster, London in 1967, daughter of Maurice Rubens and his wife Ursula M. H. née Ströh (Ströh-Rubens q.v.), who married at Chelsea in 1961, she is the elder sister of Zoe Rubens [q.v.]. About the time of her birth, the family moved to Ipswich, living at 27 Paget Road from where she completed a foundation course in art and design at Ipswich Art School 1985-1986, obtaining an honours degree in fine art (painting) at St Martin's School of Art 1986-1989 and in 1993 gained a certificate from the International Teacher Training Institute to teach English as a foreign language to adults. Having travelled extensively, Sula was fluent not only in English but in German, French and Dutch. A member of the Ipswich Art Club from 18 Anglesea Road, Ipswich exhibiting in 1990, two paintings 'Sun-Fish' and 'Frame-Fish' in the under 25's group and in 1997 exhibited 'Whitewash'. Artist in residence at Westerkert, Amsterdam 1994-1995 and from 1996 taught at Suffolk College, Ipswich and at the Field Study Centre, Flatford Mill, near Dedham, Essex. Her awards included Winsor & Newton Royal Institute of Oil Painters Young Artist Award 1989; Anna Airy Memorial Award for Painting 1989-1990-1991; New English Art Club Marks and Spencer Young Artist Award 3rd prize 1991. In 2019 Sula was elected an Associate Member of the Royal Watercolour Society. Sula has exhibited at Primavera Gallery, Cambridge; Babylon Gallery, Ely; Mandell's Gallery, Norwich and Halesworth Gallery, Suffolk and has had solo shows at North House Gallery, Manningtree, Essex; School House Gallery, Wighton and Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge. She lived at Reydon, near Ipswich. She married in the Waveney district of Suffolk in 2003, Jacob P. Fuller.

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