RUSHBURY, Julia

1930 - ?

Julia Rushbury

Julia Nan Rushbury, was born at Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk on 8 October 1930, daughter of artist Sir Henry George Rushbury [q.v.] and his wife Florence Harriet née Layzell (10 October 1894-27 December 1981), who married at Chelsea in 1914. In 1939 they were living at Lower House Farm, Foxearth, Long Melford, Suffolk. Julia was educated at Langford Grove School, Maldon, Essex and studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools, also studying fresco painting in Italy. A muralist painter, she married at Ploughley, Oxfordshire on 17 August 1951, Spanish artist Theodoro Ramos Hepper (11 October 1928-11 April 2018) who, on 19 May 1955, changed his name to Theodore Sanches de Piña Ramos (17 October 1928-11 April 2018), they had four sons, Julian Sanchez de Piña (died 1986), Adrian Henry and Benedict John, who both became artists and Dominic Salvador, a photographer. Julia Rushbury is a highly acclaimed artist and has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions; Young Contemporaries; Redfern Gallery; Southover Gallery; AIA Gallery and elsewhere and has several major commissions including for the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex and mural paintings for St Augustine's Church, Scaynes Hill, Sussex; and The Old Bridge, Hutingdon. Sue is also a writer and author of 'Henry Rushbury Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné'. She lives at 39a Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex.




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