RUST, Graham Redgrave

1942 - ?

Graham Rust

Graham Redgrave Rust was born at Hatfield, Hertfordshire on 17 February 1942, son of Frederick Charles John Redgrave-Rust (19 December 1906-14 May1969), a bank security clerk, and his wife Elsie Julia née Childs (24 June 1910-5 September 1983), who married at Edmonton, London in 1937 and in 1939 were living at Kingsmead, Cuffley, Hatfield. Graham studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic 1958-1960 under Lawrence Gowing (1918-1991) and Norman Blamey (1914-2000), afterwards studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts 1960-1961 and the National Academy of Art, New York 1962. Artist in residence, Woodberry Forest School, Virginia 1967-1968 and was the president at First International Festival of Trompe L'Oeil, Lodi, Italy in 2003. Mural, botanical and landscape painter, illustrator, writer, and lecturer he exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition from 1965; The Hunt Institute, Philadelphia and The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington and by 2003 had had twenty-eight solo exhibitions. As well as illustrating books by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Vita Sackville-West, he also illustrated his own works 'The Painted House' (1988), 'Decorative Designs' (1996), 'Needle Point Designs' (1998) and 'The Painted Ceiling' (2001) and many others. He married in 1997, Maria I. D. Andrade Paes, and lived at The Old Rectory, Somerton, near Sudbury, Suffolk.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 4 Mansion Place, London SW 7
1965 1321 The Louvre - pen and wash
from 27 Courtfield Road, London SW 7
1966 977 Fiacre, Florence - wash
         987 Fishermen, Florence - wash
from 10 Ecclestone Square, London SW 1
1969 849 Ponte Vecchio, Florence - pen and wash

Works by This Artist