CARRUTHERS, Gabriel Joan

1915 - 2006

As Gabriel Joan Heath, she was born at Menwinnion, Cornwall on 1 December 1915, youngest daughter of Frank Gascoigne Heath (1873-1936) and his wife Jessica Florence née Doherty (1884-1967), who married at Penzance, Cornwall in 1910. Both parents were noted artists. Gabriel married at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire in 1941, George Carruthers and painted under the name of Joan Carruthers. A member of the Ipswich Art Club 1959-1963 and exhibited from High Green, Brooke, Norfolk in 1958, two oils 'Banton Loch, Kilsyth, Scotland' and 'Pulls Ferry, Norwich', in 1959 'Elders grow by the Pool' and 'Early Spring, Horstead Mill', in 1960 'Farm Pond, Hales Green', 'Summers Day, Beccles' and 'Autumnal Road' and her last in 1961 when she had on show 'Shotesham Common' and 'Autumn Tints' all oils. Also a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle 1957-1961 from Brooke, Norfolk and from Salisbury, Wiltshire. She exhibited her work widely, including the Society of Women Artists, the Bath Society of Artists, her best achievements were to have paintings hung in the Scottish and West of England Royal Academies and at the Royal Academy in London. She died at Salisbury on 20 August 2006.

Works by This Artist