ROGERS, Ferial

1941 - ?

Ferial Evans Rogers

As Ferial Evans Upson, she was born at Ipswich in July 1941, daughter of Ronald Waller Upson (11 July 1912-22 November 1995), a petroleum board ration manager, and his wife Beatrice May née Evans (7 August 1907-11 June 1998), who married at Lewisham, London in 1940. Ferial was educated at Fonnereau House School, Ipswich and studied at Suffolk New College and worked as a technical illustrator at Ransome & Rapier, the Ipswich engineers, being a self-taught artist. She married in the Samford district of Suffolk in 1963, Michael Charles Rogers and works under the name of Ferial Rogers and Ferial Evans-Rogers. In 1971 she moved to Little Bealings near Ipswich and studied at Suffolk College 1988–1989 gaining a diploma in social work and worked for Ipswich Council for Voluntary Services. A past member of the Suffolk Art Society and elected member of the Society of Women Writers & Journalists, the International Guild of Miniature Artisans, and the Society of Limners. A freelance writer and artist since 1988, her crafts cover textile arts and modelling, many in miniature for collectors, the author of articles for magazines and reviews for the local news and the author of ‘Goats, Their Care and Breeding’ (1984) and 'The Doll’s House’ (2013). An artist in watercolour who lives at Low Road, Marlesford near Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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