1938 - ?

As Ursula Ströh she was born in Germany in 1938. As Ursula Stroh, she married at Chelsea, London in 1961, Maurice Rubens, and is the mother of both Sula [q.v.] and Zoe Rubens [q.v.]. She studied art at Goldsmiths' School of Art specialising in ceramics and etching and gained a postgraduate diploma in ceramics and etching. Part-time lecturer at Goldsmiths' College and, for a short time, at Lowestoft, Suffolk. She has travelled extensively in Greece where the evidence of cultural origins and the land, as well as nature and architecture have greatly shaped her visual language. Her work includedes hand built ceramic vessels, raku fired or smoked in Western European, African and Asian traditions. She exhibited at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge in 1996 and her work is held in many collections including the Wilfrid Trust, Auckland, New Zealand, The Gateshead Museum, Shipley and Stadt Dortmund, Germany. She lives in Anglesea Road, Ipswich.

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