RUSHBURY, Julia N

1930 - ?

Julia Rushbury

Born at Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk in 1930, daughter of Sir Henry George Rushbury (1889-1968) [q.v.] and his wife Florence Harriet née Layzell (1894-1981), who married at Chelsea in 1914. She studied at Lanford Grove, London under muralist Hans Feibusch (1898-1998) afterwards at Chelsea School of Art and at Royal Academy Schools 1948, gaining the Landseer Prize, Royal Academy Gold Medal and Edward Stott Travelling Scholarship in 1950. She studied in Italy in 1951 and early Italian methods influenced her murals which were based on accurate drawing. She married at Ploughley, Oxfordshire in 1951, artist Theodore Ramos [formerly Teodoro Ramos Hepper] and their son was artist Adrian Henry (Tod) Ramos. She lived at Lewes, Sussex where she took a commission to paint a room at the home of historian Asa Briggs (1921-2016). She has exhibited at Young Contemporaries, Leicester Galleries, Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions and Art Council and British Council exhibitions.




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