BROWNE, Rita D

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As Rita D. Lee, she married in Co. Durham in 1961, Thomas D. L. Browne and works under the name of Rita Browne. In 1971 they moved from Stockton-on-Tees to Ipswich and in 1973 to 18 Days Green, Capel St Mary, just outside the town. Whilst bringing up the family, working both part-time and later full-time she attended various drawing and painting classes and in 1988 enrolled at East Bergholt Adult Centre joining Michael Norman's Drawing and Watercolour Class and the following year invited to continue learning, as a member of a small group, with Michael Norman RMSA at his studio at Woolverstone, Ipswich. She uses watercolour, charcoal and pen & ink in studies of ruined buildings and delicate tree and plant forms and is a member of the Suffolk Art Society. In 2007 Rita also became a member of the Ipswich Art Society where she regularly exhibits also showing with Royal Watercolour Society Friends in East Anglia, Anstey Hall, Trumpington, Cambridge; The Society of East Anglian Watercolourists'; Angel Gallery, Lavenham; Halesworth Gallery, Steeple End, Halesworth, with solo exhibitions at Frame Workshop and Gallery, Ipswich.





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