Born in 1943, Rosemary Studied at Canterbury and Bideford Art Colleges. Taught GCE “O” level and Recreational Art. Exhibited in the West Country in the early 1970’s. Has had work accepted by the Royal Academy and New English Art Club. Worked from life models in Leslie Marr’s studio and studied life painting with Dick Lee in the 1980’s. Exhibits in Norfolk, Suffolk, Yorkshire and London. Several works have gone abroad.
Works in gouache, acrylic and oil. Paintings are small in scale and subjects taken from everyday life. Figures relaxing in domestic interiors, musicians, corners of tables, views through doors and windows as well as parts of gardens and landscapes.
“I am trying to capture the quieter side of life through everyday scenes and objects in which I find visual pleasure”
Rosemary Carruthers has lived in Norfolk since 1973.