Susan Murray Stokes
Susan Murray Stokes is active/lives in Massachusetts, New York / England, India. Susan Stokes is known for landscape, portrait and still life painting.
Biography Susan Murray Stokes
Susan Murray Stokes was born in Bournemouth, England and raised in
India and Sri Lanka. She knew early in life that she wanted to paint,
and was fortunate in having access to the traditions of Western
painting, through the good offices of a member of the British Royal
Academy living in Sri Lanka.
In the early 1960's Susan moved to London
to pursue her studies at the Byam Shaw School of Art. It was at this
time that she accepted a Vogue contract and worked with such legendary
photographers as David Bailey, Bert Stern, Richard Avedon and Irving
Penn. The hectic and somewhat superficial life in New York, Paris and
London led her back to India in quest of meditation in the Himalayas.
Here Susan realized that s
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