Born on 17 February 1973 in Great Britain. Ms Rushton is confined to the wheelchair due to cerebral paralysis. She became interested in mouth painting in 1995. She currently paints approx. 8 hours per week and uses gouache. Her themes are mainly animals, landscapes, cartoons for children as well as portraits. Depending on the chosen subject, it takes her about 2-3 weeks to complete a painting.
Date of birth: 17.02.1973
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2006