Rue Stanley was born in London sometime in the sixties and grew up in Wimbledon, moving to Surrey 30 years ago. After a successful career in information technology, Rue decided to focus on developing her artistic practice. She kickstarted her development with an experimental mixed media course at a local arts college. In 2018, Rue set up her own experimental art group to expand opportunities for experiment and collaboration. This group meet regularly in her studio. In 2019, Rue started to exhibit locally and has had 7 successful exhibitions at Denbies in Dorking. In 2021, Rue opened her new studio in the garden with SAOS For the first time. Rue is looking forward to welcoming visitors again in 2022.