About Julie and Brinsley
Julie Loquidis and Brinsley Burbidge are a married artist and photographer currently in the process of looking for their next home in the UK. They made Cottage Grove and Eugene, Oregon (USA), their home for the past eight years where Brinsley had a photography gallery and commercial studio and Julie painted, exhibited and sold paintings from her large home studio.
The couple met in Colorado. Julie, born in Minnesota, has an arts, design and business background. She has a degree in the arts and was manager of the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts in the Virgin Islands. She has also been a professional horticulturist and directed an education department at a major botanic garden. Brinsley, born in England, has a PhD in botany and has had a lifetime in photography. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society in the 80’s and served as Chairman of its Nature Photography panel. He was a co-founder of Nature Photographers Ltd, a UK based stock photographic agency. The two worked together as landscape managers on a private island in the Caribbean before moving to Oregon to live a Pacific Northwestern lifestyle, and concentrate on refining their artistic abilities. .
They share a deep interest in the creative process and leading an artistic lifestyle.