Rosie SANDERS

1944

Biography

A member of the Linnean Society and recipient of several awards for her horticultural studies, Rosanne (Rosie) Sanders lives and works in Devon, on the edge of Dartmoor, and has exhibited widely in London and elsewhere. She studied at the High Wycombe College of Art and started a career as a botanical artist in 1974. Accepted as a printmaker into the Devon Guild of Craftsmen in 1997, Sanders has earned commissions for paintings of flowers from Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, as well as from the Royal Horticultural Society, where she has won several gold medals for botanical illustration. In 1988 Sanders wrote and illustrated The English Apple, followed in 2010 by The Apple Book. Her work has been exhibited at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation in Pittsburgh and at the Kew Gardens Gallery, and is included in the Shirley Sherwood Collection of contemporary botanical art.

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