Originally from Scotland, Rosi lives in Sussex, England, but spends her summers in Nova Scotia, Canada. She majored in History at Vassar College, New York, USA, then taught art for over forty years and was Head of Art at Cumnor House School, Sussex for the last twenty-eight years. She retired from full-time teaching in 2013 and now lectures, gives workshops and exhibits her figurative batik paintings throughout the UK and abroad. Rosi has exhibited in Britain, Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and China and has travelled widely in Indonesia and Sri Lanka. She has written three books on batik, produced a DVD, had articles published in various magazines including the International Artist Magazine and has a seven-minute film on YouTube.