Francesca Anderson is a botanical artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. She has had over 20 solo shows and 60 group shows in the United States and abroad. Her work is represented in many international museums and private collections and in numerous botanical books and journal articles. She has received two gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society, London. Anderson is a trustee of Brooklyn Botanic Garden, founder and president of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society, and a fellow of the Linnean Society.