Rose Pellicano began her studies in botanical painting in 1993. Nature has always been her inspiration and botanical painting has become her focus. With Art Botanica she has collaborated in numerous exhibitions, including East Meets West, Native Flora of Long Island, Flora of the Bible, and The Camellias of Planting Field Arboretum, which won a silver medal from the Royal Horticultural Society. Her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and in Japan, and has been included in American Society of Botanical Artists group exhibitions at the Horticultural Society of New York; Bruce Museum, in Greenwich, Connecticut; Filoli Gardens, in Woodside, California; Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; Chicago Botanic Garden; U.S. Botanic Garden, in Washington, D.C.; and Weisman Art Museum, in Minneapolis. Her paintings won awards of merit at the South Shore Art Center in Massachusetts in 2005 and the Art League of Nassau County. Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, in Pittsburgh, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium. She is a fellow of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society. She teaches botanical painting at Old Westbury Gardens, New York. Her work is represented by Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper, in Millburn, New Jersey, and by Sunflower Fine Arts, in Garden City, New York.