Rosa Sepple, born in London of Italian/British parents, living between Venice and London for many of her early years in the company of her Italian grandfather, artist, Salvatore Casagrande. Rosa is self taught, starting her career as an artist in the late nineties, producing, exciting, vibrant and highly original paintings in watercolour and collage.
Elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, (RI) in 2004. Rosa was elected Vice President of the RI this year, the first woman VP since its conception in 1831. She has private collectors worldwide, has exhibited in most of the major art exhibitions, Including the Royal Academy in London and The Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Exhibition. The artist also has several solo shows in fine art galleries throughout the U.K during the year. In 2015, Rosa had a hugely successful solo exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London to coincide with launch of her first book ‘Out of the Blue’.
Recent awards include, The Herring Award for best figurative. The Elizabeth Scott-Moore Award. The Debra Manifold Award. The Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Award. The Andrew Hillier Award for creativity. Two Daler-Rowney Awards and The Adrian Hill Fine Art Award.
Looking for love, watercolor