Ros Franklin GM SBA(Fellow) FLS FEPFS
Ros works from her new, purpose built studio at her home in Hampshire, in the Test Valley. She has been teaching botanical painting since 2008 through workshops in her studio and also at The Eden Project, Cornwall; for The RHS at Rosemoor, Devon; and for Field Breaks in Derbyshire, and for other Botanical Art groups and societies.
Her work is predominantly for private clients, The Eden Project Archives, and has been included in publications. She was awarded an RHS Gold Medal (2015) GM for her first solo exhibition, and the RHS Lindley Library, London purchased Arisaema speciosum var. mirabile for their archives.
Ros has also exhibited internationally at the Palmengarten Botanic Gardens, Frankfurt in 2016 and 2018; Botanica 2016, 2017 and 2018 at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Australia, and will also be exhibiting at Botanica 2019.
She has recently been invited to join The Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney, painting for their exhibition in 2020, and The Oxford Botanic Garden Florilegium Society.
Her painting of Tulipa acuminata was exhibited at the Madrid Botanic Gardens in 2018.
Ros is a Fellow of the Eden Project Florilegium Society (FEPFS) , and was elected a Fellow of The Linnean Society of London (FLS) in October 2013. Ros was made a Fellow Member of the Society of Botanical Artists in November 2018 SBA(Fellow).