Rose Pellicano has been a member of the American Society since it was founded in 1995. She is a graduate of Hunter College and was a teacher for many years . She studied botanical painting with Anne-Marie Evans and has participated in many juried exhibitions held by the ASBA and other Botanical Gardens. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation as well as in many private collections. In 1994 , with four other botanical artists , she formed Art Botanica, and together collaborated on several collections of paintings - Native Flora of Long Island, Flora of the Bible- which have been traveling nationally to many Botanic Gardens, Arboretums as well as museums. In 2001 , together with Art Botanica she exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society in London and received a Silver Medal. In 2001 Art Botanica also exhibited in Hyogo Japan together with Green Grass, an artists group from Japan in the East Meets West Exhibition. In the exchange exhibit the works were also shown in New York City at the Ursus Gallery. Her illustrations have been included in the Gardener Magazine. Rose Pellicano has been teaching botanical painting since 1997 at the Community Club Studio . She also teaches at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, New York. She is represented by Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper in New York City, N.Y.