Rosie grew up in West London, and assisted her father in his artist's workshop at their home. Rosie frequently visited St Ives in Cornwall, where she spent time visiting galleries and studying the works of the school of abstract artists for which St Ives is renowned. When she was 14, Rosie interviewed abstract artist Sandra Blow in her studio in Cornwall. Rosie began practising photography after her first visit to Paris in 2005. The photographs that she would take in Paris went on to form her first solo exhibition, Exposed, in London at the age of 17. She sold all twelve of her black and white prints in three days.

 

At 17, Rosie went on to win 'Best Photograph on the Year 2006' in a major London photographic competition. She was the last person to photograph abstract artist Denis Bowen in his London home. She went on to study Politics, History of Art, English Literature and French at Richmond Upon Thames College. She was asked by her English tutor Hugh Epstein to sit an extension exam in Creative Writing, for which she was awarded a distinction. Rosie had her second solo art exhibition, Edge, at the age of 19 at The Brighton Media Centre Gallery, selling all of her framed photo collages in one evening. She was awarded a scholarship to study at Sussex University, where she furthered her studies in English Literature and French. She chose to write a detailed thesis on the subject of street art and its acute historical and cultural significance, specifically in modern day France. Rosie travelled all over France, carrying out independent interviews with well known French street artists such as Jef Aerosol and Christian Guémy (C215).

 

After graduating from Sussex University in June 2012, Rosie moved to the Marais district in Paris to work, write and live. She worked in interior design, expanding the business she worked for to Italy and managing the entire portfolio of luxury properties in Florence, Rome, Tuscany and Venice. Rosie managed and designed the entire renovation of her own apartment in the Marais in 2013. The renovation and the before and after photos were featured in ELLE Maison.

 

In 2015, Rosie moved back to London and founded Free Spirits. She continues to interview and photograph artists, writers, photographers and visionaries all over the world, showcasing inspiring people and inspiring ideas. Rosie co-curated a group art exhibition, The World's Mine Oyster, held in Shoreditch London in December 2016.

 

In 2017, Rosie co-founded Startup Sisters with her sister Sophie, curating and sourcing stock and holding interior design pop-up shops all over London. In 2018, they created Startup Sisters merchandise to inspire confidence in young women considering starting their own businesses, with 10% of profits going to charity The Girls' Network.

In 2019, Rosie published Free Spirits, her first book, featuring interviews with Sandra Blow, Danny Fox, Guy Yanai, Erin Lawlor, Samuel Bassett, JonOne, Sax Impey, Mohamed Khalil, Sylvette David, Jonathan Lux and Théo Haggaï. The book launch took place at Porthmeor Studios in St Ives, Cornwall on 18th October, 2019. The day after the book was published, it was stocked in the Tate St Ives. Half of the available copies sold out in just one week. The publication of the book was featured in 20 separate press articles in a month. The London book launch was held at White City House in west London on 25th October, 2019. The Paris book launch followed on 29th November 2019. In January 2020, the book was launched in New York City at the Miles McEnery Gallery in Manhattan. 

In 2020, Rosie founded her own artists' residency in St Ives, Cornwall - The New St Ives School. The residency is an opportunity for artistic exchange and experimentation in the heart of St Ives, and aims at establishing a generation of artists who will go on to shape the artistic future of St Ives and beyond.

In March 2020, Rosie travelled to New York to interview and photograph artists Katherine Bradford and Jules de Balincourt in their studios.

In 2020, The New St Ives School welcomed six artists, including Kingsley Ifill, Tom Beard, Norman Hyams, Claire Barrow, Louie Jenkins and Ariana Papademetropoulos.