Artist Biography 

A native Philadelphian, the artist studied at Fleisher Art Memorial with Jack Bookbinder, Ben and Jane Eisenstat, and Frank Gasparro. She received a full scholarship to Hussian School of Art where she studied with Henry Pitts and John Lear. She was a faculty member of Fleisher’s for fourteen years while pursuing a career in commercial art with Bill Bird Studio. She worked for seventeen years with Designers Frank Nofer, Inc. She is a member of the Delaware Artist’s Guild, Woodmere Museum of Art, The Philadelphia Water Color Club, and The Atlantic City Art Center. Rosa Pronesti has received numerous awards in the Commercial Arts and is now being recognized in the fine art of watercolor. Her work in this medium has been awarded and chosen to hang in permanent collections at “Stillwater” and at Villanova University, Holy Family, the entire fourth floor of Methodist Hospital Cardinal O’Hara High School, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania as well as in many private collections coast to coast of the Jersey shore and in Pennsylvania.

Among the shows and awards were:
2003AC Garden Piere first place for Chinese Tree Pony.
2002Ocean City Art Center, first place for Pheasant in the Rough.
AC second place for General Store.
Woodmere Museum of Art in PA. First place and sale of Flowers.
2001Long Beach Island Miniature Show, Philadelphia Water Color Society and Atlantic Art Center both at Garden Pier, New Jersey. Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA.
2000Listed in Who’s Who in American Women in Art. Awarded ”Mary Townsend Mason Prize” for flowering painting. Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia. Water Color Society and Jane Law Miniature Art show in Long Beach Island.
1998-1999Historic Yellow Springs, Woodmere, Philadelphia Water Color Club, Atlantic Art Center Long Beach Island Miniature Show. Parksberge PA, Benefit
1997Long Beach Island Miniature Show, Yellow Springs Art Show in Chester Springs, PA, Atlantic City Art Center and this year marks 11 years wit the Buck Hill Art Association.

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