2008

 

Rosie Donovan is a Scottish photographer who spent much of her life in Canada, where she studied photography at Beal Art School and the University of Western Ontario. She is a passionate observer of people, capturing the essence of her subjects, meticulously posing them to reflect their personalities, lifestyles and interests. She works exclusively in black and white, using available light.

She now lives in St Ives, Cornwall


Rosie Donovan's exhibitions have toured extensively. Major venues have included The Canadian Museum of Civilisation, The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (for Fotofeis), The Canadian Embassy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow. She now makes her home in Cornwall, England.


In recognition of her contribution to the wider appreciation of the rural general practitioners of Scotland with her work "Single Handed", Rosie was made an Honorary Fellow of Dundee University. It was conferred on her by Sir Alan Langlands, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Dundee at the Royal College of General Practitioners, Edinburgh, on the 4th of December, 2003. The presentation took place at the ceremony inaugurating the permanent display of "Single Handed" at the College.