Rosie Wellesley was born in London but grew up in Morocco, Pakistan and the West Country. She studied as an undergraduate at L'ecole des Beaux Arts in Aix en Provence and at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in Oxford. Last year she graduated from the postgraduate diploma at Prince's School of Drawing in London. Her other job as a medical doctor continues to inspire her writing and drawing. She lives and works in East London.