Rosie Sandifer received her formal training in commercial art at Southwestern State University in Weatherford, OK and Art Education at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Born in Columbia, SC Rosie and her family moved to Lubbock, TX, where the artist was reared. Trained in portrait and figure painting she began her career as a portrait artist in the 70’s evolving to the third dimension of sculpture in the 80’s. Later professional training came from Frank Mason and Ray Froman. Rosie participates in annual juried and invitational exhibitions including Autry Plein Air Event, California ARt Club, Sculptures Who Paint Museum of the Southwest, the Wild West in Historic and Contemporary Art – Brookgreen Gardens, and Great American Artists – Cincinnati Museum, and Masters of american Sculpture – Fleisher Museum. She has had Solo Shows at Worrell Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, Long Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ, and at the Pen & Brush in NYC. She is a Fellow member of American Artists Professional League and National Sculpture Society. Her oil paintings are featured in the book Artists of the National Parks. She is also featured in the paintings Language of Art – Oil Paintings and Sculpture and Outdoor Sculpture in Texas and several more. Rosie Sandifer is collected nationally and internationally. Trained a painter/sculptor, she is concentrating on oil painted western landscape in the early twenty first century. In Santa Fe, NM see her work at Joe Wade Fine Art, and in Taos at Total Arts Gallery. In Edgartown, MA see her work at Eisenhauer Gallery and at Saint Jo, TX at Davis Blevins. She has received awards for her painting and sculpture from the Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists, Pen & Brush Club, Texas Fine Art Association, Paint the Parks Association, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Society, American Artists Professional League and National Sculpture Society.