Rosemary was born in Detroit, Michigan. She has a BFA in painting. Kavanagh won a scholarship to Olivet College when she was 15 and atteded Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NYC. ROSEMARY LIVED AND PAINTED IN IRELAND FOR 8 YEARS.She has won numerous First place awards and has exhibited In Solo And Juried Group shows in major American and European cities including Rome, Ireland, NYC, Chicago, Newport and Mexico to name a few. Rosemary is a political artist. She documents the migrant workers in America and child labor in the U.S. and the Middle East. She is known as THE LADY WHO PAINTS because she paints outside all over the city of Newport, RI. ROSEMARY'S paintings are collected all over the USA and Europe.