Rosemary was born in Detroit, Michigan. She has a BFA in painting. Kavanagh won a scholarship to Olivet College when she was 15, Michigan State Fair Best in Show in the professional division at 18 and attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. 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 has documented in her paintings, 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 cities in America, currently in Bay City, Michigan. ROSEMARY'S paintings are collected all over the USA and Europe.