Rosamond Parrish earned a degree in English Literature and Spanish from Auburn University, and later pursued a degree in Fine Art through studies at the University of Hawaii, Flagler College and the University of North Florida.
After numerous intensive workshops in watercolor, oil painting and design from nationally-known instructors, she began teaching drawing and painting at the Jacksonville Art Museum, where she remained for over 23 years. In 1982 she founded the Jacksonville Watercolor Society. Rosamond has been a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society since 1972, and has served on the Boards of Directors of Florida Watercolor Society, the St. Augustine Art Association, and the EMMA Concert Association.
She is active in the St. Augustine Historical Society and the Archeological Society. She has won numerous awards for her paintings and has had over 40 solo and group exhibits.
In 2011, she won the coveted Carl Steinsieck Award for excellence in drawing at the St. Augustine Art Association. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education.
In 2012 she illustrated and wrote Lincolnville, A Sketchbook Journal of an Historic St. Augustine Neighborhood, which has been acclaimed by members of the St. Augustine arts and historical community. Her studio is in St. Augustine, Florida USA.