Francesca specialises in painting wildlife and landscape, and promoting the alliance of art with conservation. She spends much of her time in the African bush, and the British outdoors, particularly Scotland, studying from life.
She trained as a fine artist in Italy and the UK, and has held over a dozen solo shows in partnership with a variety of conservation groups. Her work is collected in America, Europe and Africa, and she enjoys undertaking commissions for clients in many areas.
Francesca is a commissioned war artist and completed an embed in Afghanistan in December 2013. She has won several finalist prizes and commendations, such as the BBC Wildlife Artist of the year 2013 (finalist and commended) and the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year 2014 and 2012 (finalist with two paintings in each year) She was chosen as one of the artists for the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year in 2015.