Rosalind Forster was born in London in 1948. She studied in London and at the Manchester College of Art and design studying graphic design and worked for several years in London in the field of graphic design before moving to Derbyshire where she worked as a freelance artist.
In 1979 Rosalind Forster established her own print workshop. Her work has been exhibited widely in UK and particularly in Australia where she has travelled extensively. Her work is held in the collections of Derbyshire Museum, Leicester County Council, Derbyshire County Council and Manchester Council and also in private collections in the United Kingdom, West Germany, Australia and the USA.