Francesca trained as a fine artist in Italy and the UK. She specialises in painting wildlife and landscape, and promoting the alliance of art with conservation. She is represented by the Rountree Tryon Gallery. She spends much of her time in the African bush, and the British outdoors, studying from life. Her studio is in South West London.
Her work is collected in America, Europe and Africa, and she has completed many commissions for clients in these areas. She was chosen as one of the artists for the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year 2015 (on air October-November 2015) She has won several finalist prizes and commendations, such as the BBC Wildlife Artist of the year 2013 (finalist and commended) and for the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the year 2014 and 2012 (finalist with two paintings in each year) She is a commissioned war artist and completed an embed in Afghanistan in December 2013