Josephine Tournier Ingram is an American Artist, with French duel citizenship. After her parents immigrated from France and Germany, Josephine was born and raised in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Josephine was awarded an Art Scholarship at age 18 to Westmont College located in Montecito of Santa Barbara, California, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, in Art in 2000. She then worked as an Artist and Senior Graphic Designer for Powell-Peralta Skateboards (2001-2006). There she redesigned the company logo, launched their first female skateboard line (with Bethany Hamilton and Alana Blanchard on the team), became lead designer on their Surf inspired longboard skateboard line, and worked on all their global brands (such as Bones Wheels, Swiss Bones Bearings, Powell Skateboards).
Josephine then launched her own US/UK clothing brand Ecozuzu (featured in Entourage HBO, Planet Green, Pure London, Pop Sugar, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Magazine, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara News Press 2006-2013).
Josephine was also an Adjunct Professor of Graphic Design at Westmont College, Santa Barbara City College, MAD (Multi-Arts and Design Academy) at Santa Barbara High School, and taught Fine Art at the Gaede Institute for the Liberal Arts summer program (2007-2011).
Josephine continues to be a member of the Westmont Art Council for their Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, as well as the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (supporting their fundraising program by the SBMA Women's Board).
More recenlty, Josephine has focused her career solely on creating fine art - abstract paintings, as well as abstract impressionist paintings. Her work has been exhibited at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Santa Barbara, CA and more. Josephine's paintings have been commissioned, sold, and is held in private collections around the world. Josephine continues to create her art and resides in Santa Barbara, California.
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