JUSTINE LIMPUS PARISH is a fashion illustrator, designer, educator, art director, and
published author of her own e-book series "Drawing Fashion" and has been a regular contributing writer for Belle Armoire Magazine. Educated at Art Center College of Design and The Academy of Art University, she holds a BFA in
Painting and Drawing.
Justine is an Associate Professor of Fashion/Costume Design/Illustration
at Art Center College of Design, Mt San Antonio College, Disney Consumer Products and DreamWorks Animation. She has taught fashion at a number of Southern California colleges including Otis
College of Art & Design Fashion Dept.
Justine created the Fashion
Dept. at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and served as it's first Dept Chair. She was Art Director for Liberty House of
California. Justine has also been a free-lance fashion illustrator in San Francisco and
Los Angeles. She is the illustrator of "Color with Style" by Donna Fujii and
author/illustrator of her own textbook "Drawing the Fashion Body".
Designer of her own special occasion clothing line, Justine's most extravagant
pieces have been shown at a variety of art to wear fashion shows. She was twice
awarded Best of Show at DESIGNED TO WEAR. She has been a regular exhibiting
designer for the BERNINA FASHION
SHOW ,and a winner of the NICHE AWARD FOR CLOTHING. One of her award winning
pieces appears in the gallery section of FABRIC ARTISTRY, a Singer Design Series
An exhibitor in the 2005 exhibition in San Francisco, ARTWEAR: FASHION &
ANTI-FASHION her work is also in the catalog. Justine curated and had exhibition garments in the 2005 exhibition "Opulent
Splendor" at the Brand Library Art Gallery. See Exhibitions page for more exhibtion information
Justine is a member of The Costume Society of America, past President of The Wearable Art Connection
of Southern California. She showcases her work in Southern California
at The Palos Verdes Art Center twice yearly fashion show.
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