JUSTINE LIMPUS PARISH
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JUSTINE LIMPUS PARISH  is a fashion illustrator, designer, educator, art director, and published author of her own textbook "Drawing the Fashion Body" and 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, and Disney Consumer Products.  She has taught fashion at a number of Southern California colleges including Otis College of Art & Design Fashion Dept, and is currently on the fashion dept. advisory councils of three Los Angeles colleges.
 
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 book. 
 
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.  Justine currently shows her collection at her primary showroom in Los Angeles, Cicada in San Francisco and other specialty boutiques in the USA. She showcases her work in Southern California at The Palos Verdes Art Center twice yearly fashion show.