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Born in London in 1991, Josie Appleby was educated at Watford Grammar School for Girls and later attended 'Instituto Marangoni' studying fashion design. She was offered an internship at British Luxury Fashion House, Alexander McQueen. Josie then went onto study Equine Sports Science at Writtle College University of Essex.  Animals and abstract painting initially became her chosen subject matter. Her first solo show ‘Extinct Instinct’ at The Underdog Art Galley London Bridge marked the start of her career in 2015. Then exhibiting at the Mall Galleries Society of Women Artists. Josie gained represented by Collier & Dobson where her paintings were greatly received by the equestrian community and collectors, exhibiting at the worlds most prestigious equine events. As a self-taught painter, her style has developed and grown as an artist travelling the world and becoming a mother. Most recently two of her drawings she completed whilst travelling through Asia are both exhibited at this years Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2024.




Collier & Dobson (Hampshire, UK)
UK& Europe 
Tel: +44(0)1425 655576

J Appleby (London, UK)
UK & Europe
Tel: +44(0)7762849647

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