Educated at Farnham and Parkstone (Dorset) grammar schools, she studied fine art at Bournemouth College and worked at Poole Pottery as a designer and painter of Delphis Ware Her pottery figures include characters from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and mythological creatures. Pieces of this work now feature in a book on the history of Poole Pottery.
Her paintings are mainly influenced and inspired by Arthur Rackham, with lesser influences from surrealist artists such as Magritte and Dalí, and the romanticism of the pre-Raphaelites.Since then her works have been selected by Ron and Yvette Emard (Founders of Courtyard of Romance)for exhibitions at New York Art Expo and have been the subject of a book “The Fantasy World of Josephine Wall”, jointly published by the artist and Courtyard of Romance. Pop singer Britney Spears has used a number of Josephine's images on her website. Britney also purchased a number of Limited Edition prints and Josephine is working on an original painting for her. Ron and Yvette Emard have also been featured in at least two of Josephine's paintings and are the proud owners of the largest private collection of Josephine Wall originals in the world.