Josie Campbell Dellenbaugh was born in Albany NY in 1948. In 1969 she received a B.A. in Fine Arts from Chatham University, Pittsburgh PA. That same year she married Geoff Dellenbaugh. In 1976 she began her studies of three dimensional art at the Johnson Atelier in Princeton NJ. In 1977 she took a course in the process of bronze foundry at Rutgers College, Camden NJ. She concurrently studied the technique of stone carving with hand tools at the Princeton Art Association.
In 2008 she attended a carving symposium in Marble CO where she learned the technique of carving with power tools. Since 2009, she has participated in workshops at the Carving Studio/ Sculpture Center in West Rutland VT. She maintains studios at her homes in Glastonbury CT and Center Harbor NH. She and her husband have 3 adult children and 3 granddaughters.
Over the past 45 years her work has been included in multiple juried and invitational exhibits in New England, the Atlantic coast states, and the upper Midwest. She has participated in yearlong sculpture walks in Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and British Columbia. She has won numerous awards and her work is in many private and public collections.