Polish painter Józef Oźmin graduated in 1919 from the Higher School of Decorative Arts in Poznań. In 1920, he participated as a volunteer in the Polish-Bolshevik War. Oźmin married the painter Lucy Stanislawa Szwedą in 1930. He then studied at the Academie d’Andree Loth in Paris and Regia Academia di Belle Arti in Roma. The couple specialized in monumental wall paintings, mainly on religious themes. They decorated frescoes at many churches, among others, in Warszawa, Kielce and Sieradz, as well as in several small towns.
In 1944, during the renovation of the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Jasna Gora in Czestochowa the couple discovered the magnificent frescoes by Tommaso Dolabella. In Italy, they decorated the Church of Santa Aurelia. Józef Oźmin also practiced easel painting, mostly in watercolors. He died at the age of 95 years in Ireland, when he was on holiday with his son Michał (1941-2011), who became a well-known architect.