Joseph Plaskett

Joseph Plaskett (born 12 July 1918 in New Westminster, British Columbia), mainly known as Joe Plaskett, is a Canadian painter. He studied with many prominent Canadian painters like A.Y. Jackson, Jack Shadbolt, Lawren Harris and Jock Macdonald. Since 1950 he went to live in Paris where, among others, he frequented Fernand Léger. In the Spring of 2001, he received the Order of Canada for his excellence in the field of visual art.