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Joe Average

Self Portrait (part of Heartfelt 1997 folio)
linocut with hand colour
edition 55

Joe Average has been active in the community, donating his work to charitable causes, such as Vancouver's annual Art for Life auction and A Loving Spoonful, and designing a postage stamp and many other health and children's charities. Average is the recipient of the Caring Canadian Award (1998) and the Queen's Golden Jubilee Silver Medal for Outstanding Community Achievement (2002). In recognition of his contributions to the city, former Vancouver mayor Philip Owen proclaimed November 3, 2002 ″Joe Average Day″. Joe Average lives in Vancouver and has added photography to his prolific art making and design career.


All images copyright © the artist 2013