Josep Pla was born in Mataro, Barcelona in 1959. From a very early age he loved drawing and painting and began attending lessons at the age of twelve where his interest in land and seascapes began to evolve.
In 1973, he joined the studio Antoni Ayné where he studied until 1979 and in 1984 he became a member of the Royal Circle Artistic of Barcelona and was to exhibit here until 1998. During this period Josep showed his work in a number of galleries and contributed to numerous group shows as well as exhibitions. Josep`s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in England, Ireland, Venice, Spain and United Kingdom