Derek Michael Besant

Canadian (1950)

Derek Michael Besant is a Canadian painter.
Based on ArtValue.ca records, Derek Michael Besant's estimated art value is C$1,000 (*)

Derek Michael Besant's work could be available for sale through Art Galleries or at public auction with prices in the range of C$1,000 - C$2,500, or even much higher.

From ArtValue.ca records, the highest price paid at auction for an acrylic painting work attributed to Derek Michael Besant (1950) was C$1,875 - paid for "Waterflow (323); (03206/171)" at Heffel in Vancouver on Wed, May 18, 2016.
ArtValue.ca has 36 auction art sale records for their acrylic painting results, with prices in the range of C$1,000 to C$2,500.

Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes

Derek Michael Besant is a Canadian artist living in Calgary, Alberta who, since the 1980s, has created prints, watercolours and large-scale art. Since the mid-1990s, he has been working with the new technology available in photographic imaging to create experimental prints and print installations. Besant studied at University of Calgary, where he received a BFA Honours in 1973 and continued with Graduate Studies in 1974.He was the Exhibitions Designer for the Glenbow Museum in Calgary from 1973 to 1977. He taught at the Alberta university of Art and Design for forty years, retiring in 2017.

(*) Value is calculated as an average of the top acrylic painting sale records from ArtValue.ca database.
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