Eric Metcalfe

Canadian (1940)

Eric Metcalfe is a Canadian artist.
Based on records, Eric Metcalfe's estimated art value is C$1,000 (*)

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

From records, the highest price paid at auction for a gouache work attributed to Eric Metcalfe (1940) was C$1,250 - paid for "Funk in a Deep Freeze (Hank Mobley)" at Heffel in Vancouver on Tue, Aug 24, 2021. has 7 auction art sale records for their gouache results, with prices in the range of C$500 to C$2,500.

Eric Metcalfe is a visual and performance artist based in Vancouver, Canada. Metcalfe’s extensive career has led him present work in many exhibitions and performances, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art (1970); the University of British Columbia’s gallery with Max Bates (1967); and a solo exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery (1968). In 1973, Metcalfe co-founded Western Front which remains to be one of Vancouver’s pioneering artist-run centres. Since the mid-70s, Metcalfe worked on several media-based projects including Howard Hughes Inc., Crimetime Video Productions, Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale (1987), The Attic Project, in addition to Laura – a traveling installation/theatre piece (2004) and Curtain Razors (2007). Metcalfe has achieved an Honorary Doctorate from Emily Carr University of Art + Design (2015) and the University of Victoria (2021); Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts (2008); and the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts (2006). Metcalfe’s work is in several esteemed collections including National Gallery of Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Vancouver Art Gallery, and the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and more. From May to June 2014, Metcalfe worked within the BAF Studio artist studio space, and with assistance of artists Jacquelyn Ross and Nathan Wong, Metcalfe revealed the mural Stellar inside the Burrard Building at 1030 West Georgia Street. Metcalfe also presented a projection work in Façade Festival 2016 with BAF at the VAG.

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