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Eric Metcalfe

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Nationality  Canadian
Known for  Dr. Brute
Occupation  artist
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Born  August 22, 1940 (age 76) (1940-08-22)

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Eric Metcalfe (1940, Vancouver) is a Canadian visual and performance artist.

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Life

Metcalfe was born in Vancouver and grew up in Victoria, BC, where he studied visual art at the University of Victoria.

Career

Metcalfe was one of the eight original founders of the Western Front Society.

Beginning in the 1970's, Metcalfe often performed under the persona Dr Brute, with his Brute Sax Band. He collaborated frequently with the artist Kate Craig, to whom he was married, who adopted the persona of Lady Brute.

Awards

In 2008, Metcalfe was a recipient of a Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts.

References

Eric Metcalfe Wikipedia


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