Eric WalkerVisual and Media artist Eric Walker is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. His works are widely held in both public and private collections. He has exhibited throughout Canada and internationally with shows in Tokyo, Mexico City and New York. His media art work has appeared at Images, Toronto and FIFA, Montreal and are in the collection of Vtape.
Eric Walker Biography (2010)
Painter and video artist Eric Walker was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1957. He studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design between 1976 and 1983 where he was greatly influenced by the modernism of such artists as Canada's Patterson Ewen and Americans Robert Frank and June Leaf.
Eric Walker has received numerous awards and grants for his artwork, including Canada Council A grants in 1999 and 2004 and A awards from both the Ontario Arts Council (2001 and 2003) and the Conseil des arts et des lettres de Quebec (1991).
Walker has exhibited his work widely in Canada, with international representation in group shows in Lublin, Poland (1987), Mexico City (2001), Amsterdam (2002) New York (2006), and in 2002 a solo exhibition at the Canadian Embassy Art Gallery in Tokyo.
Walker's works are widely held in private and public collections including, Redpath Mining, Canada Council Art Bank, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, The Ottawa Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, Carleton University Art Gallery, the Owens Art Gallery (Mount Allison University), Dalhousie University Art Gallery (Halifax), the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Federicton, New Brunswick and the City of Ottawa.
Price Range: $800 - $10,000