Greg Metz is a B.C. artist who loves to build. He has worked in industrial fabrication and management, with a varied background including shipbuilding, heavy duty equipment design and fabrication for the farming and forestry industries, and stainless steel design and fabrication. He has also designed, built, and marketed numerous custom residential homes.
Metz was chosen by the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior to design and build a sculpture titled ‘Believe’ at the building entrance. Previously he completed the ‘Okanagan Wall’, a 27 foot long donor recognition wall in the same building.
The artist creative use of whimsy in conjunction with his talent for sculpting has garnered the attention of private, corporate, and public collectors. His original works and commissions are featured in collections around the world.
“Nothing excites me more than using my imagination. To dream a sculpture, draw it and then form it into a work that will make people smile is a wonderful feeling. I find myself smiling as I see each ‘dream’ materialize in my hands. It feels like magic…….” – Greg Metz