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Call for Outdoor Sculpture

January 31, 2020

Call for Outdoor Sculpture

  • Organization: Oeno Gallery
  • Submission Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Event Dates: May 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020
  • Type: Exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Sculpture

Oeno Gallery’s Sculpture Garden at Huff Estates opened on June 25, 2011 as a place dedicated to the exhibition of world class outdoor sculpture. The 4 acre garden has become a prized feature of the property and has received thousands of visitors to date.
The gallery invites artists to submit proposals for the garden’s 7th exhibition year. The property offers a wide variety of sites for placement. Areas to consider include the sculpture garden proper, the outdoor area by the winery, the zone immediately surrounding the gallery, and the pond (limestone quarry).

Proposals will be reviewed and selected by the gallery. Sculptures must be original, durable, and safe for viewing by the public in an unsupervised natural area. They must be able to withstand extreme year-round weather conditions and tolerate strong winds. The work must also be available for sale. The artist is responsible for the transportation, installation and removal of their work. Interested artists are to submit proposals to Dana Charles:

Proposals must include:
1. Contact Information: Name, Address, Phone Number, E-mail, Website
2. Artist Statement/Bio
3. CV
4. Artwork statement – Include Title, Year, Medium and Size for the
proposed work(s) and describe how this work will relate to/expand on current
themes in your work
5. High res Images of the sculpture(s) (300 dpi, 1500 pixels wide), sketches
and support images. Clearly title the .jpegs with the Title of the piece or a
short description of what the image is.
6. Other examples of existing work
7. Photo of artist
8. Description of the project and plan for installation. Please consider all
aspects of transporting the work to the garden site in Prince Edward
County, Ontario and installing the piece in the garden. Onsite forklift
available upon prior request
9. Estimated retail price of the work.

Interested artists should submit their proposals by Friday, January 31st, 2020. Accepted
proposals must be ready for installation by early May 2020 (TBD) and must be on
display for one year. The gallery may ask to extend the display for a longer period of

Please read the Oeno Gallery Sculpture Garden FAQ page and view the Sculpture Garden Map on our website before submitting your proposal.
Thank you!

Dana Charles
Communications and Logistics Coordinator
(613) 393-2216

About Oeno Gallery

Oeno Gallery is a commercial art gallery specializing in contemporary fine art. The
gallery is located in Prince Edward County – 2 hours east of Toronto and 1 hour west of
Kingston by car. The gallery and 4 acre sculpture garden are situated on Huff Estates Winery – voted as one of the top 20 wineries in Canada. The property also has an Inn, a seasonal patio restaurant, and is host to many events and concerts.

Recently named Best Contemporary Retail Gallery destination in Ontario by a
prestigious tourist association, the gallery is one of the most popular stops on Prince Edward County’s Wine, Taste, and Arts Trails. More than 30 000 visitors come to the site throughout the year.

The gallery has actively pursued relationships with landscape architects, designers and clients who are interested in outdoor sculpture. Previously sold sculptures have ranged in price from $2000 to $100,000.
For more information, please visit our website:

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