Call for Submissions: 2023 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Oeno Gallery

Call for Submissions – Outdoor Sculpture 2023
Oeno Gallery’s Sculpture Garden at Huff Estates

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 11th 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. This includes rain, snow, wind and salty air. The work must also be available for sale. The artist is responsible for the transportation, installation, and removal of their work in the event it does not sell.

Interested artists are to submit proposals to:
Dana Charles,

For more information, please read the submission outline:

FAQ: Sculpture-Garden-Submission-FAQ-2023.pdf

Nous acceptons les demandes en francais, pour consulter les règlements et information au sujet de la demande, veuillez suivre ce lien:

FAQ: FAQ_sculpture-garden-2023_FRENCH.pdf

Pour toutes questions en francais:

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 in a single word document.
  5. Create one folder of High res Images of the sculpture(s) you are proposing (jpeg, 300 dpi, 1500 pixels wide), sketches and support images. Clearly title each image files.
  6. 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
  7. Estimated retail price of the work.
  8. Photo of artist
  9. Other examples of existing work should be labelled as Other Examples and sent in a separate folder for review.

Interested artists should submit their proposals by Monday, Feb 6th, 2023 at 12 noon. Accepted proposals must be ready for installation by early May 2023 (TBD) and must be on display for a minimum one year. The gallery may ask to extend the display for a longer period if the work does not sell within that time frame.

Please read the Oeno Gallery Sculpture Garden FAQ page and view the Sculpture Garden Map 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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Image credits:
1. Entangled Rambling Blue and Tangled Column Red by Shayne Dark, Signature by Jeremy Guy.
2. Artist Natsuki Takauji installing Window II.
3. Dancer by Ryan Van Der Hout, 60-30 Split by Gord Smith, Embrasement by Claude Millette, A Shift in Perspective by Cheryl Wilson Smith, Mirror Mirror by Ryan Van Der Hout, Moose Relief II by Charles Pachter.
4. Le Cube by Philippe Pallafray.