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Exhibition 2022 Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens

Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens

Job details

Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens
12 Jul 2021
National, Northland, Auckland
Work type
Call for entries
Work classification
Pasifika, Toi Maori, Visual Arts



We are now inviting submissions for the upcoming Kaipara Coast Sculpture Garden Exhibition 2022.

The Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens Exhibition aims to entertain and engage both the general public and the art community in an artistically challenging and visually stimulating outdoor environment. Visitors participate in the exhibition while walking a trail which passes through a rural landscape with a mix of grassy slopes, ponds, wetland area, formal gardens, native bush, an orchard, pine planting and has views to the Kaipara Harbour. The main Sculpture Trail is 1km long, with a further 2.5km of native forest walks, making the Sculpture Gardens a popular destination for a wide range of people.

The sculpture gardens, which opened in 2008, have been developed in conjunction with Kaipara Coast Plant Centre which has been owned and operated by David and Geraldine Bayly from this site since 1988. This exhibition will celebrate 14 years of proudly showcasing a wide range of New Zealand made art.

This year we are encouraging concepts that consider moments of reflection. This could be through ideas inspired by moments of reflection and contemplation, works that reflect the physical environment, or concepts that create opportunities for our visitors to experience a reflective moment in the gardens.

The sculpture gardens are only a 35-minute drive from Auckland on the scenic Kaipara Coast Highway (SH 16) route, making it readily accessible to a large public audience and to potential clients.


Time line:

Last day of proposals Monday 12th July 2021 

Notification of acceptance by Friday 30th July 2021

Installation by Artists November 2021

Exhibition opening Sunday 28th November 2021 

Exhibition on display until November 2022


Curator:  Shea O'Neil   021046 0676



How to apply

Ideally submit your proposal  online:  We welcome Artist Submissions for our upcoming exhibition. | Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens


Or, send us an email: with the following:

Your name:

Your email:

Your phone:

Your address:

Name of the sculpture:

Approx size:


A photo or sketch:

Any other information:


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