Next to the Oeno Gallery pond is Floyd Elzinga’s playful and Pop art inspired outdoor sculpture Drain the Swamp. The enlarged corten steel replica of a rubber bath stopper is attached to a polished stainless steel chain. The stainless steel chain in 50 feet long and each ball in the chain link is 8 inches diameter. The stopper measures 36 x 90 x 90 inches. Drain plus weighs 1200 lbs.
Elzinga holds a degree in Earth Sciences from McMaster University, a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Certificate of Art Fundamentals from Sheridan College of Applied Arts & Technology.