A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

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Be a winner, too!

UpTown Gallery wants to share our win with you. To celebrate winning the Favourite Art Gallery award, we will host a draw for door prizes. Starting Saturday, November 1st, drop in to fill out your entry form. Winning names will be drawn during the Opening Reception on November 23rd.

Uptown Gallery wins Diamond Award!

Uptown Gallery is the Diamond Award Winner (the highest) for Best Art Gallery in Waterloo Region by the Record Reader Awards 2014.  We will be listed in the special publication in Oct 30th in the Record.

Eastham at Open Mic

Diane Eastham is giving a reading from her book, Blaze of Colour, at the Canadian Authors' Association Open Mic Night at the Raintree Cafe on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 7 pm.

The Big Ideas 2014 Show

Diane Eastham will be showing her work at the Paula White Diamond Art Gallery + Design Studio's 6th annual Square Foot & Big Ideas Show on November 20th, 2014 from 5:30 to 8 pm.


Diane Eastham's fibre art will appear in 1000 Quilt Inspirations: Colorful and Creative Designs for Traditional, Modern, and Art Quilts. 

Chair Affair & Cityline

Melissa Kristensen-Smith is one of 36 artists/designers who created chairs for The Furniturebank in Toronto. Her chair will be featured on Cityline at 9am Thursday October 30th.

Welcome to our newest artists!

UpTown Gallery would like to extend a warm welcome to sculptor and painter Valerie O'Flynn and wildlife painter Janet Kimantas - the newest members to the gallery's roster.

Carolyn Sharp at Café Creperie

Carolyn Sharp has a solo show at Café Creperie in Elora from Oct 6th to Nov 2nd.  To find out more about Carolyn, please visit her website at www.carolyn-sharp.com.

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On Now

  • reclamation


    featuring Barbara Di Renzo, Melissa Kristensen-Smith and Michelle Salter.

    Opening reception is Sunday, September 21st from 2 to 4 pm.

    Reclamation runs from Wednesday, September 17th to Tuesday, November 18th, 2014.

    Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.

    UpTown Gallery Waterloo presents Reclamation. An intriguing and thought provoking art exhibit, focused on our environment and global issues. Our new show features artwork incorporating reclaimed, recycled and upcycled materials by Barbara Di Renzo, Melissa Kristensen-Smith and Michelle Salter.


Next Show

  • re/collections

    featuring Christine Gagnon, Jim Heldmann, William Mullin, and Laurie Spieker.

    The Opening Reception for re/collections and Patron Appreciation will be held on Sunday, November 23rd, from 2 to 4 pm.

    Runs from Wednesday, November 19th to Tuesday, January 20th, 2015.

    re/collections interprets the acts of collecting and recollecting.  In this fast paced and ever-changing world our memories, treasured times, and assembled precious objects gather importance as they sooth and comfort, educate or illuminate, or simply foretell future fates. 


About UpTown Gallery

Uptown Gallery is a co-operative of over 25 local artists. We are located in UpTown Waterloo.


All artwork exhibited in UpTown Gallery is by artists local to the Waterloo area. We offer a diverse range of art, including ceramics, glass, paintings, photography, printmaking, drawing, and sculpture.

Learn from the artists of UpTown Gallery to draw, paint, fuse glass, collage and more. Workshops take place at the Gallery and other area locations.


We have six shows a year. Each show features the artwork of specific UpTown Gallery Artists.


One of the mandates of UpTown Gallery is bringing art to our local community. Throughout the year we offer free art workshops and lectures.