A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

What's Happening

Cathy and Vickie soon to be published!

Cathy Pascoe and Vickie Lawrence will soon be published in an artbook spcecializing in coloured pencil drawings!

Michelle Salter @ Cambridge Centre for the Arts

Michelle Salter is a participant in the group show, Connect 2016: Go With The Flow, at Cambridge Center for the Arts.

Welcome to our newest artist!

UpTown Gallery would like to extend a warm welcome to painter, illustrator and mixed media artist Vickie Lawrence, the newest member to the gallery's roster. 

Adrienne Zoe @ Art that Moves You

Adrienne Zoe's photograph will be featured on the iXpress buses as part of Art that Moves You, a project to promote art through public display.

Named "Ten Best Creative Hubs Outside the US"

Waterloo, and specifically UpTown Gallery, have been mentioned as one of the best ten creative hubs outside of the US by Matador Network.

Call for Local Artists

UpTown Gallery is now accepting applications for membership from local artists. Click here for more information.

Uptown Gallery wins Diamond Award!

Uptown Gallery is the Diamond Award Winner (the highest) for Favourite Art Gallery in Waterloo Region as voted on by the Record Reader Awards 2015 for the second year in a row! 

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On Now

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    Quotation Inspiration

    featuring Mary Guillaume, Julie Krahule, Valerie O'Flynn, and Laurie Spieker

    Opening reception is Saturday, March 26th from 2 to 4 pm.

    The exhibition will run from Tuesday, March 22rd to Sunday, May 15th, 2016.

    UpTown Gallery presents Quotation Inspiration. In this new show, Mary Guillaume, Julie Krahule, Valerie O’Flynn and Laurie Spieker explore the space, meaning and content found between the quote marks that punctuate text, speech, reality, popular culture and the imagination. Was this passage important? Did that notation inspire? Is this adage relevant? Visit our show and rediscover the potent power of the Quote.


Next Show

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    Favourite Things

    featuring Jane Bayne, Sanela DizdarSophie Drouin & Christine Gagnon, and Jim Heldmann

    The opening reception is on Sunday, May 22nd from 2 to 4 pm.

    The exhibition runs from Tuesday, May 17th until Sunday, July 17th, 2016.

    This eclectic group of five artists have conceived work that reveal their personal passions and memories.  They have used a variety of interesting mediums from historic to modern to create jewellery of distinction and pieces of art that leave a lasting impression on the viewer.


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.

Readers of The Record voted Uptown Gallery their Favourite Art Gallery in Waterloo Region