A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

What's Happening

Jewellery Workshops with Barbara Di Renzo

Barbara Di Renzo is teaching 1-day workshops to create beautiful one-of-a-kind jewellery cuffs or pendants from recycled metals in July or August.

Barbara Di Renzo @ WalterFedy

Barbara Di Renzo is participating in the group exhibition, Pulse, at WalterFedy in Kitchener from July 13th to August 31st.

Barbara Di Renzo @ Kultrun Festival

Barbara Di Renzo is participating in the Kultrun Festival on July 9th and 10th at Victoria Park in Kitchener, ON.

Adrienne Zoe's Interview by Culture Fancier

Learn more about Adrienne Zoe's passion for photography and her journey as an artist in this interview by Culture Fancier.

Adrienne Zoe @ KPL for GRIPS show

Photographer Adrienne Zoe is exhibiting at KPL Gallery Showing 2016, the Grand River Imaging and Photographic Society’s group show at the Kitchener Public Library from May 30th to June 24th.  

Adrienne Zoe @ Art that Moves You

Adrienne Zoe's photographic artwork was selected for Art that Moves You; it show for the month of December on iexpress buses. 

Cathy Pascoe and the Arts and Letters Club

Cathy Pascoe has been invited to join the prestigious Arts and Letters Club in Toronto. Congratulations Cathy on the fabulous honour!

Adrienne Zoe @ KWSA's exhibition

Adrienne Zoe is participating in the Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists' members' show from June 22nd to July 22nd. 

Cathy and Vickie are published!

Cathy Pascoe and Vickie Lawrence are published in an artbook spcecializing in coloured pencil drawings!

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

  • favouritethings

    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.


Next Show

  • floralfantasy

    Floral Fantasy

    featuring Elaine Cowan, Vickie Lawrence, and Adrienne Zoe.

    The opening reception will be held on Sunday, July 24th from 2 to 4 pm.

    The exhibition runs from Tuesday, July 19th to Sunday, September 18th, 2016.

    Uptown Gallery presents Floral Fantasy. In this wonderful new show, the featured Artists, Elaine Cowan, Vickie Lawrence and Adrienne Zoe, present the many different, joyful, delicate and colourful aspects of floral art. Flowers symbolize hope, renewal and the beauty of nature. Whether in a vase or growing in the garden, this show represents the many fantastic, fragrant and delightful creations that Mother Nature has given us.  Come to the opening reception and meet the Artists, enjoy light refreshments and view the lovely floral fantasy!


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