A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

Calendar Shows & Events with UpTown Gallery Artists

Art shows, opening receptions, lectures and other art events involving UpTown Gallery Artists are listed here. Not all events listed take place at UpTown Gallery.

Current and Upcoming Events

Kiln-formed Murrine Cane
Fused Glass



Grand River Glassworks 10th Anniversary

Please join Laurie Spieker in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of her business, Grand River Glassworks. An Open House is planned for Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm.

Location: 50 Durward Place, Waterloo, Ontario

All are invited to view the Gallery (10% off all art), visit the Sale Table (10% of proceeds to KidsAbility), enjoy 10 Giveaway Gifts, and nibble on celebratory sweets, treats and refreshments.

 It is also time for Christmas Cheer! Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and ornaments – your Holiday shopping starts at Grand River Glassworks.



Mary Lou Hiller Wins Award

Mary Lou Hiller has had two paintings selected by jury for the Central Ontario Artists' Association annual show at the Etobicoke Civic Centre until October 26.  

Her painting, Tropicale. was awarded an Honourable Mention prize.

Sculpture of a Woman

Adrienne Zoe @ Button Factory

Congratulations to Adrienne Zoe Her image, “Sculpture of A Woman”, has been selected for the 2017 Button Factory Arts Annual Juried Show.  All are welcomed to the opening reception from 5pm-7pm on Thursday October 12th at Button Factory Arts, 25 Regina Street South, Waterloo.  The show runs until November 10th.


Welcoming Committee, Hidden Valley 

Jane Bayne, ManChoi Chow, and Adrienne Zoe @ Hidden Valley Revealed Juried Show

Where: Homer Watson House & Gallery, 1754 Old Mill Rd, Kitchener 

When: Saturday, September 16th to Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

Artist Talk: October 14th, 1-3 pm
Jane Bayne helped to organize the Hidden Valley Revealed Juried Show to honour her friend and environmental advocate, Daphne Nicholls.
Congratulations to Jane, ManChoi Chow, and Adrienne Zoe, each of whom has had a piece accepted into the show. Please consider showing your support for this environmentally sensitive area by viewing the art exhibit Hidden Valley Revealed at Homer Watson Gallery.
The opening reception will be held Sunday, September 17th, 2-4 pm.
Waterloo Grist Mill
20 x 26 inches 

Jane Bayne @ Frames by Verne Gallery


Jane Bayne’s work can now also be seen at Frames By Verne at 299 Manitou Dr., Kitchener.

Verne Sawyer has been a framer of fine art for more than 15 years. Come by to see his new framing store that also houses a gallery showcasing pieces by local artists.







Uptown Gallery is now a member of Art$Pay!


Art$Pay is an in-depth tool for the visual arts sector, focusing on employment, marketing, education, professional development and public awareness.

This online resource and directory gives the public easy access to our wide range of services and skills and the knowledge and understanding to negotiate business with artists professionally.