A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

What's Happening

Now easier to get to UpTown!

Road construction on Caroline and Erb Streets around Waterloo Town Square is finished so it is much easier to visit us in the mall.

Thursday Night Art Classes at UpTown Gallery

Thursday Night art classes for Teens and Adults with Candice Leyland.

Art Journaling at UpTown Gallery

Learn Art Journaling with Candice Leyland.

Cathy Pascoe in new art book publication!

Cathy Pascoe is in a new art book publication spcecializing in many drawing mediums!

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!

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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    New Perspective

    featuring ManChoi Chow, Mary Lou Hiller, Cathy Pascoe, and Sharl Smith.

    The exhibition runs from Tuesday, September 19th to Sunday, November 13th, 2016.


    Whether interpreted as “a point of view” or as “a dimensional illusion”, PERSPECTIVE provides a limitless creative playground for the artistic mind.

    Photographer ManChoi Chow, acrylic painter Mary Lou Hiller, coloured pencil artist Cathy Pascoe and bead designer Sharl Smith set their sights and skills to the discovery of New Perspectives.


Next Show

  • Celebration

    featuring the Uptown Gallery members.

    The exhibition runs from Tuesday, November 15th to Sunday, January 15th, 2017.

    The opening reception is Friday, November 18th from 7 pm to 9 pm.

    This exhibition celebrates UpTown Gallery's 10th Anniversary as well as the holiday season! Come to our gala opening to see great art by talented local artists, win prizes and gift certificates from UpTown Mall and area businesses plus music, food and good cheer.

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