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

Grand River Glassworks

Platinum in Favourite Gallery Category; Gold in Favourite Artist

Grand River Glassworks is the Platinum (2nd) Record Reader Award Winner in the category of Favourite Art Gallery. Owner and UpTown Gallery member, Laurie Spieker, is grateful, thankful and humbled by this grand designation and offers sincere thanks to all who voted.

Record readers awarded Laurie a Gold (3rd) as a Favourite Artist.

Laurie also offers congratulations to UpTown Gallery for their Diamond Win as Kitchener-Waterloo’s Favorite Art Gallery.


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.




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.