As an artist's co-op, Uptown Gallery allows each visitor to experience the artwork and the artists who created it. The gallery's unique feature is that it is staffed by the artists themselves. Each time you visit the gallery you will have the rare opportunity to meet one of the artists whose work is shown here. The gallery has more than 30 outstanding artists, with work in a varied palette of media and techniques.
CALL FOR ENTRIES: JUDGED EXHIBIT: “SOUTHERN COMFORT”
Paintings, Drawings, Three-Dimensional Works and Photography
Uptown Gallery ELM Loft
Oct. 1 – Nov. 29, 2014
For information click for the flyer Call for Artists.
Uptown Gallery Silent Auction
Place your bid now at the Gallery for Eloise Atkinson's beautiful still life.
View the work and full information at Silent Auction.
Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm
Saturday 11am - 4pm
Uptown Gallery is open the first Friday of every month 5pm - 9pm. During the first Friday opening light refreshments are served.
Reception Friday September 5, from 5 to 9 P.M
Continuing Exhibit Legacy Art Exhibit of art by William Alan Youngblood (1915 - 2009)
This is an excellent chance to view the works of the late, beloved William Youngblood.
Raised in rural Tennessee during the Depression, he came from humble beginnings. In an interview late in life, he said, "My folks left nothing. What I'll leave are my paintings." His paintings, however, are quite special: visual poetry that offers calmness and peace.
These timeless paintings are musings on life and death and man's place in the universe. He used watercolors, acrylics and gouache to convey the peace of nature: fields and rivers, wildflowers, mountains and shores. He also sketched and painted the strivings of man and his activities which may temporarily prevail, but then slowly sink back into time: sagging buildings, old cars, rusted equipment.
The exhibit runs through September 27th.
Go to the ELM Gallery
MAIN GALLERY & FRABLE GALLERY
New Exhibit “Shells & Spheres”
In the Main Gallery, featured artists Rosemary McKnight and Stuart White offer an exhibit of watercolors and acrylic collages called “Shells & Spheres”. Beach-goers and shell collectors especially will enjoy the gentle colors of sunsets and sand in Ms. White’s softly glowing and fanciful paintings of shells, while even grown-ups will be fascinated by Ms. McKnight’s mesmerizing portraits of marbles, with all the shine, brilliance and bold, bright colors of the spheres she depicts.
Guest artists Marti Fann brings a new medium to the gallery with her abstract paintings in oil and cold wax, while Sally Kennedy’s stained glass lamps, boxes and hanging pieces add color and dimensionality to the exhibit and echo the brilliance of the marble paintings.
The exhibit runs through October 25th.
The opening reception will be Friday September 5, from 5 to 9 P.M.
Both exhibits run from September 4 through October 25, 2014.
Go to the Main & Frable Gallery
Click for Driving Directions. Free parking is available when you visit Uptown Gallery. You may park in the parking lot at the corner of Randolph and Main Streets. There is an entrance on Randolph Street.
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