Ann Trowbridge has  received
a first place award for her painting
“Canna and Phlox” as part of
Art on the Islands competition on
the Windmill Island Gardens in Holland, Michigan.

Congratulations, Ann!



Thank you to everyone for making
Art on the Riverfront 2018
a great success!
Artists interested in applying for our 2019 show should email
Brad  Patterson at to be placed on our email list.    Applications will be available on Zapplication in December 2018 and will be due April 1, 2019.

Congratulations to Marlan Cotner , Deborah Bowen, and John Riepma whose work has been accepted in the 90th Michigan Regional Exhibition at the Muskegon Museum of Arts.  The exhibit opens Thursday, August 30 and will run to November 7..

“Desert Banded,” John Riepma

“Run!,” Marlan Cotner









Gallery Uptown artists and friends celebrate the 43 years
we have successfully been together as an art coop!

Lynne Boezaart’s painting, “Big Chill II” was selected for a purchase award for the Ottawa County Art Trust.  This is the first  year for this event, which celebrates Ottawa County artists capturing Ottawa County.  Three works were selected for Ottawa County Art Trust purchase awards, and a fourth was purchased for the Art Trust by a private sponsor.  Gallery Uptown members Marlan Cotner,Nancy MacLachlan and Mary Lanka  were also juried into the exhibit,