There’s something for everyone at UPwithART. Contributing artists are invited by our committee and bring a broad spectrum of practice in varied mediums. Works range in value from $150 to $2500 and bidding begins at 50% of value. Values are verified by industry professionals. It’s all good. All you need to do is find something you love and bid high to win it. Can’t live without it? Lay down a Buy It Now on the bid sheet and it’s yours! Come for the spectacle… there’s lots of ways to support Unity Project and enjoy UPwithART!
60 works of ART across 5 Galleries include:
A stellar list of local, renowned and emerging artists contribute original work.
Contemporary and historical works donated right off-the-walls of notable collectors.
By established artists and artists with lived experience of homelessness.
12 mystery artist works on paper conceal 12 mystery bottles of wine, including one very special bottle. Bid on the art you love and all will be revealed at auction’s close.
Unique objects with this year’s focus on ceramics.
Master of Ceremonies – CBC Radio’s Chris dela Torre
A multi-media live performance calls for change through spoken word, music and imagery – Franklin Davis Jr., Emma Wise, Cory Downing and Jason Rip begs for social inclusion in a mixed media live performance including spoken word, music and imagery.
Under the Marquee
Emma Wise on Cello entertains on the street, at the gates.
Bar and Hors D’Oeuvres
Cash Bar: Wine and Beer
Quality Catering – substantial hors d’oeuvres provided by North Moore Catering
Local Brew – craft IPA provided by Toboggan Brewing Company
St. Regis Tavern – Tuerto Loco is playing (Henry Eastabrook’s band!)
6:00 pm | Doors Open – Auction Begins
7:30 pm | Live Performance – in the Theatre
9:00 pm | Winescape – Auction Close
9:15 pm | Objects and Collaboratives – Auction Close
9:30 pm | UPwithARTists- Auction Close
9:45 pm | Collectors Alley – Auction Close
10:00 pm | Event Wrap – Purchase and Package
10:15 pm | After-Party at St. Regis Tavern