NAASCO’s Architectural-Grade Aluminum Canvas Stretcher Frames Now at

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Upper Canada Stretchers, North America’s leading direct-to-consumer manufacturer of professional-grade canvas stretchers and panels, has announced a new partnership with US-based North American Aluminum Stretcher Company (NAASCO). As part of the deal, NAASCO’s architectural-grade premium aluminum alloy canvas stretchers will be available online exclusively through the e-commerce store.     Other benefits coming to… Read more »

Owen Sound ArtWalk! by the numbers

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Guest post by artist Billy Goodkat, originally published in Owen Sound Hub     “Do what you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” I love that my work gives me the opportunity to paint for folks. Helping people “get their creative on” with my Art Nights has proven even more rewarding,… Read more »

Profile: Upper Canada Stretchers (from MOSAIC magazine)

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    Would you believe that some of the finest artworks and photography on canvas in North America are protected by supports crafted right here in the City of Owen Sound? For over 17 years, the professional woodworkers at Upper Canada Stretchers have engineered and manufactured professional-grade stretcher bars and custom art canvas supports. Today,… Read more »


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OWEN SOUND, ON – Artists and community members are hard at work preparing for Owen Sound’s inaugural ArtWalk!, an event taking place Saturday June 23rd from 10am to 4pm across the downtown. In preparation for the event, Owen Sound artist Billy Goodkat will lead downtown community members from groups including the Canadian Mental Health Association’s… Read more »

Best Wishes & Holiday Service Updates from the Upper Canada Stretchers Team

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  When Upper Canada Stretchers crafted our first canvas stretcher in 2001, it was with a specific mission in mind: to provide artists, photographers, art supply stores and other arts professionals the best quality stretcher on the market. Today, our clientele includes artists of every level of ability and professional status. Galleries, conservators, collectors, universities… Read more »

Happy Holidays from Upper Canada Stretchers Team!

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Upper Canada Stretchers would like to thanks our valued clients for helping us make 2016 an exciting year. This year we made some exciting changes. We greatly increased our custom fabrication ability by bringing in renowned CNC designer Grant Nicholson, we launched a new website with expanded the online store capabilities and picked up exciting… Read more »