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The Art of Nostalgia

Thanks to your amazing support, our first batch of books sold out the day after the launch! The second shipment has now arrived. Secure your copy by ordering now!

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About the Art of Nostalgia

The Art of Nostalgia is a collection of Trevor Clare paintings that capture landmarks and “hidden gems” of the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Trevor’s striking—and sometimes surprising—subject matter is accompanied by stories from Kitchener-Waterloo locals, evoking nostalgic feelings and memories of the past.

With stunning visuals, heartwarming memories, and fascinating history trivia, The Art of Nostalgia is sure to delight both longtime residents of Kitchener-Waterloo and curious visitors. Order your copy of The Art of Nostalgia today!

Featured Locations

  • Schneiders Sign
  • Walper Hotel
  • L&L Market
  • Weston’s Bread
  • Victoria Park
  • The Aud
  • Forwell Super Variety
  • Carry-On Comics
  • The Yeti Cafe
  • The Jane Bond
  • 202 Queen Street South
  • Sonny’s Drive-In
  • Hermie Place
  • Far Out Flicks
  • David’s Fresh Cut Fries
  • The Kaufman Lofts
  • Ethel’s Lounge
  • Little Shop On Par
  • The Museum
  • Jimmy’s Lunch
  • Pepi’s Pizza
  • St Mary Our Lady Of The Seven Sorrows
  • Harmony Lunch
  • Huether Hotel
  • Princess Twin Cinemas

"My thanks to Trevor, for offering our community this gift of a time capsule – of the places that have meant so much to so many of us – at a time when our city is changing so much."

—Mike MorriceMember of Parliament, Kitchener Centre

“Every brushstroke in The Art of Nostalgia preserves our city’s history, immortalizing iconic landmarks and hidden gems that have shaped so many lives. Each painting transports you to a time in your youth, or your parents’ youth, or your grandparents’ youth—a true power of art.”

—Chad KrulickiCreative Director