• Welcome to Upland

    Upland is a bold, ambitious, rural based visual art and craft development organisation based in Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland.

  • Opportunities


    Upland creates opportunities, signposts to our partners’ opportunities and develops opportunities specifically for and with our Upland members.

  • Events

    Spring Fling Open Studios

    Spring Fling Open Studios 

  • Projects

    Modern Makers

    'The best way to become a skilled maker is to learn from one'

  • Projects


    A public art commission for Spring Fling Open Studios 2017


Become an Uplander

Sign-up or Sign-in as a Professional Member of Upland


Energise Exhibition Now Open

A focused group exhibition exploring our evolving relationship with the natural world and our impact upon it.

Applications Closed

Spring Fling Open Studios

Applications for Spring Fling 2019 are now closed!

Catch up with AiR @leemingpaterson on the new Energise blog. They've been collecting stories /thoughts from the loc… https://t.co/iox987AgrN

Call for Modern Makers 2019! We are looking for 4-6 young people (16-30 years) from D&G to take part & learn direct… https://t.co/y9ZHeKKyaJ

We are looking for two Upland Members to become Mentors on the Emerge 2019 Bursary Programme. Find out more… https://t.co/JC9KaWKMXv