Upland aims to inspire and educate audiences and communities and bring opportunities to its visual artists and makers. We create projects and also work along side organisations to deliver projects.
A new project giving artists the opportunity to research and creatively explore the subject of climate change in relation to the unique landscape of Dumfries & Galloway.
A 9 month programme of mentoring and a bursary for emerging artist and makers who have a connection to Dumfries and Galloway.
A resource to enable individuals and organisations to find artists & makers who deliver workshops and classes
A focused group exhibition exploring our evolving relationship with the natural world and our impact upon it.
An exhibition of work by printmakers from Iceland and Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
To celebrate 15 years, we invited collectors to showcase artworks purchased at previous Spring Fling weekends.
This year Spring Fling's flagship exhibition took place in New Brewery Arts in Cirencester.
Students of the Modern Makers 2017 programme worked with slipware potters Doug Fitch & Hannah McAndrew
A flowing together. In a literal sense, it's about rivers. But it's more often used to talk about the coming together of factors or ideas, or of cultures.
Upland has again joined forces with urban art specialists Recoat to grow and evolve Spring Fling Rural Mural (#SFRM) 2016
Upland held it's offical launch on Friday 5th February 2016. 'We Are Upland' was a one-day symposium which brought together artists and makers from across the region along with a variety of speakers from all across Scotland.
Between February - July 2016 six young people from D&G worked with Sam Booth (Echo Living) to design and build a bespoke structure for an RSPB reserve near Wigtown
Gill White creating new interactive artworks during Wigtown Book Festival 2015
'The best way to become a skilled maker is to learn from one'
Modern Makers is a programme for a small group of young people to work intensively with a professional maker to learn craft skills.