Upland is a bold, ambitious, rural based visual art and craft development organisation based in Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland.
Upland creates opportunities for young people, emerging and established artists. We also signpost to our partners’ opportunities and develop opportunities specifically for and with our Upland members.
Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland; it is highly regarded as one of the UK’s most successful contemporary visual art and craft events.
Modern Makers is a programme which allows a small group of young people to learn craft skills from established makers.
'The best way to become a skilled maker is to learn from one'
If you are a professional artist or maker with a connection to Dumfries & Galloway find out about becoming a member!
Filmmaker John Wallace will be creating work based on the behaviour of the ospreys at Kelton Mains, Threave Nature Reserve
A growing resource of advice for artists and makers
We deliver a range of projects connecting artists and makers with audiences, communities and each other