• 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 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.



  • Projects

    Modern Makers

    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'


Making Connections

Exploring and highlighting Langholm’s rich heritage in textile manufacture


Suzi Plunkett - Growing your business online

A guide to selling online and the benefits of social media


SF | At Home

18 - 25 May 2020

MEMBER OF THE WEEK // Leeming + Paterson // Dalry This week we are featuring the work of @leemingpaterson who wor… https://t.co/z0Ai5TCfsr

MEMBER OF THE WEEK // Laura Derby - Rugaura // Kirkcudbright This week we're featuring the wonderfully colourful w… https://t.co/sFDOBVqPRu

MEMBER OF THE WEEK // Julie Hollis // Dumfries & Kirkcudbright This week we feature artist Julie Hollis (… https://t.co/15B6K2p9YB