Rory Laycock

Board Director

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Rory was born in Oxford and grew up in Langholm, Scotland. He worked as a Design Assistant and Moulding Technician at the commercial sculpting company ‘Border Fine Arts’, leading and continuing into his studies from 2008 to 2016, at the University of Cumbria. He graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 2014. 
As a visual artist Rory has exhibited nationally and internationally.  His work was selected for an international discussion on art and technology for the European Commission to influence future policy within art and technology 
Rory has been dynamically involved with Upland Projects from his early career support including the ‘Emerge’ Artist bursary to his ongoing developing practice. With his background in these areas Rory is delighted to be an involved in the creative practices of Dumfries & Galloway.