Blogs

Making Connections

Exploring and highlighting Langholm’s rich history and heritage in textile manufacture.

Modern Makers 2020

For Modern Makers 2020, four young people work with glass artist Amanda Simmons

Modern Makers 2019

Modern Makers 2019 saw six young people explore the craft of printmaking with established artists and makers

Energise Artist Blog

A project giving artists the opportunity to research and creatively explore the subject of climate change in relation to the unique landscape of Dumfries & Galloway.

Modern Makers 2018

Four young people worked with Alex Rigg to design and create costumes

Artful Migration

Artful Migration is a residency programme being developed by Upland in partnership with Ginnie Wollaston of Moving Souls Dance along with support from WWT Caerlaverock and the RSPB.

Confluence

A collaborative initiative bringing cultures closer together through art

Professional & Creative Development

Upland offers various creative and professional development opportunities for visual artists and makers in Dumfries and Galloway. This blog is a space to share learning and knowledge gained through a range of experiences undertaken as part of the programme.

Modern Makers 2017

Modern Makers enables a small group of young people to learn skills from established makers.
Our 2017 Modern Makers are working with slipware potters Hannah McAndrew & Doug Fitch.