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.


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.