Become an Uplander

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  • £30 per year for professional artists and makers
  • Free for current students and those who have graduated in the past 2 years

To become an Uplander you need to demonstrate that you are:

  • A professional visual artist or maker with a connection to Dumfries & Galloway, or
  • A professional visual artist or maker who has been selected for Spring Fling (please see note below about past Spring Fling CIC Members)

Benefits of being an Uplander:

  • Be eligible to apply for and take part in projects and opportunities only open to Upland members
  • Have access to the members’ area on the Upland website
  • Have access to professional development workshops which will be free for Upland members
  • Be eligible to apply for national and international professional and creative development opportunities
  • Have the opportunity to feed your ideas into the Upland programme
  • Have your news posted onto the Upland website and shared on social media

Upland Membership runs from 31 August - 31 August. Please note -  if the date of your membership being accepted is less than six months until the renewal date the subscription fee will be reduced to reflect this.

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Past Spring Fling CIC Members:

If you have previously been a professional member of Spring Fling - at any point since 2005 - you do not need to complete a sign-up form; simply email Amy who will renew your membership.