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Memberships

£20
Spring Fling Friend (individual) 1

£35
Spring Fling Friend (family) 1

£150
Spring Fling Life Friend (individual)

£200
Spring Fling Life Friend (family)

£30
Upland Professional Membership 2,4

£15
Upland Professional Membership (early creative career stage) 2,4

Free
Upland Professional Membership (Student in full time education) 2,3,4

1 Expires 30/10/2022

2 Expires 31/08/2022

3 New member rate, renewal £30

4 Membership requires approval

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Welcome to Upland CIC

Thank you for your interest in Upland CIC. Here you can sign up to join/renew the Upland Professional Membership or support our flagship event, Spring Fling through our Friends Scheme. Find out more and sign up below.

 

Become a Professional Uplander:

Upland Membership is on a sliding scale from £0 - £30, depending on what stage you are at in your creative development. When filling out the membership application form you can choose from one of the following:

  • I am an established artist or maker and regularly sell work, take part in exhibitions or undertake paid commissions £30
  • I am in the early stages of my creative career* and may struggle to pay the full membership cost £15
  • I am currently a student in full time education FREE

* As a general guide 'early career' or 'emerging' is usually defined as having less than 5 years experience practising as an artist or maker. We know everyone's situation is different, there is a spce on the application form for you to tell us where you are at in your creative career so please use this  to let us know  your circumstance.

 

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

A practising visual artist or maker with a strong connection to Dumfries & Galloway


Benefits of being an Uplander:

  • Be eligible to apply for and take part in projects and opportunities only open to Upland members, including paid opportunities such as leading workshops and mentoring.
  • Have access to the members’ area on the Upland website (which has a growing bank of professional development resources)
  • Have access to professional development workshops which will be free or reduced cost 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 shared in the members newsletter and shared on Upland's social mediaBe able to vote at general meetings and stand for election as a Board Director

Upland Membership runs from 1 September - 31 August each year.

 

 

Become a Friend of Spring Fling: 

Benefits of being a Friend of Spring Fling

  • Spring Fling Friendship Card – with your Friendship number
  • An advance copy full colour Spring Fling brochure
  • Advance knowledge on who has been selected for Spring Fling
  • 4-5 Friends e-newsletters
  • Up to 20% discount and other exciting offers from Spring Fling artists over the weekend
  • Invitations to Spring Fling exhibitions and special events
  • Discounts at Spring Fling Add-On events
  • Annual subscription runs from 1 September - 31 August each year
  • Life subscription option valid until 30 September 2050