Emerge 2022 Applications Open

Applications are now open for the Emerge Mentoring Programme 2022.

Emerge is a 7 month programme of mentoring and a bursary of £1,000 for emerging artists or makers, working in any visual art or craft medium, who have a connection to Dumfries & Galloway.

Two Emerge Bursaries are available in 2022:

> One for emerging artists and makers aged 30 years and under (supported by The Holywood Trust).

>One for emerging artists and makers of ANY age (supported by Creative Scotland).

Upland will offer a mentoring programme with an established practitioner in a related discipline, £1000 to fund the creation of new work and funded and automatic entry into Spring Fling 2022 (2 – 5 June 2022⁠). The programme is aimed at emerging artists who intend to pursue a career as a professional artist / maker. Emerge aims to provide support which will enable the participants to develop both creatively and professionally. This year we are offering one bursary for an artist/maker aged 30 and under and one for an artist/maker of any age, recognising that embarking on a creative career can happen at any age.

The deadline for applications to the 2022 Emerge Programme is 5pm on Sunday 10th October 2021.

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