Ruth Elizabeth Jones and Emma Varley, 'Earthlight', ceramic and projected digital drawing
Ruth Elizabeth Jones and Emma Varley, 'Earthlight', ceramic and projected digital drawing

Twentieth Spring Fling Announced for June

Spring Fling

2 Jun 2022 – 5 Jun 2022
Dumfries & Galloway

Dumfries & Galloway’s open studios event Spring Fling has reached twenty years old; 2022’s edition will feature 96 studios, including several new to the event, spanning four days in June. Marking the anniversary, there will be new commissions, a print programme, and the launch of a Spring Fling virtual studios.

A special Creative Bursary is supporting Ruth Elizabeth Jones and Emma Varley to develop their experimental collaboration, Earthlight (pictured), which will be on display at Gracefield Arts Centre. A special exhibition, Spring Fling at 20, will be showing at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries, 28th May – 2nd July, and an online programme is now available. Further marking the 20th anniversary, printmaker Sarah Stewart has been presented a Design Commission, and a selling exhibition in partnership with Newcastle’s Biscuit Factory will take place 14th – 24th July.

To help visitors get around as many studios as possible, there are bus tours available, so the car can be left behind.

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