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.