Featured above is Solway To Svalbard, a collaborative, creative response to the migration of Barnacle Geese from the Solway firth to Svalbard in the High Arctic. Developed by musician, composer and sonic artist Stuart MacPherson, supported by long-time collaborators filmmaker Emma Dove and sound designer Peter Smith, this short film is one of several outcomes for a project supported by DG Unlimited’s Bright Sparks Funding.

Emerging artist and students

For creatives eighteen years and up. Whether you’re working towards your Degree Show or you’ve just secured your university offer, one of our top priorities is supporting Dumfries and Galloway’s young creatives. You can join as a DG Unlimited member for a reduced rate during your studies.
Trust us – your tutors will absolutely love it.

Freelancer or creative or cultural Professional

The backbone of the creative and cultural sector! Freelance creative practitioners and professional artists and makers are our bread and butter, our power, and our pride. If you fit these descriptors, look no further.


Looking to join our ranks as a team? Maybe there are several of you, creatives all working in company, as a collective, brand, or changemaking powerhouse. We’d love to hear from you! A package for organisational members is currently under development. We’re consulting with industry leading organisations and our members to see how best we can help you.

Junior Member  – recommended by an adult mentor.

Sometimes you don’t want to commit hard and fast. That’s okay! We’re cool. We can take it slow. If you’d like to show your support for DG Unlimited without necessarily becoming a member, as yourself, or as an organisation, we’ve invented this snazzy new friendship tier. Consider supporting DG Unlimited with a one-time or recurring donation and becoming an official Friend of the organisation! There are special benefits to being friends – including mate’s rates, exclusive tickets to events, and first looks at upcoming partnership opportunities.

If you’d like to sponsor our work, or contact us regarding a business partnership or sponsorship idea,
we’d love to hear from you! get in touch and discuss your thoughts further here.