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Crossing Borders brings artists and craft makers from the Scottish Borders to shout out loud for creative talent in the area.

We represent painters and printmakers, ceramic and glass artists, sculptors, photographers and wood workers, artists working creatively in textiles, jewellery, metal and leather work.



We believe there are huge benefits to membership of Crossing Borders, including:
  • The chance to be part of a creative community which celebrates and supports the achievements of its members

  • Opportunities to exhibit as a group and as individuals, and to take part in schemes like the Mini Residencies program

  • Networking opportunities

  • Promotion of members events & exhibitions via the Crossing Borders website and social media

  • The chance to be included in an annual printed Directory which will promote and highlight creativity across the Scottish Borders throughout the year.

We are now open to applications from new members, so if you know any talented professionals living and working in the Scottish Borders, please recommend them to us. The membership fee is currently set at £40.

Please contact Ian Oliver for details. Email membership@crossing-borders.org.uk

Thank you!



We have three types of membership:-

Full Membership for professional visual & applied artists, crafts people or gallery owners. The benefits are:

- Your own page on the Crossing Borders website
- Social Media for promotion and networking
- Networking
- Exhibition opportunities when they arise
- Voting rights at the AGM



Graduate Membership for young people who are working in arts and crafts, and are no more than 3 years after graduating in a related art course. Same Benefits as full membership, but at a reduced rate of 50%.



Associate membership is for individuals or businesses that wish to support Crossing Borders, and to promote the arts in our area.

The benefits of Associate membership are:
- Your own page on the Crossing Borders website
- Social Media for promotion and networking
- Training opportunities
- Networking

Exhibition Opportunities will not be appropriate for associate members, but there may be opportunities to distribute literature at our events



Applications are now accepted at any time. For more information and an application form please e-mail:
membership@crossing-borders.org.uk