As the cultural development agency for the Highlands and Islands, HI~Arts has a long-standing commitment to nurturing new talent in the region. Thanks to support from both Creative Scotland and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, HI~Arts is able to continue to provide dedicated Talent Development programmes in the areas of writing and publishing, crafts and fashion.
The launch event for Hi~Arts new programmes took place on the 6th June and is an affirmation of their continuing broader role in building capacity for both creative individuals and organisations in the cultural sector.
A key part of Hi~Arts support for makers is their 2012 Making Progress mentoring and creative programme. Three new makers are now participating and Hi~Arts will be opening applications again in August for the September intake.