The South By South West partnership is the Dick Institute - East Ayrshire, the Maclaurin Gallery - South Ayrshire and Gracefield Arts Centre - Dumfries and Galloway.
Graham Fagen, although born in Glasgow, grew up in Ayrshire. Fagen describes his time in Castlepark as being where he started to make sense of the world and his memories of his experience there have informed much of his work over the years.
Christine Borland was born in Darvel, Ayrshire. Borland's long standing themes in her work are the creation and cycle of life and the frailty of human existence. Aspects of Borland's work relates to the rich industrial heritage of East Ayrshire's textile industry.
Matthew Dalziel and Louise Scullion have a number of connections to South West Scotland. Dalziel was born in Ayrshire, and since collaboration began in 1993, a number of works have been developed in the Dumfries and Galloway region.
GENERATION - SXSW 2014 will show works by all three artists in each venue.