neo:studios is an artist led, not-for-profit organisation, founded to aid the development of creative practitioners.

neo: currently offers three levels of membership:

  • associate
  • studio holder
  • studio user

Benefits to associates include:

  • website presence;
  • exhibition and curating opportunities

  • affordable studio spaces and use of print and 3d facilities

  • skill sharing, peer support and critical dialogue

  • open access printing and sculpture facilities and workshop programme

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Call for entries neo:printprize2016

neo: is very pleased to announce details of the forthcoming, international biennial neo:printprize2016

Achieving critical acclaim in its inaugural year, the competition continues to offer a prestigious showcase for contemporary visual artists working within the field of printmaking alongside an impressive list of sponsored prizes and the opportunity to be considered for the 12-week neo:residency supported by University of Bolton.


An independent panel of prominent curators and artists juries the competition ensuring high standards are maintained.


Judges for the neo:printprize2016 are:

Nancy Campbell
Artist/Writer, Editor of Printmaking Today
Rachel Gladfelter
Director, Pace Prints New York
Gill Saunders
Senior Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum
Jo Stockham
Artist, Professor and Head of the Print Programme, Royal College of Art


neo: works with internationally renowned artists, curators and facilitators to host a rolling programme of annual and biennial open submission events including the neo:artprize, neo:printprize, neo:graduates and neo:residency.

Full details and online submission here.



25th August – 30th October 2016

The Market Place
Bolton BL1 2AN
United Kingdom


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