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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neo: are celebrating their studios’ 10-year anniversary with neo:10YEARS, an exhibition featuring work from people who have shaped neo: into what it is today; from current and past directors and committee members, to Residency and micro-Residency artists. This show is a recognition of projects and collaborations, as well as our international prizes and residency programme, highlighting our strong working connection to the University of Bolton and Bolton Council.

neo:10YEARS exhibition is also part of Manifest Arts Festival, taking place 12th-21st July; neo: will be having open studios on 13th-14th and 20th-21st July, and we’ll be welcoming any visitors to make arrangements in neo:galleryX. neo:artist Denis Whiteside has been selected for this year’s Granada Foundation Micro-Commission; his work will be exhibited in this show, along with the artists listed below:

Trevor Abbott
Dana Ariel
Olwyn Carroll
Rado Daskalov
Corinna D’Schoto
Donna Dowd
Nicola Guastamacchia
Christine Hardman
Maggie Hargreaves
Nica Harrison
Marguerite Heywood
Thaleia Kavvada
Carla Lavin
Julie Levy
Anastasia Mina
Emily Motto
Lisa Moore
Laura Rosser
Rowan Siddons
Jason Simpson
Alison Timmins
Denis Whiteside
Alex Young
Ged Young



Preview Saturday 13 July 2-4 pm


13 July 2019 - 15 September 2019

Open Thursday to Sunday 11am – 5pm


The Market Place
United Kingdom


Free Admission
Fully Accessible


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