Submission Deadline:

18 May 2015 @ 12:00 UK time


neo: is very pleased to announce details of the forthcoming international biennial neo:artprize.


Achieving critical acclaim in its inaugural year and now in its third, the competition offers a prestigious showcase for contemporary visual artists working in any media alongside an impressive list of sponsored prizes and the opportunity to be considered for the 12 week neo:residency supported by University of Bolton, GreatArt and neo:

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



neo:artprize - £1500

University of Bolton12 week neo:residency & solo show

plus £1000 in materials (GreatArt/neo:)

(terms and conditions apply)

GreatArt Award - £500

Tiranti Award in 3D - £250

John Purcell Paper Award on Paper - £200

Screenstretch Award for Screen-print - £100

Intaglio Award in Printmaking - £100


Judge for the neoartprize2015 are:

Ian Davenport - Artist

Amira Gad - Exhibitions Curator, The Serpentine Galleries, London

Margot Heller - Director, South London Gallery (SLG)

Helen Pheby - Senior Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP)

Judges Biographies

neo:artprize2015 is an open exhibition inviting work in any media from contemporary visual artists over 18 and of all nationalities. For full entry criteria and online registration click here



Deadline for online submissions is noon Monday 18th May 2015


27th August – 1st November 2015



Greater Manchester

United Kingdom


Great Art John Purcell Paper
Intaglio Screen Stretch
Market Place Bolton Council Arts Council