neo: is very pleased to announce details of the forthcoming international biennial neo:printprize2014.

Achieving critical acclaim in its inaugural year the competition offers 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.


neo:printprize2014 invites artists to submit works across the full range of printmaking techniques from the traditional to the digital, including 3D prints, monoprints and print related installations. The exhibition intends to raise awareness of new trends and directions in printmaking by showcasing excellence and innovation in contemporary printmaking. The exhibition is open to all artists over the age of 18 worldwide.

Submission Deadline:

16 June 2014 @ 12:00 UK time



GreatArt - £500

University of Bolton12 week neo:residency & solo show

plus £1000 in materials (GreatArt/neo:)

(terms and conditions apply)

Jackson's Art Supplies - £300

Intaglio Printmaker - £200

John Purcell Paper - £200

Screenstretch - £100

Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies - £100



Gordon Cheung (Artist, Printmaker)

David Cleaton-Roberts (Co-Director Alan Cristea Gallery)

Paul Coldwell (Artist & Professor in Fine Art, University of the Arts London)

Eileen Cooper RA (Painter, Printmaker, Keeper of the Royal Academy)


Judges Biographies


28th August until 2nd November 2014



Greater Manchester

United Kingdom


Great Art Jacksons John Purcell Paper
Intaglio Screen Stretch Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies
Market Place Bolton Council Arts Council