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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         National Federation of Artists Studio Providers     Foundation for Sport and the Arts       

25 August 2016 - 30 October 2016


With over 600 entries received from 326 artists working across the world and using the whole range of print media, the quality of the diverse and vibrant entries for the neo:printprize2016 really impressed the distinguished judges




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


The independent jury, who also award the main prizes, select works anonymously from an open submission. This year’s prizes were generously donated by the following sponsors: The University of Bolton, GreatArt, Jackson’s Art Supplies, Intaglio Printmaker, John Purcell Paper, Screen Stretch and Hawthorn Printmaker Supplies. The Market Place and Bolton Council are also major sponsors of the neo:printprize2016.



25th August – 30th October 2016
open Thursday to Sunday, 11am – 5pm

The Market Place
Bolton BL1 2AN
United Kingdom

A Preview will also be held in the gallery on Saturday 27th August from 2 pm to 4 pm, with the Awards Ceremony at 2.30 pm - all welcome.


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