Applications are now being taken for our Print Studio User membership schemes. The schemes are for experienced printmakers who would like to use the printmaking facilities on a regular basis, but do not need a permanent work space at neo:studios.


neo: also offers a programme of friendly relaxed courses In our spacious and well lit print workshop for improvers and beginners on a variety of print processes.

Location:

neo:studios CIC, 1st Floor, Corporation Chambers, Corporation Street, Bolton, BL1 2AN

 

Access:
The printmaking studio is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We regret there is currently no disabled access but funding is being applied for to remedy this situation.

 

Studio User Schemes:
We have a range of Studio User Membership schemes including:

24/7 access - £40 per calendar month payable in advance by standing order - For new or existing neo:associates who are experienced printmakers. This includes a neo:associate membership fee which gives benefits such as individual web page, free submission to neo:exhibitions, solo show opportunities.

 

Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm access - £40 per calendar month on an ad hock basis
Project-based non-membership for experienced printmakers.

Please contact Jason Simpson or Denis Whiteside

 

10am – 4pm Open Access for printmakers - £20 per day
For experienced printmakers. Book here neo:workshops

 

If you have other requirements other than those outlined above please get in touch, our aim is to provide access to our printroom facilities for all serious artists.


Facilities:

The printmaking studio is ‘green’. We offer non-toxic printmaking facilities for a wide range of print processes including:

  • Ferric Chloride Etching
  • Copper Sulphate Etching
  • Solar Plate Etching
  • Collagraph
  • Drypoint
  • Monoprint
  • Screenprint
  • Photo Screenprint

Equipment:

  • Our Corporation Street print studio offers
  • 3 x screen-print beds,
    • Bed size 3m x 1.5m
    • Bed size 224cm x 146cm
    • Bed size 224cm x 146cm
  • 1 x Steel screen washout cabinet 150cm x 115cm with jet-washer
  • 1 x Natgraph U/V exposure unit - Table size 114cm x 92cm
  • Large TOFKO Etching press - Bed size, 1m x 1.8m
  • Small POLYMETAAL Etching press - Bed size, 35cm x 60cm
  • Relief press, 50cm x 40cm
  • Hot plate, 60cm x 50cm
  • Aquatint booth, maximum plate size 70cm x 60cm
  • Light box, 73cm x 53cm
  • Print workshop sink, 240cm x 85cm
  • 1 x print drying rack, 48 shelf capacity, 1.6m x 1m
  • 1 x print drying rack, 50 shelf capacity, 97cm x 63cm
  • 2 x work bench tables, each 240cm x 120cm
  • 9 x toughened glass work stations, each 90cm x 50cm
  • Darkroom
  • Lockers and plan-chest drawers available to Studio Users
  • Selection of fine art papers and inks for various print processes
  • Open Access available http://www.neoartists.co.uk/workshops.asp
  • Workshops delivered http://www.neoartists.co.uk/workshops.asp
  • Studio waiting list http://www.neoartists.co.uk/neo_application.asp

 

Contact:
Jason Simpson or Denis Whiteside



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