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neo: is very pleased to announce details of the forthcoming international biennial neo:artprize 2019 in partnership with Bolton Museum Gallery.

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 2020 supported by University of Bolton, GreatArt and neo:

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

Judges for the neo:artprize 2019 are:
Jordan Baseman: Reader in Time Based Media, Senior Tutor in Moving Image at the Royal College of Art, London.
Sacha Craddock: Art Critic and Curator
William Lunn: Director, Copperfield, London
Helen Wewiora: Director, Castlefield Gallery & Agency, Manchester

neo:residency Award - New Graduate 2018-20: 12-week residency & solo show worth £3800 sponsored by University of Bolton, GreatArt & neo:
neo:artprize - £1000
GreatArt Award - £500 vouchers

Bolton Museum Gallery Award - £200
Tiranti Sculpture Award - £200 vouchers
John Purcell Paper Award - £200 vouchers

Screenstretch Award - £100 vouchers

neo:artprize 2019 is an open exhibition inviting work in any media from contemporary visual artists over 18 and of all nationalities. Full entry criteria and online submission details are available at

Submission Deadline: midnight Sunday 26th May 2019 GMT

The exhibition will be at

Bolton Gallery
Bolton Library and Museum Services
Le Mans Crescent

7th September – 27th October 2019


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