Laura Rosser awarded the neo:printprize 2016
August 24, 2016
neo:studios is an artist led, UK not-for-profit organisation, founded to aid the development of creative practitioners. The neo:printprize which is run by the organisation is now in it’s fourth year, the aim of the award and exhibition is to raise awareness of new trends and directions in printmaking by showcasing excellence and innovation in contemporary printmaking.
For this year’s award they received over 600 entries from 326 artists working across the world using a variety of print media. The judges who award the main prizes, also selected works anonymously from an open submission.
The judges for this year’s award were:
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 award ceremony was held on Saturday 27th August at neo:gallery27 and saw artists from all over the globe attending a really busy preview!