I am delighted to have won The New Light Printmakers’ Prize sponsored by Zillah Bell Gallery with my multi-block engraving & woodcut ‘Bewick’s Place‘.

John Bell, judge and sponsor of the New Light Printmakers’ Prize comments: ” Neil is one of the most highly respected and innovative wood engravers working today. His technical skill transforms this ancient medium, pushing it to a new modernity and relevance. This, coupled with his unique vision, creates unforgettable multi-layered images – art for today and tomorrow.”

The New Light Prize Exhibition launched at the Williamson Art Gallery and continues here until 22nd December 2023, before touring to: Bankside Gallery (27 Feb-3 Mar 2024), Rheged Arts Centre (14 Mar-2 Jun 2024), The Biscuit Factory (29 Jun-22 Sep 2024) and The Mercer Art Gallery (12 Oct-31 Dec 2024)