NEOS 2019: Dates for your diary

After a wonderful NEOS in September 2018 the committee is refreshed and ready to tackle another year. Please excuse us if we enjoy our festive season before we update the details on the website. We do have the following information for you though, ahead of next year....

NEOS AGM 2018

Come and find out how the #NEOS2018 event went for everyone else this year, and share your stories with fellow artists and makers. And consider joining us on the committee next year. You’d be very welcome. NEOS is such a big event now and the committee needs a lot of...

#NEOS2018: we loved it!

Our nine day event has finished for another year. We had over 280 members open their spaces, and the weather was kind to the visitors who came in their droves to visit studios, garages, spare rooms and garden sheds all over Aberdeenshire. We thank them all for their ...

Send us your images

    We need our members help with photos and images for the website and promotional material (the book, the website, and social media etc). We always need fresh photographs from our makers — and high resolution images are best as we can use them in print too....

Celebrating the Year of Young People 2018

Continuing its ‘themed years’ programme, the Scottish Government has made 2018 The Year of Young People providing a platform to showcase the talents, and achievements of Scotland’s young people. For our part, North East Open Studios would like to...

Setting up a Twitter account

This is the third in the series of posts by NEOS ceramic artist, Juliet Macleod. See her post on Instagram here, and Facebook here. In the last issue I gave you some tips on Instagram and this is my final article – about Twitter. Like Facebook and Instagram,...

NEOS 2018

NEOS 2018 is open for entries from 1 March to 31 March 2018 From 8-16 September 2018, our award-winning collective of artists, makers, and designers will open their studios to the public. Now is your chance to join them. To apply for inclusion in this year’s...

Setting up an Instagram account

Juliet Macleod, who exhibited her ceramics during NEOS 2017 has put together a useful guide to using Instagram. It follows on from her guide to Facebook and was written originally for @scottishpotters. NEOS uses the hashtag #NEOS2018, and you’ll find us here on...

Setting up a Facebook account

Thanks to Juliet Macleod, at The Cloud Pottery who exhibited with NEOS in 2017 for these helpful instructions on using Facebook. Though it’s written specifically for potters it might prove useful to other artists with a quick swap-out of the hashtag. #NEOS2018...