Neuk Gift Guide 2023

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It’s that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re looking for gifts for friends, or family, or want to treat yourself, why not support neurodivergent artists and creative businesses?

To make it easy, we’ve created a round-up of some of the amazing, out-of-the-box gifts you can buy directly from Neuk Collective artists.

Banner reading "Lindsay Dudley Art", with a photo of a seascape painting and hand-painted landscapes on christmas ornaments.

Lindsay Dudley Art

To start us off – why not buy a one of a kind, hand-painted Christmas ornament? Lindsay Dudley Art sells original paintings and small gifts. Lindsay’s work is available on her website,, or you can email her directly if you see something you want to buy.

Blue banner reading "Buoy Oh Buoy (by Sophie Demery)", with a photo of 2 sea-themed riso prints, and a photo of simple hoop earrings with pale blue beads on them.

Buoy Oh Buoy

Run by Sophie Demery, Buoy Oh Buoy specialises in colourful jewellery and beautiful riso printed paper goods

You can buy online at:
Or at the following winter markets;
Saturday 25th November ~ Your Space, Kirkcaldy
Saturday 2nd December ~ Out of The Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
Sunday 3rd December ~ Portobello Town Hall, Edinburgh
Sunday 17th December ~ Edinburgh Printmakers

(The next one is a bit NSFW so if you’re sensitive, scroll past now… )

A Barbie-pink banner reading "Megan Devenny", with a photo of a woman's neck wearing a crudely sculpted winged phallus necklace, and a photo of a similar sculpture of a heart with an eye in it, and big black eyelashes.

Megan Devenny

Megan Devenny makes art wank – hand stitched, studded, knitted & hand painted clothing items. They have items throughout their social media, Etsy shop, and Vinted, and they are also open to commissions. You can find their work at their linktree:

Blue banner reading "Uniquely Abbie (by Abbie Gladwin)", with two black and white drawings/monoprints. One is a continuous line drawing of a bird on a branch. The other is a highland landscape.

Uniquely Abbie

Abbie Gladwin is a mixed media artist, whose work is inspired by nature, animals, landscapes & pop culture. You can add one of her vibrant oil pastels or evocative monotype prints to your collection by visiting her etsy shop – Uniquely Abbie

Banner in pale brown reading "The Foraging Gardener (by Johanna Koen), with a photo of some delicately embroidered zines with watercolour illustrations of wild flowers.

The Foraging Gardener

Run by Johanna Koen, The Foraging Gardener offers queer nature prints and zines about queer mycology, foraging, witchcraft and fungi. Check out her beautiful selection of wares at The Foraging Gardener.

Brown banner with text reading "The Starving Artist (by Ally Zlatar)". There is a photo of a book cover with a blurred silhouette and the words "the strings that bind us", and a photo of a box of cards with a continuous line drawing of a two men back to back, and the text "the vulnerable man".

The Starving Artist

There are plenty of thoughtful gifts for the artists in your life at The Starving Artist, run by Ally Zlatar. As well as publications showcasing the work of artists with lived experience of marginalisation, The Starving Artist offers reflection cards – sets of thought-provoking art cards specifically designed to address the topics of climate anxiety and eco-mental health, men’s mental health, experiences of migration, and disordered eating.

Buy online at

Purple banner with the text "Cathy Phillips Brady, professional mezzo", and a photo of a woman singing.

Cathy Phillips Brady

What do you get for the person who has everything? How about a unique, musical experience?

Cathy Phillips Brady is a professional choir fixer. Need a group of amazing professional singers for an event or special occasion? Contact Cathy to fix singers suitable to your event needs from opera to carolling, from jazz to pop! Her singers work across Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Prices vary depending on the engagement, please contact to enquire

Visit or email directly

A banner with text reading "Narture CIC - by Saskia Jae Singer)", with a photo collage of bread, two ceramic ornaments, and a christmas wreath.

Narture CIC

Narture CIC is a social enterprise co-founded by Neuk member Saskia Jae Singer. Based in Ayr, they bake bread to earn the dough to fund arts projects.

As well as selling delicious artisanal bread from their cafe at 22 Sandgate and at Ayreshire Farmers Market, they have MAKE, with an exhibition space, ceramics studio, riso printer, and events by local makers. Upcoming workshops include

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop on Thursday 23rd November 6pm-8pm

Book here: Wreath Workshop

Parent and child Ceramic workshop making Christmas tree decorations with Creadh Ceramics, Saturday 2nd of December 10:30am-12:30pm

Book here: Ceramic Workshop

For a full list of events, check out their website.

Blue banner with text reading "Gaada". There is a photo of a range of bright colourful zines, a print of a pink pterodactyl, and a cotton bag with "Gaada" written on it.


Gaada is an artist-led social enterprise which develops creative support alongside meaningful and critical art activities in Shetland. It was co-founded by Neuk member Daniel Clark.

Their online shop sells a range of quirky gifts including prints, zines, keyrings, pins, bags, homeware and cards. Every one is a limited edition and only available whilst stocks last. Every artist gets 50% on profits + Gaada reinvests in artist support

You can also book onto a screen-printing workshop at their Toogs Artist Workshop – a great gift, or even a treat for yourself. Their special Yül-themed Screen Printing workshop is already sold out, so act fast to book your place on their next workshop here: Gaada Screenprinting Workshop – January.

And finally…

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Neuk Collective Gift Donations

How about a gift that gives to others? Make a gift donation to Neuk Collective and support our work with neurodivergent artists.

Your donation goes towards running Neuk Collective programmes and events and providing 1:1 access support for artists who need it.

It makes a great, eco-friendly, socially-conscious gift!

You can choose to receive a physical card that you can give to the recipient, or download an electronic version to email or print at home.

Find out more and donate here: Online Shop