Spike Island

Opportunities

Volunteer this Summer

28 June 2016

Volunteer this Summer

We are currently inviting applications from individuals who would like to join our Volunteer Invigilator team over the Summer months.

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Camera Buff: Film commissioning opportunity for young people

31 May 2016

Camera Buff: Film commissioning opportunity for young people

We are now accepting applications for our online commissioning strand of experimental films, specifically for 16­–24 year olds based in the South West of England.

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CMIR Bursaries awarded to artists Ian Giles, Oliver Sutherland and writer Ann Cahill

31 May 2016

CMIR Bursaries awarded to artists Ian Giles, Oliver Sutherland and writer Ann Cahill

Artists Ian Giles and Oliver Sutherland are awarded production bursaries towards the creation of a new moving image work.

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Volunteers' Week at Spike island

31 May 2016

Volunteers' Week at Spike island

It's Volunteers' Week (1 to 12 June 2016) and we're celebrating the achievements of our fantastic volunteers here at Spike Island

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Visual Arts South West announce 'Go & See – Travel Bursaries'

11 May 2016

Visual Arts South West announce 'Go & See – Travel Bursaries'

Curators, artists and visual arts professionals based in the SW are invited to apply for travel bursaries.

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Syllabus II programme open for applications from artists

15 March 2016

Syllabus II programme open for applications from artists

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for Syllabus II; an alternative peer-led learning programme in its second year that will support ten artists across ten months.

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Spike Island seeks a Curator

17 February 2016

Spike Island seeks a Curator

Spike Island seeks an imaginative, energetic and engaged contemporary art curator.

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Bursaries for the creation of new moving image work

16 February 2016

Bursaries for the creation of new moving image work

Spike Island and the Centre for Moving Image Research are offering artists based in the South West production bursaries of £1000 for the creation of new moving image work.

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Creative Employment Programme: Technical Assistant

03 February 2016

Creative Employment Programme: Technical Assistant

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Assistant internship

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Art Weekender – Bristol & Bath Prize Draw

23 September 2015

Art Weekender – Bristol & Bath Prize Draw

Cass Art has teamed up with Situations, Spike Island, the Hilton Garden Inn and National Rail to bring you an exclusive prize draw to win an experiential trip for two to Bristol this autumn.

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ARTiculation Prize 2015

21 September 2015

ARTiculation Prize 2015

Apply to The ARTiculation Prize, a nationally acclaimed event aimed at sixth form students to promote engagement with art.

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Camera Buff: Film commissioning opportunity for young people

04 August 2015

Camera Buff: Film commissioning opportunity for young people

An online commissioning strand of experimental films specifically for 16­–24 year olds based in the South West of England.

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Spike Island is recruiting a Chair

10 April 2015

Spike Island is recruiting a Chair

Spike Island is recruiting a new Chair. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is able to support the development of the organisation into the future.

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Open Call: announcing a new programme for UK based artists

21 January 2015

Open Call: announcing a new programme for UK based artists

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for The Syllabus; a new programme that will support ten artists across ten months.

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Adult male actor/dancer required for artists’ film commission

13 August 2014

Adult male actor/dancer required for artists’ film commission

Spike Film and Video are seeking an actor/dancer to feature in a new film by artist Patrick Staff exploring queer intergenerational relationships. 

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Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013

23 July 2013

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013

Disabled mid-career artists are invited to apply for a three month residency at Spike Island, beginning in January 2014.

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Visual Arts in Bristol: an open invitation

16 July 2013

Visual Arts in Bristol: an open invitation

Contribute your thoughts about the future of visual arts in the city at this Open Space event taking place on Monday 16 September at St. George's.

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The New Situationists

27 June 2013

The New Situationists

Situations invites past Bloomberg New Contemporaries artists to propose a public artwork to coincide with the opening weekend at Spike Island.

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Opportunities at Spike Island

18 June 2013

Opportunities at Spike Island

We’re currently looking for people to join our team in a number of roles.

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Call for Applications: Bristol Temple Quarter Project Space

03 April 2013

Call for Applications: Bristol Temple Quarter Project Space

Groups of artists, curators and producers are invited to submit proposals for an exciting opportunity to establish a new project space in Bristol.

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Volunteering Opportunities This Spring

15 March 2013

Volunteering Opportunities This Spring

Support Spike Island and gain insight into the workings of a busy contemporary art and design centre as a public programme or Open weekend volunteer.

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Join Our New Visitor Panel

06 February 2013

Join Our New Visitor Panel

We'd like to better understand how you engage with Spike Island, whether that’s by visiting an exhibition, attending a talk or taking part in an activity. 

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Call for Entries: New Contemporaries 2013

18 January 2013

Call for Entries: New Contemporaries 2013

This annual exhibition showcasing new and recent fine art graduates opens at Spike Island in September.

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Spoon Fed Call for Proposals

28 November 2012

Spoon Fed Call for Proposals

Do you have a creative project that you need a small amount of money for? Share it at this simple soup social and arts micro-funding event.

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Opportunity: Operations Manager

12 November 2012

Opportunity: Operations Manager

We're looking for someone motivated, strategic and energetic to oversee the smooth running of all areas of our busy building.

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Volunteer This Autumn

20 August 2012

Volunteer This Autumn

We're currently recruiting volunteers to support our front of house team from September to December.

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Video Editors and Camera Operators Sought

15 August 2012

Video Editors and Camera Operators Sought

We're looking for participants to play a key role in the live exhibition ‘Rogue Game’.

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Participate in Rogue Game

02 July 2012

Participate in Rogue Game

We're looking for basketball, football, volleyball and touch rugby players to take part in this live exhibition in September. The project starts with a simple premise: the coloured lines of the courts are marked out in the gallery where three different games are played simultaneously in the same space.

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Opportunities at Spike Island

07 June 2012

Opportunities at Spike Island

Join our team! We're currently recruiting a café supervisor and summer volunteers.

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Alias Offers Artists' Advisory Sessions

22 May 2012

Alias Offers Artists' Advisory Sessions

Artist resource group Alias offers free advice for creative practitioners on Tuesday 29 May.

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23 April 2012

Opportunity: LUX/ICA Summer School Bursaries

South West-based artists and curators are invited to apply for support to attend the LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images in May 2012.

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Opportunity: Communications Assistant

12 April 2012

Opportunity: Communications Assistant

This new part time role will play a key role in promoting Spike Island and its activities.

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Opportunity: Technical Manager

29 March 2012

Opportunity: Technical Manager

We're looking for a highly skilled and resourceful team player to join us in this full time role.

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Opportunity: Technical Assistant

07 February 2012

Opportunity: Technical Assistant

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Technical Assistant to support Spike Island’s public programme of exhibitions and events.

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12 January 2012

Opportunity: Happenstance Technology Residencies for the Arts

Happenstance aims to change the way arts organisations use technology through a series of embedded residencies during which technologists work closely with staff teams.

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