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Spike Associates

Spike Associates

When you become a member of Spike Associates, you join a network of artists, curators, designers, writers and thinkers who are keen to collaborate and experiment with all forms of art.

Spike Associates work individually or together to develop their own creative practice. Members are active contributors to a diverse network, facilitating new connections, hosting critical discussions on a vast array of cultural topics, and supporting one another with ambitious projects.

As a member, you are encouraged to develop your own creative work and professional skills through practical workshops. A year-round programme of events, opportunities and projects are offered exclusively to members, including crit sessions with visiting artists from around the world.

Spike Associates is supported by University of the West of England through the provision of computer equipment and Adobe Suite of programmes.

Become a Spike Associate

Become a Spike Associate

What's on for Spike Associates

Become a member to take advantage of this programme

Date Title Location Booking required?
Wednesday 9 September (5 places available)

One-to-One sessions with artist Lucy Stein

Online (via Zoom or similar) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
16 and 17 September, 10am–1pm Networks, Funding, Applications: A workshop with Mandy Fowler Online (via Zoom) Yes - via Eventbrite
Thursday 24 September, 9am–12pm (6 x 45minute slots) Online chat with Carmen Juliá, Curator or Rosa Tyhurst, Assistant Curator: Exhibitions and Artist Development. Online (via Zoom) Yes - via Eventbrite
Tuesday 29 September 6–7pm

Reading group: Excerpts from Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

Online (via Google Meet with CC) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
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Current Associates