Space – A Group Residency at Spike Island

5 young artists have begun a free residency in the Spike Island Residency Studio, hosted by Rising Arts Agency, to develop their practice and have “space” to think. 

With many different disciplines represented in the cohort, over the next two weeks each artist will have the opportunity to experiment with new projects, learn new skills, and collaborate with a varied, multi-talented peer group.

From the development of a new ceramic dinner service to the writing or illustration of new books, we are very excited to see the products of the residency, with its rich accompanying programme of artists talks and studio visits for the participants.

The 5 artists are:

Update: 11/07/2017

Work produced during the Residency: Vivian Barton

A painting depicting a bridge in block colours: purple, white and black - painted on posterboard. The image mimics a wide-angle photo, bending in the middle.