Spike is a performance artist, painter, needleworker, film and photographer. He has various projects such "Introspective Archaeology" IA is an autobiographical exploration of the stratification of personality. His work also includes working with Japanese artists and performance artists, recording his adventures in Japan through journals, film ad photography.
Spike does not receive any funding or support from art organisations or Lottery Funding or even Arts Council Funding. He is self funded, self motivated and proactive in the arts. Spike self funded a one month residency in Japan on April 25th to May 23rd 2015, where he travelled from Narita to Gifu, Kyoto, Hiroshima, (Rabbit Island to do a performance with the rabbits!) and then returned to Tokyo and Sendia one of the affected areas of the Japanese Tsunami in 2011. Since 2014 he has lectured on how artists respond to the effects of the Japanese Tsunami.
In early naughties after a series of a diverse range of employment, an opportunity rose for spike to return to education, where in 2006 he did a foundation in the arts at Kingston University where he met his collaborator the artist, photographer, performer,poet,director, fishmonger and Shaman Alex Chase White. Spike then got accepted to do a three year degree in Fine Art at Kingston University.
After graduating in 2010 Spike attended various live art workshops at Toynbee studios in London supported by Arts Admin who ran funded weekend workshops. As well as supporting artists such as, Charlie Murphy and Brian Catling. In 2011 Spike did a full time one year MA in performance and visual practice at Brighton University and passed with a Distinction in 2012, and currently practices as a full time artist, performing and holding exhibitions.