Spid began his career in 1995. He acquired his first camera at 17, self taught until he attended art school in London. He obtained the Ronald Wolf Memorial trust grant upon his return, allowing him more schooling in photography/design. Spid has been a commercial photographer in this time and has won over 60 awards for his work. Spid has only had 2 solo showings in 1997 and recently in Whangamata 2018/19 where he sold over 30 prints, Spid says he is going to spend the later half of his career creating art with more showings to come, watch this space.