Weaving the Thread: Painting and the Imagination with Adrian Wiszniewski RSA: 16-18 March 2018

In this 3 day course Adrian Wiszniewski shows us how we can access the resources of our imagination through guided exercises, giving us imagery and ideas for our artwork.

This course is limited to 12 participants and an assistant. The class suitable for all levels but some experience of drawing and painting would be helpful.


First anachronism of the day by Adrian Wiszniewski

Starting with a day’s visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum on 6th of March 2018 , the aim of this 3 day course is to stimulate conversations both verbally and visually within the group. Questions thrown up will be as rich and varied as the group itself. Work in the studio will be dedicated to the development of ideas, and from these ideas articulate through paint a personal response to a question or questions that arise through your investigation and discourse.


Adrian Wiszniewski in his studio

Glasgow born Adrian Wiszniewski is one of those multi-faceted artists who have worked in different fields from Painting to Music. A Glasgow School of Art graduate Adrian is one of the leading members of the New Glasgow Boys responsible for the revival and resurgence of figurative painting under the tutelage of Sandy Moffat OBE; a group of artists that included Steven Campbell, Ken Currie and Peter Howson.[1]

From the beginning Wiszniewski engaged with the art world in various creative pursuits as a painter, draughtsman, and printer. He has over the years produced Writings, Illustrations, Furniture, Interior Design (those wallpapers!) and actively participated and produced multi-media installations and Music. In 1984 he held his first solo show in Glasgow and London and thereafter some of his works became part of the Tate collection…READ MORE…