ACCA Workshop Series: Reaction and Response with Richard Lewer

Wed 28 Aug 2019

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ACCA Foyer

Join artist Richard Lewer to be put through your paces using the movement and motion of your body as stimulus to create unexpected compositions.  Accessible for all skill levels, this adult art making workshop will inspire you to explore unconventional ways of making marks, devise strategies for overcoming the dreaded ‘artist’s block’ and might even get your blood pumping! 

All materials provided. Please wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and rubber soled/sport shoes.


Richard Lewer’s practice encompasses a broad range of media, including painting, drawing, animation, video and performance. His subjects deal with the dramas and tragedies of everyday life, found in sport, crime and religion. Lewer has exhibited nationally and internationally. Selected exhibitions include Parnngurr, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney (2015); Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne (2014); Dark Heart: 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2014); Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2013); Inside Running – The Art of Sport, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle (2013); Negotiating This World: Contemporary Australian Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2012). Lewer’s work is held numerous collections including the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Victoria University, Melbourne; and Waikato Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand.


About the Workshop Series
ACCA’s Education Team have invited leading Australian artists to present small practical making workshops for adults to learn a broad range of approaches and techniques for art making. This workshop series is an ideal professional development opportunity for art educators and tertiary students. 

Other workshops in the series include:

Drawing with Darcey Bella Arnold: Wednesday 31 July, 6–8pm

Staining with Katie West: Wednesday 14 August, 6–8pm




Richard Lewer

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