Alumni

Artists connect with audiences from home

Griffith artists are creating work from their home studios to share with artlovers online as part of a new residency at the Museum of Brisbane.
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Arts Education Law

How music helps us cope during a crisis

Music has always played a vital role in times of uncertainty - whether it's creating a sense of community, lifting spirits or providing a much-needed distraction.
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Alumni

Honours scholarships open up a world of opportunity

Outstanding design students will carry out cutting-edge honours research at the Queensland College of Art, thanks to scholarships from local arts organisations.
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ADaPT

Griffith lecturer designs revolutionary ventilator for developing countries

QCA industrial design lecturer Dr Sam Canning has created a ventilator from everyday items that could potentially save lives in developing countries.
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Arts Education Law

Singing away the coronavirus blues: making music in a time of crisis reminds us we belong

Griffith experts say making music provides a means to regain control in a time of crisis.
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Alumni

Griffith honours a remarkable artist and teacher

The Queensland College of Art has paid tribute to acclaimed artist and teacher Uncle Laurie Nilsen, who passed away last week.
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Arts Education Law

Queensland College of Art appoints first female Director

Professor Elisabeth Findlay has taken the top post at the Queensland College of Art - the first woman to serve as Director since the College was established in 1881.
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Arts Education Law

Australia’s top design talent joins QCA

Some of Australia's leading design minds will join the Queensland College of Art in 2020.
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Arts Education Law

A feast for the senses at Sydney Festival

QCA lecturer Justene Williams' new show at the Sydney Festival features a string orchestra, puppets and one of The Wiggles.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith lecturer joins Smithsonian for artist residency

Queensland Conservatorium lecturer Professor Vanessa Tomlinson turns artist-in-residence at the Smithsonian as part of its 2019 Year of Music.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith University Art Museum wins prize for best exhibition catalogue

Griffith University Art Museum has won the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Best University Art Museum Exhibition Catalogue for their publication With Heart & Hand: Art Pottery in Queensland 1900-1950. Announced at the annual AAANZ conference in Auckland last week, the prize was judged by University of Newcastle’s Dr Una Rey, who commended […]
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Alumni

New exhibition celebrates Griffith’s female artists

The New Woman exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane showcases Griffith’s talented female artists.
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Arts Education Law

How the arts sustain Australia’s most remote communities

A three-year ARC Linkage Project led by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre mapped the arts and creative sector in one of Australia's largest remote regions.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith University to host global design research conference in 2020

Griffith will host the Design Research Society Conference (DRS2020) in Brisbane next year - the first time in more than a decade the biennial forum has come to Australia.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research

A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been announced as Griffith University’s new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).
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Arts Education Law

Experience Design (XD) innovation

Griffith hosts the inaugural International Conference of Experience Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (XD2019) on the Gold Coast this week.
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Arts Education Law

Melissa ‘miles’ ahead with major literary award

Nearly two decades ago, Melissa Lucashenko was a delivery driver in Brisbane’s northern outskirts. Today, the Griffith graduate and Griffith Review contributor is a recipient of Australia’s most prestigious literary prize – the Miles Franklin Award. ‘Too Much Lip’ is Lucashenko’s sixth title of contemporary Aboriginal life. It centres on a character named Kerry Salter, […]
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Architecture

Young professionals explore cities of the future

A record number of emerging young leaders took part in the Griffith University Young Professionals’ Forum last week.
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