Queensland College of Art

Design graduate recognised for inspiring works

Queensland College of Art Design graduate Rachele Andrews was recently announced the winner of the 2020 Design Institute of Australia Queensland Visual Communication Graduate of the Year. Rachele was awarded for works including: ‘Children of a Welcoming Australia‘, an educational workbook for children raising awareness about refugees and Australia’s multicultural society; a plant management app […]
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Griffith creatives are job-ready thanks to industry placement

A trio of talented Griffith creatives are ready for the world of work following an intensive four-week internship with a global advertising agency.
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Art lecturer wins top honours at national awards

Queensland College of Art lecturer Natalya Hughes took out top honours at the Sunshine Coast Art Prize, for a stunning abstract work celebrating the female form.
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Griffith celebrates the first teachers, artists, scientists and healers

2020 NAIDOC Week has been celebrated across Griffith, albeit more virtually than in previous years. 
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Meet the First Nations researcher uncovering Queensland’s hidden histories

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Fiona Foley is cementing her position as one of the country's leading First Nations researchers, with the launch of her first book and a raft of fellowships and grants.
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Griffith graduate explores the art of mindfulness

Queensland College of Art graduate Georgina Hooper explores how making art can foster mindfulness and improve wellbeing.
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First Nations artist receives national recognition

First Nations student Debbie Taylor Worley will embark on an epic journey back to country after winning a prestigious art scholarship.
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Griffith artists selected for nation’s top portrait prizes

Works by QCA staff, students and alumni are in the running for two of Australia's most prestigious portrait prizes.
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Art museum director appointed to national leadership role

Griffith University Art Museum Director Angela Goddard has been appointed Chair of University Art Museums Australia. Ms Goddard oversees Griffith University’s flagship public gallery, Griffith University Art Museum, and the University’s extensive art collection. The University holds more than 4,900 works of art, the second largest public collection in Queensland after QAGOMA. Recent successes include […]
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New partnership provides studio space for art alumni

Emerging artists are reaping the rewards of a new industry partnership that provides QCA graduates with studio space in the heart of Brisbane's cultural precinct.
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Griffith grad takes out top prize at Swell Sculpture Festival

Queensland College of Art alumnus Mari Hirata won the Swell Sculpture Festival with an eye-catching work made from repurposed air-conditioning ducts.
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Griffith creatives explore Brisbane’s hidden history

A new exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane is curated by Queensland College of Art (QCA) alumnus Miranda Hine, and features stories, films and artwork by Griffith University staff, students and alumni.
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Indigenous art lecturer wins national fellowship

Dr Carol McGregor, who leads Griffith University's unique contemporary Indigenous art program, has received the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2020 John Mulvaney Fellowship.
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Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards nominees announced

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards will be held virtually this year on September 15.
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Queensland College of Art Director Message – September 2020

Our Queensland College of Art (QCA) students, staff and alumni have continued to push the boundaries of art and design throughout this challenging year and we are proud to showcase their innovative spirit and successes.
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Interns go behind the scenes at art museum

Griffith University Art Museum's internship program is marking its 10th anniversary and moving online for the first time.
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Creative arts student unveils epic interactive exhibition at Queensland Museum

Doctoral candidate Mauricio Iregui has created a large-scale interactive installation for the Queensland Museum that mixes art, music and science.
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Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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