Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

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

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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Arts Education Law

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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Alumni

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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Alumni

Art graduates selected for national exhibition

Three Queensland College of Art graduates are in the running for a $50,000 prize as part of the Hatched National Graduate Show.
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Alumni

Portrait of a pandemic: documenting COVID-19’s impact

Queensland College of Art (QCA) has teamed up with the State Library of Queensland to document the impact of COVID-19 across the state. QCA photography program director Dr Heather Faulkner pulled together a group of accomplished alumni, each tasked with capturing 100 portraits from around Queensland. A snapshot of history in the making The Way […]
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Art lecturer turns Zoom superstar during lockdown

Fine art lecturer Bill Platz is teaching the world to draw in a series of popular online workshops at the Queensland Art Gallery.
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Arts Education Law

Award recipients bring Queensland’s past to life

Three Griffith University scholars are shining a light on the state's untold stories after receiving prestigious fellowships at the State Library of Queensland.
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Alumni

Indigenous artists reach finals of national art prize

Three artists from Griffith have made the finals of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA).
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Arts Education Law

Bursary supports artists from the bush

Anna Mahon is pursuing her dream of studying fine art at Griffith University thanks to a generous bursary for young artists from regional Queensland.
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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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