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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Arts Education Law

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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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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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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ADaPT

Art and activism at Sydney Biennale

First Nations alumni will showcase their work at Australia's largest contemporary art festival.
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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

Griffith University Art Museum presents survey of experimental video art

Griffith University Art Museum opens their new exhibition Cognitive Dissidents: Reasons to be Cheerful this week, exploring the development of Australian video art from the 1970s to the 1990s. Comprising over 20 works, Cognitive Dissidents: Reasons to be Cheerful features influential artists such as Joan Brassil, Warren Burt, Peter Callas, Barbara Campbell, Francesca da Rimini […]
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Alumni

Indigenous art program welcomes new director

QCA alumnus Carol McGregor has come full circle to lead Griffith's unique Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art program.
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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 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

Griffith student mentored by renowned artist Ben Quilty

Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art student Dylan Mooney recently collaborated with Archibald Prize-winning artist Ben Quilty.
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Alumni

Griffith artist takes the path less travelled

Artist and Griffith alumnus Benjamin Werner has unveiled a large-scale science themed mural at Dutton Park State School.
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Arts Education Law

Exhibition explores a brave new world

A thought-provoking new exhibition exploring the deadly effects of climate change has opened at Griffith University Art Museum.
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Arts Education Law

Graduate exhibitions showcase emerging artists

The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions are a must-see for art lovers on the lookout for the “next big thing”.
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Alumni

Griffith artists in the spotlight at TRACE

Queensland College of Art alumni and lecturers feature prominently in this year's TRACE exhibition.
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Arts Education Law

Bridging the Gap: Transitioning From Adolescence To Adulthood With ASD

The Griffith University Art Museum is currently hosting Keg de Souza’s exhibition Common Knowledge and Learning Curves, which stems from de Souza’s ongoing interest in the ways we teach and learn. Specifically, this exhibition seeks to break down hierarchies in typical education, and favour the experience of those who are often marginalised by mainstream schooling. […]
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Architecture

New exhibition reimagines life in the classroom

A new exhibition at the Griffith University Art Museum invites viewers to reimagine life in the classroom.
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