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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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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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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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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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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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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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Art and activism at Sydney Biennale

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