Eco-artists turn trash into treasure

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Queensland College of Art doctoral candidates Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg have created a stunning sustainable artwork to celebrate the natural wonders of Moreton Bay. ‘Flock’, is made from plastic bottles formed into aerodynamic shapes that represent a flock of birds in flight. The installation moves with the wind and waves and glows at night. The […]

QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE

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Queensland College of Art student Michael Phillips has won a $25,000 commission to create an epic 90 metre floor to ceiling art work for the expansion of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal. Believed to be the most lucrative student art prize ever offered in Australia, Brisbane Airport’s competition was open to QCA students across all disciplines, with applicants invited to submit concepts for the vast space that explored themes of adventure, discovery, connection and flight.

Student art transforms Brunswick Street

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The Queensland College of Art has partnered with Queensland Rail to bring student artwork from the classroom to the street. Seven students from fine art elective The Street, led by Simon Degroot, have transformed 34 metres of wall in Brunswick Street into contemporary street art in conjunction with Queensland Rail’s Positive pARTnerships community art program. […]