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National recognition for Griffith Design graduate

Queensland College of Art Design graduate Troy Baverstock has won the Design Institute of Australia's national prize for Industrial / Product Design. Troy's diverse range of cutting-edge designs ranged from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a sleek timber sound system.
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Journalism students nominated for mid-year Walkleys

Two Griffith University students have been nominated for a Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Award.
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Griffith artist selected to exhibit in Rome

Queensland College of Art graduate Andy Lowrie has been selected to exhibit his latest collection of jewellery in Rome as part of an international exhibition showcasing the best young talent from around the world.
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Photography grads embark on epic road trip around Australia

Two photographers, one caravan and a continent to explore. Queensland College of Art alumni Sid Coombes and Callena Brenchley are embarking on an epic 12-month road trip around Australia in their retro Sunliner caravan.
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Griffith grad captures street style

For Queensland College of Art photography graduate Katie Fergus, the most interesting fashion is captured on the street, rather than the catwalk. Katie has carved out a successful career as street-style photographer – documenting the designers, editors and off-duty models who grace the catwalks and fill the front row at fashion events. After working with […]
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Renowned art museum acquires work by QCA student

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Anna Carey will join the ranks of artists like Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and Claude Monet with the acquisition of two of her works by the renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA is one of the world’s premiere art institutions, boasting a collection of more than 100,000 […]
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Griffith grad scripts Picnic at Hanging Rock remake

Griffith Film School alumnus Alice Addison has penned a critically-acclaimed remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock – re-imagining Joan Lindsay’s iconic Australian novel for a new generation on the small screen. The $20 million, six-part series, which had its world premiere on Foxtel, will also be released in the US, UK, France and New Zealand. The […]
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QCA student wins national art prize

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Robert Andrew has won the $40,000 Alice Prize, which recognises the country’s best contemporary art. The biennial acquisitive prize is open to artists from across the country, attracting hundreds of entries. Robert took out top honours with his work ‘Whitewash over the burn’, a striking textural piece that features burnt […]
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Emerging artist in the spotlight at national graduate exhibition

Queensland College of Art graduate Mandy Quadrio  is one of 30 emerging artists chosen to exhibit at the Hatched National Graduate Show. The prestigious exhibition at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art has been running since 1992, and showcases the country's best up-and-coming artists.
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Photography graduate scoops top awards

Queensland College of Art alumnus Adam Ferguson has scooped two of the world's most prestigious photography prizes for his striking portraits of Nigerian girls recruited as suicide bombers by Boko Haram. Adam was named Photographer of the Year at the Pictures of the Year International competition and took out top prize in the People and Stories category of the World Press Photo awards for the series of images commissioned by The New York Times.
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QCA alumnus takes out Ozzie for best sound

A documentary produced by Queensland College of Art alumnus has fought off competition from multi-million dollar feature films such as Sweet Country and The Butterfly Tree to win the Best Sound Design Award in the inaugural OzFlix Independent Film Awards.
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Griffith photography students to exhibit at GC2018

Photography students from the Queensland College of Art have been invited to exhibit their work at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). A series of large scale images will be on display at the GC2018 Main Media Centre - a purpose-built hub in Broadbeach that will host press representatives from around the globe, providing a backdrop for live crosses and interviews during the Games.
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Grand designs

Queensland College of Art graduate Meryl Keioskie has won the Design Institute of Australia's Queensland Graduate of the Year Award (GOTYA). Meryl said she was "in complete shock" about the award, which recognised her Honours project - an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome.
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Griffith grad strikes gold with Games uniforms

Queensland College of Art alumnus Jenna Lee has created stunning artworks that feature prominently on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Australian team uniforms. When the Australian athletes enter Carrara Stadium next month, they will be decked out in the traditional green and gold. However, the athletes' formal wear has been given a distinctive twist, with Jenna's unique print emblazoned on the ties, scarves, belts and blazers.
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GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay comes full circle for one graduate

Excitement builds ahead of Easter Saturday celebrations
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QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE

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.
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Griffith student finds way to design winning logo

Unique and thoughtful creation captures special narrative.
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Student photographers turn lens on Cambodia

Griffith photography, film and journalism students recently travelled to Cambodia for a three-week study tour, revealing some of the country's untold stories. The tour involved masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in the local community with a team of international mentors.
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