Davida Allen: In the Moment opens at Griffith University Art Museum

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Griffith University Art Museum is proud to present a museum survey of distinguished contemporary Australian artist and Griffith University/Queensland College of Art alumna Davida Allen from 3 May – 30 June 2018. Davida Allen: In the Moment encompasses over 40 works from the artist’s five-decade practice, and will include a suite of large-scale drawings from […]
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QCA showcases graduating talent

The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions are a must-see for art lovers on the lookout for the “next big thing”. The Queensland College of Art will open its doors to the public this week for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of its graduating students. The annual QCA Showcase will take over the South Bank […]
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Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

Queensland College of Art alumnus Karen Black has won this year’s prestigious Artbank + QPAC Commission – creating a large-scale work on paper inspired by the grand passions, drama and tragedy of opera. The work being commissioned is titled I gaze at you, I possess you translated from a love duet in Montiverdi’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’ […]
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Turning trash into treasure a swell idea

Queensland College of Art student Ronda Sharpe enlisted the help of Griffith University's IT team to help create her entry for this year's Swell Sculpture Festival - using hundreds of old data cables to create part of a stunning collaborative work.
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The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO officially opens Australia’s most comprehensive exhibition of art pottery

A record crowd attended the opening of With Heart and Hand: Art Pottery in Queensland 1900–1950 at Griffith University Art Museum, South Bank. Featuring over 170 objects, the exhibition is based around the work of pioneering artist Lewis Jarvis (L.J.) Harvey, his students, and the distinctive style that became a hallmark of what is known […]
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Art alumnus takes out national award

Queensland College of Art alumnus Madeleine Kelly has won the $25,000 Sunshine Coast Art Prize for her stunning abstract work, Allowable Forms and Unconscious Facts. The Sunshine Coast Art Prize is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium.
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Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Remarkable alumna Davida Allen delights audience with storied career

Eminent contemporary artist and Griffith University alumna Davida Allen delighted the audience at a special screening of her acclaimed 1999 film Feeling Sexy at Griffith Film School. Held to coincide with Griffith University Art Museum’s current exhibition Davida Allen: In the Moment, the night included a Q&A with Allen and the film’s producer Glenys Rowe where […]
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Archie Moore: 1970—2018 opens at Griffith University Art Museum

In the largest solo exhibition of his career to date, leading contemporary Australian artist Archie Moore will present a new commission at Griffith University Art Museum from 8 March – 21 April 2018. Curated by Griffith University Art Museum Director Angela Goddard, Archie Moore: 1970–2018 takes the form of a multi-room installation based on a […]
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