Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia

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Griffith University is the best creative arts school in the country, according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings.
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QCA showcases graduate work

Local art lovers take note. If you are looking for the “next big thing” don’t miss the annual Queensland College of Art Showcase. The QCA will open its doors to the public this month for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of graduating students.
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Griffith lecturer curates blockbuster show at GOMA

It’s been a big week for Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Rosemary Hawker. She has spent the past five years curating a blockbuster exhibition of Gerhard Richter’s work, which has just opened at GOMA to rave reviews. “It’s been a mammoth undertaking which started back in 2012. “It is on a very large scale […]
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AEL awards recognise remarkable alumni

Award-winning artist Gordon Hookey has been recognised as the 2017 Arts, Education and Law Alumnus of the Year. Born in Cloncurry and a descendent of the Waanyi people, Gordon is one of the leading Australian artists of his generation and is known for politically charged work that explores the intersections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures. An […]
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Cinema great delivers public lecture at Griffith

One of the most celebrated figures in world cinema, Oscar-winning Lord David Puttnam, kept a sell out audience enlivened with the leading film-maker delivering a public lecture  at Griffith Film School.
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History in the making

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Julie Fragar made history this week with the unveiling of her official portrait of Queensland’s first female premier, Hon Anna Bligh AC. The stunning oil portrait is the first painting of a female premier to hang in Queensland’s Parliament House. Dr Fragar said she was “honoured” to be chosen […]
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QCA student looks to creative future after Games emblem

Premier unveils 'vibrant' emblem at handover event.
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Games Village emblem designed by Griffith student

Commonwealth Games Village transformation gains momentum
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Griffith film project wins award at Cannes

A student film produced by Griffith Film School's LiveLab has won an award at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards.  LiveLab, the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, was recognised for Ky's Story - Living with Autism an acclaimed film about autism featuring Australian screen icon Hugo Weaving.
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Fulbright fellow creates art for the digital age

As a Fulbright fellow, Dr Jason Nelson has joined the ranks of Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and heads of state. The American-born Queensland College of Art  digital art lecturer undertook his fellowship at the University of Bergen in Norway.
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Art lecturer wins People’s Choice Award

Queensland College of Art  lecturer Dr Julie Fragar has won the $15,000 Ramsay Art Prize People’s Choice Award. The biennial art award recognises Australian contemporary artists under 40 working across any medium.  Dr Fragar's oil painting, Goose Chase: All of Us Together Here and Nowhere, won the popular prize and has been acquired by the Art Gallery of South Australia.
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QCA unveils new South Bank design studios

The Queensland College of Art has unveiled its new design studios at South Bank. The state-of-the-art creative space will provide cutting edge facilities and equipment for students pursuing a design and fine art career. The 3D print and laser cutting labs, microelectronics workshops, fine arts studios and flexible work spaces allow students to take their concepts from design to prototype under one roof.
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Griffith filmmakers showcase talent at BIFF

Five recent graduates from Griffith Film School have made it to the finals of the Brisbane International Film Festival Centurion Short Film Awards. Griffith Film School alumni took out half of the finals spots and will screen their short films at Palace Centro cinemas tonight.
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Griffith curator unveils gateway to the Gold Coast

Queensland College of Art lecturer Professor Jay Younger is curating a major public art commission that will establish iconic gateways to the Gold Coast. Professor Younger is lead curator for the Gateway Public Art Commission, which recently unveiled the winning design by New York-based design studio LO-TEK.
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Artists making their mark on the world stage

Dale Harding’s latest exhibition has taken him on a journey from the wilderness of Carnarvon Gorge to the dizzying heights of the contemporary art scene in Europe. The Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate is back in Australia after exhibiting in Athens and Kassel as part of Documenta 14 – dubbed the ‘art Olympics’.
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Griffith lecturer Paul Mason helps tell story of new comic series Kid Phantom

Move over Spiderman and Captain America – there’s a new superhero in town. Griffith Film School animation lecturer Dr Paul Mason has been chosen by Frew Comics to reboot the adventures of The Phantom through the Kid Phantom series.
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When Hollywood meets the Outback

This week 50 students from Griffith Film School found themselves in Outback Queensland for the Vision Splendid Film Festival. Their mission? To pitch, write, shoot, edit and screen a short film in just one week.
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Griffith film grad wins top honours at Cannes

A Griffith Film School graduate has won the prestigious Palme D’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
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