Art alumnus takes out national award

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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.

Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

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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.

Renowned art museum acquires work by QCA student

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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 […]

Griffith artists dominate prestigious prize

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All four Queensland finalists in this year’s Churchie Prize are students and alumni from the Queensland College of Art. The prestigious national art award recognises emerging artists and is now in its 30th year. Queensland College of Art Director Professor Derrick Cherrie said the strong showing illustrated the breadth of talent at the QCA. “We […]

QCA showcases graduate work

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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.

Art lecturer wins People’s Choice Award

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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.