Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

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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’ […]

Redesigning an Aussie icon

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Queensland College of Art graduate Claudia Moodoonuthi was one of three artists commissioned to create a limited edition design for iconic Australian company, Vegemite. The company is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a range of unique designs on its jars, including Claudia's bold and colourful work, My Vegemite Family.

East meets West through arts partnership

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Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]

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 […]

Griffith showcases talent at Beijing Design Week

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From laser-cut seaweed creations to 3D print tableware and augmented reality installations, Griffith University is set to showcase the talent of its design staff and students at Beijing Design Week. Griffith was the only Australian university invited to exhibit at Beijing Design Week, which provides a platform for cutting-edge work by the world’s most exciting […]

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.