Explore your creativity at the Queensland College of Art (QCA)
Our thriving community of artists, designers and photographers are constantly pushing the boundaries of the visual and creative arts.
Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus. Collaborate with Griffith Film School students studying film and screen media, animation and games design.
Access our world-class facilities, including art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and computer labs, and learn from some of the world’s leading creatives.
Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings
BRISBANE ART DESIGN FESTIVAL 2019
Visit our Queensland College of Art (QCA) South Bank Open Studios on 11 & 18 May 2019 from 9 am – 12 noon.
At the Queensland College of Art, we’re opening the studios of our South Bank campus as part of the inaugural BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD) 2019 – a festival of dynamic exhibitions, talks, art tours, workshops and open studios.
We’re BAD | This event is part of BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD) 2019, an initiative of Museum of Brisbane.
Opportunities for future and current students
At the Queensland College of Art, we have a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. View the various opportunities available for both future students and current students at QCA and Griffith Film School.
Explore student and staff outcomes
View the latest publications and resources from the Queensland College of Art, including student catalogues, research outcomes, gallery exhibition information, and international and national collaborations.
Challenge your creativity
QCA Live is a central resource to explore platforms that will redirect, challenge and rethink where you can take your creative career. Explore studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities.
Griffith University Art Museum
Based on the South Bank campus, Griffith University Art Museum is custodian of the Griffith University Art Collection, the second largest public art collection in Queensland. The Museum is committed to innovative research and experimentation to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society. The Museum organises exhibitions, educational and public programs.
Image: Reparative Aesthetics: Rosângela Rennó and Fiona Pardington exhibition installation view, Griffith University Art Museum 2016. Photography: Carl Warner.
Griffith student using design to change lives
21 May 2019
Queensland College of Art design student Riley Sheehan is using his Honours project to overhaul his electric wheelchair, proving that design can...
Griffith animation degree ranked number one in Australia
16 May 2019
Griffith Film School’s animation program has been ranked number two in Australia and within the top ten globally, according to the latest...
Lights, camera, action: behind the scenes of Griffith’s election coverage
13 May 2019
Film students had the opportunity to work behind the scenes on a series of exclusive shoots for Griffith’s federal election coverage.
Griffith film grad taking Australian cinema by storm
13 May 2019
Griffith Film School alumnus Liam Heyen is celebrating the release of his latest film, the feel-good Aussie comedy, Top End Wedding.
Student work featured in interest area navigation images: Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art: Debbie Taylor Worley, Beyond Gavrinis, 2018; Design: Larissa Vayro, Curved Apartment, 2018; Fine Art: Merrin Pratt, Fragment, 2018; Photography: Cian Sanders, Turtle Ephemera no.1, 2018.
QCA Live is the central hub breaking new ground by offering you platforms to redirect, challenge and rethink where you can take your creative career. Explore studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, real world projects, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities.
QCA Graduate exhibitions
Work from Design, Fine Art, Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, and Photography students
- 31 October – 5 November 10 am – 4 pm
- Opening night
- Thursday 1 November 6 – 9 pm
- South Bank campus
- 226 Grey Street, South Brisbane
- Image: Selenna Gardner, Paper, Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing)
Out with a Bang!
Work from Digital Media and Industrial Design students from the QCA Gold Coast campus
- One night only
- Friday 2 November 6.30 – 9 pm
- Uni Bar, The Link G07
- Gold Coast campus
- Image: Kyle Mortensen, Shell-f, Bachelor of Industrial Design
On a Roll!
Work from Queensland College of Art Honours students
- 14 – 24 November
- Opening night
- Thursday 15 November 6 – 9 pm
- POP Gallery
- 381 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
- Image: Kim Ah Sam, Weaving My Story Through Country, Honours