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
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.
Brave new world
14 Feb 2019
Fine Art students at the Queensland College of Art have curated a new exhibition of works inspired by a recent European study tour.
The Griffith film grad behind the nation’s number one show
14 Feb 2019
Griffith Film School alumnus Pete Cunningham has forged a successful career in the TV industry, crafting compelling stories for some of...
Creating digital poetry out of Queensland’s past
12 Feb 2019
Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Jason Nelson is the Queensland State Archives first Artist-in-Residence.
Griffith graduate Jasmine Dowling named Creative of the Year
05 Feb 2019
QCA alumnus Jasmine Dowling was named Creative of the Year at the Cosmopolitan Women of the Year awards, capping off a stellar run for the talented...
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