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. We’re also host to Australia’s largest film school, Griffith Film School, where students study film and screen media, animation and games design.
Study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus. 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
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
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.
Creative Arts Research
Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) is a major multi-campus Research Centre established to build Griffith’s reputation as a national leader in research across all creative disciplines. The Centre complements Griffith’s long-established Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre (QCRC).
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.
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.
Griffith Film School
Bring your vision to life on screen
QCA is home to Australia’s largest film school. Study film and screen media production, animation and games design. Develop studio skills and research methods while you learn in cutting-edge facilities from expert academics and industry professionals.
October 17, 2018
Film production builds a bridge to Asia
Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.
October 15, 2018
Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission
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’ ...
October 14, 2018
Redesigning an Aussie icon
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.
October 11, 2018
East meets West through arts partnership
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. ...