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.
2019 Graduate exhibitions
The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions showcase the work of graduating students from the disciplines of fine art, contemporary Australian Indigenous art, photography, design, and digital and interactive media.
Join us for a series of innovative and inspiring student-curated exhibitions and presentations featuring the next generation of creative thinkers, as they demonstrate the power and possibility of contemporary art and design. Many works exhibited will be available for sale, allowing you to purchase a one-off, original piece.
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.
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 film alumni nominated for International Emmy Awards
15 Oct 2019
Two animation projects by Griffith film alumni have been nominated for International Emmy Awards.
The art of healing
08 Oct 2019
Griffith student Natalie Lavelle has produced a stunning 60m mural for the Queensland Children’s Hospital.
Griffith film projects light up the screen at BIFF
03 Oct 2019
A host of Griffith Film School projects will premiere at the Brisbane International Film Festival (BiFF).
Design graduate rockets up the bestseller list
16 Sep 2019
Griffith design alumnus Andrew Kolb is carving out a successful career as an author, artist and illustrator, collaborating on exciting new projects...
Student work featured in interest area navigation images: Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art: Debbie Taylor Worley, Beyond Gavrinis, 2018; Design: ; 3D printing at the Queensland College of Art; 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
South Bank graduate exhibitions
See works from Design, Creative & Interactive Media, Photography, Fine Art, and Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art students from QCA South Bank campus.
- Wednesday 30 October 2019 6 – 9 pm
- Exhibitions remain open 31 October – 3 November 2019, 10 am – 4 pm
- South Bank campus, 226 Grey Street, South Brisbane
Gold Coast graduate exhibition
See works from Design, Creative & Interactive Media, Digital Media, and Industrial Design students from the QCA Gold Coast campus.
- Friday 1 November 2019 6.30 – 9 pm
- One night only
- Gold Coast campus, G14 Precinct, Parklands Drive
See works from Master of Visual Arts, Master of Design, and Honours students from the QCA Gold Coast and South Bank campuses.
- Friday 15 November 2019 6 – 9 pm
- Exhibitions remain open 18 – 23 November 2019,
- 10 am – 4 pm
- QCA Galleries, South Bank campus