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
Queensland College of Art (QCA) is opening its studios, for the public to see student artists working at our South Bank campus as part of the inaugural Brisbane Art Design (BAD) Festival 2019 – a festival of dynamic exhibitions, talks, art tours, workshops and open studios.
Founded by Museum of Brisbane, BAD champions Brisbane art and design, and spotlights our thriving cultural identity through the places, histories and climate that bring our collective creativity to the fore.
Visit our QCA Open Studios on 11 & 18 May 2019 9 am – 12 noon. Our students will be working on Visual Arts projects and participating in artist talks.
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.
Artwork takes viewers on a sonic adventure
18 Mar 2019
Music and design faculty from Griffith’s South Bank campus have created a stunning sonic sculpture as part of the inaugural Curiocity festival.
Art as activism
11 Mar 2019
Queensland College of Art students have won international acclaim with a new exhibition that tackles some of the most pressing issues of the 21st...
Griffith alumnus named Gold Coast Woman of the Year
11 Mar 2019
Griffith creative arts alumnus Louise Bezzina has been named Gold Coast Woman of the Year.
Griffith industry partner wins national performing arts award
07 Mar 2019
Bleach* Festival, founded by Griffith alumnus Louise Bezzina, has received a $90,000 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award.
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