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.
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November 06, 2018
Photography lecturer recognised for work in Cambodia
For Griffith students studying abroad, the destination isn't a place, but a new way of seeing things. One of the university's most successful short-term mobility programs is the annual photography in-field trip to Cambodia, where students spend time on assignment with local NGOs to capture the country's untold stories. Queensland College of Art Photography Program Director Dr Heather Faulkner has ...
October 30, 2018
QCA showcases graduating talent
The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions are a must-see for art lovers on the lookout for the “next big thing”. The Queensland College of Art will open its doors to the public this week for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of its graduating students. The annual QCA Showcase will take over the South Bank ...
October 30, 2018
Griffith partners with Bleach Festival
Griffith University has signed a three-year partnership deal with Bleach* Festival – the Gold Coast’s premiere arts and culture event. The centrepiece of next year’s festival will be a blockbuster outdoor performance of Verdi’s Requiem, featuring students from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Talented musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony O...
October 29, 2018
Griffith film alumnus wins lord mayor’s top award
Griffith film alumnus Tim McGahan has been recognised as Business Person of the Year at the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards. Tim took out the top award, which acknowledged his business acumen and contribution to the local film industry. Tim’s company, Blacklab Group, has produced two international blockbusters – Predestination and Winchester – written and directed by ...