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
MACHINERY STREET GALLERIES
Machinery Street Galleries is an initiative of QCA Galleries and Lendlease, presenting an exciting new avenue for undergraduate Fine Art and Photography students from the Queensland College of Art to exhibit and present their work to the public.
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.
March 08, 2018
QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE
Queensland College of Art student Michael Phillips has won a $25,000 commission to create an epic 90 metre floor to ceiling art work for the expansion of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal. Believed to be the most lucrative student art prize ever offered in Australia, Brisbane Airport’s competition was open to QCA students across all disciplines, with applicants invited to submit concepts f...
March 06, 2018
Griffith student finds way to design winning logo
Unique and thoughtful creation captures special narrative.
March 01, 2018
Student photographers turn lens on Cambodia
Griffith photography, film and journalism students recently travelled to Cambodia for a three-week study tour, revealing some of the country's untold stories. The tour involved masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in the local community with a team of international mentors.
February 26, 2018
Dennis goes on the edge to find beauty in the banal
Brisbane artist and Queensland College of Art graduate Dennis McCart finds the inspiration for his acclaimed work in the wildness and abandonment of society's urban 'edgelands'