Category Archives: Latest News

Update on COVID-19 situation 13th May 2020

13th May, 2020

WELCOME BACK to the Petrie Terrace Gallery 1. Subject to the Queensland government retaining the timelines for the 3-step plan to exit COVID-19 restrictions, the gallery will re-open for exhibitions […]

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What is Abstract Art?

10th May, 2020
All art forms and processes involve abstraction of some kind, even when the aim is representation of recognisable forms. But in modern parlance, abstract art is that which uses the [...] Continue Reading

Online Exhibition

1st May, 2020

RQAS is proud to present our first online exhibition, created to allow our Artists a chance to exhibit their artworks created in isolation.     Artists To find out more […]

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Remembering Ruby Eaves (1943-2019)

15th April, 2020

There are very few people who make a noticeable mark on the art world, but Ruby Eaves was one of the very dedicated and talented few, who did just that. […]

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En Plein Air Exhibition 2019

17th October, 2019

Chris Huber, Sultry Mood and Jacaranda, 1990, oil, 99cm x 70cm $1990 Tony Walker, At Double Island Point, Watercolour, 76 x 57cm, $900 The world around us serves as one […]

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Drawing: the fortifying element in any artist’s work

9th October, 2019

The importance of drawing lies in the fact that it embodies a genuine and independent way of thinking. It is the most fundamental and direct of the visual arts in […]

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Tom Petrie’s Diaries and other Gems

24th July, 2019

Throw back Thursday! You might all enjoy some little historical tip-bits that John Kane shared in his opening speech, that he gave a last year at out Members Annual. I […]

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Volunteer Positions Available

11th July, 2019

Volunteer Gallery Assistant Positions Available – INTAKE EVERY JAN, APRIL, JULY & OCTOBER .   The Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane Branch are looking for passionate, proactive people to join […]

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129th Members Annual Opening Night and Awards

9th July, 2019
Graham Quirk officially opened the 129th Members Annual Exhibition Catherine Hamilton-Jones received 2nd Prize in works on canvas and board. Marg Thomas and Vashti Sita with formal proceedings. Carel Thysse [...] Continue Reading

Winners from Elegant Chaos: A Celebration of Still Life

28th June, 2019

Judged by Guest Artist Frances McKennariery, Her comments listed below First Place The energy of chaos is beautifully demonstrated and held in shallow space through expert use of a high key […]

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