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Winners – Members Annual 2020

26th July, 2020

Best Artwork Still Life #368 by Laura Phillips Oil Painting $2000 101x91cm JUDGES COMMENTS: This is a successful elaboration of a simple yet engaging idea: an arrangement of rectangles as […]

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Members Annual 2020

15th July, 2020

The Royal Queensland Art Society is pleased to present the 2020 Members Annual Exhibition. This exhibition features works in a variety of styles and media. View in person at the […]

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Gallery Update 8th June 2020

8th June, 2020

WELCOME BACK to the Petrie Terrace Gallery 1. The gallery is on track to re-open for exhibitions and visitors on Friday 12th June however we will need to adhere to the COVID-19 […]

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Abstraction 2020

1st June, 2020

Welcome to Abstraction 2020: This year we are running this exhibition online and in the Petrie Terrace Gallery from Friday June the 12th when the Gallery will re-open. Abstraction was […]

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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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