Category Archives: Latest News

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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Brisbane City Council supports Paint Out in Roma Street Parkland

26th June, 2019

The final event in the Brisbane Landscapes exhibition was the Paint Out in Roma Street Parkland and the closing event back at Petrie Terrace Gallery. This event was sponsored by […]

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Call for Nominations for the Brisbane Branch Committee

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19th June, 2019

Make a difference in your local art scene!! We are seeking expressions of interest from people who are able to attend committee meetings monthly, support the objectives of the RQAS, […]

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Abstraction 2019 Winners

15th May, 2019

Officially opened by Marg Thomas Brisbane Branch President at 2pm on Saturday the 18th May 2019 Comments by Guest Artist & Judge Leigh Camilleri Winner #5 Helen Creed for ‘Summer Haze’ […]

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Happy Easter!

17th April, 2019

The year is rolling on by, it’s Easter already! The RQAS wishes everyone a very Happy Easter with lots of yummy treats and family time. Please note that Petrie Terrace […]

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