Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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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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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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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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Brisbane: Landscapes, Landmarks and Personalities

Brisbane Bridge
10th April, 2019

Our Brisbane Landscapes, Landmarks, and Personalities exhibition and competition opened to a packed house at Petrie Terrace Gallery last Saturday 6th April. Now in its second year, the BLLP is […]

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Women’s Work: Celebrating the Female Contribution To The Arts

15th February, 2019

This year to celebrate the RQAS’s legacy of strong female artists we are holding our augural Women’s Work Exhibition and fundraiser! Dates: 27thFebruary till 17thMarch 2019   Gala Opening Event:  […]

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