Category Archives: Exhibitions

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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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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