Category Archives: Latest News

Abstract Exhibition 2018

2018-Abstract-Exhibition
8th February, 2018

The RQAS Abstract Exhibition opened last night with over 40 artists exhibiting over 70 works, we have been overwhelmed by the talent and variations with which the artists responded to […]

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Christmas Art Markets

2017 Christmas Market
27th November, 2017

This December 10th Petrie Terrace Gallery and Aspire Gallery have joined forces to bring you the best artist and artisan markets for Christmas, pop by the two locations to pick […]

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RQAS 2017 Watercolour Exhibition

2017-watercolour
26th October, 2017

Top image: Judges Natasha Hodgson & Di Taylor congratulate 1st Prize winner Jacki Archibald, photo by Joanne Heath. Bottom image: Maria Field opens The RQAS 2017 Watercolour Exhibition Photo by Joanne […]

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RQAS 127th Member’s Annual Exhibition 2017

27th August, 2017

Judged by Scott Maxwell Section 1 Works on Canvas and Board First Prize ROBIN FINLAY “Bunty” oil on board What a wonderful use of colour! It gels well. The gold […]

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Prize Winners for the Agnes and Harold Richardson Drawing Award.

4th May, 2016

1st Prize – Scott Breton – An Echo of Space# 2 2nd Prize – Mark Feiler – Reclining Girl (Mara) # 11 3rd Prize – Frances McKennariey – Study of […]

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Winners from Diversity in Print Exhibition

19th April, 2016

Highly Commended for Etching Kay Watnabe’s etching ” Thrust” This etching contains an effortless motion, it reminds me of how music can move through opposing directions in it’s own sonic […]

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The Agnes & Harold Richardson Memorial Drawing Prize-A Brief History

9th March, 2016

The Harold Richardson Drawing Award was instigated in 1984 by the Royal Queensland Art Society, shortly after his Passing. Richardson himself wasn’t an artist, but had a passion for the […]

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Royal Queensland Art Society Biennial at Petrie Terrace Gallery

4th March, 2016

A New Initiative from the Royal Queensland Art Society RQAS Biennial comprises three feature competitions: RQAS Members Annual Exhibition (from 16th August) is a long-standing event on the RQAS calendar […]

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State President’s Report

11th November, 2015

by Sue Gleeson, President RQAS Inc At the recent RQAS Inc AGM, I was delighted to welcome Marion and Philip Ham as Honorary Members.  Philip has been coming to RQAS for […]

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Members Donate Prize to New Watercolour Exhibition

3rd November, 2015

3 Long standing RQAS members of the Brisbane Branch have donated the Prizes to this months Watercolour show, Ruby Eaves, Glen Gillard and Gallery Director Peter Hubbard. The Official opening […]

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