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15th October, 2015

This was a marvellous opportunity for RQAS members as we have deep connections with artists who have their portrait painting exhibited in the Supreme Court. There was a good role […]

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Winners of the 125th RQAS Annual exhibition

16th July, 2015

RQAS ANNUAL MEMBERS SHOW 2015 JUDGE: Dr Rhyl Hinwood AM SECTION 1 PAINTING (ACRYLIC AND OIL) 1st PRIZE: (103) “ELEPHANT ROCK” OIL David Ladley Excellent draughtsmanship and representation of a […]

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Open Day & Art Market-July 2015

18th June, 2015

As part of the RQAS Annual members Exhibition, The Petrie Terrace Gallery will be open on Sunday 26 July, from 8:30am to 2:00pm, for our bi-annual Art Market. There will […]

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Royal Queensland Art Society “Fellows” − a potted history

4th June, 2015

The history of the Royal Queensland Art Society “Fellows” began in the late 1960s when grading of membership was discussed by council, although it was put on the continual backburner […]

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125th RQAS Annual Exhibition and Artist Entry Form

8th May, 2015

Governor of Queensland opens The 125th Annual Art Prize RQAS Exhibition Opening Wednesday 15th July, 7 for 7.30pm. Longest standing Queensland Art Society Royal Queensland Art Society (RQAS) at Petrie […]

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Diversity in Print 2015

25th April, 2015

First Prize # 21 “Seed” Relief etching by David Nixon Congratulations on a beautifully resolved work of great visual clarity. This simple and timeless subject – the seed – has […]

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Peoples choice from the RQAS members show Nature Morte

15th February, 2015

Our Peoples Choice prize produced 3 winners on Sunday 15th February 2015! Thanks to everyone who voted, and congratulations to Nick Leavey for his painting Nature Morte, Brian Deagon for […]

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Life Drawing Times these Holidays

Life-Drawing sessions Brisbane
28th November, 2014

Hi Life Drawers! An update on the Life Drawing Sessions times: Tuesdays 4 to 6pm sessions will be on 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December, then restarting on the 20th […]

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Winners of the Queensland Figurative 2014

2nd October, 2014

The Judges Comments -from Wendy Sharpe It was an honour to be asked to judge the inaugural Queensland Figurative Art Prize. It was wonderful to see such a range of […]

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Finalists for the Queensland Figurative 2014

13th September, 2014

Congratulations!! to all all our Finalists for the Queensland Figurative 2014 Pauline Adair Embrace Pauline Adair Play of Light Hadieh Afshani Sibou Chase Archer She looked as real as me […]

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