Category Archives: RQAS News

RQAS Biennial 2018

12th September, 2018

The RQAS Biennial opened with a splash at our own Petrie Terrace Gallery last Wednesday 5th September. With over 150 people in attendance for the gala opening and awards night […]

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The Queensland Figurative 2018

12th September, 2018

The Queensland Figurative opened last Wednesday night to a packed house of over 150 patrons. Now in its third year, this unique and prestigious prize celebrates the wealth of artistic […]

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Modernism: Fast not Fleeting

26th July, 2018

Image: “Adelaide Nightscape” By Mike White to be featured in the RQAS Modernism Exhibition Opening on Wednesday 8th August 7pm.   We often say now that life moves fast, our […]

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The 128th Members Annual

2nd July, 2018

  Exhibition dates: 26th June til 13th July 2018 Now in its 128th year the RQAS Members Annual is our longest running exhibition, this year’s show comprises of one hundred […]

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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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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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EXCURSION TO THE SUPREME COURT BUILDINGS FOR A TOUR OF THE ARTWORKS THEREIN

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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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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