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132nd Members Annual 2022

9 June 2022 - 3 July 2022

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9 June 2022
3 July 2022
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At this 132nd Brisbane Branch’s Annual Exhibition, RQAS Brisbane Members are invited to submit works in their own unique style and media.


Opening Event Saturday 11th June at 1:00pm

Members tickets $5

Non-Members tickets $10

Booking essential via the link below:

The Royal Queensland Art Society is proudly supported by

Brisbane City Council

Click on the buttons below to view prizes, event dates and entry fees:


Event ActivityDate
1Entry forms submitted to RQAS by:Tuesday 10th May
2Bring in day-Artwork to be delivered to RQAS:Tuesday 31st May, 10:00am to 12:00pm
3Exhibition Opens to Public:Thursday 9th June 10:00am
4Opening EventSaturday 11th June 1:00pm
6Exhibition closes:Sunday 3rd July, 3:30pm
7Bump out Day - pickup your work:Monday 4th July, 10:00am to 12:00pm


Entry FeeDescription
$30Per Artwork - RQAS Brisbane Branch Members


Best Artwork2000
First Prize500
Second Prize250
Youth Prize (aged 30 or under)250
Peoples Choice12 Months free RQAS Brisbane Branch Membership

Entry is open to Brisbane Branch Members of the RQAS.

1.1 Entry fee per artwork $30.  Entry fees are not refundable.

1.2 Completed entry forms are to be returned, with the entry fee to: entries@rqas.com.au or Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace Brisbane by Tuesday 10th May.

1.3   The successful completion and submission of this form and payment will be considered as receipt of payment and entry form. The gallery will email you to confirm your place in the exhibition or if we need further information about your entry.

1.4   If the number artworks entered exceed gallery capacity, a selection process may be implemented. When all entries have been received, artists will be notified if a selection process will be implemented, and all artists will be advised if they have been selected as a finalist or not.

1.5 Artwork must not have won a prize in any other competition. Artwork must not have been entered in an RQAS sponsored competition in the last two years.


2.1 Artworks to be delivered to the Gallery at 3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, on  Tuesday 31st May, 10am – 12pm.

2.2 If you are not able to deliver at this time please contact the gallery to make alternative arrangements once your entry form has been submitted.



3.1 Entries must be the original work of the exhibitor, and not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party. If you are submitting a portrait the entrant must have the subject’s consent to enter the artwork in this exhibition including ensuring they understand the artwork may be displayed to the public.

3.2 Exhibitors agree to images of their work being reproduced in print and online for promotional purposes, to this end please include a digital jpeg file with your online entry or email to entries@rqas.com.au. Save file as “yourname_artworktitle”

3.3 All works need to be easily carried by 1 person.

3.4 The combined area of works submitted by one person must not exceed 2 square metres (height multiplied by the width= square metres, for example: 1.3m x 1.5m= 1.95 m2).

3.5 Entries are accepted, displayed, and returned at the owner’s risk. Freight and insurance are also the owner’s responsibility. All care will be taken, but no responsibility accepted for loss or damage.

3.6 Any questions artists have during installation must be addressed to the Creative Director or their representative.

3.7 Should any dispute arise where no specific ruling is laid down the committee’s decision is final.

3.8 Our gallery is open to the public & they may take photographs of your artwork, you will not hold the RQAS responsible for such photography.


4.1 The work must be suitably presented and ready to be safely displayed with the appropriate hardware.

4.2 Framed artworks and works on canvas (or otherwise mounted) must be ready to hang on the wall using “D” rings placed approximately 5cm from the top of the frame. Wire or string is not required.

4.3 Label placement for 2D artwork:  Place an artwork label on the back but hanging below the edge on the lower right-hand side as seen from the front.

4.4 Label Placement for 3D artworks: Place label so it can be seen without lifting the work.

4.5 Clearly mark the artist’s name, contact details, title of work, and price on this artwork label.

4.6 Artworks MUST be dry and clean.

4.7 Artworks will only be displayed at the discretion of the Gallery, we will not display artwork deemed unsafe, offensive, or unsuitable.



5.1 Artwork must be for sale, please allow for RQAS commission and any applicable GST when setting price.

5.2 The gallery will charge 27.5% commission (including GST) on all sales.

5.3 We offer 3-month lay-by options for buyers. Any lay-by not finalised within this time will have the artwork returned to the Artist.

5.4 Artists will be paid for any sales after the end of the exhibition OR when any lay-by is paid in full.

Pick up/Bump Out

6.1 Entries may ONLY be picked up at the end of the exhibition. Bump out is Monday 4th July 10am-12pm.

6.2 Works not collected within three months of the exhibition closing date may be disposed of at the discretion of the RQAS Management Committee.

Events & Prizes

7.1 Opening event is Saturday 11th June, 1pm. All entrants and their guests must book in to opening event.


Best Artwork $2000
First Prize in each section $500
Second Prize in each section $250
Youth Prize (aged 30 or under) $250
People’s Choice will be awarded at the end of the Exhibition.

Winner will receive free Membership to RQAS Brisbane Branch for 12 months.

RQAS reserves the right to reduce the prize money if there is insufficient quality of artwork or there are fewer than fifteen entries in any section.