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Brisbane Landmarks, Landscapes and Personalities 2022

4 February 2022 - 27 February 2022


4 February 2022
27 February 2022
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Postponed from 2021, the Brisbane: Landmarks, Landscapes & Personalities exhibitions will include the Popular Paintout as well as featuring southeast Queensland’s places and people. 

Artists are asked to engage with the unique heritage and characters of Brisbane, the surrounding cities and hinterland: from Noosa down to the border and out to the Great Dividing Range, show us what you love about South-East Queensland and its many attractions.

Artists are invited to submit artworks in their own choice of media including both 2D and 3D.


Opening Event and Awards presentation: Friday 4th February 7:00pm

Tickets: $5 RQAS Members; $10 Non-Members

Click here to secure your ticket


RQAS appreciates and needs the support of volunteers; if you would like to volunteer at any events, or during the exhibition please use our booking form to book in a shift via this link, or call the gallery on 07 33671977.

The Royal Queensland Art Society is proudly supported by

Brisbane City Council

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


Event ActivityDate
1Entry forms submitted to RQAS by:Tuesday 18th January
2Bring in day-Artwork to be delivered to RQAS:Tuesday 1st February, 10:00am to 12:00pm
3Exhibition Opens to Public:Friday 4th February 10:00am
4Opening NightFriday 4th February 7:00pm
6Exhibition closes:Sunday 27th February, 3:30pm
7Bump out Day - pickup your work:Monday 28th February, 10:00am to 12:00pm


Entry FeeDescription
$45Per Artwork
$30Per Artwork - RQAS Brisbane Branch Members


First Prize$1000
Second Prize$500
Peoples Choice12 Months free RQAS Brisbane Branch Membership

Terms and Conditions 


1.1 Entry fee $45 per artwork (RQAS Brisbane Branch Members $30)

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 Tuesday 18th January 2021.

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.

1.5 Entry fees are not refundable.

1.6 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  Monday 1st February, 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.

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 Each artwork must not exceed 1.5 m in width.

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 gallery director or their representative.

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


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 medium or large sized  “D” rings placed approximately 5 to 10cm from the top of the frame. Wire or string is not required.

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

Example of Artwork Label:

BRIS; LLP  2021


Artwork Title_____________________

Medium_________________ Price__________________

4.5 Artworks MUST be dry and clean.

4.6 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 28th February  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 Night is Friday 4th February at 7pm. Due to COVID  restrictions all entrants and their guests must book in to opening and other events via Eventbrite.

First Prize $1000
Second Prize $500
Third Prize $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.

The Judge/s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

HARDCOPY ENTRY FORM – Entries are now closed