RQAS Biennial


16th August – 8th October 2016

at Petrie Terrace Gallery


RQAS Biennial

Royal Queensland Art Society celebrates 126 years.

The RQAS Biennial– a new initiative comprising of  three key exhibitions for Queensland Artists

Members Annual

RQAS Members showcase the very best of works in varying mediums with around 200 works on display and for sale.

A Market day with artists, musicians and devonshire teas will be a major feature of this exciting event.

Date: 16th August – 2nd September 2016
Opening Night: 17th August 2016
Judge: Craig Douglas

QLD Figurative

This is an open event where artists enter paintings containing the human figure as an integral part of the composition.

This event was first held in 2014 and promises to be bigger and better this year with prize money in excess of $11,000 on offer.

Date: 6th – 25th September 2016
Opening Night: 7th September 2016
Judge: Francis Giacco www.francisgiacco.com.au


Entry Form deadline now extended to Friday 1st September 2016

This is an exciting new initiative and is open to all Queensland artists aged 17-30 years. This Award aims to encourage and support young artists who are looking for a career in Fine Art.

Date: 27th September – 8th October 2016
Opening night: 28th September 2016
Judges: Dr. Kay Kane & Dr Christine Kirkegard.

As well as providing a platform and prizes for Queensland’s experienced and emerging fine art talent, the RQAS Biennial will include workshops, demonstrations of fine art skills, discussion forums, Gala opening nights, devonshire teas and live music.

Free entry to all RQAS Biennial exhibitions

(except for designated special events)

16th August- 8th October

at Petrie Terrace Gallery

Official Opening Wednesday 17th August 2016

The RQAS Biennial continues the Royal Queensland Art Society’s 126 year tradition of supporting of art practitioners.

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Add to My Calendar 2016-08-16 2016-10-08 Australia RQAS Biennial The Royal Queensland Art Society CELEBRATES its 126TH YEAR WITH THE INAUGURAL BIENNIAL ART AWARDS. Petrie Terrace Gallery Royal Queensland Art Society secretary@rqas.com.au
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