RQAS Biennial


4th September – 27th October 2018

at Petrie Terrace Gallery


RQAS Biennial

Royal Queensland Art Society celebrates 128 years.

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


The Harold and Agnes Richardson Drawing Prize.


Date:  –
Opening Night:
Judge: TBA

QLD Figurative

The Queensland Figurative is a unique Non- Acquisitive competition open to Queensland Artists for two-dimensional works containing the human figure (s) integrated so as to create a harmonious and unified composition.

Now in its third year, the QLD Figurative offers prize money in excess of $11,000. This exhibition attracts artists from far and wide showcasing the best that Queensland has to offer.

Date: 4th – 21st September 2018
Opening Night: 5th September 2018
Judge: TBA


The Young Artist Award has expanded this year to include two categories 14 – 17 and 18 – 30. This exhibition is open to all Queensland artists 14 – 30 and aims to encourage and support young artists who are looking for a career in Fine Art.

Date: 16th – 27th October 2018
Opening night: 17th October 2018
Judges: TBA

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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