In space and time at ‘the churchie’

Just as scientists are making new discoveries in space and increasing our understanding of the universe, emerging artists are pushing the boundaries of art practice into unchartered territories. QUT Art Museum is the new home for ‘the churchie’ national emerging art prize that offers a ‘glimpse into the future of the Australian contemporary art scene’. QUT Art Museum gallery is currently exhibiting 23 selected finalists’ works; a small portion of the 445 submissions received. The works reflect a breadth of emerging artists from around the country. In the variety of work and… Read More

Art Meets Science

It is National Science Week (13-21 August 2016) and a great time to venture behind the imposing brick walls of Boggo Road Goal in Dutton Park, Brisbane to discover the EcoSciences precinct. This precinct is a collaborative environment for more than 1000 scientists, dedicated to solving some of Australia’s biggest environmental challenges. At the EcoSciences precinct artists have the opportunity to get involved with the Artists-in-Residence—Science (AIRS) program. AIRS provides the selected artists the opportunity to explore science first hand and the resulting exhibition, Art Meets Science is now on in the EcoScience’s building foyer…. Read More

Street Journeys #4 | Mik Shida

Brisbane’s flourishing street art scene is home to some of the world’s most respected and talented street artists. Our Street Journeys #4 takes us on a journey to explore the work of internationally renowned Australian street artist Mik Shida. Mik Shida’s large-scale mural works and vibrant artworks can be found on five continents; and we’re lucky enough to have plenty of his works right here on our doorstep! Mik Shida is a self-taught, multidiciplinary artist who has been involved in the global street art scene since 2004. His captivating expressive style often… Read More