2017

National Self–Portrait Prize 2017

11 Nov 2017 to 18 Feb 2018
  11 November 2017 – 18 February 2018 Look at me looking at you posits the roles that the spectator plays in the construction of an image, the exchange between the viewer and maker...

Baroque Ecstacy

16 Sep 2017 to 20 Feb 2018
16 September 2017 – 20 February  2018 Almost four centuries after its creation, Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s St. Teresa in Ecstasy 1652 remains the emblem for religious...

Still in my mind: Gurindji experience, location and visuality

12 Aug 2017 to 29 Oct 2017
12 August – 19 October 2017 Inspired by the words of revered Indigenous leader Vincent Lingiari, ‘that land ... I still got it on my mind’, this exhibition reflects on the...

New Alchemists

17 Jun 2017 to 3 Sep 2017
17 June – 3 September 2017 New Alchemists comprises a diverse suite of works by Australian and International artists exploring ideas of futuristic biologies and post-human engagements within...

The Dust Never Settles

13 Apr 2017 to 30 Jul 2017
13 April – 30 July 2017 The saying ‘once the dust settles’ is essentially optimistic. It assumes that present difficulties will be resolved and that a better...

Philanthropists and Collections

11 Mar 2017 to 4 Jun 2017
11 March – 4 June 2017 Philanthropists and collections explores the philanthropic impulse, and considers how patronage has helped shape the UQ Art Collection. A selective survey of...
2016

Denise Green: Beyond and Between – A Painter's Journey

25 Nov 2016 to 2 Apr 2017
25 November 2016 – 2 April 2017 The work of Denise Green AM came to prominence in 1978, when her paintings in the exhibition New image painting at the Whitney Museum of American Art,...

Creative Accounting

12 Nov 2016 to 26 Feb 2017
12 November 2016 – 26 February 2017 Drawing from alternative currencies, banking archives, pop culture and contemporary art, Creative Accounting scratches below the surface of the economic...

Over the fence: Contemporary Indigenous photography from the Corrigan Collection

6 Aug 2016 to 30 Oct 2016
6 August – 30 October 2016 Taking its title from an artwork by Destiny Deacon, Over the fence features the work of 18 Indigenous artists engaged in the field of photography. Indigenous...

beyond the Tower: UQ Art Museum – 40 years and counting

9 Jul 2016 to 13 Nov 2016
9 July – 13 November 2016 In 2016, the UQ Art Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary. Over its history much has changed: four directors have guided the institution’s core cultures...

We who love: The Nolan slates

21 Apr 2016 to 24 Jul 2016
21 April – 24 July 2016  We who love: The Nolan slates is a window into the world of renowned Australian painter Sidney Nolan (1917–1992), reflecting a time of artistic...

Barjai and Miya Studio

21 Apr 2016 to 24 Jul 2016
21 April – 24 July 2016 In 1945, at the close of the Pacific war, a group of young Brisbane artists formed Miya Studio, named after an Aboriginal word for ‘today’. Founding...

ephemeral traces: Brisbane's artist-run scene in the 1980s

2 Apr 2016 to 26 Jun 2016
2 April 2016 – 26 June 2016 ephemeral traces provides the first comprehensive analysis of artist-run practice in Brisbane during the final decade of the conservative Joh Bjelke-...
2015

Pat Brassington: À Rebours

28 Nov 2015 to 10 Apr 2016
  28 November 2015 – 10 April 2016 À Rebours is a major survey of one of Australia’s most important and influential photo-based artists. The first extensive gathering of...

National Self-Portrait Prize 2015

14 Nov 2015 to 13 Mar 2016
14 November 2015 – 13 March 2016 Self portraits tend to record a moment, less than a second in the case of photography, but only marginally longer in traditional art media. Yet the...

Light Play: Ideas, Optics, Atmosphere

15 Aug 2015 to 15 Nov 2015
15 August – 15 November 2015 This exhibition considers the work of contemporary artists who employ light and related technologies, and examines their practice in relation to...

Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914

25 Jul 2015 to 1 Nov 2015
  25 July – 1 November 2015 Capital and country: the Federation years 1900–1914 celebrates the art of the newly federated Australia alongside the work of Australians...

Wunderkammer: The strange and the curious

11 Jul 2015 to 13 Sep 2015
Wunderkammer: The strange and the curious 11 July – 13 September 2015 Wunderkammer: The strange and the curious is inspired by those eclectic collections of objects that first emerged in the...

Cross Pose: Body language against the grain

15 May 2015 to 9 Aug 2015
15 May – 9 August 2015 Cross Pose – Body language against the grain brings together Australian artworks from The University of Queensland Art Collection that draw on the...

Hung out to dry

21 Mar 2015 to 10 May 2015
21 March – 10 May 2015 Hung out to dry is more than an homage to the backyard rotary hoist. It is a playful, provocative and contemplative exploration of the quotidian routine...

JUMPstart Pilot Intern Program

21 Mar 2015 to 9 Aug 2015
21 March – 9 August 2015 The JUMPstart Pilot Intern Program is a unique initiative of the UQ Art Museum, presented in conjunction with the Art History program of The University of...

Peter Hennessey: Making it real

14 Mar 2015 to 12 Jul 2015
14 March – 12 July 2015 This major career survey will reflect on the past decade of Peter Hennessey’s practice. Trained as an architect, Hennessey has established...
2014

Lindy Lee: The Dark of Absolute Freedom

20 Sep 2014 to 22 Feb 2015
20 September 2014 – 22 February 2015 Lindy Lee’s work came to prominence in the 1980s and has evolved in tandem with key developments in Australian art, including the turn...

Five Centuries of Melancholia

30 Aug 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
30 August – 30 November 2014 The year 2014 marks the 500th anniversary of Albrecht Dürer’s engraving Melencolia I 1514. Taking its cue from the engraving, the exhibition...

Contemporary War Film Program

16 Aug 2014
Saturday 16 August 2014 This program offers audiences an opportunity to engage with the diverse and compelling genre of the contemporary war film, and was conceived to accompany the UQ Art Museum...

Remembering Brian and Marjorie Johnstone’s Galleries

31 May 2014 to 17 Aug 2014
31 May – 17 August 2014 Between 1950 and 1972, galleries run by Brian Johnstone were Brisbane’s foremost forums for contemporary Australian art; Marodian Gallery (1950–...

Conflict: Contemporary responses to war

10 May 2014 to 7 Sep 2014
10 May – 7 September 2014 Conflict: Contemporary responses to war reflects on the world altering events of September 11 2001, and explores art made around the theme of war in the...

No place

1 Mar 2014 to 18 May 2014
1 March – 18 May 2014 No place brings together four international artists who investigate notions of place, working within the realm of constructed photography in both...

Danie Mellor: Exotic Lies Sacred Ties

18 Jan 2014 to 27 Apr 2014
  18 January – 27 April 2014 This major survey will focus on the past decade of the artist’s practice. Mellor’s Indigenous heritage informs his art, which considers Australia...
2013

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2013

19 Oct 2013 to 16 Feb 2014
19 OCTOBER 2013 – 16 FEBRUARY 2014 The prominence given to the self image in social media, on reality television and in everyday life has generated an audience primed to receive and consume...

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2013

19 Oct 2013 to 16 Feb 2014
National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize 2013 remix.  post.  connect. 19 OCTOBER 2013 – 16 FEBRUARY 2014 The prominence given to the self image in social media, on reality...

NEW 2013: Selected recent acquisitions

10 Aug 2013 to 15 Dec 2013
10 AUGUST – 15 DECEMBER 2013 NEW 2013 features a selection of artworks acquired for The University of Queensland Art Collection during 2012–2013. The exhibition highlights...

Born to Concrete: Visual poetry from the collections of Heide Museum of Modern Art and The University of Queensland

6 Jul 2013 to 6 Oct 2013
6 July – 6 October 2013 This exhibition examines the emergence of Concrete Poetry in Australia in the mid-1960s and its subsequent developments. Born to Concrete presents works from Heide...

Djalkiri: We are standing on their names - Blue Mud Bay

13 Apr 2013 to 23 Jun 2013
13 April – 23 June 2013 Djalkiri: We are standing on their names - Blue Mud Bay is the culmination of a vibrant and intensive cross-cultural exchange between five highly...

Marioni/MacPherson

13 Apr 2013 to 23 Jun 2013
13 April – 23 June 2013 Joseph Marioni makes his paintings by running paint down the canvas, and yet insists that the work is intended. Robert MacPherson crushes sticks of...

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro

6 Apr 2013 to 28 Jul 2013
6 APRIL – 28 JULY 2013  Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro are Australian artists who transform the residue of consumer society, re-imagining the forms and systems that surround...
2012

Ten Years of Things

7 Dec 2012 to 7 Apr 2013
7 December 2012 – 7 April 2013 Paul Adair • Benjamin Armstrong • Lincoln Austin • Marion Borgelt • Gareth Donnelly • Mikala Dwyer • Nicholas Folland •...

If Pain Persists: Linde Ivimey Sculpture

3 Nov 2012 to 24 Mar 2013
3 November 2012 – 24 March 2013 Linde Ivimey’s sculpture is often technically complex and intricate, utilising skills from welding to cooking, weaving, wood-sculpting, and sewing, all...

Polly Borland: Everything I want to be when I grow up

1 Sep 2012 to 25 Nov 2012
1 September – 25 November 2012 Polly Borland's photographic practice has straddled commercial/photographic documentary, and fine art practice, and is characterised by an edgy sensibility...

Desert Country

4 Aug 2012 to 21 Oct 2012
4 August – 21 October 2012 An Art Gallery of South Australia touring exhibition Drawn from the Art Gallery of South Australia’s extensive holdings of Aboriginal art, Desert Country...

Return to Sender

16 Jun 2012 to 26 Aug 2012
16 June – 26 August 2012 Return to Sender is an exhibition of works by artists who left Queensland in the late 1970s and early 1980s, largely in reaction to the political and...

Animal / Human

12 May 2012 to 22 Jul 2012
12 May – 22 July 2012  Artists today are depicting animals in their work with remarkable frequency. The exhibition ANIMAL/HUMAN presents a selection of works by contemporary Australian...

Beijing Hao! Six Chinese photomedia artists

31 Mar 2012 to 3 Jun 2012
Beijing Hao! Six Chinese photomedia artists 31 March – 3 June 2012 China’s capital Beijing is a pulsing, vibrant metropolis where the old and new compete for space in an ever-changing...

Gonkar Gyatso: Three Realms

25 Feb 2012 to 29 Apr 2012
Gonkar Gyatso: Three Realms 25 February – 29 April 2012 A Griffith University Art Gallery exhibition partnership with The University of Queensland Art Museum and Institute of Modern Art For...

Fashioning self: Artworks from the Collection

25 Feb 2012 to 29 Apr 2012
Fashioning self: Artworks from the Collection 25 February – 29 April 2012 How much do we think about what we wear? From the elegant ‘Paris Hat’ of the high street to the infamous...

NEW 2011: Selected recent acquisitions

9 Jan 2012 to 25 Mar 2012
NEW 2011: Selected recent acquisitions 9 January – 25 March 2012 NEW 2011 features a selection of artworks acquired for The University of Queensland Art Collection during...
2011

Surface Tension: the art of Euan Macleod 1991–2009

29 Oct 2011 to 11 Dec 2011
Surface tension: The Art of Euan Macleod 1991–2009 29 October – 11 December 2011 Surface Tension: the art of Euan Macleod 1991 – 2009 is the first major touring...

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2011

24 Sep 2011 to 12 Feb 2012
National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2011 24 September 2011 – 12 February 2012 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize 2011 has been...

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2011

24 Sep 2011 to 12 Feb 2012
Life is risk / Art is risk 24 September 2011 – 12 February 2012 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize 2011 has been awarded to ...

Inner Worlds: Portraits & Psychology

13 Aug 2011 to 23 Oct 2011
Inner Worlds: Portraits & Psychology 13 August – 23 October 2011 Inner Worlds: Portraits & Psychology highlights points of intense connection between psychology and...

John Conomos: Shipwreck

9 Jul 2011 to 18 Sep 2011
John Conomos: Shipwreck 9 JULY – 18 SEPTEMBER 2011 John Conomos’s mixed-media installation Shipwreck presents a meditative reflection on the ephemeral nature of life itself. The artist...

Dennis Del Favero: Todtnauberg

9 Jul 2011 to 18 Sep 2011
Dennis Del Favero: Todtnauberg 9 July – 18 September 2011 Todtnauberg is a video work dealing with the ‘epoch making encounter’ between the Jewish poet Paul Celan and the German...

Painting Country: Recent Acquisitions of Indigenous Art

9 Jul 2011 to 18 Sep 2011
Painting Country: Recent Acquisitions of Indigenous Art 9 JULY – 18 SEPTEMBER 2011 Painting Country celebrates the richness of The University of Queensland Art Collection. Representation of...

Collaborative witness: Artists' responses to the plight of the asylum seeker and refugee

11 Jun 2011 to 7 Aug 2011
Collaborative witness: Artists' responses to the plight of the asylum seeker and refugee 11 June – 7 August 2011 Intense media coverage of events surrounding asylum seekers creates...

Waiting for Asylum: Figures from an Archive

11 Jun 2011 to 7 Aug 2011
Waiting for Asylum: Figures from an archive 11 June – 7 August 2011 Ten years since the SIEV X tragedy, the plight of the asylum seeker still provokes strong political, emotional and...

John Young: Safety Zone

11 Jun 2011 to 7 Aug 2011
John Young: Safety Zone 11 June – 7 August 2011 In 1937, during the ‘Rape of Nanjing’, a group of 21 foreigners saved the lives of some 300,000 Chinese citizens by sheltering...

New Psychedelia

7 May 2011 to 3 Jul 2011
7 May – 3 July 2011 In recent years psychedelic ideas and aesthetics have made a notable return to contemporary art. The current influence of psychedelia has developed in response to...

Space invaders: Australian street. stencils. posters. paste-ups. zines. stickers

9 Apr 2011 to 5 Jun 2011
Space invaders: Australian. street. stencils. posters. zines. stickers. 9 April – 5 June 2011 A National Gallery of Australia Exhibition Playful, edgy, clever and satirical, the works in...

YOUR MOVE: Australian artists play chess

26 Feb 2011 to 24 Apr 2011
YOUR MOVE: Australian artists play chess 26 February – 24 April 2011 A Bendigo Art Gallery travelling exhibition Inspired by the international exhibition The Art of...

The Art of Chess

26 Feb 2011 to 24 Apr 2011
The Art of Chess 26 February – 24 April 2011 ‘From my close contact with artists and chess players I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess...

Australian portraits 1880–1960

29 Jan 2011 to 27 Mar 2011
Australian portraits 1880–1960 29 January – 27 March 2011 A National Gallery of Australia Exhibition This exhibition takes a fresh look at portraits from the National Gallery of...
2010

NEW 2010: Selected Recent Acquisitions

11 Dec 2010 to 20 Feb 2011
NEW 2010: Selected Recent Acquisitions 11 December 2010 – 20 February 2011 An exciting array of new acquisitions for The University of Queensland Art Collection is featured in this...

Multiplicities: Self portraits from the Collection

25 Nov 2010 to 16 Jan 2011
Multiplicities: Self portraits from the Collection 25 November 2010 – 16 January 2011 Over the past forty years self portraiture has evolved to encompass more variety than...

Brook Andrew: Jumping Castle War Memorial

18 Sep 2010 to 17 Oct 2010
Brook Andrew: Jumping Castle War Memorial 18 September – 17 October 2010 Brook Andrew’s Jumping Castle War Memorial presents a puzzle: as a full-size inflatable ‘bouncy’...

Sidney Nolan: the Gallipoli series

18 Sep 2010 to 14 Nov 2010
  18 September – 14 November 2010 An Australian War Memorial travelling exhibition Sidney Nolan (1917–1992) was one of Australia’s most complex, innovative, and prolific...

Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art

11 Sep 2010 to 28 Nov 2010
Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art 11 September – 28 November 2010 Before Time Today: Reinventing Tradition in Aurukun Aboriginal Art focuses on the art...

AES+F: THE REVOLUTION STARTS NOW!

9 Jul 2010 to 29 Aug 2010
AES+F: THE REVOLUTION STARTS NOW! 9 July – 29 August 2010 Russian artist collective AES+F create fantasy worlds combining classical western mythology with contemporary global consumerism...

The Behan legacy: The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art

15 May 2010 to 12 Sep 2010
The Behan legacy: The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art 15 May – 12 September 2010 The name of The Stuartholme-Behan Collection celebrates both the Stuartholme School, where...

100 Years: Highlights from The University of Queensland Art Collection

16 Apr 2010 to 4 Jul 2010
100 Years: Highlights from The University of Queensland Art Collection 16 April – 4 July 2010 Historic and contemporary artworks will be juxtaposed in an exhibition that highlights the depth...

Fiona Foley: Forbidden

19 Feb 2010 to 2 May 2010
Fiona Foley: Forbidden 19 February – 2 May 2010 Fiona Foley: Forbidden is the first major exhibition to survey the work of this leading Australian artist. Her diverse artistic practice has,...

The state we're in: Contemporary Queensland photography

29 Jan 2010 to 11 Apr 2010
The state we're in: Contemporary Queensland photography 29 January – 11 April 2010 The state we're in showcases new work by a selection of Queensland’s leading...
2009

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2009

24 Nov 2009 to 24 Jan 2010
National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2009 24 November 2009 – 24 January 2010 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize 2009 has been awarded to Julie Rrap...

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2009

24 Nov 2009 to 24 Jan 2010
24 November 2009 – 24 January 2010 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize 2009 has been awarded to Julie Rrap for her work 360 degree self portrait....

New 2009: Selected recent acquisitions

20 Nov 2009 to 7 Feb 2010
New 2009: Selected recent acquisitions 20 November 2009 – 7 February 2010 An exciting selection of the artworks acquired for The University of Queensland Art Collection during...

Judy Watson: Heron Island

9 Oct 2009 to 15 Nov 2009
Judy Watson: Heron Island 9 October – 15 November 2009 Judy Watson visited Heron Island in February 2009 as artist-in-residence at The University of Queensland’s Heron Island...

A Chinese Legacy: Works from the Collection

2 Oct 2009 to 22 Nov 2009
A Chinese Legacy: Works from the Collection 2 October – 22 November 2009 A Chinese legacy is a focus exhibition of over 20 works drawn from the Collection of The University of Queensland that...

The Nat Yuen Collection of Chinese Antiquities

2 Oct 2009 to 22 Nov 2009
The Nat Yuen Collection of Chinese Antiquities  2 October – 22 November 2009 The Nat Yuen Collection of Chinese Antiquities was generously gifted to The University of Queensland by Dr...

prostrate your horses: weather and then some

26 Sep 2009 to 15 Nov 2009
prostrate your horses: weather and then some – Rosemary Laing at The University of Queensland Art Museum 26 September – 15 November 2009 Rosemary Laing’s complete weather series (...

Ricky Swallow: Watercolours

24 Jul 2009 to 27 Sep 2009
Ricky Swallow: Watercolours 24 July – 27 September 2009 A UQ Art Museum touring exhibition Ricky Swallow: Watercolours is the first major exhibition of Swallow’s drawings and...

Misty Moderns: Australian Tonalists 1915–1950

18 Jul 2009 to 13 Sep 2009
18 July – 13 September 2009 An Art Gallery of South Australia touring exhibition Misty Moderns is the first major exhibition to tell the story of Australian Tonalism; a movement championed...

Ben Quilty LIVE!

8 May 2009 to 19 Jul 2009
8 May – 19 July 2009 A UQ Art Museum touring exhibition 'More hotted up cars than the car park of a 24-hour McDonalds. More skulls than Yorrick’s family reunion.' ...

Triumph in the Tropics: Selling Queensland

24 Apr 2009 to 12 Jul 2009
Triumph in the Tropics: Selling Queensland 24 April – 12 July 2009 An irreverent look at the images used to sell Queensland over the last 100 years. Triumph in the Tropics: Selling Queensland...

The more you ignore me, the closer I get

2 Mar 2009 to 30 Nov 2009
The more you ignore me, the closer I get 2 March – 30 November 2009 Feeling bereft? Alone? Angry? Ebullient? Have you ever thought, 'Sometimes it would just be enough to feel something,...

Margaret Olley: Life's journey

6 Feb 2009 to 19 Apr 2009
6 February – 19 April 2009 A UQ Art Museum touring exhibition Margaret Olley: Life’s journey provides a unique insight into the world around Margaret Olley from the early 1950s to the...

Australian artists abroad: Works from The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art

30 Jan 2009 to 26 Apr 2009
Australian artists abroad: Works from The Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art 30 January – 26 April 2009 Australian artists abroad is comprised of works from the Stuartholme-Behan...

Next Generation: Lockhart River 'Old Girls'

30 Jan 2009 to 26 Apr 2009
Next Generation: Lockhart River 'Old Girls' 30 January – 26 April 2009 Known affectionately in their Aboriginal community as the ‘Old Girls’, these women elders of...

Richard Bell: Provocateur

30 Jan 2009 to 26 Apr 2009
RICHARD BELL: PROVOCATEUR 30 January – 26 April 2009 A selection of recent and earlier works by Brisbane-based artist Richard Bell. Often provocative and delivered with a sharp wit, Bell...

Brook Andrew

30 Jan 2009 to 26 Apr 2009
Brook Andrew: The island 30 January – 26 April 2009 Brook Andrew’s The island series is based on images from William Blandowski’s (1822–1878) album of photographs of...
2008

NEW: Selected recent acquisitions 2007–2008

28 Nov 2008 to 1 Feb 2009
NEW: Selected recent acquisitions 2007–2008 28 November – 1 February 2009 An exciting array of new acquisitions is featured in this exhibition. Works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

Pat Hoffie: Madame Illuminata Crack's phantasmagorical armchair for ecologically sustainable recreation

10 Oct 2008 to 16 Nov 2008
Pat Hoffie: Madame Illuminata Crack's phantasmagorical armchair for ecologically sustainable recreation 10 October – 16 November 2008 In this exhibit the benefits of self betterment...

Judith Wright: Conversations

3 Oct 2008 to 16 Nov 2008
Judith Wright: Conversations 3 October – 16 November 2008 Judith Wright: Conversations surveys the wall paintings, artist books and video works of this Brisbane-based artist from 1990 to the...

Through artists eyes: Tracey Moffatt and Gordon Bennett

26 Sep 2008 to 16 Nov 2008
Through artists eyes: Tracey Moffatt and Gordon Bennett 26 September – 16 November 2008 Through artists’ eyes features a selection of works by Queensland artists Gordon Bennett and...

My Humvee (Inversion Therapy)

4 Sep 2008 to 29 Jan 2009
My Humvee (Inversion therapy) 4 September 2008 – 2011 My Humvee (Inversion therapy) by Peter Hennessey is an over-sized, highly detailed rendition of a M1025 HMMWV, more commonly known as a...

neo goth: back in black

25 Jul 2008 to 21 Sep 2008
neo goth: back in black 25 July – 21 September 2008 goth/ emo/ surf/ indie/ punk: something decidedly dark is permeating all aspects of contemporary culture. From its subcultural origins in...

Blooms, beauty and babes

13 Jul 2008
Blooms, beauty and babes Until 13 July 2008 A selection of works from the Stuartholme-Behan Collection of Australian Art and the University of Queensland Art Collection comprising late 19th and...

Repeat that again! - The serial impulse in art since the 'sixties

30 May 2008 to 13 Jul 2008
Repeat that again! – The serial impulse in art since the 'sixties 30 May – 13 July 2008 The repeated image that has permeated so much of Australian art since the ‘sixties has...

Shaun Gladwell

24 May 2008 to 13 Jul 2008
Shaun Gladwell 24 May – 13 July 2008 Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia’s most internationally recognised contemporary artists. His work was selected by Venice Biennale artistic...

Mark-making

11 May 2008
Mark-making Until 11 May 2008 This exhibition juxtaposes a diverse range of approaches to the expressive mark in art, the works having a relationship that is not necessarily related to chronology....

There goes a Narwhal: Michael Zavros, Nell, Lionel Bawden

11 Apr 2008 to 25 May 2008
There goes a Narwhal: Michael Zavros, Nell, Lionel Bawden 11 April – 25 May 2008 Michael Zavros, Nell and Lionel Bawden developed the idea for There goes a Narwhal during a visit to the...

German expressionist prints 1900 - 1930

11 Apr 2008 to 25 May 2008
German expressionist prints 1900–1930 11 April – 25 May 2008 Artists such as Max Beckmann, Lovis Corinth, Otto Dix, Erich Heckel, Käthe Kollwitz, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein and Karl...

Sidney Nolan: The slates

11 Apr 2008 to 13 Jul 2008
Sidney Nolan: The slates 11 APRIL – 13 JULY 2008 Sidney Nolan completed a series of nineteen paintings on slate tiles during 1941 and 1942, eighteen of which entered the University...

Trish Adams: Host

6 Apr 2008
Trish Adams: Host until 6 April 2008 Trish Adams’s work Host is the result of the artist’s residency with the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) at The University of Queensland. Here she...

Craig Holmes: Water line

6 Apr 2008
Craig Holmes: Water line  Until 6 April 2008 'Water is central to Australian life and no photographer I’ve seen captures our love of the life aquatic in a more arresting manner than...

AES+F: Last Riot

28 Mar 2008 to 11 May 2008
AES+F: Last Riot 28 March – 11 May 2008 ‘This split-screen animated video uses the visual language of gaming and fashion advertising to construct a choreographed ballet of...
2007

National Artists Self-Portrait Prize 2007

20 Oct 2007 to 10 Feb 2008
20 October 2007 – 10 February 2008 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait Prize highlights The University of Queensland’s commitment to develop a...

Reveries: Photography & Mortality

31 Aug 2007 to 14 Oct 2007
Reveries: Photography & Mortality 31 August – 14 October 2007 A National Portrait Gallery travelling exhibition This is a groundbreaking exhibition of photographs looking at...

Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art From Lockhart River

5 May 2007 to 1 Jul 2007
Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art From Lockhart River 5 May – 1 July 2007 A UQ Art Museum touring exhibition The University of Queensland proudly presents Our Way, Contemporary...
2006

The Sonoda project

11 May 2006 to 9 Jul 2006
The Sonoda project 11 May – 9 July 2006 The Sonoda project is a collection of digital portraits of students and staff at Sonoda Women’s University in western Japan, where Brisbane...
2005

Defending the north: Queensland in the Pacific War

13 Aug 2005 to 13 Nov 2005
Defending the north: Queensland in the Pacific War 13 August – 13 November 2005 A UQ Art Museum touring exhibition The exhibition, Defending the north: Queensland in the Pacific war,...

UAM Project show: Catherine Brown, Denise Green, Sebastian Di Mauro and Tom Risley

18 Jun 2005 to 31 Jul 2005
UAM Project show 18 June – 31 July 2005 UAM Project Show presents a mini 'survey' exhibition of the art practice of four very different Queensland and ex-Queensland artists -...
2004

Rough Cuts: European Figurative Prints from Gauguin to Paladino

20 Aug 2004 to 7 Nov 2004
Rough Cuts: European Figurative Prints from Gauguin to Paladino 20 August – 7 November 2004 From the National Gallery of Australia's collection of International Prints, Drawings and...

To look within: Self portraits in Australia

15 Apr 2004 to 20 Jun 2004
To look within: Self portraits in Australia 15 April – 20 June 2004 This exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of self-portraits in Australia, from the colonial period to the present....

William Yang to discuss art during UQ Diversity Week

Members of the public are invited to experience Being Other when artist William Yang gives a free public lecture at St Lucia Wednesday 26 May 2010.

Fireworks

Fireworks: tracing the incendiary in Australian Art 22 December 2006 – 4 February 2007 An Artspace Mackay exhibition toured by Museum and Gallery Services Queensland The exhibition Fireworks...

Tatau

Tatau 12 February – 1 May 2005 An Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington Touring Exhibition Featuring the compelling photographs of Mark Adams and an experimental film by...

Depth of field: Contemporary photography from The University of Queensland Art Collection

Depth of field: Contemporary photography from The University of Queensland Art Collection Until 25 May 2008 Figurative photography in recent decades has often avoided a strict demarcation between...

TURRBAL-JAGERA: The University of Queensland Art Projects 2006

TURRBAL-JAGERA: The University of Queensland Art Projects 2006 2 – 17 December 2006 TURRBAL-JAGERA: The University of Queensland Art Projects 2006 was a significant international exhibition...

Towards Beauty's End

Towards Beauty's End: Beauty' and its manifestations in current art practice by artists from Australia and Singapore  20 November 2004 – 6 February 2005 A UQ Art Museum...

Paddy Bedford

Paddy Bedford 17 November 2006 – 9 March 2007 A Museum of Contemporary Art traveling exhibition In December 2006, the Museum of Contemporary Art  presented the first major solo...

Myth in transition

Myth in transition 1 November 2006 – 10 April 2007 In Australian Indigenous cultures, myth takes the form of narratives explaining nature, customs and value systems. Indigenous communities...

Fully exploited labour: a survey exhibition

Fully exploited labour: a survey exhibition 21 October – 26 November 2006 As Brisbane artist Pat Hoffie writes, ‘the ones who take up the responsibility of keeping memories of justice...

Rose Simmonds: Queensland pictorial photographer

Rose Simmonds: Queensland pictorial photographer 7 October 2006 – 25 February 2007 Rose Simmonds’s photographs of the 1930s are characteristic of the Pictorial mode of photography that...

Encounters with country: landscapes of Ray Crooke

Encounters with country: landscapes of Ray Crooke 12 August – 1 October 2006 A Cairns Regional Gallery touring exhibition Encounters with country: landscapes of Ray Crooke, presents an in-...

An artist abroad: the prints of James McNeill Whistler

An artist abroad: the prints of James McNeill Whistler 6 August – 1 October 2006 A National Gallery of Australia travelling exhibition James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) was born in...

Sensing the surface: A survey of the photo-media work of Carl Warner, 1995–2005

Sensing the surface: A survey of the photo-media work of Carl Warner, 1995–2005 12 May – 23 July 2006 Brisbane artist Carl Warner uses the camera to record the detail he observes...

Lindy Lee

Hear from artist Lindy Lee

National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2007

The University of Queensland National Artists' Self-Portrait Prize 2007  20 October 2007 – 10 February 2008 The University of Queensland National Artists’ Self-Portrait...

The Tinalley String Quartet

Sunday 10 August 11.00am - 12.00pm Live music performance In association with our exhibition Remembering Brian and Marjorie Johnstone’s Galleries, please join us for a performance by The...

Chinese calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy 29 September – 14 October 2007 In its 3000-year history, calligraphy has had close ties to the literature and ethos of the Chinese. Calligraphers devoted their talent to...

Blow up the inside world

Blow up the inside world: An exhibition of self portraits by Brisbane artist David M Thomas 10 March – 30 April 2006 David Thomas states: ‘I have, for over twelve years, made works that...

Seeing the Collection

Seeing the Collection 2006 Seeing the Collection comprises a selection of works from The University of Queensland's collection dating from the 19th and 20th centuries up to the present day....

Rethink: Selected works from the Collection by young artists

Rethink: Selected works from the Collection by young artists 13 April – 22 April 2012 Rethink highlights two Australian artists, Eric Bridgeman and Brendan Huntley, who create characters and...

Judith Kentish: mappa II

Judith Kentish: mappa II 25 August – 23 September 2007 Judith Kentish first came to public attention when she won the Moët & Chandon Australian Art Fellowship in 1996. Referring to her...

Judy Watson: Selected works 1990–2005

Judy Watson: Selected works 1990–2005 26 November 2005 – 5 February 2006 The exhibition features 66 drawings, prints, paintings, artist books, and bones and highlights Watson...

Janet Dawson survey 1953–2006

Janet Dawson Survey 1953–2006 7 July – 19 August 2007 A Bathurst Regional Art Gallery travelling exhibition Janet Dawson Survey 1953–2006, has drawn together over 60 art...

David Sequeira: Eternal rhythms Selected works 1996–2006

David Sequeira: Eternal rhythms – Selected works 1996–2006 17 February – 8 April 2007 A John Curtin Gallery travelling exhibition From flower petals to plastic...

Story Bridge

Story Bridge 9 July – 18 September 2011 The Story Bridge, linking Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point, was declared open during the Second World War on 6 July 1940....

Kathy Mackey: Portraits and Mirrors

Kathy Mackey: Portraits and Mirrors 2007 In Portraits and Mirrors, photo-media artist Kathy Mackey explores the relationships that occur between metallic and reflective objects—especially...

Jean Bellette Retrospective

Jean Bellette Retrospective 7 May – 12 June 2005 Jean Bellette (1908-1991) was a seminal figure in the visual arts from the 1930s until her death in Majorca in 1991, yet her contribution to...