UQ Art Museum congratulates Jenny Orchard  Winner of The University of Queensland National Self-Portrait Prize 2017
Artists / Exhibitions / National Self-Portrait Prize 2017

UQ Art Museum congratulates Jenny Orchard Winner of The University of Queensland National Self-Portrait Prize 2017

Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard has been awarded The University of Queensland’s 2017 National Self-Portrait Prize.   Erica Green, Director of the University of South Australia’s Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art and Curator of the 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, judged this year’s Prize. The announcement was made at the opening of the … Continue reading

Anastasia Booth’s <i>Teresa</i>
Artists / Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond / Exhibitions / Film

Anastasia Booth’s Teresa

Upon first glance, Anastasia Booth’s copper sculpture Teresa appears to be a wingspan or a bird about to take flight: an ethereal vision that is part of this world but destined for elsewhere. Yet, these carefully polished copper rays are highly tangible; when illuminated, they exude warmth, while the shadows they cast vary and extend … Continue reading

Two strangers meet at an art exhibition…
Student opportunities / The Dust Never Settles / UQ Community

Two strangers meet at an art exhibition…

What happens when a couple of animated characters meet and take a walk through an art exhibition for the very first time? The result is ‘Hangs’, UQ Art Museum’s new podcast series that gives listeners a fresh take on our exhibitions. While ‘Hangs’ isn’t an audio-guide, it does aim to provide review-style commentary, personal insights … Continue reading