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CQU Creates

About CQU Creates

CQUniversity students and staff (past and present) are invited to submit their entries for the annual exhibition from 2 – 3 June 2017.

The CQU Creates annual art exhibition was first held in 2014 and allows CQUniversity to connect with past and present students and staff and promote their unique artistic talents.

CQU Creates is a touring exhibition that visits and celebrates the regions within the University’s Central Queensland footprint.

Download the entry form.

THEMES

Artists are asked to create an original unaided artwork, in any visual art medium. You must choose ONE of these themes:

EITHER:

Address a theme of relevance to you and your locality or community.

OR:

Celebrate CQUniversity. In your artwork allude to one or more of these milestones/anniversaries:

  • 1967 (First intake of students to the then ‘Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia)’, Rockhampton ‒ 50 years)
  • 1987 (Establishment of Mackay Campus ‒ 30 years)
  • 1992 (Institution achieves full university status ‒ 25 years)
  • 1997 (Establishment of Melbourne Campus ‒ 20 years)

AWARDS AND PRIZES

  • CQU CREATES 2017 ART AWARD – $1000 cash, non-acquisitive award
  • CQU CREATES 2017 INDIGENOUS ART AWARD – $1000 cash, non-acquisitive award
  • CQU ANNIVERSARY AWARD – $500 cash
  • CQU CREATES 2017 STUDENT AWARD – $500 cash, non-acquisitive award (for a current student)
  • CQU CREATES 2017 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD – $500 cash, non-acquisitive award (voting only by visitors to the exhibition)
  • CQU CREATES 2017 TOURING EXHIBITION

BUILDING 5 (FOYER, ARTHUR APPLETON)
CQUNIVERSITY ROCKHAMPTON NORTH, MELBA CLOSE
9 am – 4 pm Wed – Fri 2 – 4 August
9 am – 1 pm Sat 5 August
(Exhibition launch 6 – 8 pm Friday 4 August)

BUILDING 004 (GROUND FLOOR)
CQUNIVERSITY MACKAY CITY, SYDNEY STREET
9 am – 4 pm Fri 11 August
9 am – 1 pm Sat 12 August (CQU Open Day)
(Exhibition launch 12 – 2 pm Friday 11 August)

LEO ZUSSINO BUILDING (LEVEL 1)
CQUNIVERSITY GLADSTONE MARINA, BRYAN JORDAN DRIVE
9 am – 4 pm Fri 1 September
9 am – 1 pm Sun 3 September (CQU Open Day)
(Exhibition launch 6 – 8 pm Saturday 2 September)