CQU Creates 2020 Online Art Awards

The CQU Creates Art Awards is an annual prize for current and past students and staff of CQUniversity and its antecedents.

It was launched in 2014 to celebrate the accomplishments of our CQUniversity community and to encourage and inspire diverse contemporary art practice.


CQ Creates Awards Presentation 2020. Transcript
Cameron Curd
Cameron Curd

We thank all the artists who entered the CQU Creates 2020 Art Awards. All prizes are non-acquisitive and the categories are the CQU Creates 2020 Art Award of $500, the CQU Creates 2020 Indigenous Art Award of $500, the CQU Creates 2020 Current Student Award of $500 and the CQU Creates 2020 Highly Commended Awards (up to eight prizes) of $250.

We also thank our judge this year, Cameron Curd, the Manager/Curator (Director) at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, who previously held museum positions in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We are excited to announce that the Opening Night and announcement of the winners will be an online event planned for 6pm Friday 4 September; join us then as we celebrate the University’s fine visual arts talents.