Student voices: Ideas, methods and inspiration

The annual ‘Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art’ has opened at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Watch five artists express their ideas, methods of working and inspiration. Hear first-hand why the Awards play such an important role for the art teaching community across Queensland, and the unique privilege that students feel to have…

Creative Generation celebrates 10 years at GOMA

As we prepare to celebrate GOMA’s tenth birthday, it’s interesting to see that many of the works in this year’s Awards draw on the repeated motif of memory. Memories – digital, flooded and spliced ­– abound as subjects for this year’s work. A wonderful example – Alex Boundy’s Royal, a moving video portrait the artist’s great–grandmother,…

Creative Generation Excellence Awards

An initiative of the Department of Education and Training and supported by QAGOMA, the annual ‘Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art’ returns to GOMA from Saturday 7 May to present the best works by senior visual art students from schools throughout Queensland. In addition to this exhibition, the Gallery’s commitment to learning includes its contributions to Queensland’s…

GOMA celebrates the next generation of Queensland artists

The Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art and Design, now in their 22nd year, recognise, celebrate and honour student artists from Queensland schools. The award-winning works were officially unveiled at the annual Creative Generation exhibition held at GOMA last month. As I observed the proud looks on the young artists’ faces, this prompted me…