Emerging Artist Award Exhibition - JWAC

13feb(feb 13)9:00 am21(feb 21)5:00 pmEmerging Artist Award Exhibition - JWACExhibition


13 (Tuesday) 9:00 am - 21 (Wednesday) 5:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time


Judith Wright Arts Centre

420 Brunsick Street

Event Details

Explore Regional Queensland’s best emerging artists at the Judith Wright Arts Centre.

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm


Held in the Judith Wright Arts Centre, a selection of works from the 2023 QRAA Emerging Artist Award category will be exhibited from Tuesday the 13th of February to Wednesday the 21st of February 2024. Esteemed QRAA’s Judge, Jonathan McBurnie has hand-selected 14 works, which demonstrate the depth and breadth of work by Regional Queensland’s emerging artists.

Thanks to our award partner, Consolidated Property Group, the winner, finalists and additional 10 works will be on display in an exhibition in the Judith Wright Arts Centre foyer from 13 February 2024.

The Emerging Artist Award is proudly sponsored by Consolidated Properties Group, FireWorks Gallery and OneSpace.

Image: Naomi McKenzie. Where We Meet. (detail). 2023. Silver Gelatin Photograph on Metallic Paper.

Additional Information

Award Sponsors:

Consolidated Properties Group is one of Australia’s leading development companies with a workbook of more than $2.3 billion. Their commitment to tenants and end-owners is to exceed their expectations and deliver valuable and positive property experiences.

Consolidated Properties Group has a 40+ year track record of developing high-quality, landmark residential, commercial and retail projects spanning Australia’s eastern seaboard and beyond.


FireWorks Gallery is known for exhibiting and promoting artworks by some of Australia’s best contemporary artists. The gallery is located in a renovated concrete warehouse, featuring an impressive double-storey void, at 9/31 Thompson Street, Bowen Hills.



Onespace is a trusted team for quality artists, contemporary art and commissioning services. Their work is part of a valuable conversation that draws a wider audience toward the cultural and environmental narratives that shape our era. Onespace’s artists engage in the diversity of human society, restore cultural ties, and emphasise the energy of existence in our complex world.