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Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Schedules and entry forms are now available for the Cookery, Creative Art and Craft and Photography competitions.

Please refer to the relevant competition category for more information.

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Fine Arts

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Enchanting, skillful and always breathtaking, the Fine Arts displays at the Royal Queensland Show are always a Show favourite. Thousands of competition entries are received for all classes including Cookery, Cake Decorating, Creative Art & Craft, Photography, Painting & Drawing and Sculpture.

 

Thank you to our sponsors who have contributed towards the Fine Arts competition.

 



For specific competition related enquiries please contact:

Fine Arts - Competition & Events Coordinator
Phone:  07 3253 3900
Email:  entries@royalqueenslandshow.com.au

Cookery

Cookery

This competition covers all different kinds of amazing cookery from bread making and cake decorating, to coeliac cookery, fruit cakes, and preserves.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 13 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    All classes except cake decorating -
    Extended to Thursday 18 May 2017 at 5pm
    Cake Decorating classes only -
    Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    Classes 61-129 - Friday 4 August 2017 from 9am to 3pm
    Class 1 - 60 - Wednesday 9 August 2017 from 9am to 12pm
  • Judging dates:
    Classes 61-129 - Saturday 5 August 2017
    Class 1 - 60 - Wednesday 9 August 2017
  • Collection of exhibits:
    Monday 21 August 2017 from 7am to 5.30pm

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Cookery competition.

Creative Art and Craft

Creative Art and Craft

All kinds of arts and crafts including, calligraphy, beading, crochet, embroidery, fashion, and knitting.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 13 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    Wednesday 19 July & Thursday 20 July 2017 from 9am to 3pm
  • Judging dates:
    Monday 24 July 2017 to Thursday 27 July 2017
  • Collection of exhibits:
    Monday 21 August 2017 from 7am to 5.30pm (only if being collected with Cookery entries)
    Wednesday 23 August 2017 from 9am to 3pm

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Creative Art and Craft competition.

Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing

Plenty of incredible paintings and drawings to see in this competition. Come see the Champion Portrait of Show and over the 10 classes of entries including, Native Australian Wildlife Flora & Fauna, Traditional Water Colour,  Indigenous Australian Art, Still Life, and more!

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 20 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    Saturday 29 July 2017 to Sunday 30 July 2017 between 9am & 3pm
  • Judging dates:
    Thursday 3 August 2017
  • Collection of exhibits:
    Monday 21 August 2017 between 7am & 5.30pm
    Tuesday 22 August 2017 between 8am & 3pm

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Painting and Drawing competition.

Photography

Photography

Monochrome prints, colour prints, creative digital, school photography are some examples you'll see in this competition.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 13 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Wednesday 31 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    Tuesday 27 June 2017 to Wednesday 12 July 2017 between 8.30am & 5pm
    Weekdays only
  • Judging dates:
    Saturday 22 July 2017
  • Collection of exhibits:
    ONLY from RNA Reception from Monday 28 August to Friday 8 September 2017 between 9am & 5pm.  Weekdays only

Sculpture

Sculpture

Sculpture competition features two classes: representational sculpture inspired by the real world, and abstract and or stylized.

Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Monday 20 February 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Monday 31 May 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of exhibits:
    Class 1 and 2 - Sunday 30 July 2017 between 9am & 3pm or Monday 31 July 2017 between 9am & 12noon
    Class 3 - Monday 31 July 2017 between 9am & 3pm
  • Judging dates:
    Thursday 3 August 2017
  • Collection of exhibits:
    Monday 21 August 2017 between 7am & 5.30pm
    Tuesday 22 August 2017 between 8am & 3pm

Thank you to our sponsors who contributed towards the Sculpture competition.