University of Southern Queensland Art Collection

The USQ Collection has been developed to provide a permanent collection of high quality contemporary Australian art works to contribute to the educational enterprise of the University and the cultural experiences of its members and those of the wider community. The collection policy has been focused to represent emerging and established art practitioners from contemporary Queensland-based art, especially works by young artists along with those of prominent mid-career artists who are regarded as having continuing importance in contemporary Australian art. The collection numbers more than 550 items comprising works-on-paper, painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, textiles, mixed media and ceramics.

Collections

500 items of contemporary Australian art. The aim in developing the Collection is to provide a permanent collection of high quality works of visual art which will contribute to the educational enterprise of the University and to the cultural experiences of its members and those of the wider community. Exhibitions of works acquired will be mounted regularly in order to bring them to the attention of the community.