Old News


Elaine Birmingham National Watercolour Prize: Opening Night on Sunday 10 February 2017
posted: 8 February 2017

The inaugural Elaine Birmingham National Watercolour Prize in Landscape Paintings is a unique triennial art prize with an overall prize of $20,000. The artworks are available for purchase.

This prize aims to:

  • encourage and reward excellence in watercolour landscape painting
  • encourage artists to take up watercolour painting
  • protect and encourage appreciation of quality watercolour landscape painting
The exhibition is held between 9 February and 25 February at The Webb Gallery, on the Griffith University campus in South Bank.

The opening night is held on Friday 10 February at 6 pm.

For more information, please go to: www.berminghamprize.com.au.


New Classes for the Southside: Hettie Rowley
posted: 24 January 2017


Hettie Rowley, will be teaching a six-week block of watercolour classes at The Hub on the Southside commencing from 21 February 2017. For more details please go to our Workshop and Classes page (here). 

Upcoming Workshops: Helen Beaver and Jacky Pearson
posted: 24 January 2017

WSQ will hold its first weekend workshop for the year on 18 to 19 March, led by the acclaimed Brisbane watercolorist Helen Beaver. This workshop is specifically intended for beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills. Helen is a regular with the WSQ. She is a fantastic artist and a great teacher who is very generous with her time and knowledge. This is a must-do activity if you are new to watercolour painting.



In May, we are delighted to also host our first international artist, Jacky Pearson - an opportunity not to be missed. For more details for both of the workshops, please got to our Workshops and Classes page (here).



WSQ 2016 Annual Exhibition Winner: Natasha Hodgson
psoted: September 2016 

Jasmine Tea

See more of Natasha's works on her website (here).