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BEMAC ILLUMINATE – New Opportunity for Visual Artists

BEMAC ILLUMINATE – New Opportunity for Visual Artists

Visual Artists invited to register their interest in exhibiting @ The Queensland Multicultural Centre as part of BEMAC: ILLUMINATE

As part of BEMAC’s commitment to supporting and creating opportunities for artists of culturally diverse backgrounds to showcase their work to a broader audience and facilitate opportunities for paid work, BEMAC is launching ILLUMINATE –  an exciting opportunity for visual artists.

ILLUMINATE is an opportunity for artists of migrant and refugee background to professionally exhibit their work at the Queensland Multicultural Centre (QMC) in Kangaroo Point – one of Brisbane CBD’s premier events and exhibition venues – for an entire month, for free – with no commissions taken on sales!

For artists wanting to take it a step further, ILLUMINATE also offers artists the option of launching their exhibition with an official opening night for a once off subsidised cost of only $500 +gst. See below for all details.


The opportunity includes:

  • Professional instalment of works in Queensland Multicultural Centre – paintings / photographs / sculptures / sketches / hand-crafted jewellery & crafts
  • Marketing and PR Campaign support from BEMAC Marketing Team – including profile piece on BEMAC’s website & interview on Radio 4EB
  • Commission-free sale of artwork with sale support provided by QMC team
  • Opening night event – includes bar staff, duty manager, photographer (Optional)


  • Cover art by Michelle Pujol