Did you know every 12 months, a new Artist-in-Residence takes over Brisbane Airport?
From the realism master himself, Robert Brownhall, to the strings of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane Airport engages esteemed local and international artists to transform the space and inspire travellers.
2023 - Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
In April we welcomed local Indigenous artist, Delvene Cockatoo-Collins to the International Terminal to continue work on the exciting new artwork commissioned for BAC. It was a wonderful opportunity to have Delvene in situ at the airport so people could watch the artwork being created and to deepen the connection with the airport.
2018-19 - Opera Queensland
Opera Queensland delighted passengrs at our International and Domestic Terminals with pop up performances.
2017-18 - BricksBNE - Ben Craig
Ben Craig, aka Ben the Brick Builder, created two displays of art made entirely from LEGO bricks. One depicts ‘a day in the life of Brisbane International Terminal’ and the other, a series of detailed diaramas depicting travel destinations.
2016-17 - Queensland Symphony Orchestra
The Queensland Symphony Orchestra delighted departing passengers with Pop-Up Orchestras on the Village Green of the International Terminal during their residency.
2015-16 - Robert Brownhall
Robert Brownhall, one of the nation’s most renowned realist painters, was Brisbane Airport’s first ‘Artist in Residence’ in 2015 - 2016. The everyday events, people and places of Brisbane Airport's dynamic environment were the focus of his works created during his residency.