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Visual Arts Workshops

Our Visual Arts workshops provide participants with a supportive, inclusive and creative environment to engage with various artforms, encouraging positive social interaction, a strong sense of community, and artistic expression of each individual.


Anyone is welcome to attend these workshops, whether or not you experience disability and irrespective of your previous experience. Support is available to participate in all our programs. If you would prefer, we can work with you to develop a tailored program to meet the individual needs of your group. Feel free to contact us at any time to discuss your ideas.

Workshop trial

If you would like to see any of our workshops in action before enrolling, please fill out our online form or call us on 07 3505 0311 to arrange a free one-day trial.


Before attending the Brisbane Outsider Artists’ Studio (BOA), participants are requested to make an appointment with Access Arts to present and discuss their arts practice.

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Brisbane Outsider Artists' Studio (BOA)

The Brisbane Outsider Artists’ Studio (BOA) is for artists who want to develop their visual arts skills.


BOA provides a self-directed learning environment in which artists are supported to reach their individual artistic goals. Artists receive development support, access to a variety of visual arts materials, and opportunities to exhibit in quality exhibitions.


If you are interested in joining the Brisbane Outsider Artists’ Studio or would like to purchase an artwork, please email

BOA schedule

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays – join us for either a single session or full day of artistic development:

  • Morning: 10:00am – 12:30pm
  • Afternoon: 1:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Full Day: 10:00am – 3:30pm

50 Shottery St, Yeronga, Jagera Country

Fees: Please contact Access Arts to discuss fees


Term 1: Monday 24 January – Wednesday 30 March
*Please note: Term 1: Wednesday BOA class will start will start 2 February due to Australia Day holiday.
Term 2: Tuesday 19 April – Thursday 23 June
*Monday classes will start 2 May
Term 3: Monday 11 July – Wednesday 14 September
Term 4: Tuesday 4 October – Wednesday 7 December
*Monday classes will start 10 October

Mixed Media Visual Arts Workshop

This workshop is suitable for the complete beginner as well as the experienced artist. Learn new skills and have fun exploring traditional and non-traditional drawing and painting techniques.


Workshop participants will have the opportunity to experiment and develop new techniques including 3D modelling, crafts and basic jewellery making. The Mixed Media Visual Arts Workshop is suitable for all levels.


All materials provided by us. Just bring your imagination!

Mixed Media Workshop schedule

Thursday – join us for either a single session or full day of artistic exploration:

  • Morning 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • Afternoon 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Full Day 9:30am – 4:00pm

50 Shottery St, Yeronga, Jagera Country

Fees: Please contact Access Arts to discuss fees

2021 Term Dates

Term 4: Tuesday 5 October – Thursday 9 December

2022 Term Dates

Term 1: Thursday 27 January – Thursday 31 March
Term 2: Thursday 21 April – Thursday 23 June
Term 3: Thursday 14 July – Thursday 15 September
Term 4: Thursday 6 October – Thursday 8 December
COVID-19 Safe procedures will be in place for face-to-face workshops, including:
  • Sanitising hands when entering the studio
  • Temperature checks on arrival
  • Signing in and filling out a Health Declaration Form
  • Social distancing (staying 1.5m away from others)
  • Refraining from sharing any materials or equipment at anytime
  • Cleaning equipment upon completion of your workshop
  • Supervised social distanced entry and exits between each workshop


We thank you in advance for respecting these procedures to maintain the safety of participants and workshop facilitators.