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  • Welcome to the 2021 Recovered Futures Art Exhibition, an iconic Brisbane event and a highlight of the Queensland Mental Health Week calendar.
Welcome to the 2021 Recovered Futures Art Exhibition, an iconic Brisbane event and a highlight of the Queensland Mental Health Week calendar. View the 2021 collection

Proudly hosted by RFQ

The Recovered Futures Art Exhibition is proudly hosted by Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ), a leading community mental health provider.

A mainstay on the Brisbane art calendar, the curated exhibition raises awareness of mental health recovery and wellbeing.

In 2021, the event is celebrating 30 years of capturing the hearts and minds of Brisbane. This year's instalment was held from 9 to 15 October in Brisbane City Hall and King George Square. Online purchases are now available until Sunday 31 October.

Raising awareness through art

The Pregnant One by Clinton Jacobs

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In Golden Glow Cow by Carrie Davies

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Curiosity is Key by Danielle Hodgson

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A word from our artists

While this event continues to capture the interest of visitors, it also has a profound impact on exhibiting artists. A small number of people have seen the magic unfold since the beginning three decades ago. For others, this is their first year exhibiting. Click through the slideshow above to read some of their stories.

  • Artist Spotlight: Leigh-Ellen Roundhill

  • Artist Spotlight: Nick Birch

  • Artist Spotlight: Carissa Belham

  • Artist Spotlight: Febe Zylstra

  • Artist Spotlight: Mikarla Teague

Artist Spotlight: Leigh-Ellen Roundhill

Read Leigh-Ellen's Story

Artist Spotlight: Nick Birch

Read Nick's Story

Artist Spotlight: Carissa Belham

Read Carissa's Story

Artist Spotlight: Febe Zylstra

Read Febe's Story

Artist Spotlight: Mikarla Teague

Read Mikarla's Story

2021 Artworks

  • Sun Seeker
    SUN SEEKER
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    Richard McLaren
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    $180.00
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  • Rocky Bay
    Rocky Bay
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    Leigh Harvey
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    $130.00
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  • By the Sea
    By the Sea
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    Tanya Darl
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    $275.00
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  • Breaching the Blues
    Breaching The Blues
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    Nick Birch
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    $2,400.00
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  • The Majestical 'Bin Chicken' - Beauty in the Most Unexpected Places
    The Majestical 'Bin Chicken' - Beauty in the most unexpected places.
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    Sarah Morrison
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  • In Golden Glow Cow
    In Golden Glow Cow
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    Carrie Davies
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  • Glow
    Glow
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    Febe Zylstra
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    $1,850.00
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  • Greenhouse 1
    Greenhouse 1
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    Helen Jedda Manning
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  • Amelia
    Amelia
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    Karen Venz
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  • The Mind of a Surfer
    The Mind of a Surfer
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    Clinton Jacobs
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  • Broken Body | Head
    Broken Body (Head)
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    Laura Bean
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    $270.00
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  • Broken Body | Torso
    Broken Body (Torso)
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    Laura Bean
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  • Jagera and Turrbal Country
    Jagera and Turrbal Country
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    John Smith Gumbula
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  • Against the Tide
    Against the Tide
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    Anne Parker
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  • Test of Time
    Test of Time
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    LE Leigh-Ellen Roundhill
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  • Truth Serum
    Truth Serum
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    Jace Gledhill
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    $111.00
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  • Curiosity is Key
    Curiosity is Key
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    Danielle Hodgson
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    $320.00
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  • Lusting for Red
    Lusting for Red
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    Carol Owens
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  • Monobolai
    Monobolai
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    Andrew Davis
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  • Tuggerah
    Tuggerah
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    Andrew Davis
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  • Black and Gold
    Black and Gold
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    Alana Glass
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  • Aqueous
    Aqueous
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    Isabel Cross
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  • Out on a Limb
    Out on a Limb
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    Colleen Stevenson
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  • Vibrant Beachscape
    Vibrant Beachscape
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    Brockilli
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  • Dis/harmony
    dis/harmony
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    Gulnoza Akhmedova
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    $120.00
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  • Introducing our curator

  • Mandana Mapar

Introducing our curator

Mandana Mapar Learn more

Thank you

We receive generous contributions from supporters and sponsors who make this event possible. Thank you - your support is instrumental to the ongoing success of this celebrated event.