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Overview

Current Work

Associate Professor Elisabeth Findlay is an art historian at the Queensland College of Art. Elisabeth specialises in the history and theories of portraiture and nineteenth century Australian art. She is currently completing a monograph on Australian colonial portraiture. From 2015-2017 she was the Deputy Director (Learning and Teaching) at QCA and she is now the International Convenor for the College. She has responsibility for recruiting and supporting international students, as well as managing the outward bound mobility programs for domestic students.  

News

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 5 (Other: 5)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Contribution to Learning and Teaching

Elisabeth has extensive experience in learning and teaching and has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. Early in her career she was recognised with a national citation for outstanding contribution to student learning in 2007 and in 2014 she was made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. From 2015 to 2017 she was the Deputy Director (Learning and Teaching) for the Queensland College of Art.  

Current and Past Courses

  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Fine Art PG Special Studies (7080QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Vis Analysis & Crit Reflection (7040QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Visual Arts Research Methods (7094QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Drawing Studio 1 (7392QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Photo Art 1: The Real Thing (7801QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Visual and Creative Arts Rsch (7095QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Medium (2410QCA)
    Supervisor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Introduction to Western Art (1216QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Introduction to Western Art (1216QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Introduction to Western Art (1216QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Introduction to Western Art (1216QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • A History of Western Art (2402QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • A History of Western Art (2402QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Art Museum Internship (2381QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Intro to Research Methods (6013QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Exegesis (6012QCA)
    Supervisor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P2)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P2)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Individual Project (7045QCA_P1)
    Convenor, In Person, In Field, South Bank Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2015.
  • A History of Western Art (2402QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • A History of Western Art (2402QCA)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Intro to Research Methods (6013QCA)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Exegesis (6012QCA)
    Supervisor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P4)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2015.
  • Dissertation Project (7062QCA_P3)
    Convenor, In Person, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2015.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Bio

Prior to joining Griffith she was the Associate Dean (Student Experience) in the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University and was also the Deputy Dean in the Dean of Students Office. In 2010 she was a Visiting Academic at the University of Oxford. Elisabeth has received numerous teaching awards, including a national citation for outstanding contribution to student learning, and in 2014 she was made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  

Awards and Honours

  • College of Arts and Social Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence, The Australian National University 2011 -
  • Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, Office of Learning and Teaching 2007 -
  • Janet Wilkie Memorial Prize for the most Outstanding Graduate in Art History, The Australian National University 1990 -
  • Australian Postgraduate Research Award, Australian National University 1991 - 1995

Visiting appointments

  • Visiting Professor, Shandong University of Art 2017 -
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy 2014 -
  • Visiting Academic, Oxford University 2010 - 2010

Professional memberships

  • Executive Member and ACT Regional Representative, The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand 2009 - 2014
  • Executive Member, Australasian Council of Undergraduate Research 2013 -