Aims & Goals

The aim of ‘the churchie’ is to enhance recognition of, and offer a unique award to emerging artists over the age of 18 years.  ‘the churchie’ is a prestigious, highly respected competition which continues to fulfil a number of goals, including to:

  1. Identify, promote and celebrate Australia’s emerging artists;
  2. Exhibit high quality emerging art to the public by providing a forum within which emerging art can be viewed, studied and criticised;
  3. ​​Promote artistic endeavours and education in young people.