• 2020 Finalists Announced
  • 22/04/2020

    The IMA and ‘the churchie’ are excited to announce the finalists of this year’s prize.

    From over 350 entries from across the country 13 finalists were selected to be shown in the finalists’ exhibition at the...

  • 2020 Judge Announced
  • 09/03/2020

    ‘the churchie’ and the IMA are excited to announce the appointment of Mikala Tai, Director of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney as the judge of the 2020 prize....

  • Introducing 'the churchie' 2020 curator
  • 21/02/2020

    Introducing 'the churchie' 2020 curator Talia Smith.

    We're thrilled to have Talia on board to curate the finalists' exhibition at the Institute of Modern Art. Talia is an artist and curator from Aotearoa New Zealand and...

  • Open for entries: 'the churchie' 2020
  • 28/01/2020

    ‘the churchie’ returns to the Institute of Modern Art once more in 2020, debuting a new look and new approach.

    Since its inception at Anglican Church Grammar School in 1987, the prize...

  • 2019 Winners Announced
  • 14/09/2019

    ‘the churchie’ and the IMA are excited to announce the winner of the churchie national emerging art prize 2019. Congratulations Nadia Hernández, the recipient of the non-acquisitive $15,000 cash prize donated by long-standing...

  • 2019 Finalists Announced
  • 29/07/2019

    ‘the churchie’ Committee and the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane have announced the finalists for the churchie national emerging art prize 2019. From over 450 entries submitted, 19 artists have been selected as Australia’s...

  • New Partnership Announcement and Entries Open May 2019
  • 26/03/2019

    In 2019 ‘the churchie’ will again assert its position as one of Australia’s leading emerging art prizes as it moves into an exciting and pivotal new partnership with the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), Brisbane. This...

  • 2018 People’s Choice Award Winner Announced
  • 05/11/2018

    The winner of ‘the churchie’ People’s Choice Award 2018 is Priscilla Beck for her installation of found charcoal titled ‘transparent things’. Priscilla is awarded a non-acquisitive cash prize of $3,000 generously sponsored by...

  • 2018 Winners Announced
  • 12/09/2018

    The winner of the ‘the churchie’ 2018 is Caroline Gasteen for her series of three oil paintings. Caroline Gasteen is a Brisbane-based artist whose practice focuses on the two-dimensional image as object. Her...

  • 2018 Finalists Announced
  • 21/06/2018

    ‘the churchie’ Committee and QUT Art Museum today announced the finalists for the churchie national emerging art prize 2018. From over 1000 individual artworks submitted, 35 artists, crossing a broad range of disciplines, have...