• Prize Winners Announced
  • 21/09/2020

    Congratulations to Emily Parsons-Lord who was awarded the Major Prize of the churchie emerging art prize 2020 on Friday night.

    Parsons-Lord has been awarded a non-acquisitive $15,000 cash prize donated...

  • Tune into the live prize announcement!
  • 15/09/2020

    'the churchie', one of Australia's leading prizes for early-career artists, returns to the IMA this week. The finalists' exhibition is on display from this Friday 18 September until 19 December.

    The exhibition includes...

  • The latest news: 'the churchie' 2020
  • 24/08/2020

    The IMA and Churchie are excited to share new details of the forthcoming churchie emerging art prize.

    After being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘the churchie’ returns to the Institute of Modern Art...

  • 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...