• 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...

  • 2018 Judge Announced
  • 27/04/2018

    The long run of high-profile industry professionals associated with the churchie national emerging art prize continues with Lisa Havilah, director of Carriageworks, Sydney announced as the 2018 judge.

    Under her...

  • 2018 Call for Entries and People’s Choice Award
  • 24/04/2018

    Entries are now open for one of the nation's leading contemporary emerging art prizes, the churchie national emerging art prize  2018. Now in its thirty-first year, ‘the churchie’ continues to...

  • 2017 Winners Announced
  • 14/11/2017

    The 2017 winner of the churchie national emerging art prize (‘the churchie’) is Pierre Mukeba for his series of six large-scale figurative textile paintings. Taking a critical view of the social, political and...

  • 30 finalists announced for 'the churchie' 2017
  • 24/08/2017

    ‘the churchie’ Committee and QUT Art Museum are pleased to announce the finalists for the 30th annual the churchie national emerging art prize. From over 900 artworks submitted 30 emerging artists have been selected...

  • 2017 Judges and new commendation prize announced
  • 24/07/2017

    ‘the churchie’ Committee announce Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, Executive Directors at the Institute of Modern Art (IMA), have accepted the invitation to be the judges for the churchie national emerging art prize 2017.

  • call for entries 2017 - 30 year anniversary
  • 23/05/2017

    Entries for the 30th annual ‘the churchie’ art prize are now open for a duration of 8 weeks, closing on Sunday 23 July 2017. ‘the churchie’ is a non-acquisitive art prize dedicated to supporting the nation’s...

  • 2016 winners announced
  • 07/09/2016

    The winner of the churchie national emerging art prize 2016 is Sara Morawetz for her artwork 'How the stars stand (All sols) and (Dear NASA…)'. Created in consultation with...