• Nina Sanadze takes out the 2021 Major Prize
  • 26/10/2021

    Melbourne-based artist Nina Sanadze was announced as the winner of the churchie emerging art prize 2021 at the IMA on Friday...

  • Opening + Prize Announcement Postponed
  • 04/10/2021

    The official opening and prize announcement of the churchie emerging art prize 2021 will take place at the IMA Friday 22 October, from 6pm. Please note the event has been rescheduled from Friday 8...

  • ‘the churchie’ 2021 finalists announced
  • 08/07/2021

    After receiving almost 500 entries, 14 finalists have been selected for the churchie emerging art prize 2021.

    2021 finalists are:...

  • 2021 Judge Announced
  • 28/06/2021

    ‘the churchie’ and the IMA are excited to announce the appointment of Rhana Devenport ONZM, Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) as the judge of the 2021 prize.

    We’re thrilled to...

  • Call for entries now open!
  • 10/05/2021

    Entries are now open for the churchie emerging art prize 2021.

    With a legacy built over 34 years, the prize provides a platform for up-and-coming Australian artists to be profiled on a national stage. The prize provides...

  • Exhibition Curator Announced
  • 28/04/2021

    The curator of the churchie emerging art prize 2021 is Grace Herbert.

    Grace will sit on the selection panel and work with the selected artists to curate the finalists exhibition at the Institute of...

  • Call for entries: dates announced
  • 16/04/2021

    The churchie emerging art prize returns to the Institute of Modern Art for the third year, showcasing work by Australia’s best emerging artistic talent and offering a prize pool of $25,000....

  • 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...