The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize

Exhibition and Shows

13 Sep 2019 to 21 Dec 2019

Since its inception in 1987 at Anglican Church Grammar School, ‘the churchie’ has sought to identify and profile emerging contemporary artists from across Australia.

This year the IMA and ‘the churchie’ have partnered for the first time to present the work of nineteen emerging artists from across Australia. Offering a total prize pool of AUD25000, the overall winner receives a non-acquisitive AUD15000 cash prize—donated by long-standing sponsor of ‘the churchie’, BSPN Architecture.

The 2019 Finalists are: Ronnie Allen, Jordan Azcune, Caroline Garcia, Dennis Golding, Nadia Hernández, Joy Ivill, Nicolette Johnson, Mason Kimber, Tracey Lamb, Callum McGrath, Sarah Poulgrain, Gidon Sack, Kaspar Schmidt Mumm, Jane Skeer, Ben Soedradjit, Louise Tate, Shireen Taweel, Melanie Jame Wolf and Min Wong.⁠


Art & Culture Disabled access available Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop


Free Entry

Event Times

13 Sep 2019 to 21 Dec 2019

Weekly Event


Institute of Modern Art

420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

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The Park Hotel Brisbane

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