In space and time at ‘the churchie’

Just as scientists are making new discoveries in space and increasing our understanding of the universe, emerging artists are pushing the boundaries of art practice into unchartered territories. QUT Art Museum is the new home for ‘the churchie’ national emerging art prize that offers a ‘glimpse into the future of the Australian contemporary art scene’. QUT Art Museum gallery is currently exhibiting 23 selected finalists’ works; a small portion of the 445 submissions received. The works reflect a breadth of emerging artists from around the country. In the variety of work and… Read More

‘The Churchie’: highlights from the 2015 Churchie National Emerging Art Prize

Image: Sha Sarwari, ‘National Icon’, 2014. Photographic print. Courtesy of the artist. For over 28 years the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize (‘the churchie’) has been showcasing Australia’s next major creative talents. It comes to no surprise then that this year’s featured artists keep popping up on our radar! After spotting this year’s winner, Michaela Gleave at the Experimenta Recharge exhibition, Kerry and Danielle thought it was time to reflect on the talented artists exhibited in this year’s ‘the churchie’ prize at Griffith University Art Gallery, Southbank. Danielle: ‘the churchie’ is dedicated… Read More