The peak body protecting and promoting the Australian visual arts sector

Partners and Donors

NAVA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the state and federal governments, foundations and private donors who ensure the strength of the visual and media arts, craft and design sector in Australia.

Funding Partners

Visual Arts and Craft Strategy

NAVA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy (VACS), an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.

VACS

Create NSW

NAVA gratefully acknowledges the NSW Government through Create NSW for its devolved grant assistance and core program support.

Create NSW

Arts Queensland

NAVA gratefully acknowledges the support of the Queensland Government through
Arts Queensland for its Queensland program.

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Australia Council

In 2017, NAVA gratefully acknowledges Special Project funding support from the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

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Grant Program Donors

NAVA thanks its generous donors who contribute to the grant programs which NAVA administers.

The NAVA Visual Arts Fellowship is funded by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and aims to assist exceptional mid-career Australian visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to undertake a self directed program of professional development.

The Freedman Foundation

The Freedman Foundation is a private philanthropic organisation, which donates funding to the visual arts, music, medicine and science. Through NAVA, several emerging Australian artists and curators are supported by The Freedman Foundation each year, to travel overseas and gain inspiration and guidance in the development of their practice.

The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists

The Freedman Foundation International Scholarship for Curators

UNSW Freedman Curatorial Scholarship

The Freedman Foundation

MPavilion / Art Monthly Australia

MPavilion’s unique annual architecture commission and design event for Melbourne in partnership with Art Monthly Australasia present this innovative writing award to explore the flourishing field of interdisciplinary practice within art and design. The MPavilion / Art Monthly Australasia Writing Award is administered by NAVA.

The Windmill Trust

Established in 1997 in memory of the artist Penny Meagher, the emphasis of The Windmill Trust Scholarship for Regional NSW Artists is to enable artists from regional NSW to be part of the professional art making community.

Donors

NAVA gratefully thanks all listed donors for their generosity in supporting the important work we do around the country in building the capacity of all Australian artists, other art professionals and art organisations.

Your donation will go towards helping us to deal with the loss of operational support from the Australia Council.


Alexia Jordan

Alison Peters

Alli Wolf
Amanda Hayman

Amy Boyd & Stephen Rebikoff

Andrew Rewald
Angelina Riley

Annalice Creighton

Annemaree Dalziel
Anonymous

Bernard Ryan

Beth Jackson

Bev Plowman

Braddon Snape

Brian Tucker

Carolyn Cardinet

Cesar Cueva

Christian Tancred

Corey Van Hese

David Pledger
Electra Frost

Ella Condon

Ella Whately

Hana Hoogedeure

Heather Dunn

Helen Frajman
Jacqueline Spedding

Jane Becker

Jane O'Neill
Jane O'Sullivan
Janet De Boer

Jimmy Rix

John A Douglas

Josephine Telfer

Judy Holding

Julie Stevens

Justin Henderson
Karin Findeis

Kate McMillan

Kellie O'Dempsey

Khaled Sabsabi

Klaus Jaritz

Lachlan McGuiness

Lance Johnson
Lawrence English

Leanne Cole
Leonie Andrews

Lisa Sewards

Madeleine Christison

Marion Gaemers

Mark Tentori

Marla Guppy

Marley Dawson

Marron Match

Megan Seres

Meredith Hinchcliffe

Merran Morrison

Michael Keighery
Michael White

Mikey Freedom

Miranda Johnson

Molly Wagner

Natasha Lehane

Nicola Bannerman

Nicole Beyer
Peter Alwast
Peter Day

Rebecca Holmes

Rick Clise

Roger Apte
Ruth Halbert

Sandra Walsh

Sarah Miller

Sky Carter

Sue Dodd

Susan Lostroh

SWPA

Tanya da Silva
The Freedman Foundation
The Lord Gladstone #GOODKEG

The Wired Lab
Tina & Terry Smith
Tomislav Nikolic

Tracy Pateman
Victoria Weeks
Wayne Hutchins

Xersa


Media Partners

NAVA values its partnerships with the following media organisations.

Artlink covers contemporary art in Australia and through its networking with the national and international scene, provides a context for evaluation and analysis. It regularly produces Special Issues on specific areas, and undertakes major theme-based features.

Art Monthly Australasia

Founded by legendary English editor Peter Townsend in 1987, Art Monthly Australia has spanned four decades to become Australia’s art magazine of record. Affectionately described as ‘bouncy, literate and up-to-date’, the magazine has employed some of the region’s best and most lively writers to catch the pulse of the nation’s visual arts.

Art Almanac

Australia’s Monthly Briefing on Art - each month, Art Almanac offers readers details of the nation’s Gallery Exhibitions and Art Services through its renowned and comprehensive Listing pages. The magazine also features extended Exhibition Reviews, the latest Art News and Events, as well as a selection of Exhibitions in Brief.

Eyeline

Eyeline is a leading Australian art magazine which publishes criticism and analysis of the contemporary visual arts, craft and related media. Eyeline covers events and exhibitions throughout Australia, the Asia-Pacific and internationally and is an essential source of information and ideas to all those interested in what's new and what's happening in the visual arts.

Vault

VAULT: Australasian Art and Culture magazine identifies the preeminent artists, designers, collectors and enthusiasts in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Prize Partner

Eckersley's

Eckersley's is one of the largest fine art, craft and design supplies retailers in Australia. Through the Eckersley's Prize they generously sponsor a $250 gift card to one applicant in each round of the Australian and NSW Artists' Grant.


UNSW Art & Design

UNSW Art & Design is an internationally recognised centre for arts-led transdisciplinary research in science and technology, Art Theory and Criticism; Film, Television and Digital Media; Visual Arts and Crafts. The Faculty support our annual exhibition for The Freedman Foundation Travelling Art Scholarship for Emerging Artists.