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.

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Create NSW

NAVA gratefully acknowledges the NSW Government through Create NSW for its NSW focused program support.

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Arts Queensland

NAVA is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland for Queensland focused program support.

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Grant Program Donors

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

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

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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 assist artists from regional NSW to produce, promote and present their work.


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.

Alexia Jordan

Alice Peacock

Alison Peters

Alli Wolf
Amanda Hayman

Amy Boyd & Stephen Rebikoff

Andrew Rewald
Angelina Riley

Annalice Creighton

Annemaree Dalziel

Anthony Barnett

Astrid Lorange

Bernard Ryan

Beth Jackson

Bev Plowman

Braddon Snape

Brian Tucker

Bruce Mutard

Carole Wilson

Carolyn Cardinet

Cesar Cueva

Christian Tancred

Cindy Yuen-Zhe Chen

Corey Van Hese

Dale Harding

Danni Zuvela, Liquid Architecture

David Pledger

Dean Rankine

Doug Spowart

Ed Flax & Dee Silver in honour of the wedding of Alesandro Ljubicic & Monika Radulovic

Electra Frost

Ella Condon

Ella Whately

Fern Smith

Gillian McLeod

Hana Hoogedeure

Heather Dunn

Helen Frajman

Hetti Perkins
Jacqueline Spedding

Jane Becker

Jane O'Neill
Jane O'Sullivan
Janet De Boer

Jenny Reddin

Jimmy Rix

John A Douglas

Josephine Telfer

Judy Holding

Julie Stevens

Justin Henderson

Karin Findeis

Kate McMillan

Kellie O'Dempsey

Kenneth Lambert

Khaled Sabsabi

Klaus Jaritz

Lachlan McGuiness

Lance Johnson
Lawrence English

Leanne Cole
Leonie Andrews

Lisa Sewards

Louisa de Haas

Madeleine Christison

Marion Gaemers

Mark Tentori

Marla Guppy

Marley Dawson

Marron Match

Megan Munro

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 Brereton
Peter Day

Phil Page

Ray Harris

Ray Hemphill

Rebecca Holmes

Rebecca Rath

Rick Clise

Rina Day

Roger Apte
Ruth Halbert

Sandra Walsh

Sarah Miller

Sky Carter

Sue Dodd

Sue Smith

Susan Lostroh

Suzanne Phoenix


Tanya da Silva
The Freedman Foundation
The Lord Gladstone #GOODKEG

The Wired Lab
Tina & Terry Smith
Tomislav Nikolic

Tracy Pateman
Victoria Weeks

Vivienne Binns

Vivienne Latham
Wayne Hutchins

William Morrow


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 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.

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

Prize Partner


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 NSW Artists' Grant.