Gertrude would like to acknowledge and thank our generous supporters, patrons, sponsors and programming partners whose support enables us to continue building the careers of Australia’s contemporary artists.
Gertrude Contemporary is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; the Australia Council, the Federal Government's arts funding and advisory body; and through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.
The Gertrude Contemporary Annual Patronage Program 2016–2017 is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through its Plus 1 funding program.
Gertrude Contemporary's Contemporary Art on the Road (CAOTR) and core education programs for disadvantaged or Low-SES schools are supported by the Department of Education and Training Strategic Partnerships Program funding (SPP).
Gertrude Contemporary's education programs for secondary schools within the City of Darebin are supported by the council.
From 2013–2016, The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund has been a major supporter of the Emerging Writers Program.
Gertrude patrons and donors are a community of generous private benefactors who directly contribute to the development of artists’ careers by supporting our artistic program through our Annual Patronage Program, by donation or by purchasing a Gertrude Edition.
Our patrons and donors include (in alphabetical order):
Andrew Taylor and Rachel Griffiths
Anna and Morry Schwartz
Ben and Sally Pfisterer
Brue Parncutt AO
Christine Tipton and Peter Nitschke
Doug and Fiona Hall
Eleanor and Chris Langford
Gordon and Emma Thomson
James McGrath and Susan Jones
Jan van Schaik
Jemma and Jeremy Cooper
John and Carole Dovaston
Jordan and Inez Grigg
Kyp and Luisa Bosci
Maudie Palmer and Mike Kendall
Michael and Janet Buxton
Michael Schwarz and David Clouston
Nick Holuigue and Fiona Richardson
Professor Su Baker
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Samantha Barrow and John Ricciotti
Sarah and Ted Watts
Terry Wu and Melinda Tee
Toms Yarra Valley
Trevor and Karen Korn
Vivien and Graham Knowles
We also gratefully acknowledge our patrons and donors who chose to be anonymous.
Gertrude is a proud member of Contemporary Arts Organisations Australia. Established in 1995, CAOA is a national network of fourteen public, independent, non-collecting contemporary art organisations from all Australian states and territories that advocates for the small-to-medium contemporary visual arts sector in Australia. For more information please Click Here.
Gertrude is a not-for-profit organisation endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient and registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). All donations over $2 are fully tax-deductible.