Biennale of Sydney

Lee Bul, Willing To Be Vulnerable, 2016


Join an inspired group of visionaries who support the Biennale! Connect with like-minded art patrons, be among the first to meet visiting international artists and preview the exhibition with the Artistic Director.

Join the Biennale as a Patron and become an integral part of our exhibitions and programs. You will enjoy an insider’s view of the Biennale: connect with like-minded art patrons, be among the first to meet visiting artists and art world VIPs and preview the exhibition with the Artistic Director. 

Choose to direct your contribution toward the general fund to help keep the Biennale free for all or choose to direct your donation toward an artist project, education or public program. We hope you will join us in realising many new and memorable projects.

Become a Patron

To enquire about becoming a Patron of the Biennale of Sydney, or to pledge your support by phone, please contact:

Hannah Brunskill
Benefaction Manager
+61 2 8484 8733

Alternatively, complete and return the Benefaction Form below:

Biennale of Sydney Benefaction Form

Patrons of the Biennale of Sydney

Founding Governor

  • Franco Belgiorno-Nettis AC CBE

Founding Patrons

  • The Belgiorno-Nettis Family
  • Transfield Holdings

Principal Patrons 21st Biennale Of Sydney

  • The Neilson Foundation


  • Susan Acret and James Roth
  • Anonymous
  • Kate Mills and Sally Breen
  • Penelope Seidler AM
  • Dr Gene Sherman AM and Mr Brian Sherman AM


  • Geoff Ainsworth AM and Johanna Featherstone
  • Andrew Cameron AM and Cathy Cameron
  • GrantPirrie Private
  • Amanda Harkness and Karen Barrett
  • Julian Knights AO and Lizanne Knights
  • Vicki Olsson
  • Roslyn and Tony Oxley
  • Pace Gallery
  • Dr Dick Quan and John McGrath
  • Georgie and Alastair Taylor
  • Chizuko Yashiro


  • Glen and Sakie Fukushima
  • Ginny and Leslie Green
  • Julian and Stephanie Grose
  • Mami Kataoka
  • Elizabeth Laverty
  • Lehmann Maupin
  • Medich Foundation
  • Victoria Miro Gallery
  • Yoshiko Mori
  • John Sharpe and Claire Armstrong
  • Silverlens
  • Lorraine Tarabay and Nick Langley
  • Mercedes Zobel


  • Antoinette Albert
  • Richard Banks and Chrissie Jeffery
  • Mark Baxter and Geoffrey Cassidy
  • Ahmed Begdouri and Martin Browne
  • Candy Bennett and Edwina Lehmann
  • Teresa Biet
  • Andrew Birch and Cheryl Sing
  • Peter Braithwaite
  • Dr Candice Bruce in memory of Michael Whitworth
  • Geoff Charnock and Giovanni Munoz
  • James Darling AM and Lesley Forwood
  • Hon Mrs Ashley Dawson-Damer AM
  • DETACHED, Hobart
  • Richard and Harriett England
  • Barbara Flynn
  • Heidi Forbes
  • Rick and Jan Frolich
  • Danny Goldberg OAM and Lisa Goldberg
  • Stephanie and Ian Hardy
  • Susan Hilliard and Shane Allan
  • Neil Hobbs and Karina Harris
  • Mark Hughes
  • Bronwyn and David Joffick
  • David and Angela Kent
  • Annette Larkin
  • David Leach and Tony Kenny
  • Lewin Foundation
  • David and Dorienne Light
  • Amanda and Andrew Love
  • Benjamin Mangold
  • Robyn Martin-Weber
  • Nanda Hobbs Contemporary
  • Mark and Louise Nelson
  • Dr Clinton Ng and Steven Johnson
  • Lisa and Egil Paulsen
  • John Phillips
  • PublicArt Works
  • Belinda and Bill Pulver
  • Alice and Daniel Quai
  • Amelia Ramsden and Kamil Kreiser
  • Elizabeth Ramsden
  • Reliable Source Industrial (Cambodia) Co., Ltd
  • Gosia Schild
  • Anna and Morry Schwartz
  • Vivienne Sharpe
  • Lawrence Smith and Anthea Williamson
  • Ezekiel Solomon AM
  • Jennifer Stafford and Jon Nicholson
  • Joanna Strumpf and Ursula Sullivan
  • Vanessa Tay
  • Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
  • Alenka Tindale
  • Tea Uglow
  • Rachel Verghis and Sigurdur Arngrimsson
  • Dr Terry Wu and Dr Melinda Tee
  • Di Yeldham and Ali Yeldham


  • STATION, Melbourne
  • Irene Sutton
  • Anna Waldman